INT. HOUSE – DAY/NIGHT – Jeffrey St. Jules – Toronto, ON – 3min 45sec
“Everything’s kind of weird when you look at it too much”
Pandemic Get Away – Robert Dayton – Surrey, BC – 3min
Never having truly faced himself or his feelings, a man obsesses over his new bedroom looking for an escape. A quiet comedy.
Ghosting – Vanessa Magic – Toronto, ON – 3min
Trying to stay creative and deal with loneliness and isolation Vanessa builds a ghost costume, rearranges her furniture every night, and makes this film.
Dying to Tell You – Peter Rowe – Toronto – 3min 20sec
An animated film that gives a voice to those most profoundly affected by COVID-19 and that reminds us that this is not a virus that you want to mess with.
The Shed– Bhaneja Family – Toronto, ON – 3min 15sec
For a family in isolation together it’s possible to let fear overtake the most basic and simple tasks… like going in the shed.
Greet Your Shadow – Emily Piggford – Toronto, ON – 2min 40sec
“If you don’t catch and release the spider early it’s just going to hunker down and molt and grow bigger.”
A Dream of Self Isolation – Asghar Massombagi – Vancouver, BC – 2min 20sec
A recurring dream in the early days of self-isolation where nature is utterly indifferent to the fate of humanity.
Aphelion – Nadia Litz – Toronto, ON – 3min 40sec
Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others.
An Event – Rob Leickner – Vancouver, BC – 3min
A man wonders if he is experiencing isolation differently than those around him.
The Comment progamme includes films by Brett Story, Yuqi Kang, John Greyson, Dana Inkster, Jorge Lozano, and Brenda Longfellow.