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Current Submissions

The films on this page have been submitted this month to our competition. Next month, they will be viewed and scored by a panel of jurors. These films are not a part of AWI’s permanent collection. To view the films in our collection, please visit our OLIVE Film Collection page.

Current Competition Submissions

09/1/2018 - 09/30/2018

Cyclical
Cyclical
A short sensorial short that explores an anxious mind.
Off Suit
Off Suit
This animated true story, set in a jail, pits the blue suits against the brown suits and calls into question the true definition of crazy.
Shared Façade
Shared Façade
When Margo makes eye contact with someone she is able to get a glimpse into the inner workings of their mind. Sometimes it is what she expects, and sometimes it really isn't. This is the story of the colourful characters she encounters on her way to ...
Carcer
Carcer
Carcer, Latin for Prison, sees a man trapped in a constant loop of anguish as he is bombarded with horrific imagery. Carcer is an experimental and exploratory film dealing with my own experience with depression. Specifically the cycle of intrusiv...
A Future with Bipolar
This documentary short follows Josée Leclair, a French Canadian 19 year old, and examines how having Bipolar Disorder affects the tumultuous process of moving out to go to university and follow her dream of becoming a writer.
Survivor
Survivor
This film shows the journey that Khatija has been through by moving away from her home town Toronto. She feels out of place, has dealt with bullying, family issues, lossing people which results to her suicide attempt, and many other obstacles that sh...
I am tired
I am tired
A short film about an adolescent female's anxiety.
Mental Health Awareness
I shot this film in May during “Mental Health Awareness Month” In the beginning an actual social worker speaks about Mental Health. Then it goes into me telling my story through music and words. It is very powerful especially for someone that is ...
Open Your Eyes
Open Your Eyes
Two sides of a troubled man, struggling with self-identity attempting to find a reason to live with purpose.
O.C.D.
O.C.D.
A man tells the tale of the bad influence of his obsessive compulsive disorder on his relationship with a woman.