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USA/Canadian Films

6 - 10 pm

Artist Robert Janz is a master of the ephemeral. Now in his eighties he is making graffiti in the streets of New York City. JANZ In the Moment is an exploration of his themes of flux, change and continuity, becoming a poem to city life and to creativity itself. Art Documentary USA

Night’s Lace
Jeremy Newman 3m U
In this Video, a spider creates it’s web under the cover of darkness. Experimental USA

My Daughter
Yoshiko Brian Blum 17m 12A
A Japanese-American mother struggles to come to terms with her daughter's autism diagnosis. Based on true events. Family Drama USA

Dawn Westlake 7m 12A
A musical exploration of the mother-child relationship and how it can cloud our perceptions of very capable female leaders in all sectors of society Women's Rights USA

Adrian Carey 3m U
A boastful father prattles on superficially about his daughter to another parent in the school pick up line, but is unable to perceive her when it matters most. Drama USA

The Hobbyist
George Vatistas 9m 12A
A seemingly ordinary man seeks out a sagacious druggist in search of an undetectable poison, but winds up getting more than he bargained for. Drama USA

Stacey Stone 4m 12A
"Outta" is an international collaboration of musicians throughout Europe.
The music was created individually by each artist during quarantine, mixed in Amsterdam and Italy, and then sent to the US where the video was shot and edited. Environmental, social and racial injustices, contagion, turbulence and the fight to be heard happening throughout our world is reflected in the music and imagery.
Music Video USA

Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau, Yannick Nolin 10m U
May 2017. The city of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is the theatre of the mythic Crawfish Festival. It’s just another day, in America. Documentary Canada

Aujourd’hui ou je meurs (Today, or I’ll die)
Kristina WAGENBAUER 8m 15
After a month of texting, Zoe has organized a perfect first date with Marc. Their expectations will be tested by reality. Drama Canada

Les Sentiers battus (Beaten Paths)
Alexandre Beaumont-Vachon - 19m U
Maxime, a rather cerebral blogger, is back in his hometown for the holidays. His father Jacques, a retired thrill seeker who's more the manual type, seizes the opportunity to get closer to his estranged son. His proposal : a father-son snowmobile ride... Drama Canada

Rien de beau ici (Nothing to See Here)
Gabrielle Vigneault-Gendron 16m 12A
Someone has been killing cats in Emmanuelle’s neighborhood while her own pet has been missing for two months. The tenacious and headstrong young woman is still desperately looking for it until she crosses path with an uptight neighbour. A look on social tensions, Nothing to See Here mixes dark humour and suspense to create a contemporary urban tale. Drama Canada

The Thought Of You
Elvis Deane 9m 12A
A woman tries to move on from the events of a violent night, but finds that it’s not only trauma that comes clawing back. Thriller Canada

Breathe Anew
Andrew Chiu 12m 12
150 years in the future, An American refugee is forced to leave her life behind. As she journeys along this new underground railroad, she reflects on her original escape to Canada and the recent events that prompted her escape.
Sci-Fi Drama Canada

Sean Fredricks 17m 15
A Brentwood mom and a superstitious hitman receive a lesson from the Universe.
Dark Comedy USA

Playeros : travailleurs des plages (Playeros : Beach Workers)
Alexandre Beaumont-Vachon 15m 12
We dream of going to the beach; Nelson wishes only to escape. We want to go on vacation; Nelson wishes only to work.
While we are sleeping, he is awake.
By day, we see him walk past, yet Nelson goes unnoticed.
Documentary Canada

Chateau Sauvignon: terroir
D. M. Night Maire 13m 18
A gruesome coming of age story about a vintner son's disobedience and desire to care for his ailing mother Horror USA

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