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HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL

Celebrating 100 years of film in Quinte! November 10-12, 2017 | Belleville, Trenton & Picton hnff.ca


Carry on Sergeant! (1928) Trenton

Murdoch Mysteries (2016) Proctor House Brighton

Road to Avonlea (1993) Montrose Inn

Fly Away Home (1996) Sandbanks

Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) Sandbanks

The Incredible Hulk (2008) CFB Trenton

The Carmilla Movie (2017) Glanmore House Belleville


HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL CONTENTS How to HNFF/Passes ................... 4 Festival Events ............................. 6 Welcome Messages ..................... 7 Festival Schedule ......................... 12 Judges ......................................... 15 Feature Films ................................ 17 Short Films ................................... 23 Animated Films ............................ 37 Experimental Films ....................... 41 Sponsors ...................................... 47

Cover film images left to right: Breathless, The Plague, Cubeman, The Beautifully Drowned, Brigsby Bear, The Meaning of Life, REDSHIFT, UGLY, Signature, Taste of Love, Lacrimosa 3


How to HNFF

How to HNFF #1 - Pick your Films

Some films like features will play by themselves, while other shorter films (under 40mins) will be paired together in “themed blocks”. Browse through the film listings in this program and choose your favorites. If you need more information on a film, visit our website.

#2 - Buy your Festival Pass

You have multiple options to take in this year’s festival. Browse below to find the pass type that best suits you! You can purchase your pass online on our website hnff.ca or in person at select stores across the Bay of Quinte region.

#3 - Arrive Early & Enjoy!

Pick up your online-purchased pass at a venue/show your pass. Doors open for VIP, Festival & Day Pass holders 15mins before showtimes and 10mins before for Rush Ticket holders. Select blocks will have filmmakers present to answers questions directly following the film/s! Out of respect for the filmmakers, we ask you to stay in a showing until all films are finished.

Festival Pass Options Festival Pass

VIP Festival Pass

$80

(only 50 passes available!)

• Premium seating at all screenings reserved up to five minutes before showtimes • Meet and Great with Tyler Shaw following his performance • Post-Gala VIP & Filmmaker Reception at Signal Brewery in Corbyville • Guaranteed entry up to 15mins before the Saturday Awards Ceremony at the Trent Port Marina • Post-screening private Q&A sessions with filmmakers in attendance • Swag bag filled with festival goodies!

$40

$25

(student price)

• Entry to all three days inc the Opening Gala • Seating is first come first serve! (Please arrive 15mins prior to screening to secure a good seat) • Entry 15min before the Saturday Awards Ceremony at the Trent Port Marina • Post-screening Q&A sessions with filmmakers in attendance • NON-TRANSFERABLE

Day Pass

Rush Ticket

$20

$10

• Pass is only valid for the day purchased! • Seating at first come first serve! (Please arrive 15mins prior to screening to secure a good seat) • Post-screening Q&A sessions with select films • NON-TRANSFERABLE  

NOTICE! Students MUST show a valid student ID card when purchasing or pick up their pass! No exceptions.

• Rush Tickets are only valid per one block screening or one feature presentation! • Seating 10mins prior to start of film (Seating is NOT guaranteed) • Post-screening Q&A sessions with select films ​ ​ NOTICE!

Gala rush tickets are $15 (all ages) Child Rush Ticket $7 (ages 3-13)   Rush Tickets can ONLY be purchased at a venue during the festival!

Purchase your pass online* at hnff.ca or in person at any of our participating retail stores. *online pass purchases are subject to a processing fee.

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How to HNFF

In-store Passes Belleville

Venues

Deja Vu Boutique (Sommerville Plaza) 678 North Front St Belleville, ON 1-613-966-3352 The Brake Room 12 Dundas St Belleville, ON 1-613-900-0767

The Empire Theatre 266 Front Street Belleville, ON K8N 3L9 1-613-123-4567

Quinte Arts Council 36 Bridge St E Belleville, ON 1-613-962-1232 Jazz Hair Studio (Belleville) 678 North Front St Belleville, ON 1-613-966-4670

Trenton

266 Front Street Trenton, ON K8N 3L9 1-613-123-4567

Jazz Hair Studio (Trenton) 78 Main St Trenton, ON 1-613-392-4670 The Centre Theatre 120 Dundas St W Trenton, ON 1-613-392-6100

Picton

Centre Theatre

YMCA Quinte West 50 Monogram Place Trenton, ON K8V 5P8 1-613-394-9622

Books & Company 678 Main St Picton, ON 1-613-476-3037

The Regent Theatre 266 Main Street Picton, ON K8N 3L9 1-613-123-4567 Buy festival passes and read full film descriptions at hnff.ca

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Festival Events

EVENTS OPENING RED CARPET GALA

Friday, November 10, 2017 | Doors 6pm | Film 7:30pm The Empire Theatre, 321 Front St, Belleville, ON Dress Code: Semi-Formal FILM: The Meaning of Life Walk the red carpet and mingle with filmmakers! Following the film, Director Cat Hostick, DOP Russ De Jong and lead actor and Canadian recording artist Tyler Shaw will sit down and talk about making the film while taking questions from the audience. Once the Q&A has wrapped Tyler will perform a selection of songs from the film. This is an evening not to be missed! ADMISSION • VIP Festival Pass $80: Guarantees a premium seat at the Opening Gala. Holders of this pass will have the opportunity to meet Tyler Shaw after his performance! • Festival Pass - $40: This pass guarantees a seat the Opening Gala. This does NOT include the meet and greet with Tyler Shaw! • Gala Rush Ticket - $15: This ticket is only available on the night of the Opening Gala and does not guarantee a seat. Rush Tickets will only start selling 20min before the film.

POST-GALA RECEPTION

Friday, November 10, 2017 | Doors 9:30pm Signal Brewery, 86 River Rd, Corbyville The opening night celebrations continue after the film at Signal Brewery! Meet filmmakers, cast, crew, VIP’s, special guests and sponsors while enjoying a craft beer from the region’s newest hot spot. ADMISSION • This event is free and open to anyone with a VIP, Filmmaker and Media Pass. • If you don’t have one of these passes, you can attend the reception through a rush line starting 10 minutes after the event starts on a first-come first-served basis for $10 (pending capacity, cash only).

