Canada Tag Archive

Charlie Tyrell Tries to Understand His Emotionally Distant Father in Stop-Motion Doc ‘My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes’

Animation, Documentary

17th September, 2018

DN speaks to Charlie Tyrell about his stop-motion quest to better understand his emotional distant late father in documentary 'My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes'.

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Asides, Live Action

3rd September, 2018

A young woman has difficulty straddling the gulf between her confident Instagram persona and the vulnerability she feels IRL in Katie Boland's 'Lolz-Ita'.

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One Day at a Time

Animation, Asides, Documentary

23rd August, 2018

Ruiting Ji uses charcoal animation to document the life of an ex-homeless man who found the strength to quit alcohol and change his life for the better.

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Andrew De Zen Explores Loss, Chaotic Thoughts & the Anxiety of Heartache in ‘Stories We Tell Ourselves’

Art & Fashion

14th August, 2018

Andrew De Zen tells DN about depicting the anxious feelings of loss & chaotic thoughts brought on by time & fading memories in 'Stories We Tell Ourselves'

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A Group of Friends Attempt to Ditch the Asshole in Their Midst…Permanently in Comedy Short ‘Must Kill Karl’

Live Action

6th August, 2018

DN caught up with Joe Kicak and Karen Moore to learn how they made the insufferable hilarious in darkly funny comedy short 'Must Kill Karl'.

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A Teenager Stands at the Crossroads of Friendship & His Future in Michael Milardo’s Coming of Age Short ‘Roam’

Live Action

31st July, 2018

Vancouver Director Michael Milardo shares how technology and the decisions which go on to shape our lives informed his 90s coming-of-age short 'Roam'.

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Bang Bang!

Animation, Asides

31st July, 2018

Buckle in for a short but deliciously sweet thrill ride with Jackie Droujko’s gun-totting criminal duo in her adrenaline pumping thesis film 'Bang Bang!'.

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Brent Foster Documents How the Empowered Women of Korogocho Fought Back Against Sexual Predators in ‘ENOUGH’


22nd June, 2018

Brent Foster shares how he captured the inspiring story of the women of Korogocho who came together to empower themselves against sexual predators.

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The Lines of Reality & Fiction Blur in Dominique Van Olm’s Sibling Short ‘Little Brother’

Documentary, Live Action

15th May, 2018

DN speaks with Dominique Van Olm about documenting her brother's first trip to Toronto in form-bending narrative sibling documentary, 'Little Brother'.

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A Man is Forced to Confront His Past Behaviour in Ryan Oksenberg’s Unnerving Short ‘Damage Control’

Live Action

30th April, 2018

Ryan Oksenberg explains how location and cinematography combined with choreographed performance for his dark tale of buried guilt and overdue comeuppance.

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Watch #FiveFilms4Freedom – A Global Digital LGBTQ+ Online Film Festival

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

23rd March, 2018

The British Council and BFI Flare Festival continue their global, digital LGBTQ+ online film festival #FiveFilms4Freedom.

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La Bomba

Art & Fashion, Asides

9th March, 2018

In a single fabulously continuous shot Gordon von Steiner takes in the beauty of Jacquemus’ Spring/Summer 2018 collection in fashion short La Bomba.

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