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Film Shorts: Journeys and Passages

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Join us for a program of short documentary films by Canadian directors of Asian descent.

Through an intimate archive of the Chow’s family lineage, A Passage Beyond Fortune offers an homage to the culturally significant but buried history of Chinese-Canadian communities in Moose Jaw.

Highway to Heaven takes audiences into many of the temples, mosques, and churches that call No. 5 Road in Richmond, British Columbia, home, revealing unity despite difference across these diverse cultural spaces.

In love, amma, after being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, a young mother writes a letter to her daughter about their family’s collective journey to acceptance

4 North A is a celebration of the fleeting joys of life and a bittersweet reminder that we don’t always get the closure we seek.

56 min. Multiple languages. Provided by the National Film Board.