Henry lives alone on his farm growing rhubarb in a dark cellar when his friend Emmanuel arrives to collect the harvest. Together the two spend a few days tentatively exploring the boundaries of their relationship in this short film about loneliness and longing in the later years of life.

Grown in Darkness

Saturday October 15 – 7pm “Dramatic Atlantic Shorts”

Director: Devin Shears

Devin Shears is a filmmaker based out of St. John’s, Newfoundland whose work has screened at FIN: Atlantic Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, Anti-Matter and more. He will be attending York’s Film MFA program in Fall 2022.