Our first online screening will be on "Isolation", with connecting themes of : paranoia, self -reflection, self care, loneliness, self realization and hope.
Downhill by Erica Moriconi Four plagued neighbors resort to self destruction when their decaying apartment intends to drag its residents down with it.
Belagile by Anastasia Cazabon A young woman is haunted by hallucinatory fever-dreams of witches and other oddities as she struggles to realize the true nature of her male caregiver
Yours by Maggie Brennan "Yours" is a 2-D animated short about loneliness, love, and the vulnerability of aging in a tech-driven world.
Golden Boat by Kristin Li and Clayton Beugeling. Inside a derelict warehouse in the middle of a salt pan, people from around the world are waiting to be taken to a mysterious place that promises a better life.
Maintain Yourself - Elena LaCourt Maintain Yourself is a stop-motion film in which the animator performs her grooming routine on a puppet version of herself. By presenting these body-modification rituals in a new context the film invites viewers to question their purpose.
Ships Sailing Nowhere - Marija Lucic. "Ships Sailing Nowhere" is an experimental film where I wanted to give a visual and auditory beauty but also through the symbolism of the visuals to incite the viewer to think. Or to zen.
Eternal Beauty, Internal Hate by Ambie Drew 'Eternal Beauty, Internal Hate' is a triptych film piece that explores how we present ourselves as women through societal ideals and analyses the consumption of beauty in the digital age. Through the construction of an alter ego, Ambie Drew dissects ideas of synthetic perfection. Manipulating herself through the use of beauty tools and products to play on an amplified, kitsch and stereotypical femininity. This process captures the visceral and grotesque nature of our everyday rituals.
A Telepathic Film - Broadbent Sisters 'A Telepathic Film' is an exploration into the depths of feminine intuition, nonverbal communication, and attunement that is uncovered when practicing telepathy. For 7 days, the Broadbent Sisters used meditation and filming to telepathically send and receive images to each other across two cities. Each day the sisters (Joy Broadbent in Toronto, Canada, and Rose Broadbent in Zihuatanejo, Mexico) experimented in the vulnerable space of unknown communication. After the completion of the experiment, they revealed their videos to each other, forming a film of uncanny connections.
Waiting Games by Anastasia Cazabon Two sisters are stuck in their apartment, they play various games to ward off the boredom and to distract themselves from the severity of their situation. The Human race is dying due to a new toxic atmosphere that is slowly encompassing the earth. Pills are dispensed to the human population to ease and speed their death. The two sisters wait for the pills and the end of the world.