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Stories we Tell Ourselves // Featured Short

Stories We Tell Ourselves

A man copes with abstract feelings of loss and anxiety as a long-term relationship comes to an end. “Stories We Tell Ourselves” explores the abstract feelings of loss, the chaos of thoughts, and the anxiety that comes from the strangeness of time and memories fading away. The story is told[…]

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Must Kill Karl // Featured Short

Must Kill Karl

Everyone has “that” friend – the one who shows up uninvited, drinks all your booze, and hits on your girlfriend – who we all secretly hate. One night, a group of friends decide enough is enough and they must get rid of their friend Karl for good. ‘Must Kill Karl‘[…]

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8328 // Featured Short Film

8328

8328 is about an unexpected encounter between young Hugo and Raymond, to whom life has given few gifts… except a few wooden carvings. 8328, c’est une rencontre entre le petit Hugo et le grand Raymond, à qui la vie ne fait pas de cadeaux. À part des petites sculptures en[…]

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Your Mother And I // Featured Short Film

Your Mother and I

Johnna’s dad talks too much, and Johnna herself lives inside her head. ‘Your Mother and I’ looks at the small moments that belie the larger tensions between families and generations, whilst Johnna’s dad recounts all the ways he and his wife changed the world. Or so he says. Anna Maguire,[…]

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Split // Films de chez nous

Split

Two people recount their recent breakup, a love (and a screen) split in two. Made in Montréal. Director’s Statement Many breakups are a little like a crossroad, two people suddenly realising they are going in different directions. A shared experience being split into two distinct ones is at the core[…]

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Rakka // Featured Short Film

Rakka

A tale of a dystopian future where an unknown alien group have colonised the earth and humans struggle to fight back. We do things backwards and thought it would be a great time to feature Neill Blomkamp’s first of three independent shorts from Oats Studios – We’ve already featured Zygote[…]

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4 Weeks // Films de chez nous

4 Weeks – hoodies at night x KROY

Director Thibaut Duverneix makes a visual take on a relationship with an expiry date. The video expresses what happens at the end of this four weeks. It reveals the pain of letting someone into your life then letting them go on purpose. The sexy mini film toys with infidelity, dance,[…]

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Dark Wake // Featured Short Film

Dark Wake

A lonely recluse lives a recurring nightmare – he is trapped in a cycle where large demonic creatures devour him over and over again. In the wake of Halloween and a the revival of some awesome monster movies and shows, Abdul Ali brings us a terrifying nightmare from a lonely[…]

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Trouble Will Find Her // Featured Short Film

Trouble Will Find Her

A Toronto transplant struggling with guilt, relationships, and the life she left behind. Driven by performance, Trouble Will Find Her explores the struggling journey of Julia, and her escape to a new city. Directed by Nickolas Duarte at Crown Chimp Films who previously brought us ‘Sea Change‘, the film charms[…]

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Le nom que tu portes || Featured Short Film

Le nom que tu portes (The Name You Carry)

When Vlace is suspended for hitting a classmate, Sasha is called to come get his son at school and has no choice but to take him along on his delivery route. French Canadian filmmaker Hervé Demers is starting to make quite the name for himself, and after sharing with us[…]

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