The Suitcase by Philip Leung + 1 more film in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival

Two new films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival from directors Philip Leung and Zlatina Pacheva.

The Suitcase

Watch The Suitcase in the NSI Online Short Film Festival

The Suitcase | Drama, 10:57, Mandarin with English subtitles, ON, 2016 | Director: Philip Leung

A mother from rural China must calm her daughter over the phone as she is smuggled to Canada in a suitcase. As her daughter confronts airline attendants, guard dogs and baggage handlers from within the suitcase, the mother paints a rosy picture of her daughter’s surroundings in order for her not to panic.

This live action/animated film deals with the resilience of immigrants and the lengths they go through to establish a better future for their family.

The Artisan

Watch The Artisan in the NSI Online Short Film Festival

The Artisan | Comedy, 3:00, English, BC, 2016 | Director: Zlatina Pacheva

A man pursues his life’s ambition … in other people’s houses.

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The NSI Online Short Film Festival is made possible through the support of Festival Partner Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Entertainment OneSuper ChannelCorus EntertainmentBlue Ant MediaThe Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation and Breakthrough Entertainment; Award Sponsors A&E Television Networks, The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation and Blue Ant Media; and Industry Partner the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.

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