HNFF AWARDS CEREMONY

Saturday, November 11, 2017 | Doors 9:15pm, Ceremony 9:45pm Trent Port Marina, 15 Creswell Dr, Trenton, ON This year we’re holding our first awards ceremony to celebrate 100 years of film in Quinte! The beautiful Trent Port Marnia will host the event where our coveted Jury’s award for Best Picture and category awards will be handed out! Join us for an evening filled with local food and wine. ADMISSION • This event is free and open to anyone with a VIP, Filmmaker and Media Pass. • If you don’t have one of these passes, you can attend the ceremony through a rush line starting 10 minutes after the event starts on a first-come first-served basis (pending capacity). 6


Welcome Messages

A Message from the Member of Parliament

A Message from the

To all film directors, crews, actors, distinguished guests and viewers,

On behalf of the City of Quinte West and my fellow Councilors, we are thrilled to be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the film industry in Quinte West with the Hollywood North Film Festival. In a film studio created in 1917 in Trenton, over 1,500 silent films were produced, including Canada’s first major motion picture “Carry On Sergeant”. Even though that era of silent film production came to an end here, many films and TV productions have selected this region to film over the years in addition to the very talented filmmakers that already call it home.

Welcome to the third annual Hollywood North Film Festival! Historically, the Bay Quinte has never been camera–shy. The way we see, and therefore frame the world we inhabit is very much affected by our surroundings; so it follows that the charm, and peacefulness, of this region provides ample space for crew members, directors and actors/actresses, to hone their craft without undue distractions.

Mayor of Quinte West

From 1917 to 1934 over 1,500 films were produced in Trenton, allowing the natural talents of our region to shine during the era of silent filmmaking. After the advent of sound overlay, our serene and awe-inspiring local typography continues to provide the backdrop for film classics like a Fly Away Home, The Incredible Hulk, or series programming such as Road to Avonlea and Murdoch Mysteries.

I want to congratulate the Hollywood North Film Festival on encouraging the love of film and helping to foster and promote the growth of film making in the Quinte Region and beyond.

The films you were about to view, here at the Hollywood North Film Festival, reflect this legacy and point us ahead, into this new era of an expanding local film industry.

Sincerely, Mayor Jim Harrison

Enjoy the show! Mr. Neil R. Ellis M.P. Bay of Quinte

These events as well as the talented filmmakers that participate, create a product we all can share in and enjoy as a community.

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Welcome Messages

A Message from the Mayor of Belleville

A Message from the Mayor of Prince Edward County

As the Mayor of the City of Belleville I am pleased to have this opportunity to welcome you to the Bay of Quinte region on the occasion of this year’s Hollywood North Film Festival which kicks off November 10th, 2017.

On behalf of Municipal Council, I am happy to welcome the many film makers, patrons and movie enthusiasts attending the Hollywood North Film Festival, which is taking place November 10 thru 12, 2017 in Picton, Belleville and Trenton.

On behalf of my colleagues on City Council I would like to express our gratitude to the organizing committee of the Film Festival for their dedication to this fantastic event and for fostering and showcasing filmmaking in our community. This festival is a perfect way to celebrate 100 years of film in Quinte.

I also congratulate Northern Entertainment for organizing this unique film festival, and bringing world-class films to The Regent Theatre and other venues.

After a successful first two years we know this will be a wonderful, fun-filled event that is sure to create great memories here in Belleville. Enjoy the Festival! Mayor Taso A. Christopher

During your visit here, please take the opportunity to linger at one of our many restaurants or cafĂŠs and taste great local food and wine, or find something new in one of our specialty shops or galleries located throughout The County. Once again, a heartfelt welcome to everyone and best wishes for a successful and enjoyable film festival. Mayor Robert L. Quaiff

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Welcome Messages It’s in our mandate to foster our growing film community and the festival is an extension of this. I invite you to join us in celebrating our local filmmaking achievements and help us welcome filmmakers visiting from around the world. Enjoy the festival and welcome to our best year yet! Festival Director Jacob Côté

A Message from the Festival Director It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the 3rd Hollywood North Film Festival! This year marks a significant milestone in our region’s history - Celebrating 100 years of film in Quinte! We’re excited to be opening with a Canadian film “The Meaning of Life” to coincide with Canada 150 celebrations. We have selected the very best feature, short, student, animated and experimental films for you. These works of art will leave you happy, heartbroken and question the future of humanity. We received over 300 submissions, and it certainly was a challenge to screen the vast array of incredible work and finish with 64 final films. The quality of films we continue to receive is a testament to the reputation the HNFF has garnered in the international film community, and thus representing the Bay of Quinte region to the world! Over the last two years, the HNFF has shown itself to consistently grow and showcase the very best in independent cinema. The festival continues to provide our talented local filmmakers with the opportunity to display the results of their creativity and hard work on the big screen.

GREAT MOVIE WEDNESDAYS First Run. Festival Quality. Must See. Cinema


WHERE OUR STORY BEGAN

By: Jennifer Achilles - Bay of Quinte Tourism In 1917, Trenton Ontario, for some seemingly random reason, caught the eye of the Hollywood cinematic industry. So much so that it earned its status as Hollywood North. Over the next seventeen years, over 1500 silent films were made in this improbable town in a large movie studio located on what is now suitably named Film Street. Using the diverse local landscapes and locations like Camp Picton, Sandbanks Provincial Park and CFB Trenton, the industry attracted some of the biggest names in Hollywood at the time and with it regular folks wanting to know what about this unlikely place would inspire the likes of fame and fortune. And so began the interest in the Bay of Quinte region. With its picturesque waterscapes, rich agricultural heritage and historical charm, the area was bound to benefit from the notoriety of those famed few who graced 10


