Wolf

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. 

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I Like Girls

First love is an intoxicating experience, but with it can come excruciating awkwardness, unrequited emotions, and confusing issues of identity. In her trademark playful style, Quebec cartoonist and animator Diane Obomsawin, a.k.a. Obom, adapts her latest graphic novel for the screen, using endearing anthropomorphic figures to tell poignant real-life stories of love.

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Reel Women Seen

Reel Women Seen tells the story of the realities faced by women in the film and TV industry yet simultaneously depicts the necessary, possible and achievable ways to transform them. Set in common TV backdrops - from police procedural to sitcom, to medical drama, to BTS webisode series. One continuous narrative unfolds through a series of brief parodies, ending with resolve for change. The project features an ensemble cast of women as widely diverse as imaginable. 

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Bayline

A family travels back to the Bayline for a 3 day long camping trip. The Bayline was a short term for the Hudson Bay Railway between The Pas and Churchill in Manitoba. George and Maria Neepin take their daughters to the spot where George grew up and give a glimpse into their childhood living along the tracks.

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Life's short. Wear the sparkly earrings.

Janet Edmonds was an actor, writer, and artist from St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. She continued working, creating, and expressing herself until the very end of her battle with cancer. Janet exuded love and life constantly; many were comforted by her humour, her openness, and her honest expression of what she was going through. This is a short film about Janet and her remarkable spirit.

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Be the Change

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. 

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Hedgehog's Home

In a lush and lively forest lives a hedgehog. He is at once admired, respected and envied by the other animals. However, Hedgehog's unwavering devotion to his home annoys and mystifies a quartet of insatiable beasts: a cunning fox, an angry wolf, a gluttonous bear and a muddy boar. Together, the haughty brutes march off towards Hedgehog's home to see just what is so precious about this "castle, shiny and huge." 

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Him

Hand-drawn charcoal drawings movingly depict the loneliness and bewilderment of a child seeking safety in a war zone, in this timely very short animation that uses found sound to explore the powerlessness of the refugee experience. Produced as part of the 11th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.

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