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Canada’s Top Ten Shorts: Part Two

Sat, Feb 6 / 3 pm
Introduced by Galen Johnson.

Nina / Dir. Halima Elkhatabi, 2015, Canada, 15 min  (French w/ English subtitles)
Nina ventures out with her friends to escape the relentless demands of teen motherhood in Montreal filmmaker Halima Elkhatabi’s stirring look at a 16-year-old’s inability to grasp the implications of her actions.

Balmoral Hotel / Dir. Wayne Wapeemukwa, 2015, canada, 10 min (No dialogue)
A dance through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside serves as a haunting metaphor for the life of a First Nations sex worker in this powerful short documentary from director Wayne Wapeemukwa.

o negative/ Dir. Steven McCarthy, 2015, Canada, 15 min.
In this eerie, wordless love story from actor-director Steven McCarthy, a man races to find shelter in a roadside motel so he can take the necessary steps to feed his companion’s addiction.

The Little Deputy/ Dir. Trevor Anderson | English | 9 min | AB
An uncomfortable moment between a father and his son is reassessed in this witty and memorable documentary short from Edmonton filmmaker Trevor Anderson.

Bring Me the Head of Tim Horton/ Dirs. Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson, 2015, Canada, 30 min
This stirring, anarchic behind-the-scenes look at Paul Gross’ Hyena Road uses everything from psychedelia to instructional videos to question both the validity of war movies and Canada’s mission in Afghanistan

Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival is generously sponsored by IATSE 856 and Radio Canada Manitoba.

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