For immediate release:
AMAZON FALLS, a Katrin Bowen film,opens the 1st til the 3rd of July at Cinéma Parallèle
Press screening : Monday 27 June at 10h00 at Cinéma Parallèle
Awards to Date:
“Amazon Falls” won the Best Debut Feature at the 2011 Female Eye Film Festival.Director Co-producer Katrin Bowen was a recipient of the Women in the Director’s chair feature film award and was recently bestowed with the Women In Film & Television 16th Annual Artistic Achievement Award.
Lead Actor April Telek won the VIFF 2010 Artistic Merit Award and the 2011 Leo Award for best female lead performance in a feature film.
Amazon Falls had its festival premiere at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival in September 2010 with three sold-out showings Critical response to the film was overwhelmingly positive with Chris Alexander of Metro Canada calling it ” groovy, scrappy and unpretentious little Vancouver shot serio-comedy, Amazon Falls, is the kind of offbeat, oddball low budget opus that gives Canadian film a good name and Mark Teo- FFWD”At times deliriously odd, at times painfully gritty, and at times drop-dead hilarious this is an incredible feature debut” The film came in Canada’s top ten at the Vancouver International Film Festival.
Amazon Falls features a tour de force performance by April Telek (Flight 93) as Jana. She is supported by a stellar, award winning cast featuring: Anna Mae Routledge(Harpers Island, 16 Wishes); Zak Santiago( Young Blades, Alice);Ben Ratner,( Fathers and Sons, Da Vinci’s City Hall) ;William B. Davis(best known as “Cancerman” from The X-Files);Tom Braidwood(The X-Files,The Lone Gunmen);
April Telek, William B. Davis ,Zak Santiago, Anna Mae Routledge, Ben Ratner, Tom Braidwood, Gabrielle Rose, Gary Chalk and Adrian Holmes
Director | Co-Producer | Story – Katrin Bowen
Co-Producer | Executive Producer – Darren Reiter
Writer – Curry Hitchborn
Director of Photography – Cliff Hokanson
Composer – Step Carruthers
Editor – Franco Pante