Facing both an allergy to the sun and the potential closure of the beloved water park she works at, a young woman finds some serenity and escape through a kind aqua aerobics coach.
Shir Madness – d. Emily Murray
Ireland – 7:02
A peek into the lives of Irish burlesque performers who embrace the art form through provocative, enticing personas and stage shows.
Northern Great Mountain – d. Amanda Kernell
Sweden – 15:00
With a complicated disdain for the Sami population of Northern Lapland, an aging woman attending her sister’s funeral hesitantly confronts her issues with a culture she wanted to move away from long ago.
Wave – d. Jasmin Mozaffari
Canada – 16:04 After suffering a tragic loss, a man finds himself struggling with his personal demons and anguish while having to maintain responsibilities he may not be ready to take on.
The Master and the Movie Doctor – d. Nikissi Serumaga
Canada - 10:30
VJ Ronnie takes on the unique role of cinematic interpreter, giving words and context to film imports in front of local audiences in his native Uganda.
Axis – d. Raey Ang
Canada – 4:06
A hypnotic and kaleidoscopic consideration of Toronto that twists, separates, and blends the city’s downtown architecture and landscapes.
The Idea of Growing Old – d. Alyssa Stratton
USA – 16:23 Moments before her best friend from childhood is about to get married, Ellen recalls their connection growing up and struggles with accepting the wedding that is about to take place.
Sunday Lunch – d. Celine Devaux
France – 13:57
A wry portrait of a lunchtime gathering with family, complete with generational dysfunction and plenty of wine.