tiff Short Films
Monday November 20, 2023  7pm - 9pm (2 Hours)
Movie / Film


Contemporary short films from the Toronto International Film Festival. With a follow-up discussion.

Violet Gave Willingly - This film, by Claire Sanford, immerses us in the colourful world of textile artist Deborah Dumka, inviting viewers to witness the unflinchingly intimate details of her artistic process and inner life. (2022, 23 min.)

Municipal Relaxation Module - A Canadian short comedy-drama film, directed by Matthew Rankin about a man in Winnipeg who has an idea to improve a park bench but gets lost in the maze of city bureaucracy. (2022, 6 min.)

The Flying Sailor - Two ships collide in a harbour, an explosion shatters a city, and a sailor is blasted skyward. With ears ringing, blood pulsing and guts heaving, he soars high above the mayhem and towards the great unknown. Created by Amanda Forbes
and Wendy Tiley. (2022, 7 min.)

Belle River - This Canadian short documentary film directed by Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau and Yannick Nolin iprofiles the residents of Pierre Part as they cope with the threat of their community being flooded by the possible but ultimately averted
opening of the local spillway. The film was named to the TIFF top ten list for 2022.
(2022, 11 min.)

Bill Reid Remembers - This short documentary , directed by Alan’s Obomsawin, is a portrait of the life and career of influential Haida artist Bill Reid. The film highlights indigenous resistance to colonialism. (2022, 24 min.)
Pricing & Tickets
Pricing: Donation
396 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia



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