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July 2013 Audience Award Winner

Apologies for the lateness of this announcement. I left for 10 days in New York the morning after our screening and am just getting caught up again now. We had a very close vote for our second Audience Award, but I’m pleased to announce that the winner was Aude Danset and Carlos De Carvalho’s beautiful animated fable Premier Automne. It collected 17 votes of a total of 63 votes cast.
Still from Premier Automne
But here’s an idea of how close the vote was:

  1. Premier Automne – 17 votes
  2. The Delian Mode – 16 votes
  3. Your Place or Mine – 9 votes
  4. Irish Folk Furniture – 8 votes
  5. The Chair – 8 votes
  6. Father – 3 votes
  7. A Present for Robert – 2 votes

I’m also pleased that every film in the lineup got at least two votes, which hopefully means that I’m doing a good job of picking films that you like. In case you missed our screening, I’m happy to let you know that you can watch Premier Automne online for free.

I’ll be posting more information over the coming weeks about our amazing October 24th screening, as well as a screening of incredible dance film NY Export: Opus Jazz, for which we showed a trailer at the July screening. Lots happening!

Full Program for July 18 Screening

I’m happy to reveal the full program for our screening on Thursday July 18, 2013. We have once again searched the whole world to bring you this selection of excellent short films from Canada, France, Ireland, Croatia, Bulgaria, Germany, and the US. If you like what you see, why not save some money and get your advance tickets now?

Your Place or Mine


Dir: Jessica Joy Wise (Director will be in attendance for a Q&A)
Canada – 2012

Your Place or Mine is about the tentative first few hours of meeting someone. Annie and Danny meet, feel a spark, and it’s in those initial moments it could all go either way. These are big decisions determined by little moments; a glib comment, a simple gesture, a meaningful touch – can swing the outcome one way or the other. Short-lived lust or lasting love? One-night stand or soul-mate?

  • Official Selection – San Francisco Independent Film Festival
  • Official Selection – Williamsburg Independent Film Festival

Duration: 6:00

Premiere Automne


Dir: Aude Danset and Carlos de Carvalho
France – 2013

Abel lives in the winter and Apolline lives in the summer. Isolated in their “natures,” they have never met. They are not even supposed to meet. So when Abel crosses the border and discovers Apolline, his curiosity is overwhelming. Their encounter soon becomes more complicated than they could imagine. Both of them will have to learn compromise to protect the other.

Duration: 10:30

The Delian Mode


Dir: Kara Blake
Canada – 2009

The Delian Mode is a a short experimental documentary revolving around the life and work of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire, best known for her groundbreaking sound treatment of the Doctor Who theme music.

  • Best Short Documentary – Hot Docs
  • Genie Award – Best Short Documentary

Duration: 25:00

Irish Folk Furniture


Dir: Tony Donoghue
Ireland – 2012

An animated documentary about repair and recycling in rural Ireland.

  • Best Animation Award – Sundance Film Festival
  • Official Selection – Toronto Irish Film Festival
  • Official Selection – Flickerfest

Duration: 8:00



Dirs: Ivan Bogdanov, Moritz Mayerhofer, Asparuh Petrov, Veljko Popovic, Rositsa Raleva, Dmitry Yagodin
Bulgaria/Croatia/Germany – 2012

When did you last talk with your father? Will you ever ask him about those things that hurt you?

The short animated documentary film Father features five parallel realities in which the impossible dialogue between a child and a father would take place. The film is based on the authentic experiences of several young people – interviewed by Diana Ivanova – and then put together in an animated documentary story by five unique animation directors.

  • Official Selection – Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival
  • Official Selection – Annecy International Animation Film Festival
  • Official Selection – Flickerfest

Duration: 16:00

A Present for Robert


Dir: Patrick Aubert
Canada – 2012

Robert receives a very special gift for his birthday.

  • Official Selection – Fantasia Film Festival

Duration: 3:00

The Chair


Dir: Grainger David
US – 2012

The Chair is the story of one boy’s reaction to an outbreak of poisonous mold in his small town.

  • Nominated for Palme d’Or – Cannes Film Festival
  • Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival
  • Official Selection – South by Southwest Film Festival

Duration: 12:00

Buy your tickets now!