Flower Boy

Short Forum

As August creeps in, Nav forms intimate bonds with an audacious painter and a middle-aged laser tag arena owner. Just as he begins to find himself, summer abruptly comes to an end.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 3

Director Icon Director
Anya Chirkova

Maziyar Khatam, Andrea Pavlovic, David Richard
Executive Producer Meran Ismailsoy
Producer Maziyar Khatam
Screenwriter Anya Chirkova
Cinematographer Jack Yan Chen
Editor Michael Cunningham
Music Jay Reick, Dylan Dutil
Art Director Victor de Freitas
Production Company Funny Bone Pictures
Contact Funny Bone Pictures
Canada 2020 17 min. CLIP 1 | Clip 2 | Interview | Review


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Anya Chirkova is a film director born and raised in Russia. Her work looks to tell painful yet cathartic stories that feel strikingly personal. She is a co-founder of Toronto-based production company Funny Bone Pictures and is a Humber College alumna. Anya’s goal is to develop her first feature narrative work.