Three new films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival from directors Steve Adams and Sean Horlor, Murray Toews and Stephanie Simpson.
Only One | Documentary, 15:13, English, BC, 2016 | Directors: Steve Adams, Sean Horlor
A woman with a turbulent past confronts the fact that she is the only visible transgender person living in a remote region of the Canadian Rockies.
This meditative short doc explores the courage and bravery it takes to be your true self no matter the cost. The Canadian landscape makes for a scenic backdrop to Anne Gibson’s life in Jasper National Park and the isolation she faces in her small town.
10 Years Before Happiness
10 Years Before Happiness | Animation, 14:22, English, MB, 2017 | Director: Murray Toews
Haunted by strange nightmares, a man is compelled to travel into his own mind after the delivery of a mysterious black book and confront his demons.
This Is Not A Passport Photo
This Is Not A Passport Photo | Documentary, 10:28, English, AB, 2017 | Director: Stephanie Simpson
Follow Canadian photographer Stephanie Simpson as she takes family photos for resettled refugees.
Meet the families, see their photo sessions and find out what new photographs, and a new home in Canada, mean to them.
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The NSI Online Short Film Festival is made possible through the support of Festival Partner Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Entertainment One, Super Channel, Corus Entertainment, Blue Ant Media, The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation and Breakthrough Entertainment; Award Sponsors A&E Television Networks, The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation; Corus Entertainment and Blue Ant Media; and Industry Partner the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.