A young woman with an intellectual disability, Hélène relies on her close friendship with a co-worker at a pastry factory. When her friend leaves to take another job, the impact is all too clear in this sometimes heartbreaking but deeply humane story about our need for connection regardless of ability.
Introducing a cast of first time actors and survivors of war who channel their personal experiences of loss and new beginnings through a fictional narrative, Rupture follows the journey of four Arab teens on their quest to find the local public pool in their new Canadian city.
ALL SMALL BODIES is a feminist, sci-fi take on the Grimm tale of HANSEL and GRETEL. It occurs in the distant future among the ruins of a planetary catastrophe, revealing the abuses of history and technology. In the wake of the chaotic aftermath, there are several resilient survivors including two young girls named Z and Bub. ALL SMALL BODIES follows these curious adolescents who have long been lost and alone in the haunted, other-wordly woods, as they awaken their extrasensory abilities and reclaim their autonomy from a menacing dark presence.
In Quebec, Mexico and Asia, three sensitive souls heed the call of the images and melodies that haunt their days and nights. Moved at once by loss, yearning, and longing, Eliane, Romes and his father Pablo decide to take action before it is too late. Whatever the risks, they must let their dreams take flight.
Blaise and Nessa are outcast methadone users in their small town. Each day they push a rusty lawnmower door-to-door begging to cut grass. Nessa plots an escape, while Blaise lingers closer to collapse. Tethered to one another, their getaway dreams are kept on a suffocatingly short leash.
A sled brings together two boys from different countries and cultures and carries them through the winter woods of the Italian mountains, far away from their parents’ prejudices and isolation. Two children, one sled and a lasting friendship.