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European Union SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: The Imagination: Beautiful and Dangerous

Program Two: Sat, June 29 / 7 pm
Free Admission

The European Union Delegation to Canada, the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) and the diplomatic missions of EU Member States, in collaboration with the Canadian Film Institute and the Winnipeg Cinematheque are pleased to present the first edition in Winnipeg of the European Union Short Film Festival.

In different ways, each of these films explores the power of the imagination, cinematic and otherwise, to reshape our world and even invent new ones.

PUB NOVEMBER, Poland, 1960, 10 minutes, directed by Agnieszka Osiecka
Shot in silent era style, this film chronicles love, lust, romance, and heartbreak in a shabby pub.

JUMP CUT, Bulgaria, 2017, 7 minutes, directed by Rumen Russev, Vassil Kotzev When one is a film editor, life can be constructed in a number of ways!

THE BURDEN, Sweden 2017, 14 minutes, directed by Niki Lindroth and Von Bahr A deadpan meditation on how life, however lonely, can be imagined to be happy.

SEED OF HOPE, Luxembourg, 2017, 11 minutes,directed by Gediminas Siaulys
In the near future, on board a space mission representing humanity’s last stand, an astronaut discovers the reason behind his unexpected awakening from cryosleep.

FONGOPOLIS, Slovakia, 2014, 13 minutes, directed by Janna Kozuch
Getting to a music competition can sometimes lead to even more imaginative flights of musical fancy.

HUNGARIAN RHAPSODY 2.0, Hungary, 2011, 4 minutes, directed by Szabó Maté A colourful and global re-imagining of the famous composition by Franz Liszt.

4:15 END OF THE WORLD, Romania, 2016, 15 minutes directed by Gabi Virginia Șarga, Cătălin Rotaru
A hitch hiker on a remote Romanian road has some important news about the fate of the world. He should know: he’s Jesus Christ. Or is he?
*Special Jury Prize, Best Short Film Sarajevo Film Festival, 2016

FOLLOWER, Germany 2018, 10 minutes, directed by Jonathan Behr
A dark and unsettling and entirely plausible tale of the dangers of texting and other forms of social media. Creepy.

DANS LES BOIS, France 2018 | 8 minutes, Various directors.
A cow accepts an invitation to dinner from a wolf. Trouble is, she’s what’s on the menu!

SLOPE, Portugal, 2016, 7 minutes, directed by Eduardo Brito
A poetic, minimalist examination of memory and landscape.

TIMECODE, Spain, 2016, 15 minutes, directed by Juanjo Giménez Peña
Two security guards discover that they share a rich, dancing imaginative life, despite being stuck looking at video surveillance screens in parking garage.

Presented by the European Delegation to Canada, in collaboration
with the Canadian Film Institute (Ottawa).

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Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Wed 21

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
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2019 WFG Summer Teen Filmmaking Camp

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