these shores. And while the film industry of those golden years may have closed its doors for good in 1934, the region has surely benefited from the decades of spread that word of mouth offers when something is so splendid. With such a solid start, it was no surprise that over the years and after its original star-studded beginnings, the Quinte area has seen glimpses of what once was. In 1942, during WWII, the blockbuster and Oscar nominated Hollywood film “Captains of the Clouds” was filmed at several locations in the region showcasing the Royal Canadian Air Force participation in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. James Cagney starred in the film and Canadian WWI Ace, Billy Bishop made a cameo performance. And with the region being able to boast, six Oscar nominations, four Emmy wins and thirteen nominations, one Golden Globe win and one nomination, thirty-one Geminis and ninety nominations, plus one Genie and nine nominations there is definite proof of the quality of film and television being made here which makes, amongst many, another reason to visit the Bay of Quinte. Fast Forward 100 years and the film industry is still at the heart of household entertainment. Trenton is still a town in Ontario (although now officially named Quinte West) and the legacy of what was once considered the Tinseltown of Canada is alive and well keeping tourists intrigued, local historians primed and local residents proud. The Hollywood North Film Festival is by in large a memorial for this very by gone era and certainly wouldn’t exist here with such success without the local history. In its third year, this international competitive event prides itself on the strong lineup of award-winning films from renowned festivals such as Cannes, TIFF and Sundance as well as those from SXSW, Dances with Films, Hollyshorts and the Palm Springs Film Festival. It’s an established event with a diverse range of films that run the gamut including dramas, animations, family, thrillers, comedies, LGBTQ, sci-fi, action-musicals, period and experimental pieces. Sixty-six to be exact. It is this diversity of offering, that makes this event a true reflection of what the Bay of Quinte is to so many. — The Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board is a not-for-profit organization which markets the region as a premiere destination to live, work and play. We support local efforts like the HNFF which strengthen the attraction to the area, its communities in which we live and our efforts to make this the best place to be.

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Film Schedule & Blocks

YMCA Quinte West

Fri Nov 10, 2-9pm | Sat Nov 11, 2-5pm | Sun Nov 12, 10am - 4pm

Film Categories Features Our feature presentations are the best of the best and are not to be missed! These films have a minimum run time of 41mins.

Shorts We’ve collected some of this year’s best short films and programmed them into themed “blocks”.

Animations These stunning films will take to you to new worlds and familiar ones.

Experimental These films don’t follow the conventional storytelling structure. They are original and at times thoughtprovoking.

Film Blocks Americana 3pm | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 38mins Featuring the best from our neighbours to the south these films highlight beloved American cities past and present. I LOVE NEW YORK Brooklyn in July

Take me Back to Michigan

Animations 5:15pm | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 57mins Stunning from beginning to end, these animated films will take to you to new worlds and familiar ones. CITIPATI Au Revoir Balthazar UGLY Child 12


Animations continued... Our Wonderful Nature SOG

All the World is a Stage A Little Memory

Canadian Made 1:15pm | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 1hr 18mins Celebrate our Canadian diversity and our creativity seen through these films made from coast to coast to coast. The Beautifully Drowned Bombing No Reservations

The Man Who Doesn’t Sleep Sheildmaiden*

Fantasy or Reality? 11:15am | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 43mins The lines are blurring. What was once a dream is reality, or perhaps it was never a dream. REDSHIFT The Waltz of the Monsters

Breaker

For the Family 9:30am | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 1hr 10mins These awards winning films will delight everyone in the family. We recommend ages 9+ as some films have subtitles. A Fistful of Candy NIGGUN The Loudest Silence

New Boy (5 min Intermission) Halim Buy festival passes and read full film descriptions at hnff.ca

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Film Schedule & Blocks

International #1 9:45 & 11am | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 52mins Take a trip around the world from England to Australia with these award winning films! Cautionary Tales Forever Now

Sengatan Nicole’s Cage

International #2 3:45pm | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 60mins Continue your trip from the Lego factory in Denmark to the bustle of Tokyo, Japan. Cubeman Signature

The Peculiar Abilities of Mr.Mahler

LGBTQ 1:45pm | Sat Nov 12 | The Regent Theatre | 60mins Captured is the reality of living in today’s world in the LGBTQ community. A Point of Likeness Dusk Headspace

ALMOND* 3 Friends

Millennial 12:05pm | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 54mins Have a love-hate relationship with the term”Millennial”? We get it, but we also think these films might peak your interest. Annie Waits The Greater Good

Walking Home Backstory

Pushing the Boundaries 4pm | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 60min These stories push the storytelling envelope. They question our society and whats acceptable today. Is the status quo good enough? Away Home State of Emergency Motherfucker!

I.O.C. Rated

Thrills 11:05am | Sat Nov 11 | Centre Theatre | 35mins From on the edge of your seat, to ew that’s gross. Get ready for some intense and thrilling scenes! The Plague Coyote

Mouse

Experimental #1 2:15pm | Sun Nov 12 | The Regent Theatre | 1hr These films don’t follow the conventional storytelling structure. They are original and at times thought provoking. Patata Day 14

Shot


Experimental #1 continued... Nostomania September Sketchbook Taste of Love Not Making Easy is Movies

From the Dizziness of Freedom EX TERRAT Breathless

Experimental #2 3:30pm | Sun Nov 12 | The Regent Theatre | 1hr These films don’t follow the conventional storytelling structure. They are original and at times thought provoking. ZAPP GALURA- Behemoth Z Lacrimosa Downhearted Euphoria

WONDERS I am ______*

* denotes a local film/filmmaker

2017 Festival Jury

Carol Bauer

Chris Bauer

Hiram Gifford

Doug Knutson

Alex Pilon

Katie Uhlmann

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FEATURES


FEATURES

Opening Gala

The Meaning of Life

Family Drama | 93mins | Canada | PG - Mature Themes Producer: Cat Hostick, Russ De Jong, Rona Chavez Leon, Daniel De Santo Director: Cat Hostick Writer: Cat Hostick

Based on a true story, a starving musician Finn Faber (Tyler Shaw) gets a temporary job as a therapeutic clown at a hospital entertaining sick kids. He is assigned a 9 year-old leukemia patient: Sophia Hill (Sadie Munroe). Finn soon learns that Sophia coming into his life was no coincidence, but an important lesson he needed to learn before making a big step forward in life. We’re pleased to welcome Canadian recording and Juno nominated artist Tyler Shaw. He will perform live and take part in a Q&A session following the film with the film’s director. Single Gala Rush tickets can only be purchased at the door for $15.

