Wolf, a homeless young woman sleeps on a mattress in an abandoned building in Sydney's Redfern. Having broken her probation for the assault of Ky at a woman's refuge, she sells drugs to survive. One day in the squat she finds a baby abandoned. Left alone, with the baby Wolf must decide; return the baby to the woman's refuge and hand herself to police, or run.
Martin, a middle-aged despondent writer, is burdened with Hagge -- his wily personification of anxiety and depression. But after freewheeling Norah encroaches on Martin's workspace, he learns apathy is a choice.
In Indian mythology, Chudala needed to be seen as a man in order to be heard by her husband. When Rukhsana returns to her father's house as Rehan, she is haunted by the memories of her life as a woman.
Be the Change documents Stella's Circle Inclusion Choir's experience writing an original song with Juno Award winning singer/songwriter Amelia Curran. This insightful and heartwarming film celebrates themes of inclusion and community. The Stella's Circle Inclusion Choir includes participants, staff and volunteers. Participants face barriers from fully participating in their community, including mental health issues, addictions, criminal justice involvement, homelessness and poverty. Funding for this project was received from the Government of Canada, Canada 150 Fund.
Vera Reiner was taken from her home and family in Budapest at a young age in World War II. Taken as a prisoner, she recounts the story of how she survived along with thousands of other women during the Nazi occupation of Austria and Hungary in 1944.
The oral history of Inuit is filled with many folktales, legends, and myths. In this traditional story, a young owl catches a lemming to eat. Inuit stories are often instructive, and with this fable, children quickly learn the value of being clever and humble, and why pride and arrogance are to be avoided.