The Winnipeg-based National Screen Institute
has selected Gia Milani
's short film of Hey Rosetta!
's The Year You Were Born
to be part of the NSI Online Short Film Festival
, an all-year-long Canadian online fest screening a collection of 140 shorts (and growing).
The short was originally made as part of the 10 x 10 Music and Image component of the Atlantic Film Festival
in September 2007, where 10 directors are paired with 10 bands to make a video over the course of the fest. And the song is from the first Hey Rosetta! EP, Plan Your Escape
. The film went on to win the award for Most Unique Film at New Brunswick's Silver Wave Film Festival
The Year You Were Born
, which begins screening here
on April 25, joins other Atlantic shorts in the NSI fest, including Pardis Parker's Afghan