Film Festival Awards and Screenings for “Cancer Is My Engine” by Iraqis in Pajamas

Last week, I submitted my band’s debut music video, “Cancer Is My Engine,” to a number of film festivals, to be considered for screenings and awards. This page will be regularly updated with the status of our submissions. Below  is the current roundup. When you become a Patreon member, you support my ability to create inspirational music like this song, and you receive perks including discounts, previews, and exclusive content. Check out my different membership tiers, and purchase our debut album, Iraqis in Pajamas, releasing June 4!

“Best Music Video” Award

  • 6th Music Film Festival
  • Logcinema Music Film Festival
  • Global Music Awards
  • Stockholm City Film Festival
  • Luleå International Film Festival
  • South Film and Arts Academy Festival
  • Sweden Film Awards
  • World Distribution Award

“Best Music Video” Finalist

  • Toronto Independent Film Festival of Cift
  • Boden International Film Festival
  • Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival

“Best Music Video” Semi-Finalist

  • London Film and Television Festival
  • International Music Video Awards

“Best Music Video” Honorable Mention

  • Cannes World Film Festival
  • Macroproject Film Festival

“Best Music Video” Nominee

  • Indie Short Fest (Los Angeles International Short Film Festival)

Best Actress Semi-Finalist

  • International Music Video Awards

Official Selections/Screenings

  • Audio Shoot International Music Video & Film Festival 
  • Pune Short Film Festival
  • Montreal Independent Film Festival
  • Film in Focus
  • Toronto International Women Film Festival
  • Life Screenings International Short Film Festival
  • Palm Beach International Music Awards
  • South Film and Arts Academy Festival
  • Direct Monthly Online Film Festival
  • Take Unico Film Festival

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