Here Now & Hereafter (2019)

2019 Festival

Wed, May 8 @ 7:30pm - GPLT

Presented by Q99 and Oliver’s Funeral Home.
This diverse package contains dramas, documentaries, and a comedy that look at our own mortality and grieving process from distinctly unique perspectives. There will be a Q&A after the screening with MEMENTO MORI Writer/Director Anna Barker.

Films in this package

Memento Mori

A young woman experiences a surreal journey as she comes to terms with her cancer diagnosis while the people in her life flash before her with an onslaught of opinions.


An astronaut awakes on an ISS space module after an accident. He’s unable to establish communication with base command. His fear of floating alone in space forever is interrupted when someone knocks on the door asking to come in.


A grieving father struggling to accept the death of his teenage daughter comes face to face with her living doppelganger. Won Best Short Film at the 2018 Be Epic! London International Film Festival among other awards.

Roberta's Living Room

In a remote town where gypsies come and go, Roberta receives a call about her husband’s sudden death. She becomes consumed with the uncertainty of her fate and decides to do something about it.


Caroline arrives with her young daughter on the day of her grandmother’s funeral to find that her mother is refusing to go ahead with it. How can she get her mother to accept that Grams is gone when their own relationship is so distant?

Biker Bob's Posthumous Adventure

Who is Biker Bob? And why does a bottle full of his ashes keep washing up on the beaches of Vancouver Island?

A community for retired entertainers in Vancouver is shocked to learn of the death of a beloved jazz singer who was a resident of their building. Won Best Documentary Short at the 2019 Reel Shorts Film Festival.