‘Him’

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

Horizontal Concavity

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.

Director: Koumbie

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


Mythical Beasts

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

Pearls

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

Runtime: 8 minutes