Amanda is a restless young girl coping with her babysitter moving away. After a traumatic incident, she is forced to reckon with saying goodbye to her childhood.
Anna, a middle-aged single mother, lives in a small industrial town in war-torn Eastern Ukraine. She works in a meat processing plant, lives in a rundown apartment and dreams for a better life for herself and her daughter. Desperate for a change, she is lured by a radio ad to attend a party organized for foreign men who are searching for love.
A reporter is accused of a crime involving a forest fire that threatens his small town.
In an impoverished country, rife with contradiction, a young girl is torn between her obligation to her family and the influence of foreign visitors.
Good boy youth pastor Greggor and his sensual girlfriend Kim have been invited over to house sit for Greggor’s new Bible beating boss Pastor Tom. It’s a suspicious gig, but once Tom and his wife leave, Greggor and Kim are free to do whatever they want in a house they assume they have all to themselves.
A behind-the-scenes look into this new-age punk band and its unexpected lead singer.
A squad of storm troopers are transporting a POW with valuable information from Yavin 4, but getting off planet will test their mettle.
Over a meal at a Chinese restaurant, four Taiwanese friends discussion over the differences between FOB (fresh off the boat) and CBC (Canadian born Chinese) grows heated when a mysterious Bunny mascot enters.
A crabby old man loses his Ukraine caregiver. He feels alone and his desperation will push him to a long journey, seeking for affection.
In a post-apocalyptic desert, a man hunts on foot to rescue his young charge from a kidnapper.
A young boy who dreams of flying struggles to escape the confines of his difficult life.
Soccer moms Jill and Lisa compete for approval and acceptance in a bizarre suburbia while their kids battle it out on the playing field.
With pressure to keep quiet about a friend's indiscretion, a boy is forced to deal with his secret head on as the victim's sister walks into his shop.
When a devastating highway accident in April 2018 thrust Humboldt, Saskatchewan into the international spotlight, voices from across Canada and from around the world responded with condolences, vigils, and tributes.
I Want To Move Into Your House (Music Video) - Jordan Klassen
Chilliwack Spirit Award
A sort, unscripted documentary about the insecurities and self- doubt of a group of teenage girls.
Three years ago, Christopher was on his last legs. His fierce anger brought him to a place of deep loneliness and suffering. He wasn't afraid to die. He was, however, afraid to live... until he met Paula.
Laura, a young half Indigenous woman undergoes a conversation with her lawyer Mr. Wilson to determine how to present her case before the court. Mr. Wilson attempts to keep the process positive, but his ignorance begins to make Laura question her identity and her place in society.
Morning Glory follows James, a young man who is conflicted with the meaning of success. With his father's health in question, pressure to make something of himself begins to set in.
A man battling reclusion and a racehorse on the brink of death save each other in unexpected ways.
A darkly comedic story unfolds in a young boys vlog, as he reveals the turmoil he faces doing his chores within his dysfunctional, poor family.
A soft-spoken teenage boy gets a job at the local drive-in theatre to rekindle his relationship with his childhood friend when suspicion surrounding what truly happened at the staff party starts getting in the way.
Edwin composes a song for Victoria but when he tries to serenade her, things don't go as planned.
A techno-paranoia film about a mans dependency to an obscure future device which causes him to lose sight of reality.
Anderson Losada was 8 years old when he lost his leg to a landmine in Colombia. As a refugee, he was resettled in a small Canadian ski town which opened his eyes to the world of para-alpine skiing. On the brink of national competition, citizenship complications restricted his athletic potential and withheld the sense of belonging he desires.
After an abortion, a deadbeat nanny finds friendship with the 6-year-old she's hired to watch.
"Meer bei Nacht" (Sea at Night) tells the story about a man, whose disease took away his self-determination, reputation and social support. His tendency to get lost in memories of his past, leads him to a momentous decision.
Winnie Callaghan puts the bad in Badminton. She should have had it all, the medals, the fame, the glory - but an unfortunate accident took all that away. When her former rival announces a charity game at her local club, Winnie will stop at nothing to prove she’s a winner.
Climbers love to talk about exposure, about vertical rock faces and sheer ridgelines and the experience of hundreds of feet of air underfoot. But what of the exposure that happens within?
Ruth and Michael are on a date. Ruth is quiet at first, but as she and Michael start to get along she is struck by violent thoughts of harming him. As Michael asks personal questions the violent thoughts get worse. She must choose to confront the thoughts, or give up on a potential
Angelo, a seemingly badass dealer, meets his clients in back alleys to give out the good stuff. However, the good stuff turns out to be the unexpected.
A man wakes up to find he's bleeding from the chest.
Best of BC
This Ink Runs Deep features indigenous tattoo artists from across Canada who are reviving ancestral traditions that disappeared during colonization. Through the film, we learn about the practices that were thought to be lost forever, and how their revival reflects a reawakening of indigenous identity.
An alienated, yet brilliant man, develops an artificial intelligence and begins to blur the line between his own identity and the emerging machine intelligence.
A young boy makes a life-changing decision despite his mother’s expectations. A compelling story of family, faith and belonging.
Best Student Film
Tina doesn't know what's wrong with her. In director Emily Bayrock's short hybrid- fiction, we delve into the intimate struggles with vulvodynia and the very real effects on women’s wellbeing.
A victim of a war-ravaged past, an auntie in an African orphanage sees history repeating itself in the lives of the children she cares for, and considers life as she looks at a new generation of children dealing with age-old problems.
A young couple's relationship is tested when confronted by loss.
Ethan, a 17-year-old student finds a sex tape of his hot teacher, but realizes that he doesn’t have a VHS player so his journey begins to find one.