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Each year, CIFF has the privilege of shining a spotlight on the talented creators of short & feature films working in our province. The calibre of these diverse stories is further proof that there's no shortage of outstanding filmmakers in Alberta.

Films in this Section are also eligible for the Telus Audience Awards.  

Single tickets and bundle redemption for these films begin on September 8. In the meantime, purchase your CIFF 2022 ticket bundle

Alberta Shorts

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DEATH RATTLE

Directed by Eric Stroppel

Death goes about their day gathering auditory bits and pieces of people‚Äôs lives. These form a cosmic beat and melody that flow through everything.  Learn More

FOUL

FOUL

Directed by Ted Stenson

A middle-aged man's inability to control his temper while playing sports causes his life to spiral out of control. Learn More

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HEARTH OF THE LION

HEARTH OF THE LION illustrates three brothers' dedication, discipline and passion as they embody the powerful movements of the lion and the fire of the wok hearth.  Learn More 

KIKINO

KIKINO KIDS

Directed by Barry Bilinsky

KIKINO KIDS explores rebellious friends, star-crossed lovers and brave explorers coming together to discover how connected they truly are.  Learn More

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REBECCA'S ROOM

Directed by Gillian McKercher

After Rebecca dies by suicide, her three best friends try to reach her through a seance. Learn More

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QUINN

Directed by Eva Colmers

QUINN shows us that you must allow space for change to live your most authentic life. By being open, sharing stories and listening, we can create a more inclusive future.  Learn More

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KNIGHTS WHEN WE DREAM

Directed by Cody Michael Southgate

A glimpse into the imagination of a group of children who play-fight with foam swords and experience what we all once believed our battles to be. Learn More

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GATHERING STORM

Directed by Jeff Khounthavong

How do you take back a story you didn't know was yours? How do you move forward while embracing and understanding your past? A poetic story of reclamation, recovery, and reconciliation by spoken word artist Cobra Collins, HOP ALONG HANG ON blends the genres of spoken word poetry, music and animation to explore and acknowledge the deeper history and long-term effects of the removal of culture within Indigenous peoples of Canada. Learn More

 AYOUNGMAN

AYOUNGMAN

Directed by Larry Day, Holly Fortier

A mother loses her son to a race-related murder and tries to bridge the gap between a suburban city and a First Nations reserve.  Learn More

 COLD TEA

COLD TEA

Directed by Asim Overstands, Alim Sabir


A former couple unexpectedly reunites on a night out. They experience a mix of emotions as they attempt to gain closure on their relationship. Learn More

 NOT THAT DEEP

NOT THAT DEEP

Directed by Misha Maseka

A woman finds closure in unresolved romance through interpretive dance. Learn More

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PIITA AAPASSKAAN

Directed by Brock Davis Mitchell


An indigenous boy raised in Calgary reclaims his culture through Fancy Feather Dancing. Learn More

 SAVJ

SAVJ

Directed by Tank Standing Buffalo


Tank, the eldest of eight siblings, grapples with the memory of the moment his family was torn apart.  Learn More

How to Watch

BUY A TICKET BUNDLE 

These flexible packages are the best way to catch your most anticipated films and save a few bucks. If you're seeing more than one film, or want to share your experience with friends, buying a ticket bundle is definitely the way to go!

BUY SINGLE TICKETS

Single tickets are just $14 for in cinema or streaming. Single tickets are on sale on September 8 at 10 a.m.