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7:30 PM

THE EMPIRE THEATRE


Saturday Morning

FEATURES

CANADIAN PREMIERE

KULEANA

USA | 1hr 37mins | 2017 | English | Drama-Mystery | 14A Producer: Stefan Schaefer Director: Brian Kohne Writer: Brian Kohne

On Maui in 1971, a disabled Vietnam vet rediscovers the Hawaiian warrior within to protect his family, defend their land, and clear his father’s name. KULEANA is an intense and insightful story unafraid to ask tough questions such as “what is a Hawaiian?”. Ancestral spirits and modern day warriors also contribute to the fight as Nohea and Kim learn the most important lesson: kuleana is not a burden; it is a privilege.

SAT, NOV 11

9:30 AM

CENTRE THEATRE

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FEATURES

Saturday Evening

Brigsby Bear

USA | 97 mins | 2017 | English | Comedy-Drama | 14A Producer: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone & Akiva Schaffer Director: Dave McCary Writer: Kyle Mooney, Kevin Costello

Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children’s TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James’s life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself. ​ This weird and wonderful indie comedy stars Saturday Night Live’s Kyle Mooney as a man totally obsessed with a TV show about a bear saving the world. Also starring Greg Kinnear, Mark Hamill, Claire Danes.

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7:00 PM

CENTRE THEATRE


SPECIAL PRESENTATION

HORIZON: A 360° Journey

An Immerse Experience of Canada! Plays every 30mins | All Audiences | FREE Admission

HORIZON is SESQUI’s marquee hemispherical film. The 20-minute film is a soaring visual symphony that places viewers in the centre of the action during an inspiring showcase of Canadian creative expression that unfolds from coast to coast to coast. HORIZON takes its audience on a revealing expedition from the highest peaks to the deepest seas, and through all ten provinces and three territories. Drawing upon artistic inspiration from across our country’s rich cultural mosaic, the film features traditional and contemporary creative works set in the unforgettable urban and natural landscapes of our diverse nation. This is a FREE screening! No Festival Pass is needed to see this film.

FRI, NOV 10 SAT, NOV 11 SUN, NOV 12

2 - 9PM 2 - 5PM 10AM - 4PM

YMCA QUINTE WEST

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SHORTS


SHORTS RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

3 Friends

Ireland | 22 mins | 2016 | English | Drama | Mature Audiences Producer: Michael Moody Culpepper, Nikki Draper Director: Michael Moody Culpepper Writer: Michael Moody Culpepper Based on a Colm Tóibín short story, ‘Three Friends’ follows Fergus, a pensive, young Irishman, who is propelled on a powerful journey that begins at his mother’s funeral and wake. There, Fergus confronts how his family shapes and defines him only to continue this journey at a beach rave where he becomes aware of the defining impact his friendships have on him. Ultimately, it is through death, grief, joy, and sex that Fergus looks inside to define himself.

SUN, NOV 12

1:00 PM

REGENT THEATRE

A Fistful of Candy United Kingdom | 7 mins | 2017 | English | Western, Family | PG Producer: Lauren Holley, Martha McGuirk Director: Ali Hughes Writer: Ali Hughes Three cowboys must choose between greed and loyalty.

SAT, NOV 11

9:30 AM

CENTRE THEATRE

WORLD PREMIERE

A Point of Likeness

Canada | 6mins | 2017 | English | Drama, LGBTQ | Mature Themes Producer: Sharon Belle Director: Sharon Belle Writer: Sharon Belle Two women struggle to maintain a relationship that is no longer what it seems.

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1:00 PM

REGENT THEATRE


SHORTS

ALMOND Canada | 11 mins | 2017 | English | Drama, Coming of Age | Mature Audiences Producer: Justin MacDonald Director: Sydney Lloyd Writer: Sydney Lloyd On the brink of graduating high school, two best friends decide to embark on a spontaneous road trip to New York city. Along the way, they face new adventures, one that takes an unexpected turn when one friend comes out to the other.

LOCAL FILMMAKER

SUN, NOV 12

1:00 PM

REGENT THEATRE

Annie Waits United Kingdom | 9 mins | 2017 | English | Drama | Mature Themes Producer: April Kelley, Sara Huxley Director: Marnie Paxton-Harris Writer: Chris Anastasi Based on, you know - life. We’ve all waited for ‘the one’. The one who catches our eye, the one who keeps our interest, the one who won’t expect us to trudge down that conventional path. Annie Waits tells the story of lust and disappointment, as a twenty-something waits for her adult life to begin.

SAT, NOV 11

12:05 PM

CENTRE THEATRE

Away Home Canada | 21 mins | 2017 | English | Drama | Mature Themes Producer: Sarah Quan, Aldo Mauro Director: Jana Stackhouse Writer: Jana Stackhouse As John and Thomas clean up their fresh murder scene, Thomas carelessly gets spotted by a neighbour. Will they be able to cover their tracks before they are found out?

SAT, NOV 11

4:00 PM

CENTRE THEATRE

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SHORTS

Backstory Germany | 8 mins | 2016 | English | Drama | 14A Producer: Benjamin Horstkotte, Tobias Wichura Director: Joschka Laukeninks Writer: Joschka Laukeninks As a young child our protagonist is left by his mother and has to live with his violent father. He fights his way through adolescence and falls in love with the woman of his dreams and just as everything seems to be finally working out for him, a sudden event changes the course of his life forever. A story about how everything we love, everything we learn, everything we build, everything we fear, will one day be gone.

SAT, NOV 11

12:05 PM

CENTRE THEATRE

Bombing Canada | 13 mins | 2016 | English | Drama | Mature Audiences Producer: Gloria R Mercer Director: Gloria R Mercer Writer: Gloria R Mercer Sophie is an unmotivated comedian. When her estranged young daughter is unexpectedly thrust back into her life, Sophie’s plans have to be reshuffled. While they both struggle to adjust to the new environment, Sophie must come to terms with the fact that she’s in over her head.

