Performing Hearts

Our FRAMED film education series went to Holy Heart of Mary High School in St. John's to create a short film with Theatre Arts students. Performing Hearts is a documentary about Holy Heart's Performing Arts Certificate Program, the bonds formed therein, and its unique position as an incubator for emerging talent, fostering the next generation of storytellers, artists and performers. 

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We'll Always Have Toynbee

We’ll Always Have Toynbee is a classic story of a doomed love affair between a Caucasian man and a Kanienkehaka (Mohawk) woman. It is a story about magnetism, complicity and desire. When these impulses or emotions have no social context, no exterior elements weighing on them, there are no boundaries or limits. But it is also a story about how we, as First Nations, must put our convictions before our own personal feelings: Integrity becomes more powerful than love.

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The Riveters

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.

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Bernie Langille Wants to Know… Who Killed Bernie Langille?

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.

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