Directory

It's Nothing 2019 / 16 min / Canada, UK

Directed by Anna Maguire

Recent graduate, Robin, returns to her parents’ house and obsessively starts to dig a hole, encouraged by an impossibly perfect girl; but as she digs, she heads further down a path of self-destruction.

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The Depths 2019 / 21 min / Canada

Directed by Ariane Louis-Seize

Justine searches for solace at her late mother's cottage. When she comes across an old scuba suit, she decides to explore the bottom of the lake.

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Delphine 2019 / 14 min / Canada

Directed by Chloé Robichaud

Delphine, a caustic portrait of power dynamics in our society, describes the journey of a young Lebanese girl who, in her own way, rises up against the intimidation she was subjected to as a child. Delphine is an ode to childhood, but also an examination of the wounds it can cause.

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Once the Dust Has Settled 2020 / 15 min / Canada

Directed by Hervé Demers

A Canadian town called Asbestos was once home to the largest mine of its kind in the world. Today, the open-pit mine around which the city is established only acts as a constant reminder of a not-so-distant industrial past. This film gives a voice to the current residents of Asbestos, delving into their thoughts on work, change and belonging.

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King Lajoie 2019 / 26 min / Canada

Directed by Joannie Lafrenière

KING LAJOIE delves into the kitsch universe of an Elvis Presley impersonator who has been shaping his life around his idol for over 40 years. Through the prism of quirky characters, we are immersed into the story of Elvis Lajoie and his surprising fanaticism. We get to know a man who lives in true symbiosis with his idol, with whom he shares much more than a name.

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Monsieur Cachemire 2020 / 16 min / Canada

Directed by Iouri Philippe Paillé

A mysterious and eccentric man walks into a bank to ask for a loan and to summon dark secrets from the past.

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Archipelago 2019 / 18 min / Canada

Directed by Katherine Jerkovic

Archipelago is an intimate film about men and women who lose and find. It’s a reflection on emotional survival in an individualistic era, as well as a ludic piece about fabricating fictions.

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Jesse Jams 2020 / 15 min / Canada

Directed by Trevor Anderson

A young Indigenous musician and his rock band bring mumblepunk to the Interstellar Rodeo. A rock'n'roll survival story of a different stripe.

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Landgraves 2020 / 22 min / Canada

Directed by Jean-François Leblanc

A young journalist goes into the deep wood to interview the heavy-metal duo Landgraves who records an album for the first time since a murder imprisonment. His curiosity pushes him to follow the band deep in the forest, as a snowstorm arises.

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Paola Makes A Wish 2019 / 7 min / Kazakhstan, Suisse

Directed by Zhannat Alshanova

On an ordinary day at work, Paola starts to feel that she is missing out something exciting in her life.

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Shooting Star 2020 / 23 min / Canada

Directed by Ariane Louis-Seize

On a family trip to observe the shooting stars, Chloé, a withdrawn teenager, discovers a dazzling attraction for her mother’s new boyfriend.

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The Walk 2020 / 4 min / Canada

Directed by Yoakim Bélanger

Women of all ages emerge from the shadows and together, walk toward a light. Guided by their instincts, they will face and transcend their own limits.

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The Pond At Night 2020 / 14 min / Canada

Directed by Olivia Boudreau

Returning to the pond of their childhood, two sisters abandon themselves to a game they used to play. In the heart of the forest and alongside the aquatic life of the pond, their reunion will lead to a disturbing confession.

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The Lord's Day 2020 / 6 min / Canada

Directed by Simon Weizineau

To get over his Sunday boredom, a young Atikamekw spends time with friends, reminiscing about his dogs.

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Night Slice 2020 / 16 min / Canada

Directed by Romain F. Dubois, Maxime Genois, Félix Poirier

Stuck in a depressing and mind numbing routine, Pierre decides to trade the sweaty atmosphere of the factory for the conditioned air of a hotel room. Locked up with three other tenants in a dreary and dim-lighted suite, he is forced into an idle and aimless lifestyle, no more fruitful than the mindless hustle and bustle he left behind — that is, until this oppressive dullness gives birth to an idea…

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Jeep Boys 2020 / 19 min / Canada

Directed by Alec Pronovost

Simon manages to take time off from his job to visit his girlfriend in Toronto. Only condition: give a lift to JP, an annoying colleague. Their journey is in full swing until a cataclysmic revelation plunges them into a quest for revenge. All of that while listening to country music.

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History of Civilization 2020 / 15 min / Kazakhstan

Directed by Zhannat Alshanova

Indira decides to restart her life and move to London. However, on her last day, she dares to explore what she will leave behind.

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Mademoiselle Pigeon 2020 / 14 / Canada

Directed by Alexandra Myotte

1917. Private Pepin vowed to write the beautiful Mademoiselle Pigeon a letter daily. He will soon have to use his imagination to keep his promise. “Mademoiselle Pigeon” is a tragicomic animated short film reminding us that what the heart wants is not always what it needs.

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As Spring Comes 2020 / 14 min / Canada

Directed by Marie-Eve Juste

Suffering from a strange disease that transforms her into plants, a woman inhabit her lover's ice fishing cabin.

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Ain’t No Time for Women 2020 / 19 min / Canada

Directed by Sarra El Abed

Tunis, November 2019. A group of women is gathered at Saïda’s, the hairdresser, on the eve of the presidential election. The salon is transformed into a town square, mirroring the internal turmoil of the country. In this female sanctuary, we get an intimate look at the county’s teenage democracy.

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