The Boy Inside [43 min educational version with teachers study guide]

The Boy Inside [43 min educational version with teacher's study guide]

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Filmmaker Marianne Kaplan tells the personal and often harrowing story of her son Adam, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger Syndrome.

The Boy Inside [47 min version]

The Boy Inside [47 min version]

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Filmmaker Marianne Kaplan tells the personal and often harrowing story of her son Adam, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger Syndrome.

Brücke

Brücke

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In this animated film inspired by the Verism art movement of Germany in the 1920s, a First World War veteran’s attempt to find where he once felt leads him to forge depths on his own terms.

Depression: Fighting the Dragon

Depression: Fighting the Dragon

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This documentary provides new insight into the illness of depression and highlights the importance of early detection.

The Drawing

The Drawing

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In this stylish short drama, a creative young boy has his picture of a dinosaur ridiculed in class.

Face First

Face First

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In Face First, filmmaker Mike Grundmann and three other remarkable individuals who grew up with facial birth defects open old, surgically-sealed wounds to tell stark anecdotes about the physical pain of corrective surgery and the psychological sting of ridicule and rejection.

Fortune Cookies

Fortune Cookies

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Filmmaker Xia Tong explores the loneliness and turmoil that often mark the transition to a new country.

i see the fear

i see the fear

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In 2004, visual artists joe average & jamie griffiths entered into a creative therapeutic photography process, to allow joe to explore his experience of living and coping with Lipoatrophy caused by antiretroviral drugs for HIV/AIDS.

Lip Service: a mystery

Lip Service: a mystery

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Animator and experimental filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming blends narrative and unique visual treatment in this mystery fiction film. A lipless woman, out of work, becomes a private detective and is forced to grapple with her own vulnerability in the world.

Lonesome Joe

Lonesome Joe

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A lonely tow truck driver encounters the pleading gaze of a dog, locked in a car and seemingly mistreated by its owner. Joe decides to liberate man's best friend-but, as it so often is in life, everything is not as it would appear to be.

Muskeg Special

Muskeg Special

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Embark on an extraordinary journey by train from The Pas to Churchill through Northern Manitoba and learn about the fascinating people who lived in communities along the Hudson Bay Rail Line.

Out In The Cold

Out In The Cold

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On a freezing night, Soft as Snow and Cold as Ice meet Thomas, a young man in a drunken stupor, who has been dumped on the outskirts of town. When Thomas suggests the two men walk back to the city with him, they persuade him to stay the night.

Peter & the Space Between

Peter & the Space Between

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This animated short explores the difficulties of communication, it’s effect on relationships, and how one’s internal logic has the tendency to be grossly exaggerated.

SAVAGE

SAVAGE

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This short drama, described by the creators as "a residential school musical," evokes memories of the residential school experience as children in a classroom make their imaginary escape from bitter realities of their daily experiences.

School of Secrets

School of Secrets

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Students were told to keep their sexual relationship with their teacher a secret...now almost two decades later, these women are ready to expose the lessons they learned in school.

Shes a Boy I Knew

She's a Boy I Knew

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Vancouver filmmaker Gwen Haworth documents her male-to-female gender transition partially through the voices of her anxious but loving family, best friend, and wife.

Slingshot

Slingshot

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Two lone figures meet in a desolate landscape. One, an Afghan boy, is there to bury his family, killed in a massacre. The other, a soldier, wounded physically and spiritually from too much killing, who struggles with his basest instincts to move toward healing.

Stroke

Stroke

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This black comedy about the stress caused by our growing technological environment chronicles the plight of Nathan Thompson, a highly driven 39-year-old executive.

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

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Too Close…for Comfort is a short drama, the first film to tackle homophobia as it affects people with HIV infection and AIDS.

We Carry Each Others Memories

We Carry Each Other's Memories

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In this collaboration between Marilyn Simon Ingram (IRS survivor and advocate), Barb Martin and Outreach Productions, Indian Residential School survivors in Atlantic Canada reflect on their experiences with the Shubenacadie Residential School in central Nova Scotia.