2019 Films

All Happened Before

Director
Gloria Mercer
5
MIN
BC
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.
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Anna

Director
Dekel Berenson
15
MIN
Ukraine
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.
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Ash

Director
Andrew Huculiak
104
MIN
A reporter is accused of a crime involving a forest fire that threatens his small town.
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Ashmina

Director
Dekel Berenson
15
MIN
Nepal
In an impoverished country, rife with contradiction, a young girl is torn between her obligation to her family and the influence of foreign visitors.
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Behave, Kids

Director
Tripp Crosby
10
MIN
US
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.
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Behind Banana Vacuum

Director
Lian Morrison
12
MIN
Canada
A behind-the-scenes look into this new-age punk band and its unexpected lead singer.
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Bucketheads - A Star Wars Story

Director
Marco Bossow
14
MIN
BC
A squad of storm troopers are transporting a POW with valuable information from Yavin 4, but getting off planet will test their mettle.
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Bunny Man

Director
Athena Han
8
MIN
BC
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.
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Far East

Director
Cristina Puccinelli
15
MIN
Italy
A crabby old man loses his Ukraine caregiver. He feels alone and his desperation will push him to a long journey, seeking for affection.
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Feast

Director
Jake Pascoe
8
MIN
BC
In a post-apocalyptic desert, a man hunts on foot to rescue his young charge from a kidnapper.
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Flight of the Dodo

Director
Taras Demian Groves
10
MIN
Chilliwack
A young boy who dreams of flying struggles to escape the confines of his difficult life.
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Greener Grass

Director
Jocelyn DeBoer & Dawn Luebbe
101
MIN
US
Soccer moms Jill and Lisa compete for approval and acceptance in a bizarre suburbia while their kids battle it out on the playing field.
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Guts

Director
Nano Clow
10
MIN
BC
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.
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Humboldt: The New Season

Director
Kevin Eastwood
52
MIN
Canada
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.
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I Want To Move Into Your House

Director
Brendan Taylor
4
MIN
Chilliwack
I Want To Move Into Your House (Music Video) - Jordan Klassen
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Insecure

Director
Eliza Telford & Maddie Brown
5
MIN
Chilliwack
A sort, unscripted documentary about the insecurities and self- doubt of a group of teenage girls.
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Just Like Paula Says

Director
Lydia Frederick
10
MIN
BC
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.
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Laura

Director
Kaayla Whachell
14
MIN
BC
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.
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Morning Glory

Director
Daniel Wester
15
MIN
BC
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.
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My Paintbrush Bites

Director
Joel Pincosy
16
MIN
US
A man battling reclusion and a racehorse on the brink of death save each other in unexpected ways.
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New Washing Machine

Director
Mitch Huttema
5
MIN
Fraser Valley
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.
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Now Playing

Director
Madison Summers Young
13
MIN
BC
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.
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One Big Act of Love

Director
Luis Guerra
8
MIN
BC
Edwin composes a song for Victoria but when he tries to serenade her, things don't go as planned.
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Rabbit's Foot

Director
Dustie Carter
16
MIN
US
A techno-paranoia film about a mans dependency to an obscure future device which causes him to lose sight of reality.
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Refuge In The Rockies

Director
Kaio Kathriner
12
MIN
BC
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.
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Saint Frances

Director
Alex Thompson
106
MIN
US
After an abortion, a deadbeat nanny finds friendship with the 6-year-old she's hired to watch.
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Sea At Night

Director
Kim Fabienne Hertinger
26
MIN
Germany
"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.
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Shuttlecock

Director
Melanie Jones
17
MIN
BC
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.
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Speak To Me Softly

Director
Henna Taylor
6
MIN
US
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?
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Tell Me About Yourself

Director
Scott Franchuk
6
MIN
BC
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
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The Lender

Director
Michael Florizone
7
MIN
Chilliwack
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.
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The Wound

Director
Chris Levitus
8
MIN
US
A man wakes up to find he's bleeding from the chest.
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This Ink Runs Deep

Director
Asia Youngman
16
MIN
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.
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Tinman

Director
Majid Koudmani
14
MIN
Canada
An alienated, yet brilliant man, develops an artificial intelligence and begins to blur the line between his own identity and the emerging machine intelligence.
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Unkept

Director
Michael Vidler
16
MIN
BC
A young boy makes a life-changing decision despite his mother’s expectations. A compelling story of family, faith and belonging.
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Virgo Rising

Director
Emily Bayrock
14
MIN
BC
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.
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What Is Human?

Director
Jake Bergen
5
MIN
BC
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.
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What Spring Does to the Cherry Trees

Director
Hannah Dubois
15
MIN
BC
A young couple's relationship is tested when confronted by loss.
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XXX

Director
Danial Khan & Jean Foissac
7
MIN
US
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.
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