Canada Looks South: Short Films

DIS PLEIS
Canada, 2015
Spanish and English with English subtitles / 12 min

Director: Rosaura Lezama

A portrait of the complex relationship between two Mexican sisters living in Vancouver, as they struggle to mature and restore their lost bond.

THE FIELD OF POSSIBLE (Le champ de possibles)
Canada/Mexico, 2014
No dialogue / 10 min

Director: Matías Meyer

An impossible day in a vacant field in Montréal.

THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU
Canada, 2015
English / 5 min

Director: Celina Drysdale-Henríquez

A cinematic narration of a poem written by Celina Drysdale-Henríquez that tells the tale of two lovers, as the story jumps back and forth in time, starting with the last night of their romance.

ONE KEY
Canada, 2014
English / 3 min

Director: Karlos Alcázar

Holden roams the streets of Vancouver while Peter, a senior executive, eats keys, smokes keys and brushes his teeth with keys. The lives of the two will meet for a common good.

SALIX TREE
Canada, 2015
Spanish with English subtitles / 10 min

Director: Victor Arroyo

A self-ethnographic document meant to be experienced as a passage between languages, a concentration of voices whose identity remains opaque.

SILENT SCREAMS (Gritos del Silencio)
Canada/El Salvador, 2014
Spanish with English subtitles / 20 min

Director: Gerson J. Peña

Centred around the story of Lazaro Moran, whose wife of 47 years was murdered by teenagers, Silent Screams investigates gender violence in El Salvador.