Catch these captivating alumni films streaming now


Rachel Young

Outreach and Engagement Lead

Alumni films are streaming this month on multiple platforms. Learn more about how to watch these amazing Canadian films!

Percy, produced by Daniel Bekerman and Brendon Sawatzky, and written by Garfield L. Miller (all NSI Features First) will stream on May 6 through the Winnipeg Free Press Movie Night – a new virtual way to connect movie lovers.

Based on events from a 1998 lawsuit, Percy follows small-town farmer Percy Schmeiser who challenges a major conglomerate when the company’s genetically modified (GMO) canola is discovered in the 70-year-old farmer’s crops.

When: May 6 at 7 p.m. CT.

How to watch: Register on the Winnipeg Free Press website.

The Return, directed, co-written and produced by BJ Verot (NSI Drama Prize), makes its Canadian broadcast debut on Super Channel and Super Channel FUSE.

The thriller follows a brilliant college student who returns to his family home after the death of his father. He learns that the horrors from his childhood aren’t as dead and gone as he once thought.

When: May 21 at 8 p.m. CT. Check your local listings for more information. More times throughout May and June can be found on the Super Channel website.

How to watch: The film will stream on Super Channel, Super Channel FUSE and online.

Tapeworm, produced by Ian Bawa (NSI Totally Television, NSI Business for Producers) and distributed by David Zellis (NSI Totally Television) and Craig Guiboche (CBC New Indigenous Voices) of Zellco Entertainment, is now available to stream on Gumroad.

A hypochondriac, a failed comedian, a loner and two naïve stoners seek an escape from their pitiful and mundane existence.

When: Available to buy or rent at any time.

How to watch: Buy the film for $10 or rent for $4. Purchases made through Gumroad support the filmmakers directly.

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