The 2018 festival will take place Nov. 1-11, 2018. Below is information regarding the 2017 festival.

Doc Shorts: Craft

99 min.

Art & Divinity

Rejina Chatterjee

A look at the creation and destruction of goddess figures in India, a process that celebrates feminine power and the impermanence of life.

With director Chatterjee.
26 min.
Bengali & English

Bird Carver

Madeleine Cohen

A glimpse into the life of a man who obsessively pursues his art and the toll that pursuit takes on those around him.

7 min.

Heidi at the Foley Artist

Christian Frei

The young star of the new film "Heidi," which screens at SLIFF, helps to create sound effects with the film's Foley artist.

14 min.
Swiss & German

The Ocularist

Chelsie Corso & Dave Foster

A man creates beautiful, hand-painted, realistic prosthetic eyes, a specialty that can't be replicated by machines.

14 min.

The Question

Darion Leigh

A welder questions how he should spend his single shot at life.

3 min.


Louise Carrin

Lisa, the strict madam of a luxurious brothel called Le Vénusia in Geneva, has only one friend: Lena, an unusual prostitute who is her longest-standing employee.

35 min.