The Family Vault of the Late James Hyland – Epilepsy Crisis

A grave… A man… A woman… Striking images. Michael Higgins’ most recent short film, The Family Vault of James Hyland, (which you can watch for free at the end of this text) is an experimental film that will burn your retinas. Here is a REAL TRUE experimental movie! Mute cinema…

Ordinary Love – In the Aquarium

The plot of the film Ordinary Love by Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn can be summed up easily: an old couple, Joan (Lesley Manville) and Tom (Liam Neeson), married for many years, enjoy their retirement by indulging to calm happiness within their four walls. It’s an “ordinary love” that doesn’t require an escape from the routine that some would be afraid of.

Advocate – The Jews Above All…

Lea Tsemel defends Palestinians: from feminists to fundamentalists, from Nonviolent demonstrators to armed militants. As a Jewish-Israeli lawyer who has represented political prisoners for five decades, Tsemel, in her tireless quest for justice, pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits.

Plein(s) Écran(s) – RIDM Weekend

The four short films presented here are all documentaries that deal with social issues. You will definitely be brought to think about those issues.  I Signed the Petition (Fleifel Mahdi) – Canada Immediately after a Palestinian man signs an online petition, he is thrown into a panic-inducing spiral of self-doubt.…