Canada Program

November 10 - 15, 2020

Berlin Castro
Canada / Drama / 14 mins

Director: Gabe Romero

Writer: Gabe Romero, Jennica Cruz

Producer: Mark Daniel O'Connell, Levi Holwell

Cast: Bryan Moxon, Brianna Kim

Two young employees at a publishing house accidentally destroy an important piece of literature and must create a forgery to avoid being fired. Albert (Bryan Moxon) and Soyung (Brianna Kim) work throughout the night, as they try to piece together the remains of a destroyed manuscript. The film looks into the complicated relationship between a translator and poetry.
Blue Sunday
Canada / Drama / 21 mins

Director/Writer: Steven Griffin

Producer: Maryam Remtulla

Cast: Linda Do, Tom Lute

When Kim, a documentarian, receives a video message from a terminally ill young couple, she goes to interview them and things quickly take a strange turn.
Boy Soldier
Canada / Drama / 16 mins

Director: SJ Finlay

Producer: Harriet Nabwana

Boy Soldier is about the making of the greatest action film ever. Take everything you know about action movies, put it in a blender, pour it on your body and you still won't have a clue about what this pulse pounding thriller of a... ahem... 'movie'... is about. Enjoy your face off!
Claire de Lune
Canada / Drama / 14 mins

Director/Writer: Valérie Lecomte

Producer: Valérie Lecomte, Antoine Tapin

Cast: Valérie Lecomte, Diana Leblanc

After attending a presentation at school, Alex, Claire's son seems disturbed. In seeking to know more about the mysterious speaker, Claire will discover family secrets buried long ago.
Dear Jesus
Canada / Drama / 14 mins

Director: Kat Webber

Producer: Emily Coutts, Gina Lomas

Writer: Emily Coutts

Cast: Emily Coutts, Quincy Kirkwood

Set in a small town, Dear Jesus is the coming-of-age story of Ella. After forming a connection to Jesus Christ and being crowned the lead of the school play, young Ella begins to believe she can control the outcomes of her life. After tragedy strikes Ella believes it was her own prayers that were the cause. She will have to reconcile with herself and her faith through debilitating repentance. Dear Jesus is a chilling tale that examines a childs first encounter with shame and guilt.
Family Ties
Canada / Drama / 8 mins

Director: Andrew Ahmed

Writer/Producer: Eddie Huband

Cast: Brock Morgan

Two brothers who have been estranged for years, reunite to discuss the future of their dying mother.
Inn Love
Canada / Romance / 13 mins

Director/Writer: Denzel Watson

Producer: Jennifer Haufler, Tara Lauren Rea

Cast: Melody Johnson, Nykeem Provo

Three years after accidentally killing her husband, a motel receptionist falls in love with a handsome guest.
March
Canada / Drama / 12 mins

Director/Writer: Emily Dickinson

Producer: Victoria Maria, Emily Dickinson

Cast: Victoria Maria, Emily Dickinson

MARCH takes place in 2024, and follows an American woman in her mid-twenties, as she travels to Canada to get a now-illegal abortion.
No Internet
Canada / Adventure / 26 mins

Director/Writer/Producer:  Kyle Lawrence

Cast: Hunter Dillon, Miles Reed

A group of teens have to go an entire year without the internet. They discover there's a clandestine organization pulling the strings and it's up to them to save their town.
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