On the Road – Alan Zweig – Toronto, ON – 6min 10sec
A search for a place to walk, a space to dance and a mask that fits.
I Just Want to Wake Up – Heather Frise – Toronto, ON – 3min
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.
My Pandemonia – Peter Lynch – Toronto, ON – 9min 30sec
A personal story about the cataclysmic life-altering events experienced during life under COVID 19.
What is Home? – Janine Fung – Toronto, ON – 7min 25sec
A heartwarming portrait of a family of 8 in isolation – is home the people, the house, or the history? What is home?
Exhale – Dylan Akio Smith – Vancouver/Gulf Islands, BC – 3min 40sec
After 4 months of being isolated a family decides to come up for air.
A Grief Observed – Matthew Rankin – 3min 20sec
Matthew spends Mother’s Day in his mom’s house slowly deleting her voicemails.
The Comment progamme includes films by Brett Story, Yuqi Kang, John Greyson, Dana Inkster, Jorge Lozano, and Brenda Longfellow.