At some point in every child's life, fears must be faced without anyone's help. In this sensitively wrought drama by Canada's Olivia Boudreau, that time comes for a seven-year-old girl when a trip to the pool demands one very large and scary step toward independence.

Short Cuts

The Swimming Lesson

Olivia Boudreau

Playing as part of Short Cuts Programme 9

Screenings

Tue Sep 15

TIFF Bell Lightbox 4

Regular
10:00pm
Wed Sep 16

Scotiabank 5

Industry
9:15am
Sun Sep 20

Scotiabank 11

Regular
12:15pm