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∆ (when the cities burn), Forties 87, Tracking Sasquatch (field report #2) & Tracking Sasquatch (field report #3) by Christina Battle (Canada & US / 2012-2015). Christina Battle’s (Edmonton, Canada) research and artistic work consider the parameters of disaster; looking to it as action, as more than mere event and instead as a framework operating within larger systems of power.
Contents, Livestock & The Shouting Flower by Derek Jenkins (7:29, 11:49, 12:02 / Canada & US / 2018-2019). Derek Jenkins is a filmmaker and lab technician based in Hamilton, ON. His practice is handmade, personal, and documentary, with an interest in labour, ecology, and social reproduction.
Gaming Fields by Freddie Lau & Chen Zhang (6:51 / Canada / 2019). James, a serious and tough soldier, sees service in a special unit named W.O.G. He collects information and fights for survival.
God Straightens Legs by JoëleWalinga (66:48 / Canada / 2018). Walinga documents a moment of faith and waiting in the life of her Christian mother, a French-Canadian living in the Bible Belt who has opted to forego cancer treatment.
Main Squeeze by Brendan Prost (16:30 / Canada / 2019). A couple in an open relationship have their holiday slumber shattered by the unexpected arrival of a secondary partner.
Knowing by Freddie Lau (7:11 / Canada / 2017). We are always seized with the exaltation of loving someone unknown, someone who will remain so forever: a mystic impulse: we know what we do not know.
The Quoddy Fold by Paulette Phillips (56:11 / Canada / 2019). In this one-hour film Phillips dismantles and studies the movement from wood to dust, damp paper to mold, and ponders the house folding back into the land and sea.
Yuko by Jeff Petry and Nathan Drillot (9:28 / Canada/ 2018). After Yuko's death in the 2011 tsunami, her husband reflects on her absence, the nature of grief, and the search for closure.