by Trish Vasquez January 27, 2024

MJFF 2024 Award Winners, ‘The Boy in the Woods’

Torchbearer Award: The Boy in the Woods
Rebecca Snow, Director • Canada

“The inaugural Torchbearer Award is given to The Boy in the Woods, a work that goes beyond mere entertainment, serving as a powerful conduit for remembrance. This film has fearlessly explored the origins and repercussions of one of the darkest chapters in human history, shedding light on the unimaginable horrors faced by countless individuals. The Boy in the Woods not only depicts the harrowing experiences of the past but also pays tribute to the resilience and fortitude of the survivors who emerged from the shadows of despair.”

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