In Short Episodes

2011, TV Show

In Short episodes

In Short

Short films are highlighted. Appearing: Yoko Ono; Ellen Page; Don McKellar and director Denis Villeneuve. read more

Gluttony and Temperance

Gluttony and controlled moderation are the recurring subjects in a series of short films. Plotlines include a grandmother's mysterious life; a chocolatier's bitter battle against a violinist; and a young woman's bizarre effort to snag free lunches and dates. read more

Sloth and Diligence

The conflicting themes of laziness and determination are illustrated in a string of short films. Included: A compulsive woman preplans her funeral; an elderly man's indecisiveness affects his life; an athlete recovers from an injury; a determined woman prowls for a man at a bar. Appearing: Jason Priestley and writer Adam Gopnik. read more

Wrath and Patience

The polarizing themes of anger and patience are the focus of a collection of short films. Included: the ire of urban cyclists; the tolerance of a woman hosting a dinner; and the wrath of office staffers. Cameos include political activist Jimmy McMillan and Canadian violinist Lara St. John. read more

Greed and Charity

Avariciousness and self-absorption are the subjects when a set of short films skewer a greedy heroine, the oil industry, politicians and eco-unfriendly ideology. Cameos include Jason Priestley. read more

Lust and Chastity

Various facets of romance are depicted in a showcase of short films. Included: sensuality in Paris; an unhealthy obsession with a car; a robot-themed affair; and a bizarre courtship. Jason Priestley has a cameo. read more

Envy and Kindness

The themes of envy, jealousy, kindness and mistaken intentions spiral around a collection of short films. Included: Teens delve into their first romantic encounter. Fab Filippo, Liane Balaban and David Alpay are among the actors who make appearances. read more

Pride and Humility

Short films are spotlighted. The series opener puts the focus on a piece by actor-filmmaker Joe Cobden about the vanity of thespians. Appearing: Jason Priestley, Gordon Pinsent and Liane Balaban. read more

In Short Episode: "Envy and Kindness"

Episode Synopsis: The themes of envy, jealousy, kindness and mistaken intentions spiral around a collection of short films. Included: Teens delve into their first romantic encounter. Fab Filippo, Liane Balaban and David Alpay are among the actors who make appearances.
Original Air Date: May 12, 2011
Guest Cast David Alpay Adam Gopnik Fab Filippo Liane Balaban Bruce McDonald

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Premiered: May 05, 2011
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Premise: Short films are spotlighted. The series is produced in conjunction with Bravo!FACT awards.

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