This film explores the thoughts of a young Black girl as she negotiates her complex identity against society’s understanding and representation of blackness. Using common stereotypes associated with black identity, her aim is to illustrate the uniqueness of us all.
Meet Ryhana Dawood, as she challenges common perceptions of Muslim women through combative sports.
Awaskinawason is made up of the Atikamekw words awacic (child), aski (earth) and takonawason (having the responsibility for). An animated short calling on us to respect the great circle of life.
Lucy thinks her brother, Luka, is broken. His obsessive, meticulous, infuriating arrangements of sugar cubes and thimbles prove it. Lucy thinks he should be fixed, but not in the way she imagines…
The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but one father learns the way to his son’s heart is just the same. A widower is left to care for his young son, who he struggles to connect with due to cultural differences. Rice Balls seem to be the answer and the much needed bridge between them.
Pushed by the fear of losing her friends, Silvia (10) has invited them to a sleepover… but things can be complicated when your home is not exactly what your friends may call a home.
In 2012, transgender filmmaker Chase Joynt sat down with Benton (12), Madeleine (10) and Dexter (6) to talk about gender, puberty, school, and parents. Four years later, he revisited the kids to see what’s changed — but not before the kids flipped the camera on the adults to ask some questions of their own.