The Cop in Our Heads and the Cop in Our Hearts – Brett Story – Toronto, ON – 3min 40sec
A neighborhood is ordered to shelter in place and snitch lines are set up in every town. It’s hard to know what to do with your fear, especially when in isolation
In This Moment – Yuqi Kang – Calgary, AB – 3min 45sec
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.
Prurient – John Greyson – Toronto, ON – 8min
A poem about sex work in the age of COVID to the music of Handel. Let me weep over my cruel fate and let me sigh for liberty.
Breakdown #29 – Dana Inkster – Lethbridge, AB – 3min 20sec
“I have been warned, my homemade face-masks are affecting my meetings. I’m not feeling safe or healthy. Thank you for asking. All the very best, Dana.”
X-Ray(s) – Jorge Lozano – Toronto, ON – 5min 55sec
“we can see the plastic trash through the calm transparent waters of Lake Ontario”
LOCKDOWN – Brenda Longfellow – Toronto, ON – 5min 20sec
If there’s anyone who knows how to survive a lockdown it’s federally sentenced women.
The programme Growing up Covid includes films by Sarah Galea-Davis & Dave Derewlany, aAron Munson, Katerina Cizek, Michael Rollo, Dan Browne, and Kelly O'Brien.
The Home and Away programme includes Canadian filmmakers working, living, thinking or stranded abroad with new works by Richard Fung in Morocco, Anna Maguire in London, Rolla Tahir in Kuwait and Sudan, Haya Waseem in Pakistan, Gariné Torossian in Armenia, Francisca Duran in Galicia, and Sadaf Foroughi in Iran.