Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 78 minutes | 2017
Delicate and heartrending portrait of a young woman and her tumultuous relationship with her mother. While preparing for a career-making performance, a 22-year-old musician is thrown for a loop when her eccentric yet fragile mother makes a reappearance. After a series of short films, Kristina Wagenbauer delivers a funny yet painful debut feature that packs an emotional wallop magnified by Jean-Sébastien Williams’s haunting score.IN THE PRESENCE OF THE TEAM
A warm, compassionate story of female emancipation set in Vancouver’s Chinese community is well served by two talented actresses. Twenty-three years...
CANADA | 78 minutes | 2017
Inheritance, family bonds and identity are at the heart of this coming-of-age story based on the novel by Richard Wagamese. Spanning several decades, the...
At the crossroads of genres, a complex cinematic portrait that sets out to give a voice to the people the system forgot. For his first feature, Vancouver...
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