Before the Story is a Story – Corinne Dunphy – Antigonish, NS and Iqaluit, NU – 6min
A reflective visual diary of familiar memories from the lingering days of the pandemic.
Ayapiyâhk ôma niyanân “Only us, we are here at home” – Janine Windolph – Banff, AB – 4min 55sec
Food brings a family together.
I Can See the Future – Terryll Loffler – Montreal, QC – 7min 25sec
An observation of the cyclical daily routine and how isolation has brought a family closer together but also further from the outside.
…this instant – Shabnam Sukhdev – Toronto, ON – 6min 45sec
A filmmaker experiences a spattering of recollections as her daughter’s recent hospitalization comes to an end.
Nada Sleep – Benjamin Ayres – Toronto, ON – 2min 55sec
Routines have been obliterated, everything is bewildering, nothing is open, the future is uncertain and it’s time for bed.
Words – Simon Davidson – Vancouver, BC- 5min 15sec
The day-to-day struggles of a young girl with dyslexia and her attempts to learn remotely during isolation times.
The Comment progamme includes films by Brett Story, Yuqi Kang, John Greyson, Dana Inkster, Jorge Lozano, and Brenda Longfellow.