Honeyland (Macedonia, 85 min.) Dir. Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska Programme: Animal Magnetism (Canadian Premiere) I don’t know how much competition there is, but I’m willing to wager decent money that Honeyland is the best
The Corporate Coup d’État (Canada, 90 minutes) Dir. Fred Peabody Programme: Special Presentations (Canadian Premiere) The Corporate Coup d’État isn’t a horror doc, but it methodically builds a sense of impending doom. Its
Confucian Dream (China, USA, 86 minutes) Dir. Mijie Li Programme: World Showcase (World Premiere) After witnessing the cohesion of a family practicing Confucianism, young wife and mother Chaoyan converts to the religion with
Shella Record: A Reggae Mystery (Canada, 87 minutes) Dir. Chris Flanagan Programme: Canadian Spectrum (World Premiere) As a Ja-Canadian, a catchphrase among some Jamaicans for people who bounce back and forth between
Well Groomed (USA, 87 min.) Dir. Rebecca Stern Programme: Artscapes (International Premiere) Well Groomed is a quirky, fluffy film about what Frank Zappa lyrically referred to as “modified dogs”, bringing attention to the
When We Walk (USA, Canada, 79 minutes) Dir. Jason DaSilva Programme: World Showcase (World Premiere) For Jason DaSilva, making When We Walk was an act of desperate love, survival, and confrontation with the abyss.