SAT, NOV 11

1:15 PM

CENTRE THEATRE

BREAKER Japan | 10 mins | 2017 | English | Drama | Mature Audiences Producer: Philippe McKie Director: Philippe McKie Writer: Philippe McKie In tomorrow’s Tokyo, the technologically-enhanced body of a young mercenary hacker is overrun by a sentient data weapon. Wanted, the parasitic A.I becomes her only ally as she is chased across the city by those seeking to salvage it.

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11:15 AM

CENTRE THEATRE


SHORTS

Brooklyn in July USA | 21 mins | 2017 | English | Period, Drama | Mature Audiences Producer: Bob Celli, Laura Delano Director: Bob Celli Writer: Bob Celli Frank Walker, an African-American WWII veteran working as a chauffeur. It is the summer of 1945. The War is all but won. The U.S. is riding a wave of triumph even as the undertow of unresolved issues roils beneath. Frank, like so many other African-Americans of the time, is drawn to New York by the promise of a better life only to be confronted by the same realities.

SAT, NOV 11

3:00 PM

CENTRE THEATRE

Cautionary Tales United Kingdom | 8 mins | 2016 | English | Drama | All Audiences Producer: Medb Riordan Director: Chris Barrett Writer: Chris Barrett, Luke Taylor A bizarre incident as a young boy left Aaron with an unusual facial disfigurement. Isolated and vulnerable, Aaron seeks comfort in the friendship and understanding of an unexpected group of outcasts.

SAT, NOV 11

9:45 AM

CENTRE THEATRE

SAT, NOV 11

11:05 AM

CENTRE THEATRE

Coyote USA | 14 mins | 2017 | English | Drama | Mature Audiences Producer: Mark Grabianowski, Cole Wellendorf Director: Mark Grabianowski Writer: Mark Grabianowski Deep in the heart of Mexico, human traffickers search for the disappearance of a young woman.

SAT, NOV 11

11:05 AM

CENTRE THEATRE

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SHORTS

Cubeman Hungary | 18 mins | 2017 | English Sub. | Drama | All Audiences  Producer: Ferenc Szohár Director: Linda Dombrovszky Writer: György Somogyi An elderly man is unable to accept that he is made to retire and his life takes a dramatic turn, when he realises that he cannot finish the work of his life.

SAT, NOV 11

3:45 PM

CENTRE THEATRE

DUSK United Kingdom | 15 mins | 2017 | English | LGBTQ | Mature Themes

Producer: Erica Ryan Director: Jake Graf Writer: Jake Graf Growing up in 1950s England in an intolerant and uninformed world, young Chris Winters struggles to fit into the gender roles dictated by wider society. Chris meets dream woman Julie, and life lightens a little, but the growing feeling that theirs is a life half lived haunts Chris. Endlessly imagining what might have been, Chris is finally struck by the realization that for some decisions there is no right answer, and that it’s those that truly define us.

SUN, NOV 12

1:00 PM

REGENT THEATRE

SXSW 2017 | VANCOUVER INTER. FILM FESTIVAL 2017

Forever Now

Denmark | 18 mins | 2017 | English Subtitles | Drama | Mature Audiences

Producer: Siri Bøge Dynesen Director: Kristian Håskjold Writer: Kristian Håskjold After several years together William and Cecilie breaks up. To treat the sorrow with love the same night they decide to do the drug, MDMA, together. This results in an emotional rollercoaster ride for better or worse over a whole weekend, where they’re isolated in their apartment.

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SAT, NOV 11

9:45 AM

CENTRE THEATRE

SAT, NOV 11

11:05 AM

CENTRE THEATRE


SHORTS TIFF KIDS FESTIVAL 2017 (PEOPLE’S CHOICE)

Halim

Austria | 30 mins | 2017 | English Sub. | Drama, Family | All Audiences

Producer: Werner Fiedler Director: Werner Fiedler Writer: Werner Fiedler, Inès Khannoussi Elias is a shy boy who likes to talk to his bird rather than playing with other kids. When he meets the quirky artist Halim, a tender friendship develops between them but Elias’ mother does not approve. The unusual relationship comes to an abrupt end as Halim suddenly has to flee and it seems as though there is nothing Elias can do to help. But the refugee has left the boy a valuable gift...

SAT, NOV 11

9:30 AM

CENTRE THEATRE

Hard Way - The Action Musical Germany | 30 mins | 2017 | English | Action, Musical | Mature Audiences

Producer: Sebastian Bandel Director: Daniel Vogelmann Writer: Daniel Vogelmann HARD WAY combines Action and Musical. A story of hard men with hard feelings. Jake loses his best friend Zach in a S.W.A.T. operation near Detroit. Eight months later Jake and his team are trying to get „The Mother“ - the terrorist responsible for Zach’s death. While singing and dancing they fight their way through their enemies. But then Jake’s blind thirst for revenge leads them into the deadly hands of a sniper.

SAT, NOV 11

5:00 PM

CENTRE THEATRE

Headspace United Kingdom | 4 mins | 2017 | English | LGBTQ | Mature Audiences

Producer: Up & Up Productions Director: Jake Graf Writer: Jake Graf Headspace gives a rare and intimate glimpse into the trials and tribulations faced by trans folk on a daily basis.

SUN, NOV 12

1:00 PM

REGENT THEATRE

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SHORTS

I LOVE NEW YORK USA | 11 mins | 2017 | English | Drama | All Audiences Producer: Vanessa J Weiss Director: Christian Vogeler Writer: Christian Vogeler In a city where everyone’s got an angle, how does you survive? After an NYC first-timer befriends a savvy street girl on the train, she takes him on a fantastical ride through all the city’s pitfalls. But nothing’s free in this town, so tighten up your hustle or you might just get hustled yourself.

SAT, NOV 11

3:00 PM

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I.O.C. USA | 14 mins | 2017 | English | Drama | Mature Audiences Producer: Cynthia Hajj Director: Gerardo Soto Writer: Gerardo Soto An intimate portrait of a teenage boy the morning of his high school shooting.

