Strangers in Strange Lands
ALT | Shorts Programs
Birdlime + Crème de menthe + Crying Conch + Do We Leave This Here + Fence + Knits Mountain of SGaana
Narrowly escaping being trapped in the exotic bird-trade industry, an unfortunate fowl still ends up caged and corrupted by unfamiliar stimuli.
Packing up her deceased hoarder-father’s seemingly endless possessions, a young woman finds herself questioning what her place was in his cluttered life.
The life of an 18th-century Haitian slave rebellion leader serves as inspiration for this modern fable concerning brutality and resilience.
Intending to report on the controversial Site C dam, a journalist instead finds himself caught in the middle of a domestic drama.
While presenting his work at a prestigious gallery, an unpretentious indigenous artist must contend with fawning curators and foreign buyers.
A sweater, lovingly and arduously knit by a mother, incrementally unravels as her daughter treks her way across Canada by foot.
A magical, dreamlike tale of a young man who is stolen away to the spirit world and the young woman who rescues him.