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Nadine

Nadine

From out of nowhere, the most beautiful girl in the world sits at the table across from me at the library. Is this a stroke of good luck or bad ...

Patrick Péris
2017 | 4 min
Naked Island - Albertosaurus

Naked Island - Albertosaurus

DARE TO PANIC. A poke at climate-change deniers.

Munro Ferguson
2017 | 36 s
Naked Island - All We Need Is War

Naked Island - All We Need Is War

ALL MEN ARE CREMATED EQUAL. An ode to what can happen when Man plays God.

Luka Sanader
2017 | 40 s
Naked Island - Be Cool

Naked Island - Be Cool

2/3 OF US DON’T KNOW WE’RE ASSHOLES. An unapologetic poke at the self-consumed selfie culture.

Chris Landreth
2017 | 41 s
Naked Island - Blood

Naked Island - Blood

WE BLEED FOR WHAT? Made with the filmmaker’s blood, a testament to the ideals that we fight and die for.

Theodore Ushev
2017 | 38 s
Naked Island - Detention

Naked Island - Detention

This ultra-short film proves that walls are real and borders are imaginary with an animated critique of long-term detention for minors in immigration centres.

Naked Island is a series of ...

Elle-Maija Tailfeathers & David Seitz
2017 | 37 s
Naked Island - Hipster Headdress

Naked Island - Hipster Headdress

This ultra-short film is an unapologetic confrontation of cultural appropriation and everything that's wrong with hipsters in headdresses. The takeaway? Just don't do it.

Naked Island is a ...

Amanda Strong
2017 | 40 s
Naked Island - Protest

Naked Island - Protest

MOST OF US DON’T BELIEVE IN ANYTHING THIS MUCH. POV into an ultimate act of protest: self-immolation. What compels someone to go this far?

The Sanchez Brothers
2017 | 42 s
Naked Island - Saint-Louis Square

Naked Island - Saint-Louis Square

Two gentlemanly pigeons sit next to the fountain at Saint-Louis Square in Montreal, playing checkers and enjoying the summer weather. Little do they know that dangers lurk nearby. Part of ...

Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski
2017 | 1 min
Naked Island - Sext Apes

Naked Island - Sext Apes

YOUR PHONE IS HAVING MORE SEX THAN YOU. A bleak picture of sex in the digital age.

Laurence Vallières
2017 | 36 s
Naked Island - Simulated Life

Naked Island - Simulated Life

REALITY IS A CHOICE. An unapologetic poke at the burgeoning age of virtual reality.

Malcolm Sutherland
2017 | 37 s
Naked Island - Sober

Naked Island - Sober

SOBER IS HARDCORE. A rejection of romanticizing alcohol.

Élise Simard
2017 | 33 s
Naked Island - Survival of the Fittest

Naked Island - Survival of the Fittest

FEELS GOOD TO BE KIND. A reminder that there is power in small acts of kindness.

Eva Cvijanovic
2017 | 39 s
Naked Island - The Law of Expansion

Naked Island - The Law of Expansion

THEY FIGHT YOU AND THEN YOU WIN. THEY FIGHT YOU AND THEN YOU WIN. An anti-violence statement in reaction to the police brutality that fuelled Quebec’s Red Square student ...

Malcolm Sutherland
2017 | 20 s
Naked Island - We Drink Too Much

Naked Island - We Drink Too Much

WE DRINK TOO MUCH. An unapologetic take on the vicious cycle of earning too little and consuming too much.

Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski
2016 | 47 s
Naked Island - We Eat Shit

Naked Island - We Eat Shit

WE EAT SHIT. An unapologetic warning about how complacent we can be.

Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski
2017 | 43 s
Namrata

Namrata

This short documentary tells the intensely personal story of Namrata Gill – one of the many real-life inspirations for Deepa Mehta’s Heaven on Earth – in her own words. After six ...

Shazia Javed
2009 | 9 min
NCR: Not Criminally Responsible

NCR: Not Criminally Responsible

While gripped by psychosis, a troubled young man stabs a complete stranger six times in a crowded shopping mall. The young man is declared not criminally responsible on account of ...

John Kastner
2013 | 1 h 39 min
NCR: Not Criminally Responsible (Short Version)

NCR: Not Criminally Responsible (Short Version)

While gripped by psychosis, a troubled young man stabs a complete stranger six times in a crowded shopping mall. Declared not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder, the young ...

John Kastner
2013 | 52 min
The Necktie

The Necktie

A mixture of puppet and hand-drawn animation, The Necktie is the story of Valentin and his quest to find meaning in his life. Stuck in a dead-end job, he has ...

