In Brampton, Ontario, eldest sibling Olivia Coombs documents the lives of their brother Nicolas (15) and sister Natalie (11), while they wait for the provincial government to announce it’s “back to school” policies for the upcoming year. This film offers a fresh glimpse into the day-to-day experience of one family living in the suburbs of greater Toronto, as Olivia interviews their siblings about school and the impact of the pandemic.
Part of THE CURVE, a collection of social distancing stories that bring us together. Enjoy more works from this series here .
Back To School, Ollie Coombs, provided by the National Film Board of Canada