Meathead is a film noir set in a future world where eating meat is illegal. This film is a tribute to the "Meatless Mondays" campaign to raise climate change awareness.
Show Me Your Teeth
Director: Katherine Krampol
Editor: Jonathan Williams
Camera: Alex Bakker, Jonathan Williams
Show Me Your Teeth is an exploration of the underlying desire for a perfect smile. As an actress, Katherine Krampol found herself unable to smile confidently because of her one crooked tooth. This off-beat comedy travels from a glitzy dental office in Vancouver to her parents' homeland of Romania where dental care practices were often barbaric.
The Dirty Dozen
Directors: Leslie Kennah & Dylan Hartley
Are there toxic chemicals in your cosmetics?
U.S. researchers identified 10,500 industrial chemicals used as cosmetic ingredients, including carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxics, endocrine disruptors, plasticizers, degreasers and surfactants.
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How To Rest In Peace
Director: Meribeth Deen Editor(s): Meribeth Deen and Dylan Hartley Cameras: Leslie Kennah, Meribeth Deen, Dylan Hartley
A seven minute film that digs into the dirty details of death and decomposition. If you think worms are gross, you haven't heard what happens to a body that's been embalmed and locked away in a steel casket, buried underground in a concrete vault. The film also explores the topic of "green burial," and how it contrasts with current conventions in death-care.
Team: Ivan Mark, Krysta Cowling and Taryn Hardes
A romantic comedy about bottled water and its negative effects on the environment.
Director: Mariam Salih Editor(s): Francis Szlachcic, Mariam Salih, Tara Mahoney, Steve Rosenberg Cinematographer(s): Shyloe Bryant, Francis Szlachcic
Literature Unbound explores the idea of a world without books. Mariam struggles to adapt to the culture of E-Readers, and wonders if perhaps we've lost something in our quest to convert the knowledge held within books into data files that can be deleted with the click of a button.
Kids On The Block
Director: Ashley Chapman Editor: Yoni Marmorstein Camera and Sound: Joshua Burdick Producer: Cecilia DeGroot
Kids on the Block is a story about a group of people who have decided to raise their young children in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. It explores the power of childhood innocence, trust, and belonging in a neighbourhood largely devoid of families.
Breaking The Silence
Director(s): Mercedes Grant & David Marcel
The story follows the life of Ken Shaw, a Canadian man who suffered from Dissociative Identity Disorder, following his abuse as a child and his journey towards healing.
Director: Mo Korchinski Cinematographer and Editor: Alejandro Castro Salinas Camera and Sound: Shelby Tay Producer: Steve Rosenberg
Revolving Door is the story of former inmate Mo Korchinski, now a prison advocate and filmmaker working to reform the provincial prison system in British Columbia. How can we stop the revolving door of prison? Mo works with Women in Healing and will be making a Revolving Door a feature film.
Most Livable City
Director(s): Fiona Rayher & Daanish Ali Editor: Hauke Boettcher
Most Livable City is a poetic piece that examines drinking water as a human right. It premiered at Vancity theatre as a part of a BC Civil Liberties Association event, and it also played at the Carnegie Centre. Most Livable City will start the festival circuit; it was submitted to the Amnesty International Film Festival, DOXA and Vancouver Short Film Festival.
Help the Blind See: Seva Canada's Legacy 20/20 Campaign
Director: Tara Mahoney Seva Canada is an international eye care charity that believes that there can be a world where no one is needlessly blind. Eighty percent of blindness in the developing world is preventable or treatable, often with a 15-minute cataract surgery costing as little as $50.
According to the World Health Organization, restoring a blind person's sight is one of the most cost-effective ways of reducing poverty. When you join the Legacy 20/20 campaign and leave a gift to Seva Canada Society in your will, you bequeath the gift of sight and hope to children, women, and men.
Join Legacy 20/20... together we can help eliminate preventable blindness.
Director: Tara Mahoney Team: Fiona Rayher and Geoff Hatfield
A film about young activists and artists in the Vancouver Area.
Pay As You Drive
Director: Cliff Caprani
A film about the Pay As You Drive system, a pilot project.
The British Columbia Compassion Club provides medical cannabis and natural therapies for those in need.