Shorts: Canada and the World 2

Skewwhiff



An elderly man insists on granting his wife’s wish of taking their car through a drive-thru car wash.

Director:  Robin Summons
Country:  Australia
Language:  English
Runtime:  11 minutes

It's Nothing



Recent graduate, Robin, returns to her parents’ house and obsessively starts to dig a hole, encouraged by an impossibly perfect girl; but as she digs, she heads further down a path of self-destruction.

Director:  Anna Maguire
Country:  Canada
Province:  ON
Language:  English
Runtime:  16 minutes

The Neighbors' Window



The Neighbors' Window tells the story of Alli (Maria Dizzia), a mother of young children who has grown frustrated with her daily routine and husband (Greg Keller). But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.

Director:  Marshall Curry
Country:  USA
Language:  English
Runtime:  20 minutes

Volcano



Hannah and Jess meetup at a tiki bar, seeing each other for the first time since Hannah's romantic Mexico trip. Hannah has a lot to say about it, except what really happened.

Director:  Karen Moore
Country:  Canada
Province:  ON
Language:  English
Runtime:  10 minutes

I Am In The World As Free And Slender As A Deer On A Plain



A young woman explores her sexual autonomy through a series of discomfiting encounters, in Sofia Banzhaf’s uncommonly deft and perceptive look at millennial romance.

Director:  Sofia Banzhaf
Country:  Canada
Province:  ON
Language:  English
Runtime:  12 minutes

Pozole



When Maia, a mixed race Latina woman, sets out to reconnect with her traditional Mexican roots on her Nana's 100th birthday, things go terribly wrong.

Director:  Jessica Mendez Siqueiros
Country:  USA
Language:  Spanish & English
Subtitle:  English
Runtime:  10 minutes

Brotherhood



Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife. Tension between father and son rises over three days until reaching a breaking point.

Director:  Meryam Joobeur
Country:  Tunisia, Canada, Qatar, Sweden
Province:  QC
Language:  Arabic
Subtitle:  English
Runtime:  25 minutes

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