Hand-drawn charcoal drawings movingly depict the loneliness and bewilderment of a child seeking safety in a war zone, exploring the powerlessness of the refugee experience.
Director: Lorna Kirk
Runtime: 2 minutes
Our Canada, My Story: Ali Duale
Arriving in Halifax as a refugee in 1997, Ali faced many challenges as he built his new life with his family.
Director: Salima Stanley-Bhanji
Runtime: 4 minutes
Play Rewind Play
In a near future when time travel is considered common and unremarkable, a young woman spends her days revisiting one painful memory.
Director: Stephanie Clattenburg
Runtime: 11 minutes
Breathing Through a Straw
When a hookup ends in homicide, Parker decides to confront the man who abused him as a child.
Director: Leigh Rivenbark
Runtime: 18 minutes
With the help of his therapist, Guy finds himself at a party where he discovers he may not be as alone as he thinks he is.
Runtime: 8 minutes
It Could Be You
What Bernie doesn’t know - yet - is that fortune comes in many forms, and at any moment it can hit you like a speeding car. Or in this case, an SUV.
Director: Cody Westman
Runtime: 13 minutes
A team of Sasquatch hunters finally stumble upon what they’ve been looking for, but Dwayne brought a gun.
Director: Charlie Andrews
Runtime: 3 minutes
Crème de Menthe
A young woman returns to her hometown after the death of her father, a compulsive hoarder. She revisits his life, trying to find her place among this multitude of memories.
Director: Philippe David Gagné
Runtime: 22 minutes
Miranda realizes her son Donald can only become the woman she is by defying her father and leaving their farm, in an outfit Miranda provides that includes a much-loved heirloom.
Director: Shelley Thompson