Illuminations

These films bring light to our world, literally and figuratively.  Brilliant dramas, delightful animations and enlightening documentaries put the spotlight on the human experience.

Grave Digging

This reflection on the circumstances surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reveals glimpses of humanity in which we find ourselves.

length: 
4min
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Tue, 04/17/2012 - 10:00
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 11:45

The Basketball Game

Can one game change everything?  This autobiographical animation explores the transformation possible when urban Jewish kids and rural youth brought up with anti-Semitism, meet on the courts and dispel mutual distrust and stereotypes.

length: 
5min
screens: 
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 10:00
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 11:45
Wed, 04/18/2012 - 10:00
Wed, 04/18/2012 - 11:45
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:00
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 11:45

In a Heartbeat

A nine-year-old girl finds courage.

length: 
7min
screens: 
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 10:00
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 11:45

Snowflakes and Carrots

A little girl steals the carrots from all the snowmen in town.

length: 
4min
screens: 
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 10:00
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 11:45
Wed, 04/18/2012 - 10:00
Wed, 04/18/2012 - 11:45

Jordans or Justice

Documenting the fashion phenomenon, Air Jordans, a group of Toronto youth explore what the shoe means to them and the material and social cost of the craze.

length: 
8min
screens: 
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 10:00
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 11:45

Shadow of a Midsummer Night

It’s Midsummer Eve, the brightest night of the year. During the celebrations 10 year old Jon and Line escape to their secret hideout in the forest. However, the idyll passes as Line has to leave.  This is the last time Jon sees her. This story is about a child finding his way back.

length: 
16min
screens: 
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 10:00
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 11:45
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