Total program 66 min

“Hear my heart burst again. For this is the end. I’ve drowned and dreamt this moment.” These powerful stories highlight the intersection of identity and mortality in touching ways. A school teacher must face some urgent family news in a dangerous COVID world in Farhad Pakdel’s Everything Will Be All Right (Canada 2022, 16 min). Lives put on the line in the name of space exploration get their due in Simon Cottee’s touching, animated The Pioneers (Canada 2021, 10 min). In Marilyn Cooke’s No Ghost in the Morgue (Canada 2022, 16 min), a medical student finds herself in an unlikely internship. A trip to the beach carries some real emotional weight for a queer couple in Luisa Dantas’s Rip Tide (US 2022, 13 min). Miriam Hitchcock’s lovely and impressionistic No Time (US 2022, 3 min) is a meditation on building a better world by urgent example. And a futuristic job interview takes a surprising turn in Casimir Nozkowski’s All Will Become Clear at the Point of Contact (US 2021, 7 min). Join us for this poignant and life-affirming array of stories, wonderfully conveyed.  —Sterling Hedgpeth



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