A stop-motion animation about skating on the Bannerman Loop in St. John’s, NL, as experienced from a child’s point of view. This is the music video for Land of the Lakes song Zamboni from their 2017 rock album for Kids, Pink Rabbit.
Fed up with her “Lame Duck” status, The Upstart decides to face down The Patriarch in this 1940’s feminist throw-down.” Created by an all-woman Canadian crew, the film explores the barriers, historic and contemporary, to women making films. With it’s short and unapologetic message, this film represents a metamorphosis for first time director Kate Felix as she transitions from ‘dreamer’ to ‘doer’ in the world of independent filmmaking.
Bernie Langille Wants to Know… Who Killed Bernie Langille? is about one man’s pursuit to uncover the truth behind the unsolved mysterious death of his grandfather in 1968. This short documentary examines the legacy and power of a dark family narrative – and how it has affected the identity of one of its members, who wasn’t even alive when the event occurred.
Unfolding with the rhythm of the seasons, Winds of Spring tells the tender story of a young girl who, driven by the irrepressible need for self-fulfillment, decides to leave the family nest. Keyu Chen employs her signature style of fluid transitions and fine, spare lines inspired by Chinese ink painting in her delicately crafted first film.