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Welcome to the 2021 Topanga Film Festival!


Feature DOCUMENTARY Competition

Ama’ara – Song Of Whales ` Director: Sebastian Jobst
Producer: Sebastian Jobst & Katarina Kezeric

Feature Narrative Competition

The Yellow Wallpaper Director: Kevin Pontuti
Producer: Kevin Pontuti & Alexandra Loreth


BEST FILM – True Story “I feel” Director: Matthew Law

RUNNER-UP Mannaggia Director: Anna Galtarossa

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: The Dark Valley Director: T.J. Morehouse

Special Mention But Happy Director: Anatolii Umanets

Young Filmmakers Showcase

Outstanding Achievement The Dress Code Director: Nikita Abramson

Outstanding Achievement Masked Director: DJ Bevan

Outstanding Achievement Laephlexa: Director: Madeleine Case & Team

Outstanding Achievement Save The Tule Elk Director: Evie Dietrich

Topanga Film Festival on Filmocracy’s virtual platform is dedicated to providing a fun, safe, and harassment-free event for everyone. All attendees, speakers, sponsors, vendors and Festival staff (“participants”) are required to comply with the Filmocracy code of conduct.

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