The Great Malaise

Directed by Catherine Lepage

Notable Festivals: Berlin International Film Festival, 2020; Aspen ShortsFest 2021.

Awards: Nominee, Canadian Screen Awards, 2021; Best Animated Short, Calgary International Film Festival, 2020

Directed and written by accomplished Canadian graphic novelist and animated filmmaker Catherine LePage, The Great Malaise is a beautiful, animated short film that depicts the struggles of a successful woman suffering from anxiety.  This film offers an honest depiction of mental health in a creative and informative way but watch closely! The words and pictures may end up saying different things in this heart touching and beautifully drawn piece. (Written by Robby Haynos ’22)


Screens: Sat Apr 2 / 10:20am / Nordica Theater 2 (in Shorts Block)