All Things Nice

All Things Nice

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By the time girls have become women, they've been socialized to associate beauty with slenderness. In All Things Nice, filmmakers Lulu Keating and Elisabeth Belliveau all but founder themselves in an act of hilarious subversion-a contest to see who can stomach the most Cherry Blossom chocolate bars!

AMFs Tiresias

AMF's Tiresias

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In this stick-figure animation short, Ann Marie Fleming takes on Ovid in her own comic retelling of a Greek myth. The question: who has better sex, men or women? Tiresias, a wise old man, turns into a young woman to find out the answer for himself.

Basic Space

Basic Space

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Confined to an apartment that’s too small for the both of them, two roommates must learn to respect each other’s personal space.

Beat Around the Bush

Beat Around the Bush

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Three seniors in this short comedic drama bring a whole new context to a popular phrase.

Brain Clever

Brain Clever

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China is the largest manufacturer in the world, and English translations of Chinese instructions often say more about the culture than they do about the product. Filmmaker Lulu Keating brings the "Hand-Pressing Flashlight" instructions to life, creating a land of extremes.

Brushstrokes

Brushstrokes

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An amusing and clever exploration of an artist's struggle to find his own style and vision, despite disapproval of that vision from people in power.

Chore Wars

Chore Wars

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Women still do most of the housework, even in dual-income families. Shifting unpleasant tasks to someone else is a pattern of behaviour that can carry over into the work place. Chore Wars employs humour and analysis to explore the practical and psychological effects on the partner left to pick up the slack.

A Courtship For Our Times

A Courtship For Our Times

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Love at first sight between two computer whiz kids exchanging sound bytes of endearment.... This tongue-in-cheek program pokes fun at the new generation of computer nerds engrossed in their own sense of self-importance and will surely provoke a chuckle.

Dawson Town Melted Down

Dawson Town Melted Down

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"1,300 people, 2,000 dogs. Why did you move to Dawson City, Yukon?" Legendary local filmmaker Lulu Keating tries to answer that question in this playful (and hand-processed) romp through her new hometown.

The Day of the Uteri

The Day of the Uteri

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The ancient Greeks thought that the uterus was an animal within an animal. It didn't like to stay in its place. This animation chronicles the escape and adventures of a bunch of uteri.

Dinner Parade

Dinner Parade

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Dinner Parade is an animated narrative that takes the viewer through fluid metaphors portraying consumption, both as the theme and protagonist.

Escapades of the One Particular Mr. Noodle

Escapades of the One Particular Mr. Noodle

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A humorous and personal take on the assimilation question, this film concerns a second-generation Chinese-Canadian who recalls her childhood in a white middle class suburb in the 1960s.

Fallen Woman

Fallen Woman

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In this computer animation, a woman who breaks her leg while pregnant suddendly discovers that she has superpowers.

Fate Scores

Fate Scores

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Two strangers, a guitarist and an introspective young woman, cross paths at a long bench along the side of a city building. One by one, additional strangers join the pair on the bench. Amidst a whirlwind of interactions that lead to both harmony and discord, the guitarist and the young woman eventually discover they have something special in common.

A Fortune in Frozen Dim Sum

A Fortune in Frozen Dim Sum

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Filmmaker Ling Chiu tells the sweet, complex and near-tragic tale of one Chinese immigrant family and their brush with disaster and fortune.

Funny Things People Can Do to Themselves

Funny Things People Can Do to Themselves

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A humorous look at the strange physical capabilities of ordinary people, including squeaking ears, dislocating limbs, and elongating tongues. The musical score is provided by a self-proclaimed classical teeth player. Bizarre!

Great Expectations (not what you're thinking)

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A frustrated artist, unable to put her ideas on paper, turns to an over-the-top daydream in which her filmmaking garners her fame, fortune, kudos, exotic vacations, social standing, ardent suitors and parental approval.

Hatties Heist

Hattie's Heist

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Hattie's Heist is a transformational rags to riches comedy that makes a comment on the widespread plight of impoverished seniors and the dwindling pensions facing retiring boomers. It's best perceived as a caper film. It is not a story to encourage oldsters to rob banks, but an inspirational tale to encourage them to fulfill their dreams before it is too late.

I Love My Work

I Love My Work

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The perils of ignoring a horoscope prediction are brought to life through witty animation. Casting aside a warning has dire consequences for a woman trying to make it to work.

In Search of the Last Good Man

In Search of the Last Good Man

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Six women meet in an espresso bar and discuss men and relationships.

Its a Party!

It's a Party!

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It's a Party! follows the disintegration of a social event in an unusual fashion.

Its Me, Again

It's Me, Again

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Ostensibly a film about twins, It's Me, Again explores the expectations and desires we have when we are confronted with identical siblings.

JumpTrumpRumpBump

JumpTrumpRumpBump

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An over-achieving six-year-old girl named Mooney has a secret life at night-but she needs to eat her dinner first.

Just Smile and Nod

Just Smile and Nod

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In this short drama, the communication gap between 10-year-old Matt and his elderly Chinese grandfather is anything but typical.

Key Tumi?

Key Tumi?

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Caramel custard, ping pong and potty all play an important role in this charming animation about a young Indian boy exploring where he came from as he prepares for the performance of a lifetime.