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SATURDAY, MARCH 25 at 12:00pm

Eventbrite - Canadian Film Fest 2017

GROCERY STORE ACTION MOVIE

TORONTO PREMIERE
Running Time:  13mins
Genre:  Comedy
Director:  Matthew Campbell
Writer:  Chris Wilson, and Peter Carlone
Producers:  Ryan Silva, Jameson Parker, David Kaye, Matthew Campbell
Executive Producers:  Paul Armstrong, Ines Eisses
Director of Photography:  Byron Kopman
Editor:  Ashley Lynch
Music:  Mike Southworth
Cast: Chris Wilson, Peter Carlone, Caitlin Howden, Ryan Beil, Aaron Read 

Synopsis:  A man in line at the grocery store suddenly realizes he’s forgotten the crackers.  Now, in a “24 style” race against time, he has to risk life and limb in order to run back for crackers before losing his place in line.

THE BAKEBOOK

WORLD PREMIERE
Running Time:  10mins
Genre:  Fantasy
Director:  Suri Parmar
Writer:  Suri Parmar, based on her story
Producers:  Suri Parmar and Consuelo Solar
Editor:  Heath Fashina
Music:  Joshua Hemming 

Synopsis:  A modern-day animated fairy-tale, in which a woman overcomes the death of her lover through her passion for baking.

SLEEPING IN

WORLD PREMIERE
Running Time:
  5mins
Genre:  Drama
Director:  Denis Dulude
Writer:  Denis Dulude, based on a short story by Eric Godin
Producers:  Fannie B. Dulude (Germaine Productions)
Executive Producer:  Fannie B. Dulude
Director of Photography:  Matheo Lemay
Editor:  Denis Dulude
Music:  Studio Octoma
Cast: Macha Grenon and Kevin Parent 

Synopsis:  Marie and Michel have been in love for a very long time.  This morning, Marie is awake, Michel is still in bed; he’s sleeping in.  A yearning he has had for many years.  It’s fall, his favourite season.  A light breeze gently moves the white curtain.  Michel is a bit cold, but he feels good.  Marie is beside him.  She strokes Michel’s hand, a gesture that he loves.  It’s the perfect weather for sleeping in.

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SUNNY SIDE UP

CANADIAN PREMIERE
Running Time:  14mins
Genre:   Drama/Comedy  
Director:  Caitlin Dosa
Writer:  Simon Paluck
Producers:  Caitlin Dosa
Executive Producers:  Michelle Solomon, Simon Paluck
Director of Photography:  Justin Black
Editor:   Jamie Phong
Music:  Falcon Jane, Menalon
Cast:  Peyton Kennedy, David Reale 

Synopsis:  After receiving a corneal transplant, a man befriends a witty blue-haired girl at the park.

she came knocking

WORLD PREMIERE
Running Time:
  13mins
Genre:  Drama/ Thriller
Director:  John Ainslie
Writer:  John Ainslie, and Kimberly-Sue Murray
Producer:  Kimberly-Sue Murray
Executive Producers:  John Ainslie, Kimberly-Sue Murray, and Ian MacMillan
Director of Photography:  Ian MacMillan
Editor:  Jordan Crute
Music:  Jeff Morrow
Cast:  Kimberly-Sue Murray, Christian McKenna, Janet Green, Catherine Berube, Camille Stopps, Farah Merani 

Synopsis:  When a woman witnesses what she believes is a husband abusing his wife, she ignores standard procedures and takes matters into her own hands.

MILK

WORLD PREMIERE
Running Time:  2mins
Genre:  Comedy
Director:  Winnifred Jong
Writer:  Winnifred Jong
Producers:  Winnifred Jong
Director of Photography:  Sarah Thomas Moffat
Editor:  Gloria Tong
Music:  Chris Reineck
Cast:  Annabelle Loi, Fay Jong

Synopsis:  A short comedy about communication. Vicki buys milk and finds telling her grandmother is the hardest part.

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I LOVE YOU SO MUCH IT’S KILLING THEM

TORONTO PREMIERE
Running Time:  14mins
Genre:  Horror/ Comedy
Director:  Joel Ashton McCarthy  
Writer:  Joel Ashton McCarthy & Mike Doaga
Producers:  Marena Dix, Nach Dudsdeemaytha, Keli Moore
Executive Producers:  Paul Armstrong, Ines Eisses
Director of Photography:  Tony Mirza
Editor:  Joel Ashton McCarthy
Composer:  Kyle Schreiner
Cast:  Alex Duncan, Clayton Chitty 

Synopsis:  A pitch-black comedy about Vivian, a lonely serial killer whose three loves in life are math, accounting, and killing random people.  This all changes when she meets Alex, the man of her dreams.

WAYS TO WATER

WORLD PREMIERE
Running Time:  17mins
Genre:  Drama
Director:  Kit Weyman        
Writer:  Kit Weyman
Producers:  Lauren Schell, Vince Tran, Carina Mak
Executive Producers:  Katie Nolan, Katy Maravala
Director of Photography:  Ali Khurshid
Editor:  Kit Weyman
Music:  Greg Williams/ EJ Smith
Cast:  Kit Weyman, Shailene Garnett, Al Mukadam, Zahra Bentham 

Synopsis:  WAYS TO WATER is a dramatic short film that explores the metaphysics of water and human relationships.  Following a summer romance caught somewhere between the beginning and the end, the film follows a boy and a girl through a day and night in downtown Toronto, searching for love at the end of the world.

THE CAMERAMAN

TORONTO PREMIERE
Running Time:  16mins
Genre:  Drama
Director:  Connor Gaston
Writer:  Connor Gaston
Producers:  Arnold Lim
Director of Photography:  Daniel Carruthers
Editor:  Detritus Kozme
Music:  Gilles Maillet
Cast:  Octavian Kaul, Nolan Hupp, Mur Meadows, Celine Stubel

Synopsis:  Francis must reconcile his relationship with his abusive father who suffers from Huntington’s Disease.  Francis’ younger brother, Ed—the cameraman—records their dysfunctional lives with his Super 8 camera.

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Earlier Event: March 24
FRIDAY, MARCH 24 at 9:30pm
Later Event: March 25
SATURDAY, MARCH 25 at 2:30pm