SHORT / Anumasa / 33 min
Experience the heartbreaking and largely unknown period of history that preceded the West African middle passage slave trade to the Americas. An important part of history that deserves a closer look.
SHORT / Claire McKenna / 13 min
After years of isolating and degrading herself through addictive behavior, a young woman hits bottom by feeding a heroine habit while trespassing in an empty apartment, waiting anxiously to meet her parole officer.
SHORT / Salaam B’y / 20 min
As a Muslim child of Pakistani immigrants, Newfoundland became an unlikely home for Aatif. This cold, isolated island in the Atlantic ocean is a reminder of what can happen when a community welcomes newcomers with open arms.
SHORT / Seared / 8 min
Beaten by a life of injustice and crime, a young man’s plan to end it all turns into a life of renewed hope and a passionate career as a chef.
SHORT / Pikala Binata / 11 min
Follow a group of bicycle enthusiasts in the heart of Marrakech, Morocco to combat the social stigmas of bicycles in their country and bring to light the achievements of a group of diverse and passionate people united by their love of biking.
SHORT / American Beat / 26 min
Since the 1970s, thousands of refugees have started new lives in Idaho. Meet three people whose stories rise above the divisive politics of immigration and experience a portrait of Boise, which shows refugees from war-ravaged parts of the world that a united community can conquer tragedy and hate.