Tracing her past, "to make sense of the present," Torontonian Virginia Mak returns to Hong Kong. Lila Bujold's subjects place ads in the newspaper in an attempt to pursue chance encounters. With the right makeup and setting, Ken Woroner's "Extras" become whatever Hollywood wants them to be. Arantxa Cedillio's powerful Bellevue Hospital series reminds us that illness and death are the great levelers. Andreas Rutkauskas loses us in surburbia, a seemingly rootless place that is both everywhere and nowhere.