Saturday, April 7, 7-8:30pm
From Near and Far


The space between us
Bridget Farr, Ontario, Canada, 3 min

A cathartic look at the last moments of what once was. The Space Between Us was produced as part of IFCO's 35mm challenge where participants are asked to complete a project with only 400' of film stock, 24 hours to shoot and 10 hours to
(Filmmaker in Attendance).

 


By Charlie Walker
Rebecca Sernasie, Ontario, Canada, 11 min

When 16 year old Charlie wakes up, his biggest problem is getting lunch money from his mother and handing in his essay on time. By mid morning, he witnesses something so traumatic it could tear his family apart.

 


Slide
Sharon Katz, Ontario, Canada, 3 min 54 sec

Through a simple act of child’s play, a young boy confronts both his parent’s overwhelming protection and his own very real fears. Slide is an animated short film whose narrative centres around the metaphor of being handicapped. Even loving parents hand us crutches; what we do with them is up to us.

 


Polikarp and His Women
Alexander Khantaev, Siberia, Russia, 6 min
A short glimpse into the life of Siberian folk artist, Polikarp Sudomoikin, who worked for a collective farm for most of his life, and the many ‘vocal’ peasant women of the village. Situated 300 miles from Baikal Lake, the village, Bichura, is dwelt by traditional old believers, who where forced to Siberia during Katharine the Great and still preserve their traditions. (RR)

 


Karma
Damon Fepulea’I, New Zealand, 11 min

When Colin commits what he thinks is a harmless crime, he inadvertently sets in motion a chain of events, and soon discovers that what goes round, certainly does not come round. (IN)

 


Play My Favorite Number

Dawn Macdonald, Yukon Territory, Canada, 5 min 5 sec

Math rocks! Yukon punk rockers plusorminus standard deviation explain why math matters to music, how sound is like photosynthesis, and what crunching numbers has to do with crunching notes. (YV)
(Filmmaker in Attendance)

 


Silent Remains (Le silence nous fera echo)
Mathieu L. Denis, Quebec, Canada, 23 min

A 25 year-old is arrested and accused of his father’s murder. Between the interrogation room, where two policemen try to obtain his confession, and the video surveillance room, where they monitor the unfolding of the interrogation, the three men’s day will come to a dramatic end.

 


The Wind Whispers There is Someone Behind the Tundra
Ken Are Bongo & Elle Sofe Henriksen, Norway, 10 min
The choreography is an abstract description of evolution, inspired by Synn»ve Persen's poem. The dancers travel through time and space, on rough land enjoying the wonders of the sky. During their journey they come across objects related to the development of the Sami people. (ON)

 


Yukon River Gver
Rae Spoon, Alberta, Canada, 3 min 59 sec

A line dance…. Yukon style.

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