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A man’s desperate attempt to remember someone’s name sparks a frantic, fantastical game show in the recesses of his brain.

Animation, Experimental & Avant Garde, Comedy, Fantasy
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Kelly O’Brien’s visually arresting, deeply personal documentary is a lyrical-yet-candid account of her family’s experiences raising a disabled child.

International Shorts

A window to the life of Vancouver graffiti artists.

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A noir-tinged journey into Montreal’s red light district, where a score is about to be settled in a cut-rate strip club.

Animation, Film Noir, Mystery, Women Directors
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An intimate, ephemeral character study of a disaffected girl being shuttled between foster homes and taking refuge in her memories.

Animation, Women Directors
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Riding shotgun with biologist Alexandra Morton, documentarian Twyla Roscovich details the dangerous viruses that are flourishing in BC’s wild salmon and our government’s efforts to suppress evidence of this epidemic. An alarming document of our elected officials working against our best interests, this exposé is a must-see for every British Columbian.

Animals, Environment, Food, Farm & Garden, Health (Mental & Physical), Science & Technology, Women Directors
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A brief (and extremely odd) encounter between a lonesome farmer (Jesse Zubot) and a Chinese tourist who’s lost her way.

Experimental & Avant Garde, Comedy, Fantasy, Music & Dance, Sci-fi & Horror
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A standard issue interrogation scene takes a dramatic turn when the players are asked to not only establish motive but also find their motivation.

Comedy
International Shorts

How we wish we responded.

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Hard-boiled private-eye Hamilton Drake gets mixed up with the notorious Georgia Thurlow in this noir thriller that doubles as a love letter to Vancouver.

Comedy, Crime, Film Noir, Mystery
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A personal documentary featuring 5,000 still photographs taken over a period of 25 years. A life flashing in front of your eyes in rapid, hypnotic fashion.

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A dancer conveys the horrors endured by homosexuals in Nazi concentration camps through bold contemporary movement.

Experimental & Avant Garde, Drama, Music & Dance, Queer Interest
International Shorts

An undeterred young man pursues the girl of his dreams.

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Sculpture and kinetic performance collide to breathtaking effect in this explosive piece exploring the art of destruction.

Experimental & Avant Garde, Music & Dance
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A real estate developer in Vancouver, Adam (Paulo Costanzo) seemingly has it made. But when he wakes up with "that burning feeling," his life comes unravelled. While courting Ms. Right (Ingrid Haas), he has to reach out to the women he’s wronged. Jason James directs this hilarious account of a man making amends—even as he goes down in flames.

Comedy, Health (Mental & Physical), Romance
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A true Canadian iconoclast, acclaimed transgender country/electro-pop artist Rae Spoon revisits stretches of rural Alberta and confronts memories of growing up queer in an abusive, evangelical household. Lyrical and alluring, Chelsea McMullan’s docu-musical questions our traditional definitions of "home" and celebrates the places in between, be they in music, geography or gender.

Biography, Music & Dance, Queer Interest, Women Directors
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Inside Crafty’s Art and Supply, a standoff ensues between a man in desperate need of the washroom and an employee diligently enforcing company policy.

Comedy, Action, Thrills & Suspense
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A bid to alleviate his crippling anxiety lands Oswald in a clinic where his fate rests in the hands of a blind nurse, talking fly and flamboyant malpractitioner.

Comedy, Fantasy

USA, Canada

International Shorts

Two lonely people jump off a building to end it all, and fall in love on the way down. A very brief romance.

Comedy, Romance
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When M.S. suddenly robbed filmmaker Jason DaSilva of his ability to walk, the Emily Carr graduate did what came naturally: started making a documentary. This intimate, affecting piece spans seven years and charts both DaSilva’s slow acceptance of his degenerative condition and staunch refusal to relinquish his lust for life. Winner, Best Canadian Feature, Hot Docs 2013.

Disabilities, Family Relations, Health (Mental & Physical), Romance

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