In this sequel, the super intelligent artificial robotronic dog, Archie, befriends Gregory, a young boy who is the son of a carnival owner. Gregory is concerned that someone has been stealing from the carnival and enlists his new friend to help find the culprit.
Based on a play by Sean Minogue, PRODIGALS tells the story of Wesley (David Alpay, ARARAT), a man who left his hometown of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario five years earlier with big dreams. He is compelled to return to this small town from Toronto to testify in a court trial on behalf of an old friend who is charged with murder. His ex-girlfriend (Sara Canning, HELLO DESTROYER) is now involved with another man, though he still feels attracted to her. His friends seem to expect him to be the hero who will turn the court case around. All of this is a lot of pressure on a guy who never really wanted to return home in the first place. PRODIGALS is directed by Michelle Ouellet (AFTERPARTY) with a strong Canadian cast also starring Kanelito Horn, Nicholas Carella and Jamieson Parker.
Jennifer Shannon can always find a diamond in the rough, when it comes to garage sales, that is. Whether it’s a new antique to sell at her consignment shop, an Atari game for her son or a piece of furniture for her handy husband Jason to refurbish, she has made a career out of her treasure hunting prowess. When a string of burglaries hits her town, Jennifer’s keen eye for detail and her natural problem solving instincts even help her see the connection between these burglaries and local garage sales! Jennifer works with Detective Adam Iverson to investigate her theory that the perpetrators of the burglaries are fellow garage sale regulars. The case escalates to dangerous levels when Jennifer discovers the dead body of her friend. Even though the deceased’s husband, Ben Douglas, finds nothing missing in their house, and the police label the death as accidental, Jennifer suspects that the death may be related to the burglaries.
Every 24 hrs. after a child’s been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% … The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her captor, engineering her own rescue and negotiating her safe release after 6 days of hell.
Tanner Gray is shocked to learn after the death of his ex-wife Andrea that he has a 25 year-old daughter, Cyd. He and his wife had met on a cruise over 25 years ago where they both worked as dance instructors. They fell in love and married but while Andrea wanted to settle down in her small hometown and take over her parents dance studio Tanner came from a small town and wanted to travel before settling down. He went off on his own but when he was finally ready to come home, Andrea told him not to bother and they hadn’t spoken since. Now, Cyd is under pressure to sell the studio to a land developer but Andrea always left Tanner’s name on the deed so he would have to agree to any sale. He only has Cyd’s best interests at heart but as he gets to know her, he doesn’t think selling is the right thing to do.
In the second half of the 19th century, Eadweard Muybridge, the father of motion pictures, embarks on an obsessive project to record on film “the motion of life” in all of its abundance. His epic quest is eclipsed only by the depth of his jealousy over his beautiful, young wife Flora. As the project progresses, his paranoia over her fidelity consumes him, until questions arise about his son’s paternity, causing him to erupt.
A young junior hockey player’s life is shattered by an in-game act of violence. In an instant his life is abruptly turned upside down; torn from the fraternity of the team and the coinciding position of prominence, he is cast as a pariah and ostracized from the community. As he struggles with the repercussions of the event, desperate to find a means of reconciliation and a sense of identity, his personal journey ends up illuminating troubling systemic issues around violence.