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May 16th 2016 | 6:30PM

Student Block

Get Up, Get Out, Go

TD Christian H.S.

Simple As This

Father Bressani C.H.S.

Masked

St. Jean de Brebeuf C.H.S.

This is How We Do it

Vaughan S.S.

Memories

TD Christian H.S.

Family Skeleton

St. Jean de Brebeuf C.H.S.

Acceptional

Stephen Lewis S.S.

Never Give Up

TD Christian H.S.

Georgia

St. Jean de Brebeuf C.H.S.

Winners Keepers

TD Christian H.S.

What is Love

Father Bressani C.H.S.

Stereotype

TD Christian H.S.

Stereotype

TD Christian H.S.

Tempo

St. Joan of Ark C.H.S.

Dear Grandpa

St. Jean de Brebeuf C.H.S.

The Harvest

St. Michael S.S.

37 Days

St. Elizabeth C.H.S.

The Hit

Earl Haig S.S.

International Block 1

May 16th 2016

7:00PM

Henny's Opus in B Minor

Directed by : Andrea Conte

Documentary | Canada

In her struggle with aging and dementia, Henny is deeply frustrated that she’s lost her abilities as a classical musician. By reintroducing Henny to her favourite composer, Bach, she reconnects to her music and her memories.

Ave Maria

Directed by: Basil Khalil

Comedy | Palestine

The silent routine of five nuns living in the West Bank wilderness is disturbed when an Israeli settler family breaks down right outside the convent just as the Sabbath comes into effect.

Laddoo

Directed by: Merlin Babu

Drama | India

The life of a nano family from the perspective of an ant.

Nuvola

Directed by: Giulio Mastromauro

Drama | Italy

Filippo is a retired teacher marked by the pain of losing his wife. He is determined to take his life, but someone knocks at his door.

The Present

Directed by: Jacob Frey

Animation | Germany

Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mum decides to give him a furry little present.

Ron Taylor: Dr. Baseball

Directed by: Drew Taylor

Documentary | Canada

Through interviews with former teammates and friends, Ron's two sons uncover the motivation behind his decision to return to school and become a physician after his baseball career.

International Block  2

May 18th 2016

7:00PM

Cuerdas

The Letter

Brooklyn K-9

Directed by: Pedro Solis Garcia

Animation | Spain

Directed by: Yifan Xiao

Historical Drama | USA

Directed by: Tyler Pearce

Comedy | Canada

Maria's routine at school is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends.

When an American soldier is captured by a young German soldier during WWII, he is offered a unique chance to escape when the captor steps on a landmine that will explode if he steps off.

A furry spoof of TV comedy  Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Scent of Geranium

Directed by: Naghmeh Farzaneh

Animation | USA

A woman faces new challenges after moving from Iran to America.

Move On

Directed by: Sandor Gal

Drama | Hungary

The death of a beloved relative starts the bittersweet journey of a grandfather and his grandson.

The Sons of Mapes

Directed by: Aaron Hose

Documentary | USA

An intimate portrait of the filmmaker's Afro-Caribbean father that follows his youth on the island of Curacao and rise to international success as a professional tennis player in the 60s and 70s.

Keystone

Directed by: Ian Foster

Drama | Canada

When Jack begins to forget, he visits Keystone, an organization with an unlikely mandate: making your most important memories truly "unforgettable".

International Block  3

May 18th 2016

7:00PM

The Barber's Cut

Directed by: Mark Brocking

Comedy | United Kingdom

Two cut-off but living heads wake up in a fridge and manage to escape while trying to avoid a psycho barber.

Pretty Dangerous

Directed by: Dan Laera

Documentary | Canada

The intimate portrait of Seleziya "Sparx" Esho finds the pro wrestler confronting a personal obsession that strains both her body and her family.

Omessa

The Path of Grey Owl

Directed by: Charlè€ne Favier

Drama | France

Directed by: Goh Iromoto

Documentary | Canada

Follow world renowned bushcraft expert Ray Mears through the wilderness of the Temagami region, as he explores the path of acclaimed author Grey Owl.

Discovering a lump in her breast, Anna goes to a gynecologist who tells her that it's not worrying. It's the moment to return in Corsica, to face her history, her inheritance, and her father.

Frontman

Directed by: Matthew Gentile

Drama | USA

Jodie is at the height of his career and about to start the biggest tour of his life. After experiencing symptoms of tinnitus, a doctor informs him that he is inflicting irreversible damage on himself and going deaf.

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