This national competition of short student films is open to university cinema departments across Canada. For four days, students and representatives from participating schools have the opportunity to get together and exchange ideas through workshops, conferences and networking, in addition to the screening of their film. This year, twenty Canadian schools including INIS, the host of the event, and one international university are participating.In collaboration with L’INIS
Phoebe decides to finally learn how to swim. This proves more difficult than expected when painful memories from the past bubble to the surface.
| 16 minutes | 2019
Filmed in Seoul and Toronto, this film is a reflection on the Korean diaspora, its nation and longing by imagining the space between and beyond. Adapted from Myung Mi Kim’s groundbreaking poem.
| 5 minutes | 2019
As the instruments come together, cultural barriers fade away. A film made up of jam sessions from the four corners of Quebec.
| 14 minutes | 2019
Snow White wakes up as a zombie. A devouring hunger drives her into an epic struggle for food.
| 3 minutes | 2018
A young African woman is invited to dinner with her white French boyfriend’s family. The evening sours as she encounters racism.With the support of the Japan Foundation Toronto
| 14 minutes | 2019
A young teaching assistant disturbs a mathematics professor in the library. Sitting at the same table, a tense showdown settles between them.
| 5 minutes | 2018
Is a hot-dog a simple sandwich, or can it be redemption? Tonight on SPORTS, five men compete in an epic hot-dog eating contest.
| 4 minutes | 2018
Meeting with Emmanuel Paingaud, a dog sled driver who introduce us to his profession as a musher.
| 12 minutes | 2019
At the opening of an exhibition by a contemporary artist, a critic is confronted with a work that puts his future in danger.
| 9 minutes | 2019
Director Kayla Fragman presents a deeply personal, sensory piece on Parkinson’s disease and her Portuguese grandparents who lived in Quebec for 45 years.
| 6 minutes | 2019
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