“VIOLENT”: Strange Disruption

Synopsis A young Norwegian woman, and her last memories of the five people who loved her most, recalled while experiencing a catastrophic event. John Smistad’s Review Was the beginning her end? Was this ending her beginning? Was everything in between her life? Or the here that flashes before the hereafter? … [Read More]

The Magnitude of All Things: A Heartfelt Narrative of Personal and Global Grief

In Jennifer Abbott’s cinematic journey, the Sundance award-winning Director (The Corporation) draws intimate parallels between the experiences of grief—both personal and planetary. Stories from the frontlines of climate change merge with recollections from the filmmaker’s childhood on Ontario’s Georgian Bay. What do these stories have in common? The answer, surprisingly, … [Read More]