In only minutes, these films immerse you in fully realized narratives that leave a mark
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Image: Solar Eclipse, VIFF 2022
The films in this shorts program are all about connections. People connecting with one another, dealing with change, or rediscovering a part of themselves and their past.
The bonds of family form the basis of this program of short films. Bonds with history and responsibility—sometimes close, sometimes strained—now and for the future.
Misadventures, bad choices, and a series of unfortunate events are all present in this program of short films. There is some serious drama and a bit of comedy on display in these exhilarating, thoughtful, and unpredictable tales.
Morals are being challenged on many fronts. The protagonists in this program of short films are all faced with difficult moral choices and they don’t always make the right decisions.
The films in this shorts program are all about discovery. Beautiful and thought-provoking voyages of internal and external discovery that honour relations and history, while encountering stimuli that promote a new understanding of self.
The Reel Youth Film Festival is a diverse collection of short films from emerging filmmakers around the world. Chosen by an international youth jury from 1300+ global submissions, the RYFF will show you the world through the eyes of its talented youth.