SAT, NOV 11

4:00 AM

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SXSW 2017

MOUSE

USA | 11 mins | 2017 | English | Thriller | Mature Audiences Director: Celine Held & Logan George Writer: Celine Held & Logan George Vanessa and Danny are down on their luck, so when an unlikely can of Unica brand beans falls to their kitchen floor, they aim to squeeze out every penny.

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11:05 AM

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SHORTS

New Boy United Kingdom | 10 mins | 2017 | English | Drama, Family | All Audiences

Producer: Alessandro Wingfield Director: Norman Tamkivi Writer: Werner Fiedler, Inès Khannoussi 11-year-old Mike feels secluded in his new school and develops an obsession to buy a fancy augmented reality toy that the other kids are playing with together. His single mother cannot afford to buy it, so Mike sets out on a quest to collect the funds on his own and buy the game no matter what, so he could finally make friends at school.

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9:30 AM

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Nicole’s Cage Germany | 15 mins | 2017 | English Sub. | Comedy | Mature Themes Producer: Rike Steyer Director: Josef Brandl Writer: Josef Brandl The big wheel in the most exciting area of the city is the perfect real estate for Jakob and Nicole, a young couple. When one of the popular gondolas becomes free, they do not hesitate to move into their first common flat. Unfortunately none of them took the time to get to know his partner before.

SAT, NOV 11

9:45 AM

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11:05 AM

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No Reservations Canada | 11 mins | 2017 | English | Satire, Drama | All Audiences Producer: Ben Mallin Director: Trevor Carroll Writer: Trevor Carroll What if the moccasin was on the other foot? Written and directed by Trevor Carroll, NO RESERVATIONS is political satire inspired by true-life events, giving a hypothetical look at what life would be like if the roles in Standing Rock were reversed. Protests erupt as an upper-middle class Caucasian neighborhood attempts to thwart the construction of a pipeline from an Indigenous Corporation.

SAT, NOV 11

1:15 pM

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SHORTS HOLLYSHORTS LOS ANGELES 2016

Rated

USA | 19 mins | 2016 | English | Comedy | All Audiences Producer: John Fortson, Lindsay Lanzillotta, Heath Ryan Director: John Fortson Writer: John Fortson, Christie Lynn Smith What’s so important about a 5 star rating? Maggie’s about to find out! Maggie, a wife and mother, must find the courage to own up to her behaviour when she wakes up to a world where every adult has received a YELP-like rating floating above their head. While most everyone has a shining 4 or 5 star rating, Maggie’s got just 2.5. How many stars would you have?

SAT, NOV 11

4:00 PM

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REDSHIFT USA | 10 mins | 2017 | English | Sci-fi, Drama | All Audiences Producer: Zachary McIntyre, Taylor Warkentine, Joseph Walls Director: Benjamin Crane Writer: Benjamin Crane After a bio-chemical attack renders earth infertile, mankind is forced to colonize mars, and mine the earth of its remaining resources. Among the miners is David Cain, who has grown tired of earth and longs for a new life. One day after the company decides to relocate to the red planet, David is given the option to transfer, or remain on earth with his family.

SAT, NOV 11

11:15 AM

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SENGATAN Australia | 7 mins | 2016 | English | Drama | Mature Audiences Producer: Paul Henri, David Magree, Saci Magree Director: Frank Magree Writer: Frank Magree Based on true events. An Australian traveler finds himself caught up in the darker corners of of Indonesia.

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9:45 AM

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11:00 AM

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SHORTS WORLD PREMIERE

Shieldmaiden

Canada | 15 mins | 2017 | English | Drama | All Audiences Producer: Jonathan McFaul Director: Benjamin Janicki Writer: Benjamin Janicki Shieldmaiden is a short film that takes place in 9th century Norway about a defiant young Viking woman named Sigrid, who must fight to defend her home from the warriors of a rival clan.

LOCAL FILMMAKER

SAT, NOV 11

1:15 PM

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TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017

Signature

Japan | 12 mins | 2017 | English Sub. | Drama | All Audiences Producer: Kei Chikaura, Creatps Inc. Director: Kei Chikaura Writer: Kei Chikaura An innocent young man from China is anxiously memorizing “his hope” in the middle of the noisy crowd in Shibuya (Tokyo, Japan). Something that might change his destiny awaits him.

SAT, NOV 11

3:45 PM

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State of Emergency Motherfucker! Belgium | 5 mins | 2017 | English Sub | Comedy | Mature Audiences

Producer: Francois Mercier, Giuseppe Conti, Sébastien Petretti Director: Sébastien Petretti Writer: Sébastien Petretti This is the story of two young guys without any trouble who just want to screw without being disturbed. State of Emergency Motherfucker is a surrealistic comedy that depicts a society where police violence and invasion of privacy are daily routine, normal, tedious. The victims themselves are used to it. Even the police is used to it!

SAT, NOV 11

4:00 PM

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SHORTS CANNES SHORT FILM CORNER 2017

Take Me Back to Michigan

United Arab Emirates | 6 mins | 2017 | English | Drama | Mature Audiences

Producer: Erin Gilchrist Director: Thomas Simon Writer: Thomas Simon A man oblivious to his surroundings meets a killer.

SAT, NOV 11

3:00 PM

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The Beautifully Drowned Canada | 23 mins | 2016 | English | Drama, Fantasy | Mature Audiences

Producer: Jon Dewar, Robert W. Gray, Matt Rogers Director: Jon Dewar Writer: Jon Dewar A maritime fairy tale about a woman who longs for the day her husband will drown at sea.

SAT, NOV 11

1:15 PM

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SXSW 2017

The Greater Good

Austria | 21 mins | 2017 | English Sub. | Drama | Mature Audiences Producer: Franziska Zaiser, Michael Zachhuber Director: Franziska Zaiser Writer: Franziska Zaiser A beautiful summer day, perfect for a family garden party. Not for Thomas, whose mother convinced him to celebrate his 25th birthday in a closed circle with his family. Thomas is in a difficult life phase; his long-term girlfriend left him and his degree appears useless. The last thing he was missing was his father looking down on him and his mother patronizing him.

