Short Film Programs

Lunenburg Doc Fest is delighted to present eight distinct collections of short documentary films that entertain, educate and inspire. These ‘Shorts’ are sure to engage and transport you. Discover a diverse range of subjects, styles, issues and cultures, and ‘see the world’ from the comfort of your seat!

All shorts programs are free-admission events!  

The Short Film Programs are listed alphabetically below. Click their links to see details on these selections.


Art Shorts: Bridging Past And Present *
Atlantic Canadian Shorts
Canadian Change Makers: Coast To Coast Shorts
CBC Short Docs: What Is In A Name
International Shorts: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
Lunchbox Shorts 1: Canadian Shorts- Resilience Of Spirit
Lunchbox Shorts 2: Archival Water Docs
Short Films From Around The World – Student & Community Screening


* Winner of the Best Short Documentary award, Tapping Into Our Past, Tapping Into Our Future: Ayodele Casel