The Home Stretch
Warwick Thornton, Australia, 2007, documentary, 5m
For one happy little girl, there’s no one more special than her Nana.
A Better Life
Luis Fernandez Reneo, Spain, 2008, drama, 13m
Based on a true story, an account of 3 Mexican children who got lost in the Sonoran desert while trying to cross the U.S. Border. A history that repeats itself every week, feeding one of the most profitable illegal businesses: immigrant smuggling.
Adam & Chris Levett, Ontario, 2008, documentary, 12m
A portrait of long time Dawson resident, artist and mayor, John Steins.
DIRECTORS IN ATTENDANCE
Hanne Larsen, Norway, 2008, drama, 16m
Cairn is a dark film on adolescence in which the main character
Johan (11) faces a moral dilemma after having
started playing a seemingly innocent prank.
Chris Redmond, Burundi, 2008, documentary, 10m
In 2008, 220,000 Burundian refugees are still recovering from
a genocide that started 36 years ago. Home Free follows one family
as they return to their homeland.
Kyle Thomas, Alberta, 2008, documentary, 7m
A short experimental documentary photographed in Super8, depicting the mystery of South-Central Alberta’s numerous ghost towns abandoned throughout the 20th century with the gradual
recession of the coal mining industry.
The Green Film
Andrew Williamson, BC, 2008, comedy, 6m
An eco-comedy about a director who wants to make the greenest film ever.
Minttumaari Mantynen Scotland/Finland, 2008, documentary, 11m
Teenagers Annikki and Hilkka left their families to drive cattle
through deep snow and hostile lands during World War 2.
A lifetime later, they look back on their adventures.
Les doigts de pied (Toes)
Laurent Denis, Belgium, 2008, comedy, 11m
Arthur lives alone in a little room of an old people’s home. When a visitor arrives, we begin to question the motivations of all involved.
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