Weather – Robin McKenna – Georgian Bay, ON – 3min 30sec
When the busy-ness and distractions are taken away, and we’re left with silence and stillness – what could we gain by looking more closely at where we are at?
Nôhcimihk (in the bush) – Jay Cardinal Villeneuve – Keg River, AB – 7min 15sec
A day in the life of a young Cree girl isolated deep in the boreal forest of northern Alberta.
Landscape – Liz Marshall – Sunshine Coast, BC – 4min 55sec
A brief winter holiday to the Sunshine Coast to visit family turns into an unforgettable 20-week hiatus from Liz’s Toronto home.
the time It takes to hear it – Christina Battle – Edmonton, AB – 3min 10sec
“Slowing down, looking closer, and listening to what has always been there just under the surface”
The Garden – Taravat Khalili – Toronto, ON – 2min 10sec
Creating an indoor garden in these strange hazy days helps the mind stay sane and the looming depression away.
a garden path, a garden path – Cliff Caines – Toronto – 3min 35sec
Walking in relative isolation during the pandemic has become both an escape and a privileged confinement – a labyrinth.
Dreams, Memories and Midges – Ingrid Veninger – Big Bay Point, ON – 2min 20sec
Isolating for over two months, I have strange dreams – and they involve midges.
Cloud Elastic – Ry O’Toole – Fredericton, NB – 2min 45sec
Time is jagged, elastic and abstract during these days of pandemic.
The Comment progamme includes films by Brett Story, Yuqi Kang, John Greyson, Dana Inkster, Jorge Lozano, and Brenda Longfellow.