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Toronto Youth Shorts

Toronto Youth Shorts

Year: 2016

Genre: Entertainment

Program Description:

Toronto Youth Shorts provides young and emerging filmmakers under 30 a professional forum to showcase their work. Take a look at some of the best shorts from the most recent festival.


Deep in the forest, an injured hunter searches for his family who are being hunted by a supernatural force. Directed by Kevin Saychareun.

A Woman Departed
A letter to a woman, now lost. Directed by Steven Czikk.

Dreaming is a Private Thing
Sam, an android employed to create motion pictures, discovers what it means to be human through his original film. Winner of Best Production at the 2015 Ryerson University Film Festival. Directed by AJ Smith.

A young father reflects on life as a parent, and the impact of his own childhood. Winner of the Royal Reel Award at the Canada International Film Festival. Directed by Alicia Harris.

Pretty Dangerous
Seleziya "Sparx" Esho is a Canadian professional wrestler with an emotional divide between her obsession and love of the sport and the physical mental strain it puts on her body and family. Directed by Dan Laera.

White Lines
Inspired by the works of Jonas Odell, 'White Lines' follows the true story of a fourteen year old boy's addiction to cocaine. Directed by Jessie Posthumus and Hanna Jovin.

A young girl's fantasy adventure with her grandfather allows her to come to terms with his illness. Starring Cadence Schuster (Paradise Falls). Directed by Kristina Mileska.

The Crocodile and the Capybara
Alesia gives Ramón a card with three warnings, and a reminder that José will never love him. Directed by Guillermo de la Rosa.

A down-on-her-luck, middle-aged nurse spends one fateful night with her young patient when he decides to run away from the hospital. Starring Connor Price (Being Human). Directed by Pia Abrahams.

A New Reflection
Katie Atkinson is born with multiple facial differences. Despite all the challenges, Katie has grown into an intelligent, talented young lady, and her facial differences are not the only thing that define her as a person. Directed by Pauline Beal and Lindsay Fontatine.

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