In this quirky and sweet tale, HUGO, a socially awkward hermit, tries to break free from his loneliness by following the advice of a failed 90s self-help guru and stumbles his way towards connection. Brought to you by first-time director Elizabeth Fraser (Spinning Out, Tiny Pretty Things) and Executive Producer Sandra Cunningham (Kim's Convenience), The Help Desk is a nod to Nick Hornby-style nice-core, and a balm for complicated times.
Rimi, a housewife, stuck in the mundane life of domesticity finds herself on the threshold of leaving everything behind and embracing liberation when a desire awakens in her after she encounters young and attractive Riya.
With rodeo in their blood, two brothers and and their best friends from rural Saskatchewan spend the summer on the competitive circuit, supporting each other through success and failure. But life will soon change as their group’s leader leaves for college. Lift, Spur explores the meaning of friendship in times of transition, and the sometimes excruciating process of growing up and into oneself in a changing world.
MO TE IWI: Carving for the People is an intimate journey into the life of master carver Rangi Hetet. Taken out of school at age 17 by tribal elders to serve his apprenticeship, Rangi is one of the last traditional Māori carvers alive today who learned their craft in an era that straddled the ways of the old tohunga whakairo/master carvers and the modern world. The film reveals the interconnectedness of Māori arts, family and community and celebrates Rangi’s life of carving for the people.
Luka and his grandmother are reluctantly forced to spend an afternoon together. Coming from different generations and being strangers to each other, they get into numerous fights. However, despite the quarrels and differences, an amazing act of nature brings them together as a family.
A junior high school girl who stays at the academy until the latest every night to study. When everyone goes home, they take off their clothes and start dancing.
About desires, anxieties, love and hatred that I couldn’t explain in words when I was a kid.