Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 64 minutes | 2017
The unhealthy relationship between a young man and his grandfather sharing a seedy apartment. Flat-sharing becomes a real challenge when the all-important computer breaks down. For his debut feature, DeGiobbi — part of the emerging crop of fiercely auteur filmmakers from Nova Scotia, including Ashley McKenzie — portrays the stifling co-dependency between a young misfit and his perpetually skint grandfather. A work built on the ambiguous relationship between sha- dowy characters.IN PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTORIN COMPETITION
Cory Bowles (Trailer Park Boys) presents a brilliant social satire exploring racism, police abuse and social media. Black Cop is a model police officer who...
CANADA | 64 minutes | 2017
A sensitive coming-of-age story from a director who resolutely strips all clichés from her rendering of the heightened emotions of youth. Tellingly,...
A long healing process is chronicled in this documentary that captures the spirit of a people coming to grips with a traumatic history. Innu Nikamu is the...
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