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BJFF 2022 Shorts Program Season 1

5 Episodes Documentary, Drama

Five shorts from around the world.

Episodes

20m

Pops

How would you react if your father’s last wish was a little bit out there? For siblings Roz and Elli, it becomes a battleground for who will determine their pop’s final journey.

Stars Nigel Lindsay (Victoria, Safe, Four Lions), and Samantha Spiro (Games of Thrones, Sexe Education) Directed by Lewis Rose 2021 English

15m

In the Image of God

A Los Angeles rabbi’s eye-opening and heartfelt journey of transition, faith, and fulfillment, the fourth generation in his family to be born intersex. Directed by Bianca Rondolino 2020 English

16m

The Inspection

A school inspector confronts a history teacher about her approach to teaching the Holocaust, in this timely and tightly scripted exploration of the pressures on educators to sanitize history. Directed by Frederic Bas, Caroline Brami 2021 French, with subtitles

13m

Becoming Nakuset

A survivor’s provocative, sobering but ultimately hopeful account of her experience with the Canadian welfare program that forcibly fostered or adopted out thousands of indigenous children. Directed by Victoria Anderson-Gardner 2020 English

40m

Petit Rat

A Jewish girl’s dream of becoming a ballerina is destroyed by the Nazi invasion of Paris. Decades later, she and her two daughters confront the generational impact as they dance together for the very first time, towards reconciliation and forgiveness.