Recent Submissions

  • The Scent 

    Pakdel, Farhad (2019-11-22)
    The Scent is a short fiction film following Sarah, who is in a relationship with Jake, a PhD student in art history, and works as an intern for a business firm. It unfolds as a flashback. Jake fetishizes Sarahs back and ...
  • Our House 

    Bayani, Susan (2019-11-22)
    Our House is a short socio-political drama about Anahita, an Iranian refugee in Toronto, who runs into the man who brutally murdered her parents at their home in Tehran years ago. Despite Anahitas attempts in the past to ...
  • The Red Bicycle 

    Atiqullo, Fazila (2019-11-22)
    The Red Bicycle is a 12-minute short fiction film about Mahal (20), a young Afghan woman who is arrested on the charge of a love crime, losing her virginity in a romantic relationship before marriage. After she befriends ...
  • Where the Blood Is 

    Boles, Joshua William (2019-11-22)
    A feature length fiction screenplay combining the genres of horror, holiday, and family drama, Where the Blood Is tells the story of Bud O'Brien, a rural Ontario cop who must lure his estranged son John home for Christmas ...
  • Vuta N'Kuvute (A Tug of War) 

    Shivji, Amil Issa (2019-11-22)
    Vuta nkuvute (A Tug of War) is a feature-length fiction screenplay based on Adam Shafis award-winning Swahili novel, which is taught in high school literature classes across Tanzania. The story explores a forbidden romance ...
  • Revolution Moosehide 

    Johnson, Lesley (2019-11-22)
    Revolution Moosehide is a 47-minute documentary that follows Melaw Nakehko, a Dene moosehide tanner, activist, artist and actor, from the Northwest Territories. Nakehkos is an extraordinary journey of cultural resurgence ...
  • Birthday 

    Khademolreza, Atefeh (2019-11-22)
    BirthDay is a 28-minute experimental narrative film set in Toronto, following one day in the life of three immigrants: an Afghani woman, a Serbian man, and a Syrian boy who lives with his grandmother. Their lives are ...
  • Miriam's World 

    Jaye, Naomi Ruth (2019-11-22)
    Miriams World is a multi-screen, multi-media interactive installation piece, based on Martha Baillies novel The Incident Report. Laid out like a journal, the book comprises 144 incidents in the main character Miriam Gordons ...
  • Aqui y alla (Here and There) 

    Rodriguez, Lina Paola (2019-11-22)
    Aqu y All is a 22-minute experimental documentary that reflects on family as an emotional system that operates across generations by focusing on the passing of time, the possibilities of remembering and the construction ...
  • El Mundo o Nada (The World or Nothing) 

    Veninger, Ingrid (2019-11-22)
    El Mundo o Nada (The World or Nothing) is the first non-fiction feature film by Slovak-Canadian filmmaker, Ingrid Veninger. A portrait of 29-year-old twin brothers, Rubert and Rubildo, which begins two-months after their ...
  • Of Sand & Gold 

    Charabaty, Raghed (2019-11-22)
    Astarte, Goddess of Love, lives with her children in a small house on top of Mount Lebanon. One day, a flock of cars arrive at the house carrying people escaping a terrifying sandstorm called the Khamseen. A repeating cycle ...
  • End of the Rope 

    Guvenc, Sibel Saadet (2019-07-02)
    End of the Rope is a sci-fi drama about an injured dancer's journey towards self-empowerment. After being crippled by a car accident, a former dancer enters a power struggle with an exploitative scientist who promises her ...
  • Biidaaban: First Light 

    Jackson, Elizabeth Linda (2019-07-02)
    Biidaaban: First Light is a short room-scale virtual reality (VR) experience that places the user in a future Toronto, set in and around Nathan Phillips Square. It projects a possible future where nature has begun to reclaim ...
  • To Leave With You 

    Williams, Alexander Abu Daniel Sawma (2019-03-05)
    To Leave with You is a documentary journey between mother and son, examining the reverberations of four years of intimate partner violence over the following fifty years. In 1967, my mother was drawn to a highly intelligent ...
  • Fail to Appear 

    Bourges, Antoine (2019-03-05)
    Fail to Appear is a feature length drama about Isolde, a new case manager in a low income neighborhood of Toronto, and her client Eric, a man with a history of mental illness who runs into trouble with the law. This film ...
  • Eulogy for the Dead Sea 

    Teif, Polina (2019-03-05)
    Eulogy for the Dead Sea is a poetic experimental documentary chronicling the disappearance of the Dead Sea from the initial manufacturing enterprises dating back to 1920s, until 2017. The Dead Sea borders Jordan, Palestines ...
  • Butterfly Jump 

    Lewis, Mary Catherine (2019-03-05)
    Butterfly Jump tells the story of a scrappy, overweight woman from the wrong side of the tracks who is a single parent determined to have her children fit into the upper crust. Connie Noseworthy sends her children to a ...
  • Be/longing 

    Breuer, Amit Ahuva Gita (2019-03-05)
    Be/longing follows Jaffa resident Amal Rihan during one of the most challenging times of the year for Palestinian-Israelis: the days between Israels Memorial Day, for fallen soldiers, and Israels Independence Day. Set ...
  • Tesfaye/Hope 

    Negatu, Daniel Debebe (2018-11-21)
    Shot in Ethiopia and Canada, the film recounts the journey of Tesfaye, who fled his country nineteen years ago in search of a better life spending years as a refugee in Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa. Caught ...
  • Argos 

    Boni, Christopher Michael (2018-11-21)
    Within a small derelict town, a mother, fed up with the absentee father of her child, uses her powers to transform him into the most loyal creature known to man. By turning him into a dog, she is teaching her daughter that ...

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