Reel Shorts 2015

  • 27:00
  • USA
  • 2014
The Lion's Mouth Opens

This documentary follows a young Scottish actress who decides to find out whether she’s inherited the gene for Huntington’s Disease. If she has it, there will be no escape from the fate that awaits her: dementia and death. Won a Special Jury Award at 2014 Aspen Shortfest. Winner of the 2015 Best Documentary Short Award.


  • Coarse Language



  • Lucy Walker
*Alberta premiere*