Arctic Song

Directors Germaine Arnattaujuq, Louise Flaherty (Inuk), Neil Christopher
Year 2021
Run Time 6min
Genre Animation
A traditional song sharing the Inuit creation stories for the land, waters, and sky, set to breathtaking animation.

Directors

Germaine Arnattaujuq, Louise Flaherty (Inuk), Neil Christopher

Genre

Animation

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Female Filmmaker, Indigenous Filmmaker

Original Language

Inuktitut

Angel Money

Director Ian Keteku
Year 2022
Run Time 4min
Genre Animation
A black youth shares a heartfelt poem about coming to terms with his father’s death.

Director

Ian Keteku

Genre

Animation

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Black Filmmaker

Original Language

English

Baba (Drama)

Director Jay Kamal
Year 2021
Run Time 14min
Genre Drama
Twelve-year-old Samir struggles to come to terms with his father’s death while participating in the funeral ceremonies that reflect both his family’s Muslim and Christian beliefs.

Director

Jay Kamal

Genre

Drama

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Global Experiences

Original Languages

English, Other Language

Astronaut

Director Ian Keteku
Year 2022
Run Time 4min
Genre Animation
A whimsical animated poem about a twelve-year-old’s fantasy of what his life would be like as an astronaut, experiencing the world from above.

Director

Ian Keteku

Genre

Animation

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Black Filmmaker

Original Language

English

N’xaxaitkw

Director Asia Youngman (Cree-Métis)
Year 2022
Run Time 16min
Genre Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
An Indigenous teen gets pressured into a trip to a lake that’s supposedly the home of the legendary Ogopogo, which proves to be more than a myth.

Director

Asia Youngman (Cree-Métis)

Genres

Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Female Filmmaker, Indigenous Filmmaker, Strong Female Leads

Original Language

English

Imran and Alykhan

Director Shakil Jessa
Year 2022
Run Time 14min
Genre Romance
At a Muslim youth retreat, sparks fly between two teenage boys, Imran and Alykhan, but they’re forced to keep their budding relationship a secret.

Director

Shakil Jessa

Genre

Romance

Interests

BIPOC Stories, LGBTQ2S+

Original Language

English

Superhero Inc.

Directors Elizabeth Whitmere, Christine Bélanger
Year 2022
Run Time 5min
Genre Animation
A telekinetic job applicant begins to question the intentions of their prospective employer in this clever commentary on the treatment of neurodivergence in the workplace.

Directors

Elizabeth Whitmere, Christine Bélanger

Genre

Animation

Interest

Discrimination

Original Language

English

Sensei

Director Jill Roberts
Year 2022
Run Time 23min
Genre Documentary
The inspiring story of Natalie Olson, a young woman with Down Syndrome who attained a 2nd degree black belt in karate, as her sensei prepares her for the Parapan American Karate Championship.

Director

Jill Roberts

Genre

Documentary

Interests

Female Filmmaker, Sports, Strong Female Leads

Original Language

English

Love, Leymo

Director Randall Lloyd Okita
Year 2023
Run Time 12min
Genre Documentary
Leymo, a charismatic teenager with autism, writes out a loving letter to his recently-deceased mother with updates about his life, experiences, and accomplishments.

Director

Randall Lloyd Okita

Writer

Leymo Mohammed

Genre

Documentary

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Family Relationships

Original Language

English

I Live Here

Director Tyler Mckenzie Evans
Year 2022
Run Time 11min
Genre Drama
A forgotten key leads to a racially-fuelled confrontation between neighbours.

Director

Tyler Mckenzie Evans

Genre

Drama

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Black Filmmaker, Discrimination

Original Language

English