A new doc about Olympic snowboarder Ross Rebagliati is set to hit the screen at the Whistler Film Festival later this month. Director Chris Roussakis talks cannabis, creativity and re-living one of the most controversial moments in Canadian sports history.
A rising sommelier must choose between career and friendship in Master of the House. Vancouver filmmaker Dylan Maranda reflects on capitalism, ethnicity and the world of high-end restauranting.
Two siblings are forced to come to terms with their parents’ alternative lifestyle in The Two of Us. Toronto filmmaker Conor Forrest takes us behind-the-scenes of his new family drama.
An aunt’s attempt to protect her gender non-conforming nephew from their family leads to an unexpected revelation in Adore. We talk with filmmaker Beth Warrian about the making of her award-winning dramatic short.
A young woman finds herself transported to different places around the world in her sleep in Goner. We talk with writer-director Trey Martis about the ten-year journey behind his new short.
A newly-wed wife takes her obsession with gardening a bit too far in Weeds Are Flowers, Too. Writer-director Kay Shioma Metchie digs up some of the anxieties buried beneath the surface of her dark comedy.
A biracial man sets out to learn about his Chinese-Canadian roots in Xie Xie, Ollie. Director James Michael Chiang talks about discovering his cultural identity and screening his debut narrative short at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.