The United Guys Network

, 9:49, English, 2016
Director: Tabatha Golat
United Guys Network

NSI ONLINE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

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

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FEATURED FILMS

Green Light

Director: Bunthivy Nou ·

An obsessive runner must confront his first love to save his relationship with his girlfriend.

Easy Girl

Director: Katie McMillan, Adam Goldhammer ·

A young woman struggling to come to terms with a traumatic sexual experience finds herself in competition with her roommate over the same man. [CONTENT WARNING]

Home

Director: Rami Katz ·

A woman, forced to leave her home in Syria, contemplates a new life in Canada.

ALL FILMS

A Family

Director: Samuel Dayomi ·

A young boy must choose between parents as his family breaks apart.

A.O.K

Director: Aris Athanasopoulos ·

A couple confront their uncertainty and fears about being together … while on a designer psychedelic drug.

Live On

Director: Jessica Hirtle, Delaney MacKay ·

After losing her teenage daughter to an accidental opioid overdose, a mother undertakes a mission to ensure her memory lives on.

Jeremy and Margot Make a Baby

Director: Daniel Beirne ·

Jeremy and his boyfriend Cruz want to have a baby. Their friend, who may or may not be in love with Jeremy, is going to be their surrogate. What could possibly go wrong?

The Mindless Imagination of Thomas Porter

Director: Justin Bromley ·

In a governmental experiment facility aimed at creating a society free of sadness and pain, two patients plot their escape.

Farm is a Four-Letter Word

Director: Ryan Couldrey ·

When a TV documentary crew visits The MacIntyre Farm for a story on a floundering industry, they discover a couple at the end of their rope with no f–ks left to give. [LANGUAGE WARNING]

Famílias

Director: Joffre Faria Silva ·

Upon the conversion of one of its members to a radical Christian Church, a family spirals out of control and breaks apart.

It’s All in Your Head

Director: Greg Jeffs ·

A bedtime story about the monster in the closet.

Cover-Up

Director: Spencer Ryerson ·

Following a violent incident, a young woman isolates herself in a cottage hoping to find peace.

My Younger Older Sister

Director: Leah Johnston ·

A young woman enters a crisis on the eve of her 19th birthday as she realizes she’s about to out-age her older sister who died at 18.

Past Time

Director: Petie Chalifoux ·

A story of love and its power to transcend time, space and even death.

Grocery Store Action Movie

Director: Matthew Campbell ·

Alex is in the express checkout lane when he realizes with horror he’s forgotten the all-important crackers.

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.

Interview

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.

Testament

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.

Vanilla

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.

Roomies

Director: Reni Walker, Sydney Tam ·

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