Sunday, April 8, 10:30 am - 12 noon
Eye Openers

 

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Hero’s Journey
Greg Chaney, Alaska, USA, 2 min 45 sec
A brief mockumentary about the classic 'Hero's Journey' story. AKA How to get a teen to get up in the morning.

 

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Puppet
Patrick Smith, USA, 6 min 20 sec
A young man fabricates a simple sock puppet, not knowing the abuse the entity will soon inflict. Through an escalating series of torture, the possessed puppet takes on the embodiment of fear, chaos, and willful self-destruction.

 

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Avery’s Gnome
John Driftmier British Columbia Canada, 12 min 8 sec
After a near car accident, Avery, an elderly man, begins to see gnomes. When his wife starts questioning his sanity, Avery must risk everything he cares about to uncover the truth.

 

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Life

Akira Tetsuka, Japan, 10 min 33 sec
Lonely photographic behavior to shoot ruins.

 

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Slide
Keesic Douglas, Ontario, Canada, 3 min 45sec
A mother puts her child down for a nap… or so she thinks!

 

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Good Night, Sleep Tight
Laurynas Naviduskas, BC, Canada, 5 min 21 sec
Combining live action and stop motion animation, this film weaves a cautionary tale of unexpected childhood dangers facing one small boy. Night time turns out to be anything but ordinary!

 

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Prirechny
Tone Gr¯ttjord, Norway , 53 min
The inhabitants of the Russian town of Prirechnyy have received a letter from the province of Murmansk informing them that their town no longer exists. Still, a handful of senior citizens refuse to move from the once-proud mining town. We meet four of them in their own absurd, little universe. (Not in competition)

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