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Act of Dishonour

Act of Dishonour

Set in the northern region of Afghanistan, this feature drama tells the story of a young bride-to-be who strays from local customs after befriending an Afghan-Canadian translator. Part lament against ...

Adrenaline Bach

Adrenaline Bach

Adrenaline Bach is a visually stunning short film that features Tim Sellars, a triathlon athlete who trains among the forests, ridges and mists of Canada’s boreal mountains. A meditation ...

Alchemists

Alchemists

This short animation is a visual fantasy, a gripping tale that is "larger-than-life" in its themes: life, death and rebirth; creation and destruction; permanence and impermanence, spontaneity and control. Bold ...

Alegria

Alegria

Filmed without comment, this study of guitar-making says as much about the maker, Fred Anders, as about the instrument. There is a feeling here, the feeling of a man at ...

Alphée of the Stars (Short Version)

Alphée of the Stars (Short Version)

Alphée has a rare genetic disorder that hampers her development. Yet she continues to defy medical expectations. When her parents intuitively reject the idea of placing her in a specialized ...

Alphée of the Stars

Alphée of the Stars

Alphée has a rare genetic disorder that hampers her development. Yet she continues to defy medical expectations. In a moving declaration of love for his daughter, filmmaker Hugo Latulippe and ...

Alter Egos

Alter Egos

In this award-winning animation-documentary, we meet two unusual artists. Ryan Larkin was once a brilliant filmmaker who ended up on the streets in Montreal. Chris Landreth is a rising star ...

The Amina Profile (Short Version)

The Amina Profile (Short Version)

Amina Arraf, a pretty Syrian-American revolutionary who’s having an online affair with Montrealer Sandra Bagaria, launches the provocatively named blog A Gay Girl in Damascus. As the Syrian uprising gains ...

The Amina Profile

The Amina Profile

Part love story, part international thriller, and a gripping chronicle of an unprecedented media and sociological hoax, this feature documentary travels from San Francisco and Washington to Istanbul, Tel Aviv ...

Anatomy

Anatomy

A white room. The aging bodies of actors Gilles Pelletier and Françoise Graton testify to a love that has triumphed over time and engage in a captivating dialogue of desire ...

Angry Inuk

Angry Inuk

In her award-winning documentary, director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins a new tech-savvy generation of Inuit as they campaign to challenge long-established perceptions of seal hunting. Armed with social media and their ...

Animate Everything!

Animate Everything!

Spaceships soar into space. Dots dance on a page. Rocks and twigs transform into expressive faces. Kids can easily create this kind of magic themselves, and all they require are ...

Antagonia

Antagonia

This short animation film takes place in a topsy-turvy land of ice, water and sky. What does the penguin think about on the barren ice floes? How can a cataclysm ...

The Apology

The Apology

The Apology follows the personal journeys of three former “comfort women” who were among the 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the ...

The Apprentice

The Apprentice

In this animated short from Richard Condie (The Big Snit), an old fool meets a young fool at a crossroads in the 14th century. The old fool stays behind while ...

Aquasnazz

Aquasnazz

This short film is a marvellous example of extreme animation. Jacob Bauming shows us a whirling dervish of sensory overload, with a tenuous connection to snazzy “aquatics,” using them as ...

An Aqueous Solution

An Aqueous Solution

This short animation is bleak and apparently grim, but it is an assertive statement on self-determination and the fundamental need for both dark and light. This is the first professional ...

Arctic Circle - Episode One: On Thin Ice

Arctic Circle - Episode One: On Thin Ice

Climate change is hitting the Arctic harder and faster than any other region on Earth. Although the North may seem remote from the population centres of the world, sensitive ecosystems ...

Arctic Circle - Episode Two: Battle for the Pole

Arctic Circle - Episode Two: Battle for the Pole

Climate change is hitting the Arctic harder and faster than anywhere else. This is where sensitive ecosystems are being altered by global warming the most. Shot in HD, in some ...

Around Is Around

Around Is Around

The second of the two 3-D films--the first is Now Is the Time--commissioned by the British Film Institute to Norman McLaren for the Festival of Britain. It photographs moving ...

An Artist

An Artist

In this short animation, a girl is so carried away by her love of music that she forgets about her household chores. Her father tells her to finish the dishes ...

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies follows a group of the top young Royal Canadian Air Cadets as they undergo seven weeks at an elite flight-training camp to get their pilot’s ...

Assembly

Assembly

This experimental short animation is inspired by the NFB's Studio D (1975-1994), a production department aimed at creating filmmaking opportunities for women in Canada. Featuring a rhythmic soundscape and ...

Asthma Tech

Asthma Tech

In this animated short, young Winston, who suffers from chronic asthma, isn’t able to participate in the everyday activities of his peers and classmates. He copes with the predicament ...

At the Beach

At the Beach

In this short documentary, burn victims get to enjoy a family day at the beach thanks to an outing organized by the Association des grands brûlés. Enduring the curious stares ...

Atanasoff: The Father of the Computer

Atanasoff: The Father of the Computer

Significant inventions tend to make their creators famous. Most people know who invented the telephone, the light bulb, and the airplane. But what about the digital computer? Who invented one ...

The Auctioneer

The Auctioneer

This feature documentary is a portrait of Dale Menzak, an auctioneer specializing in the sale of family farms who also works part-time as an undertaker. Set against a backdrop of ...

Autism: The Road Back

Autism: The Road Back

Autism: The Road Back charts the personal journey of three families with children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It talks to parents, service providers, and experts in ...

Avenue Zero

Avenue Zero

Human trafficking is a reality: Asian girls are enslaved in suburban massage parlors; domestic workers toil like slaves in suburban homes; girls in a Montreal subway station are lured into ...

Ayiti Toma, in the Land of the Living

Ayiti Toma, in the Land of the Living

This feature-length documentary highlights the magical Haitian people who rose from the darkness of slavery to create the first Black Republic. Ayiti Toma, translated to mean “the country that is ...