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Canada’s Top Ten: Window Horses (The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming)

Thu & Fri, April 13 & 14 / 7 pm
Sat, Apr 15 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Directed by Ann Marie Fleming
2016, Canada, 88 min
Farsi, Mandarin & English with subtitles

Anne Marie Fleming, one of Canada’s most beloved animators is back with an extraordinary tale of art, history, and family. Rosie is a young Canadian poet of Chinese and Persian descent living in Vancouver with her overprotective but loving Chinese grandparents. An invitation to a poetry festival in Shiraz rocks her boat, and though she has never travelled on her own, she decides to embark on a trip that will change her life.

Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival – Now in its 16th year, Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival highlights the best features, shorts, and student shorts from across the country. The breadth of programming selected by  filmmakers, programmers, critics, and industry professionals represents the creative strength of the country’s best cinema.

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Tapping a host of fellow animators to create a visually rich tapestry, director-writer-animator Ann Marie Fleming creates an entertaining, educational, and poignant tale about identify and imagination that is filled with stories and poetry.
- Alissa Simon, Vaiety
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Wed 17

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Wed 17

Shoot Some 16mm Film

Camera Orientation Day: Sat. June 1, 2019 – 10 AM – 2 PM (WFG Black Lodge Studio)

Shooting Days: June 3 – July 13, 2019

Processing Day: Sat. July 13 & Sun. July 14 – 10 AM – 2 PM (WFG Media Lab and Platform Dark Room)

Optical Printer Class: Sat. July 20 | 10am - 2pm

Editing: July – August

Screening Date: TBD
Wed 17

2019 WFG Summer Teen Filmmaking Camp

Session 1: Mon July 8 to Fri July 19 (10 AM to 3 PM) | WFG Media Lab & WFG Black Lodge

Session 2: Mon Aug 12 to Fri Aug 23 (10 AM to 3 PM) | WFG Media Lab & WFG Black Lodge
Fri 26
Tue 30

Restoration Tuesdays: Hard Ticket to Hawaii

Tue, July 2 / 7 pm *
Tue, July 9 / 7 pm & 9pm
Tue, July 30 / 7 pm & 9pm

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