Mature Young Adults

, 10:40, English, 2015
Director: Kent Nolan
Mature Young Adults


A year-round Canadian short film festival run by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI). New films featured every week.



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Tomb With A View

Director: Ryan J. Noth ·

An exploration of Memorial Necrópole Ecumênica – the world’s tallest cemetery.


Director: Thyrone Tommy ·

A young archer fights to avoid becoming the thing he fears most – his abusive, militant father.

A Horse With No Name

Director: Adrian Patterson ·

In the desert no one remembers your name … unless you’re a talking horse.



Director: Joshua Hinkson ·

A lifelong friendship is set ablaze when two friends confront their past, unveiling a provocative secret.

Breaking the Rules

Director: Kathy Leung ·

Rules, dealbreakers and misunderstandings: a post-game analysis of what happens when bad dating happens to good people.


Director: Ashley McKenzie ·

A young girl struggles to find an object for her tenderness inside the confines of a hard-nosed home environment and post-industrial town.

Before the War

Director: Tamara Segura ·

A man’s physical scars are healed but the emotional ones are so deep that he will never be the same.


Director: Lyndon Horsfall, Jane Watson ·

An aging war veteran finds it difficult dealing with his post traumatic stress disorder.

You In Your Were

Director: Samir Rehem ·

Music video for recording artist Kevin Drew featuring Zach Galifianakis and Leslie Feist.

Parking Plot

Director: Samir Rehem ·

A compulsive liar goes through the events of a traumatic experience. Or does he?


Director: Imogen Grace ·

An isolated man running a car dealership tweets “I think this is it #killing myself,'” when someone shows up looking to buy a car.

The Hold Up

Director: Struan Sutherland ·

Four aspiring criminals disagree about how their bank robbery should go down.

북쪽 바람 (and the sun)

Director: Samuel Kiehoon Lee ·

A tragic teenage love story set in the divided country of Korea.


Director: Élisabeth Desbiens ·

Two strangers imagine themselves in another world.

When the Villagers Left

Director: Kyle Sandilands ·

A look at the effects of tourism and culture shock on the the Red Dao tribe of Ta Phin, Vietnam.

Rite of Spring

Director: Glen Wood ·

A group of teenage boys inhabits a makeshift bike park in a secluded area of Toronto.


Director: Denver Jackson ·

A pivotal moment in the lives of two lovers as they face a great challenge.

Blue Eyed Drunks

Director: Abdul Malik ·

Ali is caught between his angry and socially-awkward best friend and a girl at school he’s in love with.


Director: Aidan Shipley ·

A girl brings home a homeless man she believes to be the reincarnation of her recently flushed goldfish.


Director: Frank Forrestall ·

Jack and Jill are two lost souls trapped in a crumbling house on the edge of oblivion


Director: Allen Legacy ·

A man visits his estranged father to find out why, after 21 years, he wants to reconnect.

The Golden Ticket

Director: Patrick Hagarty ·

When a mysterious stranger offers Brad a golden ticket, his day takes a turn.

Ms. Thing

Director: Karen X. Tulchinsky ·

An emotionally volatile urban lesbian is looking for love in all the wrong places.

Because We’re Men

Director: Various ·

A young girl learns why men never ask for directions.


Director: Collin Friesen ·

A clueless boyfriend and a desperate woman with a positive home pregnancy test indulge in a game of cat and mouse.


Director: Matt Walker ·

In a high school bathroom, a student’s secret ritual is interrupted by her classmate.

Aghaye Past (Mr. Mean)

Director: Various ·

An artistic portrayal of a social parasite.