Welcome to Moving Images

Welcome to Moving Images Distribution! Please browse through our outstanding collection of award-winning film, video and transmedia creations by some of Canada's most innovative directors and media artists. Despite our roots in film, all titles here are in digital formats and available for streaming licenses for institutional use through password-protected sites. You can purchase them on DVD or contact us to present them in screenings, exhibit them in galleries too. For streaming licenses, curated screenings or use other than DVD purchases, please contact our staff who are familiar with the works we offer here. They may also be able to offer additional suggestions and provide digital previews to assist with your curation.

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Moving Images Distribution is a not-for-profit organization founded by Canadian independent filmmakers in 1979. We continue to take pride in supporting artists and their creativity in the arena of the moving image.

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News & Events

Transmissions

Transmissions

The month of September 2019 saw the world première of Transmissions, an immersive multimedia installation anchored in Indigenous languages and world view at the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. From our initial involvement in ...

Tributes to Barb Cranmer

Following her passing May 17, 2019 after a battle with cancer, artists and audiences mourned the loss of award-winning filmmaker Barb Cranmer of the 'Namgis First Nation, Alert Bay, B.C. A series of tributes followed with screenings of her ...

NMM Conference Kansas City

Board members of the National Media Market met with several stakeholders in Kansas City MO to discuss strategies that would support acquiring work from independent film and video artists in a milieu that is increasingly dominated by large platforms. ...

New Releases

SuperKids 2

SuperKids 2

Harry Killas / Ric Beairsto

In 2004, a small group of elementary students were identified as gifted, and the filmmakers documented their search for the right high school. Ten years later, those filmmakers went back to find them and ask ... "Are they still gifted?"

The Least We Can Do

The Least We Can Do

Moira Simpson

The Least We Can Do tells the story of Canada's response to the Yazidi genocide, the decision to bring Yazidi women and girl survivors to Canada as refugees, and the failure to provide them with promised trauma care. The film chronicles the activism of a small group of BC women who organize Canadians across the country to come together to urge the government to keep its promise.

The Return

The Return

Marina Dodis

There is something astonishing happening within the city of Vancouver. Largely unnoticed amidst rush hour traffic, industrial sites and condo construction, wild salmon are returning to their ancient spawning. 

The World Is Bright

The World Is Bright

Ying Wang

When an only child dies mysteriously abroad, his parents leave Beijing to find out why. Answers don't come easily in a 10-year journey that exposes flawed immigration policies, a systemic stigma of mental illness, and a Kafkaesque state bureaucracy at the heart of global migration.

The Heart of the Fraser

The Heart of the Fraser

Brendan Chu

The Heart of the Fraser highlights the continuing destruction of the culturally rich ecosystem in the gravel reach of the lower Fraser River from Hope to Mission, British Columbia and what needs to happen to save this significant ecosystem from environmental collapse.

 

Fierce Girls

Fierce Girls

Loretta Sarah Todd

Cross-platform storytelling follows the adventures of two teenage girls--one Cree, the other Maori--who share life experiences across the globe and address life's challenges in a creative and empowering way.