by Negar Mojtahedi
Iranian immigrants share stories of the turmoil they escaped and the new challenges they faced creating new lives in Canada, losing one country while adopting another.
This film documents the intimate stories of six Iranian-Canadians as they share the most painful and beautiful moments of their journeys from Iran to Canada. It is a powerful portrait of the Iranian expatriate, an immigrant population that is often misunderstood and misrepresented. But it's also a universal story of what refugees and immigrants face, uprooting their lives for
a hopeful future.
by Gurdeep Dhillon
Two Indian exchange students, Sahiba and Jeet, studying in Vancouver Canada, meet and fall in love. Their romance is threatened by their religions. Sahiban is Muslim and Jeet is Sikh. In India this is a cultural barrier to their love. After their return to India, Jeet describes his love to his father. His father reminds Jeet of the historic discord between Sikh’s and Muslims. Nevertheless, Jeet still approaches Sahiban’s father for approval to marry. Her father agrees but with the condition that Jeet become a Muslim. When Jeet rejects this condition his life
Will religion win over love?
Directed & Produced by
Starring Sara: Omran & Hani Mefti
Canadian (GrandMuse Pictures) 2018
Unmasked’ is a a female empowering feature film about a Muslim immigrant woman in North America. The film has won dozens of awards and continues to win more in festival showings. It is written, produced and directed by a filmmaker telling a story with a global humanitarian message.
by Scott Renyard
Length 149 min
“If you thought The Inconvenient Truth was an eco-horror movie, The Pristine Coast is The Fishery of the Living Dead.”
by Damon Vignale
Length 90 min
An artist faces public opposition as she struggles to mount a large scale exhibition of paintings based on a police poster of missing women, twenty-six of which are found dead on a serial killer’s farm.
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