Peace Region Shorts

2021 Festival

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).

Films in this package

Through the lens of healthcare professionals, researchers, patients, and their families, the deadly disparity between male and female heart disease is explored in this compelling documentary.

Kristeva Dowling strives to have a close relationship with the land and a degree of food sovereignty few of us can imagine – especially when living in the unforgiving landscape outside of Grande Prairie, Alberta. Won Best Peace Region Short at the 2021 Reel Shorts Film Festival.

In a small town in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, four athletes join hundreds of other racers to compete in the Canadian Death Race in Grande Cache, Alberta. What drives them to endure a grueling 125-kilometer ultramarathon that spans three mountain summits and 17,000 feet of elevation change?

The development of a mixed martial arts community in Grande Prairie, Alberta is explored in this documentary about the athletes, coaches, promoters, and commission members who have grown the sport in a small northern city.

In a world ravaged by a zombie apocalypse, two men stand watch at the barricades surrounding the Rez. Won the 2020 Alberta Motion Picture Industry Association’s Rosie Award for Best Dramatic Short Production and the Rosie Award for Best Screenwriter (Drama Under 30 Minutes). Won Honorable Mention, Best Peace Region Short at the 2021 Reel…

A daughter gets her wish and switches places with her dad for a day.