Reel Youth Film Festival
The Reel Youth Film Festival is a collection of short films made by emerging youth filmmakers from around the world. Chosen by an international selection panel from 400 submissions and 30 countries, this collection will show you the world through the eyes of an incredibly gifted group of young media-makers. This year we are featuring 25% BC films, 50% Canadian films, and Indigenous stories from across Turtle Island.
Director: Soheil Soheili, Parsa Shojai, Alireza Ahmadi, Sajad Teymoori / Iran, 2020, 5 min.
Could art and theater be a way of escaping from inequality? In this Iranian film, a group of young actors adapt Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and in doing so run into, and over, gender norms. Learn More...
Director: Marius Fernandes, Julian Fernandes, Anthony Fernandes, Malinalli Angulo, Weah Fernandes / Canada, 2020, 6 min.
Young Smokehouse is a modern day storyteller, using music to heal and empower Indigenous youth, even in the face of social isolation and the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn More...
Please note this film can only be viewed in Canada when streaming on VIFF Connect.
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