Grocery Store Action Movie

, 10:00, English, 2016
Director: Matthew Campbell
Grocery Store Action Movie


A year-round Canadian short film fest run by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI).

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A Bone to Pick With You

Director: Jonathan Audette ·

A man has difficulty with his roommates accepting a new knick-knack in the living room.


Director: Ryan Kayet ·

A traditional meeting descends into a tense confrontation around privilege, race and the power of words.

In My Heart

Director: Marcus Mullen ·

Inside a young man’s heart, manifestations of his past romantic failings fight to convince his newest flame that a relationship with him is a mistake.


DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver

Director: Kjell Boersma ·

Join Kit the eager beaver on an odyssey through four seasons in a Canadian forest as she learns about compassion, failure, survival and community.


Director: Eric Jean ·

A young woman brings us into her wild and fantastic world as she realizes her death is imminent.

Magic Mushrooms

Director: Sean Wainsteim ·

An awkward teenage boy and his crush magically switch bodies after taking mushrooms.

That Mennonite Joke

Director: Orlando Braun ·

Comedian Matt Falk goes on a hilarious walkabout through his Mennonite heritage.

Follow the Rock

Director: Jamaine Campbell ·

The sights, sounds and excitement of the Prince Rupert All Native Basketball Tournament.


Director: Patrick Aubert ·

Caroline is willing to do anything to please Francis.

World War Anywhere

Director: Scott Antifave ·

An attack on the city thrusts a couple into a fight for their lives.

Moving Picture

Director: James Mor ·

A reclusive filmmaker discovers that he does not have control over his own creation.


Director: Reni Walker, Sydney Tam ·

When strange things start happening in his apartment, a young man reaches out to a psychic.


Director: Matthew Kowalchuk ·

Shelley and Stefan are trapped in a parkade and about to miss her sister’s wedding.


Director: Janice Zolf ·

A behind-the-scenes look at MU, Montreal’s mural art phenomenon, told through the eyes of five magnetic artists.

Hue’s Theatre

Director: Derek Vanderwyk ·

10-year-old Hue uses microwave ovens to convert her treehouse into a radiation therapy café.

The Suitcase

Director: Philip Leung ·

A little girl uses her imagination to conquer the darkness during a turbulent journey inside a suitcase.

The Artisan

Director: Zlatina Pacheva ·

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

Maud Mary & the Titanic

Director: Geraldine Carr ·

A sweet, short film about a late, great lady who missed the boat and sailed into history.

Evelyn and I

Director: Weiye Su ·

An experimental and fictional film about Saskatchewan filmmakers and prairie landscapes.

The Maltese Guinea Pig

Director: Luke Grandmont ·

When the grade four class pet goes missing, self-proclaimed sleuth Samuel Stapleton takes the case.

Ambiguous by Strapless

Director: Darren Borrowman ·

The ladies of Strapless Sketch Comedy ponder the nature of attraction and the slyness of the beauty industry in a very silly satire.

Mr. Richard Francis

Director: Tom Hackett ·

When Mr. Richard Francis tries to beat the system, the system beats him.

The Floaters

Director: Nick Wilson ·

A weekend at the cottage comes to a head when the mushrooms kick in and the truth comes out.


Director: Dominic Poliquin ·

An intense bromance between a gay football player and a straight soldier; a reflection on friendship and masculinity.

Akashi あかし

Director: Mayumi Yoshida ·

An international citizen’s look at what it means to negotiate love.


Director: Jillian Acreman ·

A peculiar take on legacy in the absence of coital reproduction.


Director: Shane Brar ·

A farmhand lives a simple life until he realizes his future is in jeopardy.