Away Home

Director: Jana Stackhouse ·

A man returns to his childhood home on Canada’s east coast to unite his family and say goodbye to his terminally ill mother.

I Beat Up My Rapist

Director: Katrina Saville ·

A young woman refuses to rely on a system that repeatedly fails sexual assault victims and takes justice into her own hands.

What Does It Mean to Be Happy

Director: Jesse Gotfrit ·

Although he loves Austin, Chris knows he has to make a decision about whether or not to leave him and his unhealthy behaviour behind.

Biggest Things

Director: Micah Henry ·

Two failing East Vancouver artists embark on a road trip to photograph the world’s largest roadside attractions.

Rake

Director: Jonathan Eagan ·

Tom, a thoughtful teenager who longs for acceptance, is goaded into committing an act of vandalism by the vindictive older brother of his best friend.

Cleverly Disguised

Director: Kelly Fanson ·

A quirky drama about one man’s destiny, and the sacrifices he makes to be a hero.

Touch

Director: Noel Harris ·

When a single mom, facing eviction, is offered a night’s work she unsuccessfully seeks a babysitter for her two small children.

Milk

Director: Heather Young ·

A young employee of a rural dairy farm is experiencing anxiety regarding her unexpected pregnancy.

wyd?

Director: Josh Granovsky ·

After receiving a ‘wyd’ text – gen z shorthand for “what you doing?” – Josh tries to craft a low-key response.

Royal Blood

Director: Benjamin Rouse ·

A young woman tries to find the compassionate higher ground when she’s torn between her former beauty queen mother and a homeless woman who puts on regal airs.

The Drop In

Director: Naledi Jackson ·

Joelle, a hair stylist living in Toronto, has a challenging day when a mysterious visitor from her past arrives for a drop-in appointment.

Mariah Qué Baile

Director: Anita Abbasi, Martin Baena ·

A Latina teen fears being edged out by her closest friends while she trains for a coveted ballet audition.