The Big Finish
Steven Woloshen, Quebec, 2008, animation, 3m
My year old son, Itzak, likes to look at things. Maybe this is what he sees.
Peter & Ben
Pinny Grylls, United Kingdom, 2007, documentary, 10m
Two friends leave the flock, so to speak, and form an unconventional yet touching friendship.
The Miracle Investigators
Jeremy Dehn, USA, 2008, comedy, 13m
Veteran miracle investigator Father Dominic and his rookie partner Father Justin judge the authenticity of miracles and bust the spiritual criminals who dare disagree.
The Man Who Built My Childhood
Brian Stockton, 2008, Saskatchewan, documentary, 5m
Brian Stockton’s series of humourous autobiographical shorts takes a detour into architecture with “appendix” about renowned
Saskatchewan architect Joseph Pettick.
Close and Low
Jeff Winch, Ontario, 2006, experimental, 4m
An ordinary dog effortlessly contains the most admirable
human traits, much to the sorrow of one sad little man.
DIRECTOR IN ATTENDENCE
How People Got Fire
Daniel Janke, Yukon, 2008, animation, 14m
This NFB animated film tells the gentle story of a young girl’s journey of discovery and empowerment. A second internal story tells quite literally how people got fire, and remains true to the language used by elder, Kitty Smith, when she told the story to her family, a story-telling tradition more than 10,000 years old. DIRECTOR IN ATTENDENCE
Because There Are Things You Never Forget...
Lucas Figueroa, Spain, 2008, comedy, 13m
Naples, Italy, 1950. Four friends are playing soccer on the street when their ball is accidentally kicked into the evil old lady’s yard. They’ll never play with their ball again... and for that the revenge will be deadly.
Dena Curtis, Australia, 2007, comedy, 5m
Mary and Ethel, two elderly pensioners, resort to a most unusual occupation, much to the horror of Ethel’s daughter.
Lulu Keating & Karen Hines, Yukon, 2009, experimental, 5m
A girl loves dogs. She wants to be one.
DIRECTOR IN ATTENDANCE
Denis Villeneuve, Quebec, 2008, experimental, 12m
During an opulent and luxurious banquet, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be a ritualistic gastronomic carnage.
Hermann Karlsson, Iceland, 2007, animation, 2m
Dog is a melancholic, yet humorous story about a dog’s death and peoples reactions to it.
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