NSI ONLINE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
A year-round Canadian short film fest run by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI).
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A dysfunctional night with his girlfriend challenges Jay to evaluate whether the rewards of intimacy and commitment are worth the baggage.
When Zoe and Chris find themselves alone at a party, all they can seem to talk about is their most recent failed relationships.
A woman falls in love with a perverse, manipulative man who nurtures the deviance in her, until she is jilted and seeks revenge.
A waitress stuck in a dead-end job meets a travelling talent agent looking for Hollywood’s next big star.
The story of Saifan Estefan – displaced due to the Iraqi War and Syrian Civil War and his harrowing experience with Turkey’s refugee crisis.
On Declan’s sixth birthday, his baby brother dies of sudden infant death syndrome. He’s left wondering if he will suffer the same fate.
A portrait of the modern Canadian trapper.
A portrait of Alzheimer’s disease patient Shirley and her carer, husband Stan.
Three friends on a road trip from Toronto to Burning Man must band together and overcome their beat-up old car.
A son tries to get his father back from the retirement home after he realizes how important his father is to him and his family.
A young boy left home alone gets an unwanted visitor.
Two activists explore their evolving relationship to spirituality.
A delusional, self-appointed meter maid and his grumpy neighbour go to war over homemade parking tickets.
When a group of foreign workers appear at his brother’s sawmill, a struggling shopkeeper must face a troubling decision.
After quitting his job during an economic downturn, a young man gains a new perspective on life.
When little Audrey’s potted plant dies, the tot’s deepest fears take over her wildly growing imagination.
Sad Bear travels the world to collect people’s saddest objects to help them process past regrets.
A man is compelled to travel into his own mind after the delivery of a mysterious black book and confront his demons.
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.
Follow Canadian photographer Stephanie Simpson as she takes family photos for resettled refugees.
In this poetic home movie, an unrelated family of four are connected by themes of loneliness and isolation.
A team of amateur and professional underwater archaeologists tell the story of discovering a sunken steamship.
An isolated young musician moving from small town to city life must come to terms with love and loss.
Gary and Janet try to navigate marriage and parenthood, despite being only nine years old.
A woman hijacks a family trip in pursuit of a deceitful kidnapper.
Samir, a schoolteacher, struggles to cope with the incident that turned his life upside down.
An impressionistic dance film that follows a young outsider as she plays the role of femme fatale.