Award of Merit – “The Disconnection” (Canada)

Title: The Disconnection
Runtime: 10 min
Country: Canada
Director: Frank Metivier 
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: September, 2023

Synopsis: The DISCONNECTION will take you on an extraordinary journey of discovery, combining earth’s beauty and one of our greatest needs as human beings.

This short film highlights the disconnect between our fellow earthlings, the animal and the shocking reality of our choices today. It calls into awareness the way we view and treat animals as a defining characteristic of our own species.

Amongst the beauty and the pain, the film inspires hope, a way to come into reconnection with the earth and its inhabitants, which is accessible to all of us.

All that is needed is what we already have within, compassion.