Canadian Shorts Showcase

  • Canadian Shorts Showcase

Each year NBFF extends a call for submissions to independent filmmakers across Canada to showcase their short films on screen at the festival. This year we are proud to announce the selections of the NBFF programming committee of the following independent filmmakers to be featured in our shorts showcase for 2018. These films will play with feature films throughout the festival weekend.

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The Hole in Reservoir Hill
Screening with The Fruit Machine: Sunday, November 18, 11:00am
Dir: Rich Williamson
13 mins

A timely revisiting of a Cold War-era bunker in North Bay, Ontario and the individuals who know its secrets.

 

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RACHEL
Screening with Trouble in the Garden: Sunday, November 18 at 4:00pm 
Dir: David Latreille 
5 mins

There’s no place like home. Unless you travel the world for 3 years and dread your return. Memories last forever but don’t lose yourself in them.

 

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L’Homme et le Poisson
Screening with The Fireflies Are Gone: Sunday, November 18 at 7:30pm
Dir: Lewis Leon
4 mins

Set against the backdrop of a vast, frozen tundra; a grizzled fisherman gets his comeuppance from a vindictive, yet familiar fish.

 

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Silver Light
Screening with Beautiful Boy: Saturday, November 17 at 7:00pm
Dir: Brad McDermott 
5 mins

A man returns to his hometown for the funeral of his male high school sweetheart, and has to confront the family that didn’t know their secret as well as his own feelings of loss and regret.

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