GENERATION TO GENERATION
SHORT FILMS & WEB-SERIES
The different films explore the nuances of what matters most to our characters in each short; from choosing legacy - the customs of tradition and culture that define how we engage and handle expectations with blood and chosen families moving
forward or choosing love - with the encompassing ingredients of forgiveness,
resilience, softness and endearment.
ANIMATION | 7 MINS | ENGLISH | ON | WORLD PREMIERE
In this magical animated documentary, Zhu escapes a forced marriage in Shunde (China) and joins the Comb Sisters, a real-life commune of women who were sworn to a life of celibacy. A 100-year old story, 'Comb Sister' follows the journey of Zhu, the last of the Comb Sisters, as she finds her way to the afterlife.
DRAMA | 13 MINS | ENGLISH | Q.C. | ONTARIO PREMIERE
When Sasha's grandiose and ruthless mother, Isabelle doesn't show up at her fiancé's funeral, she decides to invite her over for dinner to settle the matter. She recruits her brother Kumo for support, who also happens to be her mother's favorite child. As the dinner runs its course, Isabelle manipulatively avoids the subject at hand and Sasha slowly starts to lose her patience. The more she seeks an apology, the more Isabelle deceives and gaslights her. The evening becomes increasingly more sinister when Isabelle lets Sasha in on a little secret about her fiancé's death.
DRAMA | 8 MINS | ENGLISH | MB | ONTARIO PREMIERE
Inspired by the romantic and dreamy visuals of Wong Kar Wai and Barry Jenkins, The Test is an autobiographical film that follows an expectant couple who must wait through the weekend for the results of an amniocentesis test that may or may not confirm a suspected case of Down Syndrome.