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Canadian Shorts: Real Pieces of Work

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Shorts

Canadian Shorts: Real Pieces of Work

Saturday, March 2

12:30 pm

Baby Grand

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Our Canadian Shorts program includes some of the best short films from across the country.  Carefully curated and culled from an incredible range of work from established and emerging storytellers, our 2019 lineup includes two distinct programs with films that demonstrate the very simple truth that sometimes less is more.

canadian shorts: real pieces of work

These Canadian shorts push the envelope and defy expectations, encouraging you to suspend your preconceptions and journey outside your comfort zone…for a few minutes, anyway.

Films
THE TICKET

Director: James Villeneuve

A man’s life takes a dark turn when he accepts a ticket to board a giant spacecraft.

 

SUEDE

Director: Danny Belair

A brother and sister share custody of a sweet suede jacket. When they wear the jacket they feel invigorated and youthful, but as soon as they take it off their health mysteriously begins to degrade. They are forced to make a dark decision.

 

PUPPET MASTER

Director: Cal Brunker

When a jogger comes across a mysterious ringing cellphone in the woods, he finds himself an unwilling pawn in the plan of an evil mastermind.

 

Q+A

Director: Patrick Whistler

In a chaotic near-future, two people confront a difficult choice.

 

7A

Director: Zack Russell

A woman recording a video in her apartment is interrupted by a maintenance worker, forcing her into a precarious situation. A genre-bending film that will leave you gasping for air.

 

THE PORNOGRAPHER

Director: Gabrielle Demers

In the fall of 1970, an all-female crew is about to shoot a soft-porn film. Jane, the director, has a crush on the new girl. An eroticized power game unfolds between the filmmaker and her actress.

 

GLITTER’S WILD WOMEN

Director: Roney

A surrealist comedy about sisters living in isolation on their farmland, who harvest and smoke glitter that gives them super strength.

 

MY DEAD DAD’S PORNO TAPES

Director: Charlie Tyrell

Filmmaker Charlie Tyrell seeks to better understand his emotionally distant late-father through the personal belongings he left behind…including a stack of VHS dirty movies. Narrated by David Wain.

 

WOMAN IN STALL

Director: Madeline Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli

A woman finds herself trapped in a bathroom stall by a man whose intentions are not entirely clear.

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