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HA'Aki

HA'Aki

In this short abstract-impressionist film the animation and music were made simultaneously in an organic process of symbiotic creativity. Filmmaker Iriz Pääbo tells the highly subjective story of a complete ...

Iriz Pääbo
2008 | 4 min
Hadwin's Judgement

Hadwin's Judgement

A compelling hybrid of drama and documentary, this feature film covers the events that led up to the infamous destruction of an extraordinary 300-year-old tree held sacred by the indigenous ...

Sasha Snow
2015 | 1 h 27 min
Hand.Line.Cod

Hand.Line.Cod

Set in the coldest waters surrounding Newfoundland’s rugged Fogo Island, this short film follows a group of “people of the fish”—traditional fishers who catch cod live by hand ...

Justin Simms
2016 | 13 min
Hardwood

Hardwood

Hardwood is a personal journey by director Hubert Davis, the son of former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis, who explores how his father's decisions affected his life and those of ...

Hubert Davis
2004 | 29 min
Has God Forsaken Africa?

Has God Forsaken Africa?

In this feature documentary, Senegal-born director Musa Dieng Kala returns to Dakar, where he grew up, and asks this painful question: has God forsaken Africa? The answer is bitter. As ...

Musa Dieng Kala
2008 | 52 min
The Head Vanishes

The Head Vanishes

In this poetic short, animator Franck Dion (Edmond was a Donkey) invites us to share the journey of Jacqueline, an elderly woman living with degenerative dementia. Jacqueline isn’t quite ...

Franck Dion
2016 | 9 min
Hedgehog's Home

Hedgehog's Home

Winner of over 35 international awards, Hedgehog's Home is an animated film by Eva Cvijanović. Based on the classic story by Branko Ćopić, a writer from the former Yugoslavia ...

Eva Cvijanovic
2017 | 10 min
Hell Runs on Gasoline!

Hell Runs on Gasoline!

This short documentary transports us to the Saint-Félicien racetrack, where engines are running hot and excitement has reached a fever pitch. With its thunderous soundtrack, jarring backfires and choking clouds ...

Martin Bureau
2015 | 7 min
Here and the Great Elsewhere

Here and the Great Elsewhere

This abstract yet compelling philosophical tale uses the Alexeïeff-Parker pinscreen as a metaphor for the particles that make up the universe. Through 4 tableaux that explore her character’s thoughts ...

Michèle Lemieux
2012 | 14 min
Hey Lou!

Hey Lou!

This short documentary is an exploration of life, from the first breath to the last. Footsteps in a rocky desert. Human shadows cast upon the ground. A bedridden woman suffering ...

John Blouin
2015 | 5 min
Hi-Ho Mistahey!

Hi-Ho Mistahey!

In 2010, a national movement for fairness in education for First Nations children, in safe and suitable schools, was born in the Cree community of Attawapiskat. This was Shannen’s ...

Alanis Obomsawin
2013 | 1 h 39 min
Hi-Ho Mistahey! (Short Version)

Hi-Ho Mistahey! (Short Version)

In this feature-length documentary, Alanis Obomsawin tells the story of Shannen’s Dream, a national campaign to provide equitable access to education in safe and suitable schools for First Nations ...

Alanis Obomsawin
2013 | 1 h 0 min
Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life

Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life

Once Jennie had everything. The terrier had two food bowls, two pillows, and for cold weather, a red wool sweater. She even had a master who loved her. But Jennie ...

Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski
2010 | 23 min
High Wire

High Wire

High Wire examines the reasons that Canada declined to take part in the 2003 US-led military mission in Iraq, shining a spotlight on the diplomatic tug of war that took ...

Claude Guilmain
2019 | 1 h 22 min
Highway to Heaven

Highway to Heaven

This short symphonic documentary offers a glimpse into the unique religious co-existence found along No. 5 Road in Richmond, British Columbia. Highway to Heaven takes audiences into many of the ...

Sandra Ignagni
2019 | 16 min
The Hole Story

The Hole Story

In this feature documentary, Richard Desjardins and Robert Monderie continue in the same provocative vein as their earlier Forest Alert, this time turning their lens on Canada's mining industry ...

Richard Desjardins & Robert Monderie
2011 | 1 h 19 min
Hollow Land

Hollow Land

This animated short is a story about the eternal search for home. Hollow Land begins, as all such searches must, with the dream of utopia. Solomon and Berta are two ...

Michelle Kranot & Uri Kranot
2013 | 14 min
Holy Angels

Holy Angels

In 1963, Lena Wandering Spirit became one of the more than 150,000 Indigenous children who were removed from their families and sent to residential school. Jay Cardinal Villeneuve’s ...

Jay Cardinal Villeneuve
2017 | 13 min
Home Cooked Music

Home Cooked Music

This short documentary profiles an imaginative inventor and craftsman who makes whimsical stringed instruments out of unlikely items. In his hands, shovels, rakes, baseball bats, and stop signs become beautiful ...

Mike Maryniuk
2014 | 9 min
Hope

Hope

Hope, from first time documentary filmmakers Stuart Reaugh and Thomas Buchan, follows artist Ken Paquette, his partner Winnie Peters and their five boys (ages four through fifteen) as they struggle ...

Thomas Buchan & Stuart Reaugh
2008 | 58 min
Hope Builders

Hope Builders

This feature documentary zooms in on a Grade 6 class in Quebec where a teacher is implementing an experimental teaching method aimed at preparing children to take up environmental challenges ...

Fernand Dansereau
2010 | 1 h 29 min
The House that Jack Built

The House that Jack Built

A humorous animation film about a fellow who builds his house in the best suburb he can afford. He has a picture bride, a picture window and a garden as ...

Ron Tunis
1967 | 8 min
How Does It Feel

How Does It Feel

This short documentary is a meditation on performance, self-expression, (dis)ability, and the power of art. At age 58, Kazumi has decided to use his singing voice to channel his ...

Lawrence Jackman
2011 | 34 min
How People Got Fire

How People Got Fire

This introspective short animation takes place In the village of Carcross, in the Tagish First Nation. Neighbourhood pillar Grandma Kay tell the local children the tale of how Crow brought ...

Daniel Janke
2008 | 16 min
Hue: A Matter of Colour

Hue: A Matter of Colour

Hue, by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin, is a personal investigation into the history and often tragic effects of colourism—the phenomenon whereby people within the same ethnic group ...

Vic Sarin
2013 | 1 h 25 min
Hue: A Matter of Colour (Short Version)

Hue: A Matter of Colour (Short Version)

This feature documentary by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin is a personal yet global investigation into the history and current state of colourism: the discrimination within one ethnicity based ...

2013 | 57 min
Hunger

Hunger

In this animated short, director Peter Foldès depicts one man’s descent into greed and gluttony. Rapidly dissolving and ever-evolving images create a contrast between abundance and want. One of ...

Peter Foldès
1973 | 11 min
Hungu

Hungu

Under the African sun, a child walks in the desert with his kin. Death is prowling, but a mother's soul resurrected by music will return strength and life to ...

Nicolas Brault
2008 | 9 min