A kid, a prank, two grandmothers, and a question of gender. The young girl prefers corduroy pants and trucks to dresses and dolls. The two grandmothers drink tea, smoke, and critique her behaviour. But the dry air and the wool socks create an unexpected shock. Retribution is delicious. Award winning short. Still on the festival circuit.
Love, Emma (10 min)
Alice is a teenager more interested in tunes and texting than dead relatives she never knew. But a story her late great grandmother leaves behind in a dollhouse wrenches Alice out of her programmed world. Re-edited for release 2015.
Tending Toward Silence (10:22) - 2007
Set in the Yukon, Canada, Tending Toward Silence tells one woman's story of meeting death on her own terms in a landscape of her own choosing. It celebrates the concept that we are all part of the fabric of creation. Award winning short.
The Curious Gardener (ongoing)
The Curious Gardener is very curious about all things gardening and in this web-based series she helps deconstruct gardening secrets from local northern experts. For all 16 episodes visit www.thecuriousgardener.ca
Folding Fitted Sheets (1 min)
Find out what Euclidean geometry and fitted sheets have in common. Learn the song and you'll be able to fold the sheet.
A webisode created to market the Yukon to film production companies, Arlin wrote three and directed two of this series. Wrote episodes 5, 6, 7; directed 12, 13. www.yukonic.com
A Boy and His Gran (1 min)
Once upon a time there was a boy and his gran. They were friends for a long, long, time. One day it was time for gran to go. Life, death, and love all in one minute. Digital storytelling. Not yet released.
My Brain is Plastic (50 min)
Video assisted live performance. How does a young girl take a little hate of her father into her heart? How does habit wear a trough in the brain? Neuroplasticity and the nuclear family: how one girl overcomes a father with PTSD, a mother with no corpus callosum, and the prison of a red balloon. Live theatre, in development.
The Skateboarder’s Date (1 min)
What is that boy with his pants around his knees doing and where is he taking that coffee? Assumptions may lurk inside us all. In development.
Waltzing Matilda feature script)
Assisted living never looked so good to outsider Matilda Bean. So when old beau Finn Harrison tries to slip her in and past the ever so anal authorities the whole community of aging baby boomers rises to the occasion of keeping one of their own hidden and safe. In Development.
How Salt Found Pepper (3:30 min) - 2013
True love can be so hard to find.
My Friend Anne (3 min) - 2013
A digital story about elder abuse created for Yukon Public Legal Education with Lillian Nakamura Maguire.