Worlds Apart

This blend of animated and live-action shorts takes us into the past, the present and the apocalyptic future.  Playful, poetic and powerful, these stories will pull you all the way into their worlds

The Collagist

A collage artist endeavours to complete his work while interpreting and translating the beauty of toiling hand and the action of scissors.

length: 
2min
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Thu, 04/19/2012 - 09:30

Little Theatres

This film about cabbage, a simple vegetable with many layers, is based on a poem by Erin Mouré.
In Galician with English subtitles.

length: 
5min
screens: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 09:30

Telling the Stories of the Nikkei: Behind the Scenes

As part of their Social Studies and English classes at Lucerne Secondary School, students created 10 short films under the guidance of their teachers Terry Taylor and Gary Parkstrom and filmmakers Moira Simpson and Catrina Megumi Longmuir over the course of just a few days. The students had been learning about their local history in New Denver of the Japanese Canadian Internment during WWII. Many were shocked that something like this could happen in Canada.

length: 
14min
screens: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 09:30

The Perfect Detonator

Pastel animal-people endure hard labour to keep the machinery of a dystopian world running. Everything is going according to plan until the yellow mouse listens to his heart, and changes their world forever.

length: 
10min
screens: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 09:30

Parkdale

Over the course of a night, two sisters roam the inner-city streets of their neighborhood as they try to escape another stint in the foster care system.

length: 
15min
screens: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 09:30

Out of Erasers

A woman is caught in a bizarre apocalypse  of curlicues, paper and erasers.

length: 
15min
screens: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 09:30

Dawn

When a bump in the road causes an unexpected chain of events, every formative life experience flashes before a deliveryman's eyes. This is a colourful and quirky crowd pleaser based on true events!

length: 
3min
screens: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 09:30

Wild Life

Borrowing playfully from the western, the nature documentary and eyewitness reportage, this animated film offers a fresh, wry take on the Canadian frontier experience.  Wild Life is about the beauty of the untamed prairie, the pang of being homesick and the folly of living dangerously out of context.
** Oscar Nominee for Best Animated Short **

length: 
14min
screens: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 09:30
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