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12:05 PM

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SHORTS TIFF KIDS FESTIVAL 2017

The Loudest Silence

Argentina | 11 mins | 2017 | English Subtitles | Drama, Family | All Audiences

Producer: Oscar Beresvil Director: Eduardo Bertaina Writer: Eduardo Bertaina Mara, who lives with her grandmother, is initially excited when her mother comes to pick her up from school and take her to an appointment. But as the day goes on and the two spend more time together, Mara is reminded that her mother isn’t necessarily who she wants her to be.

SAT, NOV 11

9:30 AM

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The Man Who Doesn’t Sleep Canada | 15 mins | 2017 | English | Drama, Comedy | All Audiences Producer: Jana Stackhouse Director: Jana Stackhouse Writer: Adrian Morphy A young filmmaker finds herself in a new apartment where her neighbour is literally up all night. Her anger turns to curiosity as she sets out to make a documentary about ‘The Man Who Doesn’t Sleep.’

SAT, NOV 11

1:15 PM

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LA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017

The Peculiar Abilities of Mr Mahler

Germany | 29 mins | 2017 | English Sub. | Drama | Mature Audiences

Producer: Moritz Helmes Director: Paul Philipp Writer: Belo Schwarz East Germany, 1987: The special investigator Mahler is said to have paranormal abilities. The police assigns him to solve the case of the 6-yearold Henry Kiefer, who is missing for weeks now, before this issue leads to political tensions with the West. But then he brings something to light that makes this family tragedy especially political...

SAT, NOV 11

3:45 PM

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SHORTS FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

The Plague

Uruguay | 9 mins | 2017 | English | Drama, Horror | Mature Audiences

Producer: Gonzalo Silva Director: Guillermo Carbonell Writer: Guillermo Carbonell Rosa’s father escapes from a nursing home and comes back to his former house. He hides a secret, and he’s not coming alone.

SAT, NOV 11

11:05 AM

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The Waltz of the Monsters USA | 22 mins | 2017 | English | Fantasy, Adventure | All Audiences Producer: Massimo Fabbro, Alessandra Torlasco Director: Gabriele Fabbror Writer: Gabriele Fabbro On an Island of people lost in routine, two young dreamers chase a better way of living by setting up a journey to prove the existence of an old legend, only to find themselves stuck as their divergent objectives get on the way.

SAT, NOV 11

11:15 AM

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Walking Home Germany | 16 mins | 2016 | English Sub. | Drama | Mature Audiences

Producer: Max Richert Director: Max Richert Writer: Max Richert Two students from different countries meet on the last night of their school trips to Italy. Sharing dislike for their respective farewell parties, initial distance and reservations between them quickly turn into bonding and rapport

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12:05 PM

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ANIMATIONS


ANIMATIONS

A Little Memory USA | 4 mins | 2016 | English | Drama | All Audiences Producer: Nancy Wennan Zhang Director: Nancy Wennan Zhang Writer: Nancy Wennan Zhang In a story about finding oneself, this four-minute erasure animation takes us through a young woman’s life who in the beginning is facing depression, but then upon returning to her childhood home and is uplifted by the memories of her grandmother. This independent animation is inspired by remembering loved lost ones. This is an animation which freezes time to capture the most fond moments of the young girl.

SAT, NOV 11

5:15 PM

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CINEFEST SUDBURY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017

All the World is a Stage

Singapore | 1:30 mins | 2016 | English | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Hannes Rall Director: Hannes Rall Writer: Daniel Keith Jernigan An animated adaptation of the famous Shakespeare poem “All The World’s A Stage” narrated by the renowned Shakespeare actor and director Samuel West (Royal Shakespeare Company).

SAT, NOV 11

5:15 PM

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Au Revoir Balthazar Switzerland | 9 mins | 2016 | English | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Stella Händler, Claudia Frei Director: Rafael Sommerhalder Writer: Rafael Sommerhalder A scarecrow, a storm, a broken leg. The resonant sound of a sea shell. Leaving forever.

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5:15 PM

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ANIMATIONS

Child Germany | 9 mins | 2017 | English Sub. | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Filmakademie Baden-WĂźrttemberg, Iring Freytag Director: Iring Freytag Writer: Viktor Stickl, Linus Stetter A child has to leave its cozy hut to collect wood for the fire that went out. Growing into a teenager, he encounters a singular tree that he wants to turn into fire wood. He tears the tree out and thus becomes a man who is drawn to the woods that emerge around him.

SAT, NOV 11

5:15 PM

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Citipati Germany | 9 mins | 2017 | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Francesco Faranna Director: Andreas Feix Writer: Andreas Feix After being subjected to a cataclysmic meteorite impact, a small dinosaur attempts to battle the horrific aftermath both physically & psychologically. A tale about life, death & rebirth, told from a unique, prehistoric perspective.

SAT, NOV 11

5:15 PM

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Niggun Israel | 12 mins | 2017 | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Alon Rothem Director: Yoni Salmon Writer: Belo Schwarz After a long journey through space the last two believers are about to reach their destination. Ananda, the space archaeologist, hopes to prove that Earth is not a myth and that all mankind did originated from the same tiny blue planet - but mostly he wants to prove his colleagues and his father wrong and to make the biggest discovery in history. Yamaka, the outcaste rabbi, is searching for something subtler.

SAT, NOV 11

9:30 AM

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ANIMATIONS LOS ANGELES CINEFEST 2016

Our Wonderful Nature

Germany | 3 mins | 2016 | English | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Tomer Eshed Director: Tomer Eshed Writer: Tomer Eshed The feeding habits of the common chameleon as never seen before.

SAT, NOV 11

5:15 PM

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SOG Germany | 10 mins | 2017 | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Jonatan Schwenko Director: Jonatan Schwenk Writer: Merlin Flügel After a flood, some fish got stuck in old trees. In danger of drying-out they scream sharply. Woken up by the noise, the inhabitants of a nearby cave don’t feel happy about the unintended gathering.

