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2021 CSFF Virtual Short Film Series


2nd Annual Short Film Series

CSFF held our second annual Virtual Short Film Series in November 2021, sharing free access to one short film each week.

November 2021


Two friends, one race and a lifetime of memories. Dive into this film and see how two lifelong competitors stay young at heart!

2010, Fiction, Australia
5 minutes, Director: Owen Trevor

November 2021


Once a week, Mama Agatha, a fixture in Amsterdam’s Ghanaian community, teaches a group of immigrant women how to ride a bike. Her students gain not only a new skill and mode of transportation, but also increased independence, lasting friendships and community.

2015, Documentary, Netherlands
16 minutes, Director: Fadi Hindash

November 2021

The Language of Ball

Ahmed, a teenager from Yemen, meets Justin on a basketball court. Their journey through New York’s neighbourhoods and cultures is a tale of hope, compassion, and chance meetings. Their mutual love of basketball helps bridge language barriers and create new friendships.

2017, Fiction, United States
9 minutes, Director: Ramón Rodriguez

November 2021

Ride for Promise

A young man embarks on a nation-wide adventure – cycling from Vancouver to Halifax – challenging Canadians about their perceptions of racialized youth living in marginalized communities.

2018, Documentary, Canada
23 minutes, Director: Sherien Barsoum