Away Home – Synopsis
A man returns to his family home on the East Coast of Canada to unite his family and say goodbye to his terminally ill mother.
(Screened at #OCanFilmFest2018 on November 3, 2018)
About the director, Jana Stackhouse
Jana Stackhouse is an award-winning director whose films have screened at various festivals internationally including TIFF, The Atlantic International Film Festival, and Los Angeles CineFest. While earning a BFA in Film at Ryerson University, Jana received numerous awards including The Norman Jewison Award and the Harvey Hart Director’s Award. Jana wrote and directed “Away Home”, which was selected for TIFF’s Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival and won the Best Female Director Award at Hollywood North Film Festival. Jana’s latest project is directing the web series “Note To Self” for CBC which garnered over one million views and received a Canadian Screen Award Nomination for Best Fiction Web Program or Series.
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