Jean-François Lévesque
2008 | 12 min
Night Mayor

Night Mayor

This short Guy Maddin film tells the story of inventor Nihad Ademi, who harnesses the power of the aurora borealis in Winnipeg in 1939. Ademi uses this power to broadcast ...

Guy Maddin
2009 | 13 min
Nimmikaage (She Dances for People)

Nimmikaage (She Dances for People)

Both a requiem for and an honouring of Canada's First Nations, Métis and Inuit women, this short film deconstructs the layers of Canadian nationalism. In the process, it reverses ...

Michelle Latimer
2015 | 3 min
Ninth Floor

Ninth Floor

Director Mina Shum makes her foray into feature documentary by reopening the file on a watershed moment in Canadian race relations – the infamous Sir George Williams Riot. Over four decades ...

Mina Shum
2015 | 1 h 21 min
nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

On August 9, 2016, a young Cree man named Colten Boushie died from a gunshot to the back of his head after entering Gerald Stanley’s rural property with his ...

Tasha Hubbard
2019 | 1 h 38 min
No Fish Where to Go

No Fish Where to Go

In this modern tale about the consequences of war, a little girl is forced to leave home with her family. Her painful exodus is illuminated only by the friendship of ...

Nicola Lemay & Janice Nadeau
2014 | 12 min
No More Tears Sister - Anatomy of Hope and Betrayal (Short Version)

No More Tears Sister - Anatomy of Hope and Betrayal (Short Version)

A story of love, revolution, and betrayal, No More Tears Sister explores the price of truth in times of war. Set during the violent ethnic conflict that has enveloped Sri ...

2004 | 52 min
No Objects

No Objects

Textures, repetition, vibrations, oscillations and sounds: the image is heard. Scratched and scarred photos form a cascading avalanche of shapes, a choreography of people performing repetitive tasks, their silhouettes etched ...

Moïa Jobin-Paré
2019 | 9 min
Nollywood Babylon

Nollywood Babylon

A feature documentary on Nigeria’s successful movie industry. The creative duo of Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal – the same team who made Discordia – profile the Lagos-based dream machine. Operating ...

Ben Addelman & Samir Mallal
2008 | 1 h 14 min
Norma's Story

Norma's Story

This animated short film is a stylistic and lively story of the profound effect of climate change on the people and wildlife of the Arctic. Northern communities provide authenticity to ...

Alex Hawley
2015 | 5 min
Norman McLaren: Animated Musician

Norman McLaren: Animated Musician

Not only did Norman McLaren create his own film imagery, he also made his own music by drawing, etching and photographing patterns directly onto the sound track area of the ...

Donald McWilliams
2014 | 26 min
Not So Different

Not So Different

A fable set in the Land of Same, where the law of the land is SAMENESS. Everyone has to behave the same, wear the same clothes, live in the same ...

1985 | 7 min
Now Is the Time

Now Is the Time

Along with Around Is Around, one of two 3-D films commissioned by the British Film Institute for the Festival of Britain. Photographed paper cutouts and images drawn directly on film ...

Norman McLaren
1951 | 3 min
Now Is the Time

Now Is the Time

When internationally renowned Haida carver Robert Davidson was only 22 years old, he carved the first new totem pole on British Columbia’s Haida Gwaii in almost a century. On ...

Christopher Auchter
2019 | 16 min
Nowhere Land

Nowhere Land

This short documentary serves as a quiet elegy for way of life, which exists now only in the memories of those who experienced it. Bonnie Ammaaq and her family remember ...

Rosie Bonnie Ammaaq
2015 | 15 min
Nunavut Animation Lab: I Am But a Little Woman

Nunavut Animation Lab: I Am But a Little Woman

Inspired by an Inuit poem first assigned to paper in 1927, this animated short evokes the beauty and power of nature, as well as the bond between mother and daughter ...

Gyu Oh
2010 | 4 min
Nunavut Animation Lab: Lumaajuuq

Nunavut Animation Lab: Lumaajuuq

This animated short by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril tells a tragic and twisted story about the dangers of revenge. A cruel mother mistreats her son, feeding him dog meat and forcing him ...

Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
2010 | 7 min
Nunavut Animation Lab: Qalupalik

Nunavut Animation Lab: Qalupalik

This animated short tells the story of Qalupalik, a part-human sea monster that lives deep in the Arctic Ocean and preys on children who do not listen to their parents ...

Ame Papatsie
2010 | 5 min
Nunavut Animation Lab: The Bear Facts

Nunavut Animation Lab: The Bear Facts

In this animated short, a self-important colonial explorer emerges from a sailing ship and plants a flag on the Arctic ice, as a bemused Inuit hunter looks on. Then the ...

Jonathan Wright
2010 | 4 min