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GFF 2016 - Canadian Shorts - SUN JULY 24 5:30PM

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Gimli Unitarian Church - Aspire Theatre

Gimli, MB R0C 1B0

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A collection of some of the finest Canadian short films to be released in the past year. From Winnipeg ex-pat Matt Rankin's breathtaking portrayal of a local WWII hero, to the supernatural animated film about a young indigenous street performer named Mia'... these films are sure to blow you away!


Debris

Duration
14

Synopsis
A portrait of Tofino intertidal artist Pete Clarkson as he crafts his most ambitious and personal project to date: a memorial to the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami. In Clarkson’s caring hands, the remnants from the Tohoku region take on a life of their own as he shapes them into a unique public sculpture.
*film courtesy of the National Film Board


Crazy House

Duration
19

Synopsis
After the suicide of his best friend, a teenage boy is forced to deal with his guilt and sexuality, in this surrealist psychodrama.


Mia'

Duration
9

Synopsis
A young Indigenous female street artist named Mia’ walks through the city streets painting scenes rooted in the supernatural history of her people.


Mynarski Death Plummet

Duration
8

Synopsis
The story of Winnipeg WWII hero Andrew Mynarski is told stunningly in this explosive, expressionistic and psychedelic envisioning of his final moments, paying homage to our collective past while transforming fact into brilliant celluloid fantasia.


Rock the Box

Duration
10

Synopsis
For Rhiannon Rozier, a twenty-nine-year-old university grad with a degree in political science and Latin American history, the quest to enter the man-fortress of the DJ booth will force her to confront an old feminist dilemma: use your sexuality and get noticed, or linger in the shadows.
*film courtesy of the National Film Board


La Voce

Duration
22

Synopsis
Edgar works in a pig slaughterhouse. He loves opera and he loves Ginette, the stripper of his dreams. Edgar is about to ask her to marry him when he surprises her bedding her boss. In shock, he loses his voice and unfortunately finds himself with the voice of a pig.


We recommend you line up in the ticket line 30 mins before screening. Please be seated 15 mins before start of film. We will fill all seats if you are a no show or late. Rush seating. At the theatre door, please present your ticket on your smart phone or print your ticket. Pass holders must present both GFF Pass and ticket AND THE NAME/PHOTO ON THE PASS AND TICKET MUST MATCH.

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