Director Bruce McDonald explores life in a Northern Ontario Native reservation. This Canadian drama based on a book by W.P. Kinsella, examines the tension between Native Canadians and Anglos in Canada from a Native perspective. Silas Crow, who lives on a Northern Ontario reserve, wants to take a mechanic's course in Toronto with his friend Frank Fencepost. But before he can enroll, the teen must write a short narrative describing his home. The film is a series of alternatively poignant vignettes from Crow's narrative.
The weekend of the American bicentennial in Nova Scotia, 1976 - 15-year-old Kit (Dylan Authors) is running away from home to move in with his estranged mother to hopefully find himself. With the help of his girlfriend Alice (Julia Sarah Stone), he hitchhikes through the stunning maritime landscape towards the home of his glamorous, artistic mother Laura (Molly Parker). But as the kids near their final destination, the truth about their relationship and identities begins to unfold. Stunningly shot in black and white, enhanced with a killer ‘70s soundtrack, Bruce McDonald laces this charming coming-of-age movie with a welcome air of nostalgia and a touch of enchanted realism.
Strange trick-or-treaters plague conflicted teenager Dora Vogel (Chloe Rose) at her isolated home on Halloween. Under siege by forces she can’t understand, Dora must defend both body and soul from relentless Hellions, dead-set on possessing something Dora will not give them. With Officer Corman (Robert Patrick: Terminator 2: Judgment Day) in tow, will Dora survive and kill these forces of evil? From director Bruce McDonald (Pontypool), and set in a visually haunting landscape, Hellions redefines the boundaries of horror with its potent brew of Halloween iconography, teenage angst and desperate survival.