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ARCHIVED FILMS

2014

Floodplain

Drama (10:00)
Jeremy Lutter (Victoria, BC) Rafting across a floodplain in the Rockies, a small-town teen must lea...

NASA Conspiracy

Comedy (4:57)
Graham Stark (Victoria, BC) This puts the entirety of the NASA program in a new light.

Seasick

Animation (3:28)
Nominated for Best Technical and Best Film Eva Cvijanovic (Winnipeg, MB) Soaking in the sand, a fo...

Backward Fall

Drama (10:14)
Nominated for Best Original Music & Best Technical, Winner Best Student Film, Best Performance, ...

White Rhythms, Short Breath

Experimental (6:50)
Olga Zikrata (Winnipeg, MB) A direct experience of tactile sensations, film texture, and contact da...

Greyscale

Mystery (12:00)
Michael Chen & Aaron Colyn (Nanaimo, BC) A man will do whatever it takes for his loved ones.

The Evening Cigarette

Animation (1:00)
Matthieu Van Eeckhout (Paris, France) Two years after quitting smoking, a filmmaker offers a tribut...

The Magic Ferret

Childrens (11:39)
Nominated Best Film Alison Parker (Vancouver, BC) When Sam’s most amazing trick flops, he is def...

KRUPA

Music (5:25)
Nominated Best Orignal Music Raymond Knight (Nanaimo, BC) A 1940s film noir-inspired venture into ...

Rain

Sci-Fi (11:29)
Winner Best Technical Shimon Machida (Vancouver, BC) In 2030, the wireless internet has become pow...

Spring!

Comedy (2:56)
Nominated for Best Writing and Best Performance Graham Stark (Victoria, BC) Spring is basically th...

Expect Something and Nothing at Once

Experimental (3:36)
Michelle Elrick (Winnipeg, MB) Poet Michelle Elrick approaches “home” through blanket forts, po...

M22

Documentary (1:00)
David Stevens (Breda, The Netherlands) Made from the desire to visualize in a clear and concise man...

The First Time We

John Gardiner - Nanaimo, BC
Drama (6:44)
Nominated Best Writing, Winner Most Promising Performance Rich Travale John Gardiner (Nanaimo, BC) ...

Bome Gnomeski

Comedy (2:43)
Winner Best Original Music Curtis L. Wiebe & Marlon Wiebe (Winnipeg, MB) A cautionary tale abo...

2015

Sweet Dreams Norma Jean

Drama (7:00)
“Sweet Dreams Norma Jean” follows a girl seeking revenge for the terror brought forth upon her f...

Tugende Baseballer

Documentary (8:40)
Against all odds, baseball is thriving in Uganda. In 2011, a team from Uganda became the first Littl...

I am not Perfect

Drama (6:15)
A determined boy who just so happens to be into basketball tries to beat a rival but struggles on th...

Vancouver Island Traditional Food Conference

Documentary (7:14)
Every year a different community hosts the Traditional Foods Conference. This year up in Fort Rupert...

Mind Game Demon

Comedy (6:28)
Roxy tries to rebel against her parents. To prove herself, she hangs out in a bad area of town. She ...

Unlock (Winner Best Performance)

Drama (9:17)
People called him the living dead. Ho Jing Man, 35, is a popular author for horror fiction who lived...

Dude, Where’s My Ferret? 

Comedy (12:00)
Skeezix has grown a righteous marijuana plant for the Colorado Cannabis Cup Contest, whose grand pri...

With Dad

Drama (8:00)
A concerned son extends his visit home to take care of his aging father.

A Late Thaw (Winner Best Technical)

Drama (12:00)
When Tara’s boyfriend presents her with the perfect house, memories of a lover who died years ago ...

Kindergarten, Da Bin Ich Wieder (Winner Best Writing)

Comedy (10:25)
When word gets out that up-and-coming TV jingle writer Audrey Ragnarson doesn’t have a complete ed...

Moth (Winner Best Student Film)

Drama (6:14)
A father beckons for his daughter

George Bassler’s Perpetual Motion Machine

Documentary (3:30)
Following his family’s untimely demise, prairie homesteader George Bassler bizarrely crafts a Perp...

Just Shoot Me

Comedy (6:10)
A seemingly desperate man with a gun to his head finds temporary redemption when an unexpected phone...

CRAZY LOVE

Drama (11:55)
Samantha has learned to get through most days by giving into her boyfriend Alan’s torturous, demen...

Teenage Dance

Drama (2:35)
A lonely teenager dresses up for the school dance and learns that to trust other people, you must fi...

Habit

Documentary (7:26)
Everyone has something that they rely on and something that they find solace in.This film is about t...

Smart Home

Sci-Fi (6:32)
A man lives in a home with smart appliances and technology, but the devices seem to conspire against...

2016

LOST (Winner Best Film & People’s Choice)

Drama (11:40)
A little girl attempts to reunite a lost stuffed animal with it’s rightful owner.

The Home Show

Comedy (1:07)
The home show you bring in when other home shows have failed you.

At Death’s Door

Comedy (9:35)
This is the story of Owen Baines, who meets St. Zed at the end of the bright light that follows deat...

Project Heart – Honouring Residential School Survivors

Documentary (11:56)
Project Heart is the story of an extraordinary school event in Courtenay, B.C. Teacher Susan Leslie ...

Fingers Cutting Glass

Drama (3:30)
Two sisters caught in a storm.

Craven

Drama (9:47)
Dean has been on this drive more times than he’d care to remember – only this time, it’s diffe...

The Pair 

Comedy (4:37)
Doing laundry has never been so briefly exciting, and then so enduringly embarrassing.

Good Beastly Bad

Mystery (11:55)
A murder mystery novelist is tormented by a killer in the motel room next door.

Alice and Kevin

Documentary (12:00)
Alice was one of the first outspoken First Nations people in Canada, filing a complaint with the Can...

The Dreamer

Animation  (5:37)
A young dreamer embraces his curiosity and discovers an attraction for the moon, which he longs to r...

2017

Women’s Christmas Night

Lemonade Mafia

Anya Adams - Los Angeles
Comedy (9:02)

Leonor’s Lullaby

Quentin Paquignon - Shanghai
Animation (5:30)
Leonor sleeps quietly in her bed until some gentle creatures, the Bobops, take her on a mysterious j...

Sweat

Kristin Snowbird - Winnipeg
Documentary (4:44)
A filmmaker explores the transformational experience of a sweat lodge ceremony and grapples with pa...

Descrambled Eggs

Kayla Jeanson - Winnipeg
Experimental (4:14)
Poet Steve Currie grapples with the origins of his existence and limitations of his corporeality. Po...

Drifter

Drama (10:10)
A ruthless bounty hunter discovers the true cost of revenge.

Reproductive Cycles

John Gardiner - Nanaimo, BC
Comedy (8:47)
A married couple is trying everything they can to have a baby, but the husband is starting to have s...

Me, Baby & the Alligator

Jean Faucher - Montreal, QC
Animation (10:37)
A young couple stop to eat at a roadside cantina in rural Mexico, where the Colonel who runs the to...

Fish

Saman Hosseinpuor - Iran
Comedy (4:00)
An elderly couple discovers the power of laughter.

Croissant

Marius Conrotto - Barcelona, Spain
Comedy (6:29)

Cradle

David Holechek - Los Angeles, CA
Thriller (11:20)

Isolamento

Carmelo Zucco - Ottawa, ON
Experimental (5:23)
Carmelo Zucco (Ottawa, ON) Shot on wonderful Super 8, Isolamento is a grand culmination of the them...