NSI ONLINE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
A year-round Canadian short film festival run by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI). New films featured every week.
Nya’s smartphone has become an extension of her arm, and social media is instrumental in shaping her identity.
After the sudden death of her mother, a determined little girl goes on a mission of love in order let go and move forward.
When a young boy starts spending more time with his babysitter than his mother, he’s forced to learn that time is money and money is time.
A portrait of master woodturner Steven Kennard.
A movie about a poem and the poet’s weird body.
A biopic of infamous concert promoter Dan Burke.
A vibrant, musical consideration of a young artist’s struggle to collaborate and keep things in perspective.
A mystic autistic attempts to heal his broken family without saying a word.
Treacherous lovers get what they deserve in this film noir revenge love triangle shot as a split-screen palindrome.
A woman is visited by the spirit of her sister during a mummering party in the early 1900s.
A portrait of master stone carver Heather Lawson.
A woman struggles to find the courage to follow her dreams.
A substitute teacher finds a magic pair of glasses allowing him to see his girlfriend as he’d like her to be.
Feuding fishermen are forced to set aside their conflict when an emergency arises.
A retired security guard in rural Arkansas has been making films with local townsfolk for over 30 years. See how one man creates a self-contained universe, out in the bayou.
Alice flees the horrors of an apocalyptic wasteland and is confronted by a pair of monstrous conjoined twin brothers.
An illegally dumped mattress in a neighbourhood alley sparks a suburban war.
The human rights challenges faced by the homeless community on the streets of Calgary.
The troubles and desperation of a handful of Londoners intersect at one of the city’s few remaining iconic red phone boxes.
Two hard-living trappers navigate the dark wilderness of the Canadian north.
A single father searches for his runaway son as he grapples with his declining mental state.
A deadbeat dad living among a wasteland of wrecked vehicles tries to reconnect with his son over a surprise weekend visit.
When a young man returns home from an eating disorder clinic, he discovers that adjusting to life outside the program may be more difficult than he suspected.
Elementary school children honour First Nations children that were buried in unmarked graves during a dark period in Canadian history.
A determined film student sets out to achieve a childhood dream but doesn’t realize the sacrifices involved.
After losing their virginity, two teenagers spend the afternoon together.
An idyllic picnic turns dangerous.