Watch the best from made-in-British Columbia films and TV series this winter. Here is a list of 21 titles made here in B.C. available to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, CBC Gem and more.
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Netflix
Lara Jean Covey is a teenage girl who writes love letters when she gets a crush too big to handle but she never actually sends them. One day her deepest secrets are revealed and she creates an elaborate plan to save herself from being too embarrassed but it all goes pear-shaped when it turns into more than fake. Watch To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 1 and 2 on Netflix.
Indian Horse, CBC Gem
The film follows Saul Indian Horse as he survives residential school and the racism of the 1970s. A talented hockey player, Saul must find his own path as he battles stereotypes and alcoholism.
The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open, CBC Gem
After a chance encounter on a busy street, a woman decides to bring a pregnant domestic abuse victim home and encourages her to seek help to navigate the aftermath of the traumatic event.
Red Snow, CBC Gem
Dylan, a Gwich’in soldier from the Canadian Arctic, is caught in an ambush in Kandahar, Afghanistan. His capture and interrogation by a Taliban Commander releases a cache of memories connected to the love and death of his Inuit cousin, Asana, and binds him closer to a Pashtun family as they escape across treacherous landscapes and through a blizzard that becomes their key to survival.
Beyond Human Power, CBC Gem
Edzi’u and Dut Zi Zi Sus Loverin are separated by two decades in age, but they’re close. Edzi’u was in the room when her younger sister was born and smiles at the memory. Dut Zi Zi Sus often looks on her elder sister for guidance when she isn’t sure what to do next, burying her face in their hugs for comfort.
Mixed↑ (or MixedUp), OutTV & OutTVGo
Mixed↑ (MixedUp) follows Howard J Davis aka Haui in his feature film directing debut, as he navigates what it means to be BIPOC and LGTBQ+. Haui’s mixed-up manifesto demands that we celebrate the exist.
Christmas in Evergreen, Hallmark Channel and W Network
About Christmas in Evergreen But when a storm shuts down the airport, she crosses path with a doctor and his daughter. What transpires will give them all a Christmas more magical than they could’ve imagined. Starring
Last Stand to Nowhere, Amazon Prime (US), Vimeo On Demand (Canada)
The Earp sisters and Doc Holliday resolve to eliminate the Clanton Gang problem in the only way they know how, at the end of a gun barrel, in this all-female re-imagining of the Gunfight at the OK Corral.
Daughter, Amazon Prime Video
In the aftermath of his daughter’s death, Jim is living a life of isolation and self-destruction until he can no longer hide and must face his tragic past.
Volition, Amazon Prime Video
A man afflicted with clairvoyance tries to change his fate when a series of events leads to a vision of his own imminent murder.
The Butterfly Affect, VIFF Connect, from December 18 until January 14
The Butterfly Affect follows a worm trying to make its way in a world built for butterflies.
Monkey Beach, Releasing on Crave on Jan 6th
A young woman with supernatural abilities reflects on profound events in her life as she awaits news of her brother, who has gone missing at sea under questionable circumstances.