Peace Region Shorts

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Two of the films in this package capture the beauty of the Peace Region landscape. Five reveal the talent of Peace Region filmmakers. All are eligible for the juried Best Peace Region Short Award and a $300 cash prize presented by PRIMAA (Peace Region Independent Media Arts Association).

Nature Notes (Grade 1-3)

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Presented by ATB and Swan City Rotary Club. This delightful package contains films about the nature of friendship, home, and family, and provides unexpected contrasts with many opportunities for lively discussion afterwards.

New Worlds (Grade 6-9)

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Presented by ATB and Swan City Rotary Club, this varied package contains films that reveal the pressures of growing up and the consequences of conflict. Some are heartwarming; some are cautionary. All provide great opportunities for further discussion.

Unseen Consequences (Grade 9-12 Social Studies)

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Presented by ATB and Swan City Rotary Club, this powerful package contains films that illustrate a disconnect between perception and reality, truth and fiction, past and present, along with the unseen consequences that result.

Ties That Connect (Grade 9-12 English-Languages)

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Presented by ATB and Swan City Rotary Club, this enlightening package contains films that look at the connections and disconnections between people who have just met and family members who have grown distant. With films from the US, Europe, Israel, and Australia, this geographically diverse package includes narrative films, a documentary, and a silent film.

Psycho Shorts

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Presented by 2day FM and Pizza Hut. Mysterious creatures, an eerie house, a vengeful demon, and a homicidal maniac – are you ready for Psycho Shorts?

Cinema Francophone (Grade 9-12 French)

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Presented by ATB and Swan City Rotary Club, this French-language package (with English subtitles) provides a unique blend of films relating to historical events and modern day issues.

Criminal Intent

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Presented by Big Country, the films in this package bring a unique perspective to the genre and present a deadly serious or darkly comical view of crime and its perpetrators.

Best of the Fest (2021)

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

The award winners and honorable mentions for Best Animated, Best Documentary, Best Peace Region, Best Live Action 15+ Minutes, Best Live Action Under 15 Minutes, and Special Jury Prize

A Step Beyond (Grade 4-6)

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Presented by ATB and Swan City Rotary Club, this engaging package contains films that contrast fantasy and reality from the perspective of art, sorrow, and satire, with many opportunities for class discussion afterwards.

A Day in the Life

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Presented by Q99, the films in this package focus on pivotal moments that can change the course of a person’s life, or bring it to an untimely end.

Family Friction

ONLINE April 26 to May 9

Family ties are stressed in this package of European films. They mend in some of the films and irreparably break in others.