Valle lives a perfect life with his wife and young daughter, until Valle’s younger brother Adam shows up. He makes his living as a drug dealer and is always getting himself into trouble. This time it is serious; he’s lost 4 kilos of cocaine in a pick-up gone wrong.
Island (2008) is a 12-minute black-and-white video that surveys the distinctive terrain of Gotland, an island off the eastern coast of Sweden. Projected on a large wall in Vancouver, Island uses prolonged static shots to immerse the viewer in an austere landscape.
Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. Incapable of love, fearful and desperate for revenge, she decides to find her birth mother, confront her, and bitter enough to consider murder.
A coming of age story of a boy, Turi (Ernandes) and his younger sister, Teresa (Guarrasi) on an island off the coast of Sicily. Using mostly non professional actors in a neorealist style, this film creates a charming and seemingly authentic slice of village life.
The Island President follows the globe-trotting journey of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, who, after bringing democracy to his country, takes up the fight to keep it from disappearing under the sea.
The plot involves the Spanish conquistadores’ conquest of the Canary Islands; no sooner have they landed that one of the leaders of the expedition meets and falls for a local girl…without realizing that she’s the current ruler’s daughter!
Shipwreck victim Andrew washes up on a tropical island that is ruled by the creepy Dr. Moreau who has a compound staffed by some strange looking servants. He discovers that the natives are experimental duplicates of humans created from wild animals made by the sinister, Dr. Moreau.