“M” awarded Programmer’s Choice Award at DWF:NY 2023

New York, NY (December 4, 2023) – Dances With Films – the Indie Film Festival that eschews ‘Marquee Names’ for Indie Talent announced its Audience and Industry Choice Award winners during a breakfast celebration at The Stand (116 E 16th Street) following a jubilant high energy weekend of screenings and events during its 2nd New York edition (adding to DWF’s nationwide brand with 26 years in Los Angeles at the Historic Chinese Theatre). 

Vardan Tozija’s M received DWF’s coveted and rarely awarded Programmers’ Choice Award.



Written by Vardan Tozija and Darijan Pejovski
Directed by Vardan Tozija
Produced by Darko Popov and Vardan Tozija

“I am thrilled and honored to receive the Programmers Award for best film at this year’s edition of Dances With Films in New York City. It was a unique experience to be part of the official selection of this amazing festival, among remarkable, uncompromising films that helm the creative current of the filmmakers’ true independent spirit.”