Embalming an animal is an extremely complex task. Even more if it’s your pet. Pedro Viamonte (82), founder of the Higher Institute of Taxidermy and Conservation, decides that death isn’t reason enough to separate him from his beloved deer after 16 years together.
Maria is a larger-than-life "mean girl" who believes she can do or say whatever she wants, whenever she wants, to whomever she wants. What she doesn't know is that, often in life, you might get what you give.
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.
In 2014, Colten Pratt went missing from the streets of Winnipeg. His mother Lydia Daniels has never stopped searching.
In the Rumbling Belly of Motherland provides a sharp look into Zan TV, Kabul’s female-operated, female-oriented news agency. Filmmaker Brishkay Ahmed, returns to Afghanistan to document this simultaneously harrowing and inspiring work environment. The film pulls us into the Afghan political climate and highlights the existential current events that threaten both Zan TV as a media outlet and the livelihoods of the women at its heart.
When suffering from car troubles on an important trip, an act of kindness from a family helps an overburdened mother realize her true priorities in life.