The Isobel Imprint

Short Forum

Years after her sister’s devastating suicide, Ali Grant travels back through old letters, photos, and home movies to arrive at a pivotal moment in their intertwined destinies—Toronto in the summer of 1978.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 4

Director Icon Director
Ali Grant
Producer Ali Grant
Screenwriter Ali Grant
Cinematographer Ali Grant
Editor Ali Grant
Production Company On the Creek Films
Contact On the Creek Films
Canada 2021 7 min.


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Ali Grant is a lesbian filmmaker based in Vancouver, BC. At age 53, she went back to school to learn documentary filmmaking. She is passionate about telling stories of defiant women who strive to change themselves and the world around them. Ali has awards from the Canada Council for the Arts and the BC Arts Council, a Ph.D. in geography from McMaster University, and a Certificate in Documentary Film Production from Langara College.