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Siren | Featured Short Film

Siren

Two ambulance paramedics put their lives on the line when a routine call becomes a deadly race against time. Being thrown in a chaotic scene with barely any back story seems to be a very popular facet for filmmakers, and the reasons can be quite simply: budget and time. But[…]

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Sahar | Featured Short Film

Sahar

Nadim’s parents struggle to understand the carefree and westernized lifestyle of their daughter Sahar. With tension high and tolerance low, the household remains at a standstill, waiting for her to come home. When films hover extremely sensitive issues like religion, faith or races, it always makes us think twice before[…]

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Les adieux de la Grise | Featured Short Film | Films de chez nous

Les adieux de la Grise – A Shade of Grey

A peaceful life on a family farm. A cold, clear winter day. Nine-year-old Noémy is about to leave the carefree world of childhood behind. A Shade of Grey (Far away from Fifty Shades of Grey), brings us to the peaceful but very true lifestyle on a family farm. Created by[…]

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Death by Chocolate | Featured Short Film

Death by Chocolate

A former movie star has a hard time adjusting to life after fame. Somewhat anxious, yet determined, she meets with her hired killer to cancel the contract. The simpler settings will often tell a much bigger story than the full blown explosive productions. ‘Death by Chocolate’ is by no means[…]

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The Interview | Films de chez nous

The Interview

Chen is a painter who lives in a small village in Hangzhou, China. He makes a small amount of money living off his art and he lives a simple life. One day, Mister Lin, a shady boss from Shanghai contacts him for an interview in his company. The movie explores[…]

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Holder's Comma | Films de chez nous

Holder’s Comma

Holder’s Comma explores the fragility of a young woman questioning her identity and purpose in a slightly surrealist, romantic and poetic universe where what seems to be in harmony never really is, and ultimately falls apart “What the hell did I just watch? That was absolutely stunning!” Is possibly what[…]

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Good Luck Have Fun: A Canadian eSports Story | Films de chez nous

Good Luck Have Fun: A Canadian ‘eSports’ Story

Three pro gamers, one nation and a community struggle to compete in the world of eSports – competitive video gaming. I became fascinated with professional gaming while working as a sports journalist. It wasn’t uncommon to argue with colleagues about what constitutes a “real” sport, whether it be hockey, car[…]

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Roar | Featured Short Film

Roar

Roar is a film about people with extraordinary powers. Powers they spend their lives battling to control and which ultimately consume them. ‘Roar’ is a supernatural drama that blemishes us with its generational bonds and disconnects. It is a grounded take on the superhero genre, told through real themes and[…]

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Le Village | Featured Short Film

Le Village

A group of bored teens searching for a little excitement in a small French Canadian village inadvertently cause a dramatic event that forever changes the course of the entire town. Based on a true story, ‘Le Village’ digs into small town roots and displays the vigorous effects of everyone knowing[…]

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Mountain in Thailand | Films de chez nous

Mountain in Thailand

He wanted to go to film school. But when he set about gathering the money to make it happen, his life became a film. This short documentary details the meteoric rise and subsequent fall of a young Canadian entrepreneur in London. facebook.com/beforethewire

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