Posts tagged Evening Shorts 2017
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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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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Friends On Facebook

Two women run into each other at a local pool after meeting once, years ago, at a wedding. Connected through social media ever since, they navigate their way through an awkward exchange of “catching up.” As assumptions provoke revelations, they reflect on the changes in their lives since the last time they met, ultimately finding hope for the future in this brief connection with a friend, from Facebook.

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