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Shorts I

  • Directed by Various

Films in this Program

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Snare

Directed by Lisa Jackson

Evocative and haunting, this performance captured conveys the brutality of violence against Canada’s indigenous women.

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Breathing in Wartime

Directed by Curtis Taylor

When wartime is a perpetual state, life goes on, but is gentrification progress?

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Painting John

Directed by Audrey Hall

Through the intimacy of life portraiture, a lone rancher and a wandering artist forge an improbable bond.

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Maikaru

Directed by Amanda Harryman

With inspirational optimism, Maikaru doesn’t let a childhood filled with violence and human trafficking dictate his future.

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The Beast Inside

Directed by Amy Enser, Drew Christie

Told through spoken word rap and illustrated with hand-drawn animations, a teen in a homeless family describes his challenges and

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Rez Carz

Directed by Clancy Dennehy

Abandoned cars rest silently in fields for decades, still holding secret conversations within their bodies. Starring an all-native cast, Tantoo

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Cooped

Directed by Mike A. Smith

Only a doorknob and a non-opposable thumb stand in the way of a housebound dog.

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Miscontraceptions

Directed by Cassie Moriarty

Moriarty and her husband discuss the benefits of the Rhythm Method in this cleverly crafted, funny, and informative piece.

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Dave’s Beard

Directed by Evangeline LaRoque

Late at night while sleeping, a musician’s beard goes on adventures around the world.

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Anxious Oswald Greene

Directed by Marshall Axani

Oswald Greene visits a fantastical clinic to address his crippling anxiety and his fate falls into the hands of a