Shorts at Home: Volume 1

The Ottawa Canadian Film Fest presented the first in a series of short films that you can watch from the comfort of your home on May 15, 2020.

The Films

Karim Ayari

“Perfect” is a quirky comedy about one man’s attempt to free himself of any flaws, only to learn that perfection can mean many things.

L’homme de la Maison
Karim Ayari

Before Me (L’homme de la Maison) is a bilingual film that explores social intolerance and its impact on children.

Andre the Anti-Giant
Kim Saltarski

A 3-foot-something actor / comedian / disability advocate strives to retake the stage following a life-endangering diagnosis in this intimate and inspirational tale of hope, hardship, and hilarity.

As It Was
Blake Garbe

A young boy, Mason, senses that the relationship between his parents isn’t as perfect as he thought.

the art of the morning
Nathan Hauch

A lyrical look at how one person prepares for the day ahead, savouring each moment.

November 2019

Click here for a recap of last year’s festival.

The Reviews

Read an preview and reviews of the films by our guest bloggers Alvin Wai Chung Tsang and Funmi Adetola.