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Canadian Short Drama Program

Oct
28
@
1:00 pm
Followed by Q&A with:
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Screened in
2017
at the

Bleu Tonnerre

Directors: E. Roy & Philippe David Gagne
Runtime: 22 minutes
Country of origin: Canada

 

Bruno, in his thirties and in desperate need of a purpose, ends up homeless after a breakup. Without despairing and under the watchful eye of his motherly big sister, this sawmill worker will find the drive to put his beloved blue suit back on and to rekindle an old flame.

In The Beginning was Water and Sky

Director: Mackenzie Gruer
Runtime: 14 minutes
Country of origin: Canada

 

A haunting and visually stunning

No Reservations

Director: Trevor Carrol
Runtime: 12 minutes
Country of origin: Canada

 

No Reservations is political satire inspired by true-life events, giving a hypothetical look at what life would be like if the roles in Standing Rock were reversed. Protests erupt as an

 

The Mad Trapper

Director: Dez Loreen
Runtime: 6 minutes
Country of origin: Canada

 

A boat trip on the Mackenzie Delta seemed like a great way to see the north. Until they stopped on the wrong beach.

 

Elevator Friends

Director: Michel Wiles
Runtime: 8 minutes
Country of origin: Canada

A middle-aged insurance claims adjuster finds a much needed slice of happiness on his way to work.

 

Dal Segno

Director: Jen Walden
Runtime: 13 minutes
Country of origin: Canada

 

Dal Segno tells the story of a young mute boy who devises an intricate code to communicate with his mother.

Ukaliq and Kalla Go Fishing

Director: Nadia Mike
Runtime: 5 minutes
Country of origin: Canada

Ukaliq and Kalla Go Fishing is a story of two unlikely friends--a lemming and an Arctic hare--that decide to spend the day together ice fishing.  The lemming embodies the calm, thoughtful nature of traditional hunters and those that live in the Arctic.  This is contrasted with the well-meaning, but impatient Arctic rabbit.  This is a fun, educational story that shows how important it is to be kind, thoughtful, and prepared for whatever comes.

Camera Trap

Director: Marty O'Brien
Runtime: 30 minutes
Country of origin: Canada

In this half- hour documentary, an aspiring wilderness photographer puts everything - his job, savings, relationships and personal safety - on the line in his quest to capture the ultimate photo in his quest to help save the Porcupine caribou herd and the greatest land migration on earth.