NBFF celebrates Canadian independent filmmakers and selects a programme of shorts through a juried process and screened before our feature selections. Look for these outstanding short films screening before various presentations throughout the weekend.
Dir: Andréanne Germain
A teenager unwillingly deletes her best friend in this bittersweet coming of age story set in a world where augmented reality has gamified existence.
Waters of March
Dir: Elizabeth Lewis
Algonquin Highlands, Ontario
The delicately rendered animated drawings move at a rollicking pace transitioning back and forth from real to abstract images telling the everchanging story of loss and hope.
20-year-old Ryan Shtuka vanished from a BC alpine resort town in February 2018. This is the story of the the mystery surrounding his disappearance and the people who relentlessly search for him.
In a world where everyone wears masks to hide their true selves, a woman must choose to reveal herself to her boyfriend.