Shorts Package: Life Is What You Make ItCanada, Sweden, U.K, France, 2020 / 2021
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This package of short documentaries tells stories of how people shape their futures and the world around them.
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The O Show
Canada, 2021, 20 min, Director Sharad KhareAn intimate look into the life of Vancouver-based Afro-Indigenous, Two-Spirited leader DJ O Show, who uses her musical talents to give voice to important issues.
Excluded By Design
Canada, 2021, 4 min, Directors Simon Madore & Gabriel TougasWriter and community organizer Dave Meslin thinks that bad public notices are hurting our democracy – and he’s calling on graphic designers to show us what we’re missing.
United Kingdom, 2020, 17 min, Director Patrick Steel15-year-old Taylor Borthwick is a third-generation stock car racer, and winner of the Ministox Scottish National Championship. Racing is her life, but as she turns 16, she ponders if she has what it takes to continue with this dangerous sport.
Svonni Vs The Swedish Tax Agency
Sweden, 2020, 5 min, Director Maria FredrikssonA Sámi woman tries to convince the Swedish Tax Agency that she has the right to make a tax deduction for the purchase of a dog.
Forgive Me Father
Canada (Alberta), 2020, 11 min, Director Kyle FisherGrowing up in a close-knit Mormon community of Claresholm, Alberta, Justin Erickson discusses the guilt and shame he felt for being queer, and how he overcame the mental toll this took on him.
Canada, 2021, 8 min, Director Carmen PollardTo get to class on time, children from Vancouver's largest social housing project were forced to jump shunting train cars that stood in their path. After months of advocating for a safe crossing, 25 mothers made their voices heard by blocking CN rail from delivering goods.
France, 2021, 19 min, Director Nicolas GouraultA sensory investigation about the role of human workers in the training of self-driving cars.
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