VIFF Short Forum: Programme 5

Short Forum
Country of Origin: Canada
79 min.

Short films playing in this program:

  • Ajjigiingiluktaaqtugut (We Are All Different)
  • Big Things
  • On Either Side
  • Personals
  • Twelve Hours
  • Without You
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Director: Sasha Argirov / BC, 2021, 13 min.

When an encounter at a glory hole sparks an unexpected connection, two socially anxious loners must risk vulnerability to find the intimacy they yearn for. Learn More...

Twelve Hours THUMBNAIL

Twelve Hours

Director: Paul Shkordoff / ON, 2021, 14 min.

Sequestered to the confines of a hotel room, an overworked healthcare worker struggles to find relief amidst the incessant demands of her day to day life. Learn More...

On Either Side THUMBNAIL

On Either Side

Director: Elisa Julia Gilmour / ON, 2021, 12 min.

A Torontonian of Corsican-Moroccan descent learns he must renew his late grandfather’s expired cemetery plot in Corsica. As he considers unearthing a cadaver, he contends with his own fears of displacement. Learn More...

Ajjigiingiluktaaqtaugut (We Are All Different) THUMBNAIL

Ajjigiingiluktaaqtugut (We Are All Different)

Director: Lindsay McIntyre / BC, QC, NU, 2021, 17 min.

Using antique wind-up bears, layered animation, and analogue techniques, this animated documentary explores identity and belonging, by Inuit both inside and outside of community. Learn More...


Without You

Director: Mina Shum / BC, 2020, 5 min.

A love letter to all the humans. Learn More...


Big Things

Director: Eric Peterson / MB, 2021, 18 min.

An aspiring musician experiences the loss of his grandfather, annoying coworkers, and the anticipation of "big things." Learn More...


Please note this film can only be viewed in Canada when streaming on VIFF Connect.

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