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2017 Films

02 May Contentus: IN DIFFERENCE

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2'] SCREENING: MAY 27, 2017 - Saturday CONTENTUS: IN DIFFERENCE   DIRECTOR: Stephen Chen The third part of the CONTENTUS feature triptych, IN DIFFERENCE picks up the yearning for liberation of BLISSED in its exploration of its homophynic meanings of apathy and divergence. A conversation between a young banker...

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02 May Contentus: A MOOR

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2'] SCREENING: MAY 27, 2017 - Saturday CONTENTUS: A MOOR   DIRECTOR: Stephen Chen The first part of the CONTENTUS feature triptych, A MOOR – (or a “room” inverted) synthesizes the multiple meanings of securing, uncultivated land, and an ethnic population in its portraits of Caucasian sex tourists who...

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26 Apr Special Presentation

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2'] SCREENING: MAY 28, 2017 - Sunday SPECIAL PRESENTATION   Various For all the issues around access and expression in North America, particularly given the recent events, we sometimes forget others have it much harder. CENSURED IN CANADA is pleased to put together a special presentation of Iranian shorts that...

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21 Apr Contentus: BLISSED By Stephen Chen

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2'] SCREENING: MAY 27, 2017 - Saturday CONTENTUS: BLISSED   DIRECTOR: Stephen Chen The second part of the CONTENTUS feature triptych, BLISSED uses the unspoken issue of LGBT domestic violence as allegory. Drawing inspiration from the claustrophobic tensions of Tennessee Williams, it distills the undertones between classes in Canadian...

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29 Mar What’s Your Name? By Letibeb Zelleke

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2'] SCREENING: MAY 28, 2017 - Sunday WHAT'S YOUR NAME?   DIRECTOR: Letibeb Zelleke What's Your Name?' is a short film that raises relevant social and cultural issues from an African perspective. Gender inequality, value of cultural heritage, media bias, brain drain and homosexuality are some of the topics...

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29 Mar Games of Patience By Nicolas Krief

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2'] SCREENING: MAY 28, 2017 - Sunday GAMES OF PATIENCE   DIRECTOR: Nicolas Krief An old Egyptian doctor is teased by young thugs.   DURATION: 3 mins Nicolas Krief was a film critic before becoming a writer and director. [/vc_column] [vc_column width='1/2'] [ FB event link | Schedule link ] [/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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29 Mar Sour World By Ryan O’Toole

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2'] SCREENING: MAY 28, 2017 - Sunday SOUR WORLD   DIRECTOR: Ryan O'Toole Sandy, a young shut in, leaves her apartment excited for a rare opportunity to make a new friend. After being ditched, she finds herself on an aimless, wandering journey across her small Maritime city.   DURATION: 34 mins Ryan...

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29 Mar Across The River By Iulia Nastase

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2'] SCREENING: MAY 28, 2017 - Sunday ACROSS THE RIVER   DIRECTOR: Iulia Nastase A girl in her twenties, Tincuta, from the Romanian region of Moldava, lives in a village that's at the border with the Republic of Moldava, former Romanian territory. She starts talking online, on a dating...

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29 Mar C’est Moi By Howard Davis

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2'] SCREENING: MAY 28, 2017 - Sunday C'EST MOI   DIRECTOR: Howard Davis Set in modern day Montréal "C'est Moi" explores the collision of the past as it meets the present in the forgotten story of Marie-Josèphe Angélique, a figure of Black Canadian History and her efforts to fight...

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