Posts tagged Saturday
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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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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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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Sourdough Starter

Sourdough Starter is a three-minute stop-motion animation based on a song of the same name. It is a tongue-in- cheek look at online dating with practical directions on how to make sourdough starter. References to various online sites are cryptically written into the lyrics in the search for both love and leavening.

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Mystery of the Secret Room

This animated short film takes viewers on a spellbinding voyage between the real and the imaginary, following 10-year-old Grace as she uses her creative superpowers to navigate the emotional landscape of her mother’s depression. An inspiring portrait of family, adversity, and resilience, Mystery of the Secret Room celebrates the transformative potential of literature and the imagination.

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