2019 Films

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Brothers - 2019 - Canada
15 min
Director: Jonathan Keijser
Year Presented: 2019

Although from different backgrounds and speaking different languages, two Antigonishers, Isam Hadhad and Frank Gallant form a close friendship
Do You Trust This Computer? - 2018 - Japan/USA
78 min
Director: Chris Paine
Year Presented: 2019

Science fiction has long anticipated the rise of artificial intelligence. Today a new generation of self-learning computers collects and interprets huge amounts of data transforming much of our lives: job automation, medical diagnostics, weaponry, elections, the list goes on. Will AI usher in an age of unprecedented potential or prove to be our final invention
Hip Hop-eration - 2014 - New Zealand/USA
93 min
Director: Bryn Evans
Year Presented: 2019

Thirty nonagenarians from New Zealand defy the odds and overcome their physical limitations to travel to Las Vegas and compete in the World Hip Hop Dance Championships, dancing their way into the hearts and minds of thousands of young fans around the world
nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up - 2019 - Canada
100 min
Director: Tasha Hubbard
Year Presented: 2019

In 2016 a young Cree man named Colten Boushie was killed after entering Gerald Stanley’s rural property in Saskatchewan. The jury’s subsequent acquittal of Stanley raises questions about racism embedded in Canada’s legal system. Sensitively directed by award-winning director Tasha Hubbard, the profound narrative includes her own adoption, the history of colonialism on the prairies and a vision of a future where Indigenous children can live safely on their homelands.
RBG Ruth Bader Ginsberg - 2018 - USA
100 min
Director: Julie Cohen & Betsy West
Year Presented: 2019

We are introduced to the life and career of this quiet, diminutive, trailblazing US Supreme Court Justice who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy and become something of an icon. The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and has received many awards, including The 2018 National Board of Review Best Documentary, the 2018 BAFTA Award for Best Documentary and an Academy Awards nomination for Best Documentary.
The Radicals: Beyond Boarding - 2018 - Canada
55 min
Director: Tamo Campos & Brian Hockenstein
Year Presented: 2019

With breathtaking cinematography we follow four snowboarders and surfers who become social and environmental stewards through their love of their sport. Enjoying and appreciating their natural surroundings, they become involved with wilderness initiatives that can actually change the world.
The Southern Right Whale - 2018 - Argentina
20 min
Director: Kevin Zaouali
Year Presented: 2019

A poetic sensory immersion, this short film documents the life of the southern right whales of the Patagonian Sea.