Andre meets his 8 year-old grand daughter who is about to die. The little girl lost all hope and keeps on drawing the same dead tree she sees outside her window.
Canada / Animation / 14mins
Director: Alison Snowden
Producer: Michael Fukushima
Writer: Alison Snowden, David Fine
Dealing with what comes naturally isn’t easy, especially for animals. In Animal Behaviour, the latest animated short from the Oscar®-winning team of Alison Snowden and David Fine (Bob’s Birthday), five animals meet regularly to discuss their inner angst in a group therapy session led by Dr. Clement, a canine psychotherapist.
My Million Dollar Mom
USA / Drama / 32mins
Director: Kevin Hackenberg
Producer: Ross Schriftman
Writer: Ross Schriftman
Cast: Pete Postiglione, Susan Moses, Cathy Mostek
When an aging mom’s health starts failing from Alzheimer’s, a form of dementia, her son must decide between his last chance to realize his life’s dream to become a Congressman and his desire to honor his mother’s wishes to remain in her home and be cared for by him.
Uncaged: A Stand-In Story
Canada / Documentary / 11mins
Director: Blake Johnston, Kelso Steinhoff
Producer: Marco Kyris, Walter Woodman
Cast: Marco Kyris
Marco Kyris worked as Nicolas Cage’s stand-in for a decade on 20 films; everything from Cage’s break out role in Leaving Las Vegas to the blockbuster franchise National Treasure. In Uncaged: A Stand-in Story, Marco talks about his early life as an actor, his journey into the entourage of Nicolas Cage, and what it was like working in the shadow for one of Hollywood’s Legends of Cinema.
Australia / Drama / 10mins
Director: Justin Olstein
Producer: Clea Frost
Writer: Justin Olstein
Cast: Felicity Soper, Kasia Kaczmarek
In present-day Melbourne, Naomi is awakened by a frantic young woman on the run. Naomi grapples with a situation that defies reality and as the night unfolds, she must decide how far she can go to protect her visitor from rapidly encroaching danger.