Anthony a curious five-year-old wonders how he can spend more time with his mom, who is working all the time. He compels us to ask: what’s the true value of money?
Grades 1-3 2016
With an unspoken connection to nature and her culture, Mia’ Salmon, wanders the alleyways of her city, decorating the walls with supernatural street art. Eventually her innate gift takes her on a journey that parallels the late Chief Simon Walkus Senior’s story, Xa’Pkvas Wisem Mia’x’it – the Boy Who Turned into a Salmon. By joining Mia’, we learn lessons about colonialism, ecology, and the environment.
Set in 1970s Saskatchewan, Assini, a young Indigenous girl, comes to terms with what it means to be an “Indian.” Beautifully shot and scored, Assini will leave audiences feeling nostalgic for long summer days, and acutely aware of the complex challenges faced by First Nations then and now.
Not fitting in, being left out – no one wants that. In four minutes and fifty-six seconds you will fall for, feel for, and maybe love this odd creature with a long stout. This little thing is only searching for friendship in a big, empty, cruel city. Will he find friends?
Looks tells the story of a grey lynx that is out of place in a world of colourful animals. Excluded and bullied, he searches for acceptance and belonging. Somehow, he finds himself resorting to drastic measures…
Leonard is a six-year-old boy with the unusual hobby of collecting sounds. We watch Leo as he turns noises around him into spine-tingling fantasies. He even draws his skeptical older brother into an adventure story in which knights go after scary creatures and perform other daring deeds.