Born of Woman 2021

125 mins 8 films Canada, Spain, USA, Sweden, France, Italy
Tue August 17, 2021
9:30 PM

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Thu August 19, 2021
9:00 AM

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Fantasia’s annual showcase of intimate, auteur genre visions returns with eight extraordinary works from five countries, conjured by a pack of phenomenal filmmaking talents whose names should be etched into your mind’s eye. – Mitch Davis


Deanna Milligan

At an art school in the ’90s, a young outsider embarks on a morbid quest for pure self-expression.

Canada 17 mins


Annalise Lockhart

A black family strive to shield their rural Vermont home from the eyes of ghosts that surround it.

USA 14 mins

She Whistles

Thirza Cuthand

An Indigenous girl whose mother has vanished is attacked by her cab driver. An anguished work, with supernatural energies.

Canada 12 mins

Victim No. 6

Nancy Menagh

A serial killer stalks 1975 NYC. That’s not going to stop New Yorkers from having fun in this largely bar-set short.

USA 22 mins


Lucía Forner

An assault victim becomes the avenger of battered and molested women across town, taking back the night in blood.

Spain 18 mins

Other Bodies

Alyssa Loh

A series of interpersonal misreadings bring a young man’s suppressed inclinations to the surface.

USA 10 mins

The Expected

Carolina Sandvik

A pregnant woman has a miscarriage in her bathtub. Her partner struggles to care for the skin that remains.

Sweden 15 mins

A New Perspective

Emanuela Ponzano

A boy playing in the forest comes across terrified people of a different race in the midst of nightmarish circumstances.

France, Italy 18 mins


Tue August 17, 2021
9:30 PM

Festival Scope

Thu August 19, 2021
9:00 AM

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