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director: Barbara Sternberg
April 17, 2020
shot on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7
edited with: Final Cut pro
The day as it went along – feeling the light of the present…what else is there?
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.
director: Alan Zweig
Swansea, Toronto, Ontario
May 23, 2020
A search for a place to walk, a space to dance and a mask that fits.
director: Daniel Barrow
The first in a series of interactive “digital puppet shows” telling the story of a wealthy woman (ostensibly Melania Trump) quarantined in a luxurious penthouse condominium.
director: Anna Maguire
March 18th - June 15th, 2020
My door is my keeper. It keeps me safe, keeps me isolated, keeps me disconnected. I’m lucky I have a door. If eyes are the window to the soul what are doors?
director: Alexandra Grimanis & Steven Woloshen
2010 shooting and June 2020 post-production
Made on glorious super-8 film,Try to Remain Calm is a fun look at pandemics in fiction films and how they are treated without any real consequences.
director: Solomon Nagler
Halifax, Nova Scotia in our garden
Phytograms made April/May 2020. iPhone footage shot by Zev Nagler on June 12th
Fleeting images and text created during these months of uncertainty document lucid COVID dreams that manifest as aphorisms.
director: Miryam Charles
May 27, 2020
A woman calls the police thinking she witnessed a crime.
director: Jeffrey St. Jules
Last week of May 2020
Everything’s kind of weird when you look at it too much.
director: Roger Boyer
April - May 2020
After a storm destroys his home, a man journeys to the edge of the universe only to realize he’s needed back on earth to help rebuild.
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