Canada

Game // Featured Short

Game

A young boy struggles to endure his sister’s twisted game and accept his mother’s death ‘Game’ is a psychological thriller from Canadian filmmaker Joy Webster, exploring the development of a child’s struggle to cope with his mother’s death with little support from his divided family. When alone in the forest,[…]

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Vétérane // Featured Short

Vétérane

CAMELIA, an escort with a troubled past, is newly employed at an erotic massage parlour in eastern Montreal. Met coldly by her competitive new colleagues, she struggles to establish a clientele while maintaining her dignity A tense social drama about the competitive nature of Montreal’s erotic massage parlours. Vétérane (Veteran)[…]

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Marguerite // Films de chez nous

Marguerite

An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past With an Academy Award nomination in 2019, the French-Canadian film directed by Marianne Farley turned heads all year with the tender and desiring storyline of[…]

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Deux Dollars // Featured Short

Deux Dollars

After a week of leave, Sylvie is back at the Quebec company where she has been an exemplary employee for more than 15 years. She is then requested to attend a bizarre meeting With a simple and isolated storyline taking us through Sylvie’s first day back from a work leave,[…]

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Four Eyes // Featured Short

Four Eyes

A bespectacled kid in the 70’s who gets picked on outside the house and then gets beat up at home for having broken glasses. Four Eyes is the story of a kid in the 70s who gets picked on by some bullies over and over again. Each time they break[…]

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Fauve // Films de chez nous

Fauve

Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer. Director Jeremy Comte’s heartfelt live action short portrays an innocent power game between two boys that escalates beyond their control. The film is a psychological thriller that places the[…]

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Guardsman // Featured Short

Guardsman

After falling through the collapsed ceiling of an abandoned Imperial guard training facility, Guardsman Raines wakes to find himself alone and separated from his squad deep in heart of enemy territory. A video game cinematic designer at EA Montreal, Richard Boylan is also the maker of the Warhammer 40K-inspired Helsearch[…]

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Frigid // Featured Short

FRIGID

Exhausted by her newborn, a first-time mother’s home becomes a trap as her husband’s sinister intentions emerge. Inspired by true events. Frigid is a terrifying little story inspired by true events. Directed by Joe Kicak (Must Kill Karl) who’s mother suffered from a debilitating bipolar disorder that began when he[…]

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4/4 // Featured Short Film

– 4/4 –

A woman retreats to a cabin to compose a piece of music only to be haunted by writers block. Films are often about tempo and beat, and able to find a rhythm to carry the audience. In 4/4, Kyle Sawyer set out to create that in the most literal of[…]

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Zsofika // Films de chez nous

Zsofika

A man returns home after dedicating his life to war. In the now abandoned house where he once was happy, he tries to reconnect with what was lost. Remorse fills the final moments of his life as his broken promise haunts his memories. At the origin of the project, there[…]

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