Safe at Home – Sarah Galea-Davis & Dave Derewlany – Toronto, ON – 4min
Part family portrait, part dystopian fiction of life in isolation under COVID-19.
A Time Out – aAron Munson – St. Albert, Alberta – 3min 45sec
An impression of a family on pause.
Window Visits – Katerina Cizek – Toronto, ON – 2min 50sec
A family’s weekly afternoon visits to a long-term care facility from a child’s perspective.
moments between moments – Michael Rollo – Regina, SK – 5min 10sec
“The days of the week blend together: a parent’s perspective on their child coping with changes in life and their concern about her mental health in isolation.”
Glimmer – Dan Browne – Toronto, ON – 5min 10sec
A look at daily life – with homeschooling routines, a young daughter’s face, and shifting refractions of a hanging crystal.
A Walk in the Park – Kelly O’Brien – Toronto, ON- 6min 55sec
A young girl describes the struggles of life under quarantine in letters to her grandparents.
The Comment progamme includes films by Brett Story, Yuqi Kang, John Greyson, Dana Inkster, Jorge Lozano, and Brenda Longfellow.
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.