It seems hard to believe, but we’re wrapping up our third season this month! Come on out on October 23rd for another great selection of short films. We’ll even have some details about our new and improved subscription package for 2015! Please join us!
Thursday October 23 at 7:00pm
20 Carlton Street (steps from College subway station)
Dir: Cathy Allen
Australia – 2014
The whimsical tale of an unlikely bromance between a young man and an abandoned shopping cart.
- World Premiere
LA LAMPE AU BEURRE DE YAK (BUTTER LAMP)
Dir: Hu Wei
France/China – 2013
A young itinerant photographer and his assistant offer to photograph some Tibetan nomads in front of various backgrounds.
- Golden Firebird Award – Hong Kong International Film Festival
- Grand Prix, National Competition – Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
- Jury Prize – Raindance Film Festival
- Official Selection – Cannes Film Festival
- Official Selection – Sundance film Festival
FRIDA AND DINGWALL TALK ABOUT LOVE
Dir: Amika Cooper
Canada – 2014
Two creatures explore their relationship and reflect honestly on the connection they share. No fluff, no romance, just love.
- Achievement in Animation, Critics’ Choice, Audience Choice Awards – Toronto Youth Shorts Festival
Dir: Luke Wilson, Andrew Wilson
USA – 2014
Satellite Beach follows the unique journey of the Endeavour space shuttle as it travels through the streets of Los Angeles to the California Science Center and the final move of the Atlantis space shuttle to the Kennedy Space Center. Watch as Warren Flowers, a devoted and unlikely shuttle manager navigates the missions on his own accord while citizens, reporters, and officials are perplexed by his involvement.
- Best Short – Knoxville Film and Music Festival
Dir: Mondo Ghulam
UK – 2014
The Internet hits back when spam becomes spurned for our dubious hero Cedric. Lampooning the scourge of inboxes the world over, Cedric and his video game-obsessed pal Godric learn a painful lesson.
Dir: James Fleming, Kelly Hucker
Australia – 2014
Eighty-four-year-old Geoffrey has had to put his wife in a nursing home and feels completely alone until one day he chances upon a ghost train and takes a ride into Dracula’s. Inside this macabre cabaret-theatre restaurant, Geoff becomes captivated by the lead vampire in the show—a young actress named Gillian—and the two begin an unlikely friendship. As Gillian brings Geoff deeper into her world, Geoff also draws her further into his. Ghost Train is a documentary about the many forms of love and finding life in unexpected places.
- Best Short Documentary – Hot Docs
- Official Selection – Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
Dir: Robin Regault
Canada – 2014
A young couple are driven to face what the moving images are doing to them.
DRÔLE DE GUERRE (PHONEY WAR)
Dir: Simon Panay
France – 2014
As his ill mother is brought to the hospital, young Matis must stay at his grumpy and introverted grandfather’s house. To escape boredom and loneliness, he decides to play with some of his grandfather’s belongings: an old gun, and a French Resistance medal.
- Canadian Premiere