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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Christina Battle
May 26 – May 31, 2020
Slowing down, looking closer, and listening to what has always been there just under the surface.
director: Shabnam Sukhdev
May 13, 2020
A filmmaker experiences a spattering of recollections as her daughter’s recent hospitalization comes to an end.
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