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director: Nadia Litz
April 5, 2020
Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others.
director: Matthew Rankin
May 10th 2020 + June 10th, 2020
Matthew spends Mother's Day in his mom's house slowly deleting her voicemails.
director: Heather Frise
Snippets of night-time conversations and drawings create a sense of the pandemic world Heather finds herself in - juggling work, homeschooling her daughter, and taking care of her mother who has Alzheimer’s.
director: Kara Blake
June 14, 2020
An escapist antidote to feeling isolated - imagining our homes as a host to a growing number of plants and animals whether we’re aware of it or not.
director: Mike Rollo
June 15-21, 2020
Days of the week blend together.
director: Lisa Rideout
April 23, 2020
Director Lisa Rideout explores what’s missing in a neighbourhood impacted by social distancing.
director: aAron Munson
St. Albert, Alberta
June 21 & 22nd, 2020
An impression of a family on pause.
director: Julia Hart & Samantha Kaine
June 17, 2020
3min 10 sec
Two friends share a phone conversation an ocean apart – “if all of this wasn’t happening, where in the world do you think you would be?”
director: Simon Davidson
West Vancouver, British Columbia
March 25-26, 2020
The day-to-day struggles of a young girl with dyslexia and her attempts to learn remotely during isolation times.
director: Yuqi Kang
Inner Mongol; Calgary, Alberta
An intimate and very personal look at how even the most certain things in life can be taken away in the blink of an eye.
director: Rolla Tahir – رولا طاهر
Toronto (Kuwait, Sudan)
May/June 2020 (1988 - 1991)
Immigrant families already in a form of isolation keep connected across time zones by experiencing births and birthdays, eids and ramadans at a distance.
director: Kelly O’Brien
March - May, 2020
A young girl describes the struggles of life under quarantine in letters to her grandparents.
director: Katerina Cizek
Images and Illustrations from March - June 2020
Window Visits documents a family’s weekly afternoon visits to a long-term care facility from a child’s perspective.
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