SAT, NOV 11

5:15 PM

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42nd OTTAWA ANIMATION FESTIVAL

Ugly

Germany | 11 mins | 2017 | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Nikita Diakur Director: Nikita Diakur Writer: Nikita Diakur An ugly cat struggles to coexist in a fragmented and broken world, eventually finding a soulmate in a mystical chief. Inspired by the internet story ‘Ugly the Cat’.

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5:15 PM

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EXPERIMENTAL


EXPERIMENTAL

BREATHLESS Australia | 13 mins | 2016 | English | Experimental | Mature Audiences

Producer: Simon Williams Director: Simon Williams Writer: Simon Williams An inspiring journey that dives deep into the reflection of one man coming to terms with the breathtaking nature of time.

SUN, NOV 12

2:15 PM

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Downhearted Euphoria Canada | 9 mins | 2016 | English | Experimental | Mature Audiences Producer: Tamara Moos, Katie Thurman Director: Tamara Moos Writer: Tamara Moos A visual exploration of the impact of music on those with mental health issues.

SUN, NOV 12

3:30 PM

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Ex Terret Austria | 5 mins | 2017 | Experimental | Mature Audiences Producer: Reinhold Bidner Director: Reinhold Bidner Writer: Reinhold Bidner Experimental Animation based on Urban Exploring in Paris.The Idea was to feel inspired by this beautiful but also terrifying City & its Urban Landscapes. The focus was laid on Faces in this City that are on the darker side of the spectrum. These faces were collaged and animated in various Techniques.

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2:15 PM

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EXPERIMENTAL MONTREAL INT. ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL 2017

From the Dizziness of Freedom: The Philosophy Vessel USA | 7 mins | 2017 | Experimental | Mature Audiences Producer: Melissa Ferrari Director: Melissa Ferrari Writer: Melissa Ferrari Across cultures, the labyrinth and the maze have played significant roles in the history, spirituality, mythology and entertainment of human society. By tracing their contexts and concepts across cultures, we can view mazes and labyrinths as philosophical architecture that embodies the history of human meaning and metaphysical thought.

SUN, NOV 12

2:15 PM

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I am ______ Canada | 11 mins | 2017 | English | Experimental | Mature Audiences Producer: Sean Scally Director: Darren Cole Writer: Mo Leslie An adventure into minimalism “ what if you stuck a surgeon and an amnesiac patient in an unlabeled hallway”. A hybrid of existentialism meets future medical nightmare with a messianic, life changing finish, and all in the cold slap of a demented sketch comedy routine.

LOCAL

SUN, NOV 12

3:30 PM

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HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2017

Lacrimosa

Israel | 12 mins | 2017 | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Viktor Perdula, Klaus Schiebel Director: Tanja Mairitsch Writer: Jörg Ihle The young girl Mila wakes up in an unknown world full of mysteries. On her journey through ever changing surreal landscapes she meets her lover Theo. Mila has to learn that love also means to let go.

SUN, NOV 12

3:30 PM

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EXPERIMENTAL

Nostomania Canada | 2 mins | 2017 | English | Experimental | All Audiences Director: Paige K Boudreau Nostomania [nos-tuh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh] is an intense homesickness, or a passion for nostalgia.

SUN, NOV 12

2:15 PM

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Not Making Easy is Movies Switzerland | 10 mins | 2017 | English | Comedy | All Audiences Producer: Zurich University of Arts Director: Johannes Bachmann Writer: Johannes Bachmann In this mazy filmplay Joggeli tries screening old film spools which leads to a nostalgic journey in the traces of his great-grandfather that bears astonishing resemblance to a film history and well-known black-and-white- comedian.

SUN, NOV 12

2:15 PM

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LOS ANGELES CINEFEST 2017

Patata Day

Germany | 4 mins | 2017 | English | Experimental | Mature Audiences

Producer: Peter Bรถving Director: Peter Bรถving Writer: Peter Bรถving This cinematic parable tells the story of five people in a diner who spin a yarn about potato dishes. In the next scene, funny animated potatoes appear. The audience cheerfully follows the film but understands that a highly topical issue is served with the potatoes on the plate.

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EXPERIMENTAL

September Sketchbook USA | 7 mins | 2014 | Experimental | All Audiences Producer: Recursive Pictures Director: Aemilia Scott SHOT is an experimental film that tries to make formal sense out of senseless violence. Footage was found from every police shooting over the last two years for which there is available video. Each piece of footage is taken unedited, and aligned -- synchronised to the moment of the first gunshot.

SUN, NOV 12

2:15 PM

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Shot Canada | 11 mins | 2017 | English | Experimental | Mature Audiences Producer: Sean Scally Director: Darren Cole Writer: Mo Leslie An adventure into minimalism “ what if you stuck a surgeon and an amnesiac patient in an unlabeled hallway�. A hybrid of existentialism meets future medical nightmare with a messianic, life changing finish, and all in the cold slap of a demented sketch comedy routine.

LOCAL

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2:15 PM

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Taste of Love Austria | 4 mins | 2017 | English | Experimental | Mature Audiences Producer: Paul Scheufler Director: Paul Scheufler Writer: Gabriel Proedl What is the taste of love? Could it be sweet, sour, bitter or even salty? A girl embarks on an aromatic journey of love, stimulating her taste buds to the point of climax. With all senses, she explores the various forms love can take on.

SUN, NOV 12

2:15 PM

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EXPERIMENTAL

Wonders Germany | 15 mins | 2017 | Experimental | Mature Audiences Producer: Chris Brügge Director: Chris Brügge Writer: Chris Brügge Wonders celebrates the wonders of life. We follow children, men and women through some specific and universal moments. And in the end a panorama enfolds of love and the circle of life.

SUN, NOV 12

3:30 PM

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ZAPP GALURA _ BEHEMOTH Germany | 10 mins | 2017 | Animation | All Audiences Producer: Mike Kren, Rafael Wagner Director: Mike Kren Writer: Mike Kren When the humans leave the house, the robots awake and do their daily chores - until they fall in love. In the music video to the song Behemoth by Viennese Band ZAPP GALURA a lonely vacuuming robot comes across his crush, the lawnmower robot. A robot Amour Fou!

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