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
Genders, generations and cultures collide in this comedy about the modern family unit. A South Asian transgender woman sees her life flipped on its head...
CANADA | 64 minutes | 2017
A warm, compassionate story of female emancipation set in Vancouver’s Chinese community is well served by two talented actresses. Twenty-three years...
At the crossroads of genres, a complex cinematic portrait that sets out to give a voice to the people the system forgot. For his first feature, Vancouver...
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