This short film, written, read, and sung by autistic writer Joni Renee is an elegy for her deceased father. The poem interprets grief and loss through the lens of the autistic experience, highlighting the sensory and tangible details of memory.
Shadows begins in 1944, when a young Canadian combat camerawoman, Elodie Brochu, records a horrific crime committed by a British intelligence officer while she is stationed overseas in France. Before she can screen the film, she is murdered and the film is lost. Seventy-three years later, Claire, a university student working in a film archive, stumbles upon a cryptically marked film from 1944. As she races to uncover the mystery behind the film, she is pursued by a murderous organization intent upon keeping the truth of the film secret forever.