Written by: Alexis Diamond
Length: 75 min.Wracked with tuberculosis and completely disenfranchised from her old life of passionate activism, Dinah Reisberg resides in the limbo of the Mount Sinai Sanatorium north of Montreal. Lost in this land of shadows, stripped of everything that once defined her, Dinah is caught in a love triangle between fellow inmate...
Written by: Moira Law
Length: 60 min.In The Women of Glen Marsh, Glen Marsh is dying of ALS (Director may choose to substitute a different, but similar fatal disease). His ex-wife, Susan has shouldered the responsibility of caring for him, in spite of their divorce. Tarique is a PSW who supports Susan. Susan and Glen’s daughter,...
Written by: Margaret Hollingsworth
Length: 120 min.“In War Babies, after twenty years of marriage, Esme, a playwright, and Colin, a war correspondent, are expecting a baby. Fears of middle-aged childbirth as well as the latent male-female antagonism of two decades of living together intensify as the date of the birth draws near.” (From the CPO Website)
Written by: Joanna McClelland Glass
Length: 120 min.An examination of the decline and fall of Cam MacMillan, a prairie salesman who considers himself a Canadian “aristocrat”. When he is chosen as the scapegoat during a World War II gas-ration scandal, he is unable to pick up the pieces of his shattered life. We watch the effects of...
Written by: Jennifer Fawcett
Length: 120 min.England, 1606: the witch craze has come to London. Superstition, science, religion and politics all meet in the birthing room where accusations of witchcraft overturn hundreds of years of tradition as the new male doctors fight to replace the old female midwives. Birth Witches explores the ongoing battle over the...
Written by: Diane Flacks
Length: 130 min.“Chrissie and Jeremy have spent a great deal of time in shock, waiting—for news of their baby daughter’s post-operation recovery, for weekly scans to show that her tumour is gone, for robotic forty-five-second updates from Dr. Andre Malloy, their brilliant but arrogant neuro-oncologist. The hospital waiting room has become a...