Unbecoming
15 min
Canada, 2019
Director Navid Mashayekhi
We all try to be something, to become someone. Unbecoming is a short documentary that follows Logan's progress as he fights to "unbecome" everything that wasn’t really him in the first place.
Hurricane
25 min
USA, 2019
Director Nick Fitzhugh
After a devastating hurricane lays waste to their homes, Barbudans must overcome a second and potentially even greater threat––the sale of their island to foreign interests in the name of rebuilding, upending 300 years of communal land ownership.
Spirit
19 min
Australia, 2019
Director Jane Dyson, Ross Harrison
An intimate story of longing and belonging in India’s sacred mountains, ‘Spirit’ explores what it takes to make a home in a remote community in the thralls of change.
Broken waves
21 min
Canada, 2019
Director Patrick Francke-Sirois, Thierry Sirois
When journalists and international aid leave, what remains of a humanitarian crisis? What are the traces left by the uprooting of millions of humans? In this short we follow the photographer Frédéric Séguin in a pilgrimage, during which he returns to the highlights of the Syrian refugee crisis, and tries to find the people he has photographed between 2015 and 2017.
Charmaine & Her Best Good Friend
22 min
South Africa, 2019
Director Tamarin Gerriety
‘Charmaine & Her Best Good Friend’ documents the first ever gift given by Sick Boy Podcast’s SickWish - a Canadian foundation that grants sick adults a wish similar to Reach for A Dream for children. When Charmaine found out she had won, her wish was simple. She wanted to spend time with her best good friend, to give her a view of the great wide world and impart all the knowledge, education and love she could pack into two weeks.
The calling
9 min
USA, 2018
Director Padcha Ithi
Poetic short about filmmaker’s father, who is fighting cancer in Thailand, while his daughter lives overseas.
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