Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 64 minutes | 2017
The unhealthy relationship between a young man and his grandfather sharing a seedy apartment. Flat-sharing becomes a real challenge when the all-important computer breaks down. For his debut feature, DeGiobbi — part of the emerging crop of fiercely auteur filmmakers from Nova Scotia, including Ashley McKenzie — portrays the stifling co-dependency between a young misfit and his perpetually skint grandfather. A work built on the ambiguous relationship between sha- dowy characters.IN PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTORIN COMPETITION
When his daughter’s best friend is killed in an accident, a father undergoes psychotherapy to cope with the emotional fallout. Family man Marc grapples...
CANADA | 64 minutes | 2017
Post-relationship blues and family dynamics are deftly handled in this first feature from Chinese-Quebecoise director Xiaodan He. After a violent breakup...
CANADA , China | 64 minutes | 2017
Chantal Akerman-on-acid for this life crisis tale set in the age of new information technologies. As a cargo spaceship threatens to plummet down to Earth,...
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