Shorts Packages

SHORTS PACKAGE: ALBERTA SPIRIT

Year 2019-2020
Runtime 135 mins
Language English, - Without dialogue
Streaming Information
  • Online & In-Cinema
  • Availability: Full Festival

Included in this shorts package is DICHROME, winner of the 2020 Best Alberta Short Film Award and (RE)CLAIMING INDIAN STATUS, winner of the 2020 Best Alberta Documentary Short, Special Mention.

Eight stunning Alberta-made short films, shining a spotlight on the talented makers working in our province. 

Countries

Canada

BERTA BOYS

A comedic short that contemplates the hyper-masculine identity of Alberta's oil and gas industry.

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DICHROME

15 year-old filmmaker Weston Snider makes his CIFF debut with this Alberta-made, coming-of-age short.

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WE ARE CRUSH

A group of four women band together to make rock climbing more accessible in Banff.

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BERLIN CASTRO

Two young employees at a publishing house accidentally destroy an important piece of literature, forcing them to create a forgery.

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KEY OF T

At 39 years old, trans singer Ari Agha began taking testosterone, uncertain about how their gender transition would affect their singing voice.

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THE MOTHER

A black and white experimental short that follows a colonial trapper as he confronts his violent past alone in the wild.

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SPIRIT

A slice of life documentary featuring Marina Cole, a chainsaw carver who turns driftwood and other recycled materials into beautiful works of art.

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(RE)CLAIMING INDIAN STATUS

Indigenous women fought to reclaim their Indian Status and advocated for the elimination of sex-based discrimination in Canada’s Indian Act.

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