Canadian Shorts Series Docs

  • 66 mins

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In this program


Ikebana

Directed by Alejandro Yoshizawa

A Japanese Canadian elder recalls her experiences growing up in Vancouver and shares her love of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement.

A-Yi

Directed by Martyna Czaplak

The story of an unlikely friendship between an elderly Chinese can collector and a group of millennial roommates.

We the West

Directed by Kat Jayme

Vancouver Grizzlies super-fans come out of the woodworks to reminisce about their dearly departed Grizzlies.

Hayashi Studio

Directed by Hayley Gray

UNCOVERING THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND
THROUGH THE LENS OF JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHER SENJIRO HAYASHI.