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May 11, 2020 | 7:00PM

Student Block

Get Out of Your Head

Bill Crothers S.S.

Her Phone Almost Killed Her

Richmond Hill H.S.

No Return

Jean Vanier C.H.S.

Breaking News

Dr. G.W. Williams S.S.

Freefall

St. Elizabeth C.H.S.

Mirrored 

Robert F. Hall C.S.S.

October’s Murder

Alexander Mackenzie H.S. 

Jesus Takes the Wheel

St. Elizabeth C.H.S.

No More H20

Tommy Douglas S.S.

Sweater

St. Elizabeth C.H.S.

The Mustard Seed

St. Jean de Brebeuf C.H.S.

I’m Breaking Up With You

TDChristian H.S.

How to Basically

St. Elizabeth C.H.S.

A Little Bit of Light

Bill Crothers S.S.

Tangled Rhythm

Tommy Douglas S.S.

Frost Fight

Dr. G.W. Williams S.S.

International Block 1

May 12, 2020

7:00PM

TOTO

Directed by: Marco Baldonado

Drama

For someone so old and disconnected with technology, Rosa finds companionship with her new robot, TOTO. 

Hunger

Directed by: Katyayan Shivpuri

Comedy

Through happy chance, a homeless man gets an opportunity to fulfil his little life's big desire.

Jill & Giles

Directed by: Alison Byrne

Documentary

An English couple have spent 20 years living and working on a boat with half of that time being spent on the River Shannon in Ireland. 

Fish Out of Water

Directed by: Alyssa Asaro

Drama

12-year-old Henry, a non-verbal boy with cerebral palsy, faces a difficult transition into school and his brother growing more distant. 

The Follower

Directed by: Ruijing Chen

Thriller

An oversea Chinese boy is obsessed with an American live stream host, Mia. 

Spaces

Directed by: Enrico Ferri

Sci-Fi

When Elemsoft Games announces they are discontinuing their virtual world in thirty days, Syrus 86 is faced with a choice in how he decides to spend his final moments in the game.

Cleats

Directed by: Abdullah Şahin

Drama

Ilyas wants to make the tryouts for a local football team and saves money to buy new cleats.

Father By Law

Directed by: Maria De Sanctis

Drama

A father attempts to reconnect with his daughter on her wedding day. 

Starring: William Russ, Annie Clark

International Block  2

May 13, 2020

7:00PM

Daughter

Directed by: Daria Kashcheeva

Animation

Should you hide your pain? Close yourself inside your inner world full of longing for your father’s love? Or should you understand and forgive before it’s too late?

After Class

Directed by: Charles Xiuzhi Dong

Drama 

Marginalized by the school registration system, a mother tries to send her daughter to school at all costs.

Not Today Missy

Directed by: Isabelle McNally

Comedy

When retired cop Donny Miller overhears his neighbour plotting a robbery, he's two steps ahead of her and a reality behind.

Starring: Bob Stephenson

Baby Kate

Directed by: Jennifer Lafleur

Drama

 

Rebecca and David meet one last time to finalize their divorce but are unable to avoid the minefield of grief that hangs between them.

Starring: Jennifer Lafleur, Jason Ritter

Save 2.0

Nothing to Say

The Game

Traces

Directed by: Ivan Sainz-Pardo

Horror

A dog owner’s attempt at doing the “what the fluff” social media challenge takes a dark turn. 

Directed by: Aubry Mintz

Animation

A turtle, a recent arrival at the zoo, challenges the zookeeper and other animals by not speaking on command to receive his food.

Starring: Danny Aiello

Directed by: Riccardo Riande

Thriller

A man decides to make a pact with the devil to extend his life by 24 hours and to be able to solve his problems... but this has a price.

Directed by: Sébastien Pins

Drama

Over the seasons, we follow a logger and his horse in the depths of the Ardennes Forest, and see him live his passion through the eyes of an odd young girl. 

Age of Dysphoria

Directed by: Jessica Petelle

Drama

A young woman tracks down an elderly man in order to make amends for the tragedy that devastated his life.

Starring: Laura Vandervoort, 

Rainbow Sun Francks

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