New strand dedicated to Canadian film.
(Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Sherry White; Writer: Sherry White; Stars: Kristin Booth, Meghan Greeley, Joel Hynes, Jane Maggs, Mary Walsh, Cheryl Wells)
A teenager secretly plans to move away from her eccentric grandmother, but when her mum arrives on the scene she must decide where her loyalties lie.
The Necessitites Of Life (Ce qu'il faut pour vivre)
(Country: Canada; Year: 2008; Director: Benoît Pilon; Writer: Bernard Émond; Stars: Denis Bernard, Antoine Bertrand, Paul-André Brasseur, Éveline Gélinas, Elisapie Isaac, Louise Marleau, Vincent-Guillaume Otis, Luc Proulx, Guy Thauvette, Natar Ungalaaq), Official Site
An Inuit hunter is befriended by an orphan at a sanitorium.
(Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Rafaël Ouellet; Writer: Rafaël Ouellet; Stars: Carla Turcotte, Alexandra Soucy, Sophie Bérubé, Gilles-Vincent Martel, Marco Bentz, Guillaume Audet, Geneviève Levasseur, Isa-Dora Picard, Éliane Michaud, Stine Bernickow-Christensen)
A girl hunts for her missing sister.
(Country: Canada; Year: 2008; Director: Charles Officer; Writer: Charles Officer, Ingrid Veninger; Stars: Clark Johnson, Karen LeBlanc, Daniel J. Gordon, Walter Borden, David Collins, Chris Johnson, Ndidi Onukwulu, Samantha Somer Wilson, Elizabeth Saunders, Martin Villafana, Araya Mengesha, Tahliel Hawthorne, Michael Derek McWilliams, Jaccob Bodanis-Rhule, Sal Scozzari), Official Site
Described by BIFF as: "A breathtaking urban love story about the soul of a mother, the heart of a fighter, and the faith of a child."
The Red Rooster
(Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Terry Miles; Writer: Terry Miles; Stars: Casey Manderson, Kristine Cofsky, Jesse Manderson, Jessica Duong, Stephana Arnold, Kenneth Chan, Candace Chase, Edwina Cheer, Haley Dolighan, Emmelia Gordon, Linda Minard, Tara Pratt, Linda Stang, Stanley Tsang, Andy Wong)
A brother finds that what he thought was a fishing trip is really an excuse for his sibling to catch a spot of adultery.
(Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: David Bezmozgis; Writer: David Bezmozgis; Stars: Mark Rendall, Sergiy Kotelenets, Nataliya Alyexeyenko, Holly Deveaux, John Mavrogiannis), Official Site
Over the course of one week in 1988, the search for a missing teammate, parental expectations, a burgeoning sexual awakening and the rock concert of the century all threaten to jolt a 16-year-old into adulthood.