NSI ONLINE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
A year-round Canadian short film fest run by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI).
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The story of a Tlingit First Nations man who has been deeply affected by the inter-generational trauma caused by Canada’s residential schools system.
Two brothers hold an intervention for their alcoholic mother.
Somewhere between then and now, a time traveler defies his orders, and compromises a future he cannot unlearn.
Two brothers adrift on broken sea ice in a distant land.
A clever boy designs a creative ploy to protect his little sister from repeated monster attacks.
Two tea bags flee to a better life.
A short film disguised as a music video about one man’s quest for knowledge.
A little boy with a great imagination and an even greater secret.
Avery is convinced she’s from another planet, which is causing some trouble as she adjusts to her new foster placement.
A dishwasher’s dream of becoming a professional chef takes a step closer to reality when an unlikely alliance is forged with a local streetwalker.
A woman travels across the infinite multiverse all without leaving her living room.
An elderly woman thinks she finally has Yuri Gagarin on the phone.
An introspective look into a relationship between a woman struggling with depression, and the unfailing husband who seeks to draw her out of her latest breakdown.
A surreal tale about a lonely reaper who has a chance to make a true connection when a neglected young boy takes an interest in her.
Eggnog lasts one month for most of us, but for artisan Donny Burston, the tradition runs all year.
An animated landscape brought to life by the music of Woulg.
The parents from their baby’s point of view.
A teacher and his Aboriginal students build a school in the north end of Winnipeg, and in the process re-build their lives.
Two German soldiers with differing ideals patrol a small town in occupied France during World War II.
Audrey’s had enough of her abusive, low-life criminal husband so she’s getting out, but it won’t be easy…
A modern-day odyssey of a Japanese male escort and how a violent night sets in motion a journey back to his childhood roots.
A boy discovers that a refugee is occupying his habitat and stealing from ‘his’ dumpster.
A granddaughter’s grief is transformed by her imagination into an adventure of love and joy.
A psychological horror movie about an elderly man trapped in a nightmarish labyrinth full of monsters.
On a cult compound hidden in the hills, a young woman is given a simple task: go into town to buy supplies.
Two travellers undertake the construction of a gigantic bridge to cross a gulf blocking their way.
A short film about some people and the spaces they occupy.