CBC Friday Night Shorts
- LSPU Hall 3 Victoria Street St. John's, NL, A1C 3V2 Canada (map)
Join us to watch a stellar new collection of local and international short films, introduced by featured guest filmmakers.
Presented in partnership with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador. Join us after the screening for a Q&A with featured filmmakers.
An actress takes a series of offensive directions during a commercial audition, pushing her to the edge of what she can grin and bear….
There is so much that we don’t understand. An injured artist ponders a seemingly prescient dream. Is it possible that a warning has been sent by a friend who is dead?
Is there a suitable age to face a loss for the first time? Pamela, is 20 years old. She has just lost her grandfather.
On Hold created is a striking movement piece that distills tenderness, honesty, and grief. Filmed at the Ferryland Lighthouse, the two central characters are of different generations, different worlds.
Soapmakers of Samabogo is a short film about friendship, entrepreneurship and female empowerment.
Joan Morrissey lit up a room. She was a lounge singer six nights a week and raised her six children.
Urban Inuk explores the journeys of three different urban Inuit, Josh, Mikka, and Phil, who have completely different backgrounds, but are united in their goal of preserving Inuit traditions and creating a safe space for youth to build their identity.
Deanne Foley profiles fellow Newfoundlander Mary Walsh, the Great Warrior Queen of Canadian comedy, musing on time wasted as an object of desire and time well spent as the fearless agent of her own destiny. A joyous call to action.