SHORT FILMS: TRUTH BE TOLD is an eclectic collection of short documentaries that challenge us to see the world through the eyes of others.
TOTAL RUNTIME: 90 MIN
DIRECTOR: MAROŠ MILČÍK, 2018 / SLOVAKIA / 5 MIN
Sonja is a poetic portrayal of the story of the sightless potter Sona Zeliskova, who despite adverse fate found her life yourney in art and ceramics.
BERNIE LANGILLE WANTS TO KNOW... WHO KILLED BERNIE LANGILLE
Director: Jackie Torrens, CANADA / 11 MIN
Following a mysterious 1968 death of a military electrician—a grandson tries to investigate what happened to the man he never met and who he’s named after. Through the use of historically-researched and specially-built miniature sets, we travel back to 1968 and gain access to a military base, as Bernie tries to put together the pieces of his bizarre family narrative.
ENOUGH: THE EMPOWERED WOMEN OF KOROGOCHO
Director: Brent Foster, 2018 / CANADA / 8 MIN
The elder women of Nairobi’s most dangerous slum decide it’s time to fight back.
Director: Michael Premo, 2018 / Canada, USA / 22 MIN
When an energy company began searching for natural gas in New Brunswick, Canada, indigenous and non-indigenous united to drive out the company in a campaign to protect their water and way of life.
LOTTE THAT SILHOUETTE GIRL
Director: Elizabeth Beecherl | Carla Patullo, 2018 / US / 10 MIN
Once upon a time, long before Disney and other animation giants, Lotte Reiniger ignited the screen with shadows, light, and a pair of magical scissors.
Director: Ben Proudfoot, 2017 / Canada / 9 MIN
Norbert Sattler is a master stained glass craftsman in Pleasantville, Nova Scotia.
SNAKE HIPS LULU
Director: Lulu Keating, 2018 / CANADA / 3 MIN
A dance hall girl from the Klondike Gold Rush has a painful rebirth in present day Dawson City, Yukon.
LAND OF THE WIND
Director: Laura Belinky, 2017 / UK, ARGENTINA / 19 MIN
The wind is Patagonia’s moving soul and photographer Eliseo Miciu is determined to capture it.