Short Film: YOUR MILEAGE MAY VARY, 7min., Canada, Drama

C6ca9245bc posterA middle-aged woman makes a last-ditch effort to sell her eye-sore car to an optimistic teenage rocker. This goes smoothly until they find a time capsule of forgotten items from her youth. Bonding over discovered similar interests, they try to grapple the generational gap, nostalgia, and envy of each other’s lives. During the encounter, the woman begins to second guess her decision to sell the car.

 

Short Film: LAUNDRY, 3min., Canada, Experimental

5e3b0fcb34 posterLaundry is a meditative short that speaks of the battle between innocence and corruption. Set against a rural backdrop, the film brings into focus the destructive impact sexual assault can have on the mental capacity of a human being. Paralleling the event with mundane activities, the short aims to articulate the fact that this type of trauma seeps into everything one does, and will continue to negatively impact her being on a existential level.

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Short Film: A BLOODY MESS, 10min., Canada, Drama/Family

Aff321b965 posterVarsha is a young South Asian girl who battles against her family’s traditional beliefs surrounding menstruation, which comes with rules prohibiting her from having an open dialogue with her father about periods. Since she was a child, Varsha has been told that while periods are normal, there are certain things she cannot do while menstruating, which manifests in Varsha’s mental suffocation. This film depicts Varsha’s internal struggle as she tries to strike a balance between respecting her family and her own individual autonomy.

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  • “A Bloody Mess: Short Film On An Important Topic”

    Bollywood Film Fame Canada Magazine

Short Film: GLAD YOU’RE HERE, 10min., Canada, Documentary

B14666e885 posterEngaging themes of love and betrayal, hope, belonging and place, Glad You’re Here documents my nineteen–year journey through building a family life, seeing it suffer the damage of mental illness, grief and separation, and then rebuilding with empathy. A story about an extreme moment of crisis has turned into a documentary that deals not just with the subjective but with the important issue of spousal abuse.

  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Student, Short
  • Genres:
    documentary, essayistic, narrative, first time director, self portrait, memory, family archive
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: MY NAME WAS JANUARY, 25min., Canada, Documentary

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When a trans sister, January Marie Lapuz, is brutally murdered in
her own home, a community reacts and her friends and other trans women of colour come to share and voice their issues, concerns, and challenges. January was seen as a bright light in the lives of many. This is the story of January, a friend, a daughter, a person. This film will not only bring justice to January, but to all the women who have lost their lives. January had a beautiful soul, and now part of her soul rests in each and every one of us.

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Short Film: MAY FLOWERS, 6min., Canada, Action/Thriller

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A misunderstanding occurs when Jimmy goes to pick up an order for his boss at May Flowers. Little did he expect how the tables would turn.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Action
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 21, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9 2.4
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: MI MADRE, MY FATHER, 16min., Canada, Drama/Family

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Reared by an abusive, pill-popping mother and an absentee father, six-year-old Valentina must fend for herself. The only adults who seem to watch out for her are Robert and Benjamin, the couple across the hall. Valentina does what she can to craft the illusion of normalcy, but Robert observes that the situation has reached a crisis point.

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Short Film: A VOICE FOR CHANGE: THE LAURA HILLIER STORY, 7min., Canada, Documentary

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After complications in the Ontario medical system delayed her much-needed treatment, Laura Hillier’s dedication to create change during the months leading up to her tragic passing inspired a movement that has saved the lives of many

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  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 31, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: PREY, 10min., Canada, Drama

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A young woman confronts her past and present romantic partners. Culminating into a meditation on identity, Prey explores how one of the hardest choices one has to make is to simply put themselves first.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 18, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color