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Saturday April 2nd, 8:15pm Closing Gala

  • The Royal Cinema 608 College Street Toronto, ON, M6G 1B4 Canada (map)


Running Time: 88mins
Genre: Drama
Producers: Amos Adetuyi, Michael Donovan, Mark Gosine, Floyd Kane
Executive Producer: Evander Kane
Director:  Director X
Writer: Floyd Kane
Editor: Dev Singh
Director Of Photography: Sam Inayeh
Cast: Stephan James, Sarah Jeffery, Shamier Anderson, Lanette Ware, Steven Love, Denis Theriault, Cara Ricketts


Taking place over a matter of days, Across the Line looks at the deep-rooted racial tensions within North Preston, Nova Scotia, undoing the lives of three students at Cole Harbour high school. When racism begins to tear their school apart from within, the fast-paced narrative follows the trail of devastation left behind.

ACROSS THE LINE will be preceded by the short film WINTER HYMNS.


Running Time: 15mins
Genre: Drama
Producers: Harry Cherniak, Dusty Mancinelli
Director:  Dusty Mancinelli
Writer: Dusty Mancinelli
Editor: Dusty Mancinelli
Director Of Photography: Greg Biskup
Cast: Sam Ashe Arnold, Kyle Peacock


Ten-year-old Joshua is spending his winter break at home in the backcountry of Northern Ontario. His dull afternoon is shattered when his volatile older brother Kane shepherds him outside for the day. Killing time before a Christmas party later that night, the boys journey through the countryside looking for adventure and performing reckless antics. While hiking through the woods on their way home, the boys stumble across an empty cottage. Striving to win his older brother’s affection, Joshua breaks into the cottage in search of alcohol. But when things go horribly wrong, Kane is left to pick up the pieces.

WINTER HYMS recently won the Grand Jury Award at Slamdance which puts them in the running for an Oscar nomination. Thoroughly deserved. 

Earlier Event: April 2
Saturday April 2nd, 5:15pm