Moloka’i Bound: Don’t judge a book by its cover

We all carry personal baggage with us. Baggage that consists of decision which we didn’t make, which we would love to re-do and which we would make again next time we face the same problem. No matter how much we want to change our history, it’s just not possible. However, sadly, our history and our…

Interview with Pier-Philippe Chevigny, Director of Rebel

In his film Rebel, Pier-Philippe Chevigny takes a lucid and poignant look at the extreme right-wing groups that emerged in Quebec in response to the migration crisis of 2017. We spoke to the director Pier-Philippe Chevigny about the film, it’s politics and his future projects. What inspired you to become so interested in political issues?…

3 Feet : A joy-inducing film capturing an adventurous day with Gonzalo, a ten-year-old boy attempting to keep his shoes clean despite his love for football challenging his intentions

3 Feet is a joy-inducing film capturing an adventurous day with Gonzalo, a ten-year-old boy attempting to keep his shoes clean despite his love for football challenging his intentions. An excellent combination of live-action and animation adds to the film’s whimsy and childlike amusement. Director Giselle Geney pulls audiences back in time to once again…

Charles Xiuzhi Dong’s AFTER CLASS is a symphonic masterpiece of film

After Class by Charles Xiuzhi Dong “There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings” -Hodding Carter Charles Xiuzhi Dong’s short film After Class is a symphonic masterpiece of film.  A virtuoso of film, he takes on an orchestral journey that hums with suspense and…

Sylvia: An incredibly emotional and moving socially important film

If you’re going on a road trip, you’re always in for a great time. Music blasting out of the speakers, you, your friends and family having amazing moments and just becoming one with the world for once. Not everyone is that lucky. Just ask Mandy, the lead character in the debut film from writer/director Richard…

The Confirmation: A must-see, eye-opening, beautiful and well-performed movie

“Everyone has the right to be who they are”. That’s how “The Confirmation” ends. While this should indeed be the case, that’s sadly not for everyone and especially not when you’re a transgender person. The problems and prejudices that transgender people face are now being brought back to our attention thanks to first time director…