We are thrilled to have such a rich film lineup for our event. The audience is in for a treat! Website will be updated very soon with information from the latest announcement.
Films screening as part of the Lights! Camera! CURE! programme are:
ROBERTA Caroline Monnet (Director)
Housewife and grandmother Roberta struggles to fit the conformist society she lives in and turns to amphetamines to cure her boredom.
We All Go The Same Morgana McKenzie (Director)
In a timeless world of fairy tales, villains and victims are visited by a vengeful fairy who offers to shift the balance of power.Little Goddess MJ Campos (Director)
Aira, Mother Nature’s daughter, steals the Earth from the skies and it quickly becomes her favourite toy. After she goes to sleep, her Shadow emerges and tries to eat Earth, which causes them to fight.
Granny Baby Eva Colmers (Writer/Director/Producer)
Young Jack is excited to finally pick up his new baby sister and Mom from the hospital. When he enters the busy waiting room, Jack bumps into an old, confused Granny. Nobody seems to notice her. Nobody seems to care. Jack wants to help her but how? A fictional story based on real events, Granny Baby looks at a serious issue in a light-hearted, creative way through the bright eyes of a child.
Darling Marie-Helene Cournoyer (Director)
A cute wedding proposal goes big. The film was made at Concordia University, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, for the Film Animation Undergraduate program.
Trapped Girl Catherine Fordham (Writer/Actor/Producer)
When the bathroom doorknob falls off, a girl is trapped inside. Beyond the door her life is falling apart and when she’s set free hours later she finds herself stumbling into a new reality. A tragicomedy based on a real event, “Trapped Girl” explores the moments in our lives when the ground shifts and everything is heightened, scary, and full of possibilities.
The Cat’s Inn Claire Fraser (Director/Producer)
The Cat’s Inn is a family run cat boarding facility in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In this short documentary, we experience the daily routine of The Cat’s Inn, as we find ourselves exploring this unique facility from the feline perspective.
The Forest Caity Hall (Director)
A little boy meets a mysterious forest girl, and their friendship unfolds as the seasons change
Smoke Kellen Jackson (Writer/Director); Suzanne Friesen (Cinematogrpahy); Sasha Tomasky (Editor)
In hazy, sprawling farmlands, sisters Quin and Frances approach an emotional divide as secrets surrounding the nature of their surreal world begin to surface.
Just A Prayer Farah Merani (Writer/Producer)
“Just A Prayer” is about Anita, a Muslim woman who seems to have everything, but who is deeply dissatisfied with her life and the path she sees ahead of herself. She makes a major decision that she believes will bring her happiness and opportunity, but that only brings her unexpected regret. Anita finds solace through a Catholic group, and a few years later, we find her living in a convent as a novitiate. The film is grounded in the present, but flows between her life now as a novice, and the events of five years ago.
Momemo Emily Langridge (Writer/Producer)
A woman with Alzheimer encounters a man who claims to be her husband. What ensues is a beautiful moment of connection before the nurse returns.
Iris Simone Stock (Writer/Director/Producer);
Devoted teenage boyfriend Marshall worries his girlfriend Iris, who has Asperger’s Syndrome might be losing her grip on reality when she tells him she sees another world.
Tears of Inge Alisi Telengut (Director/Animator)
A profound human-animal and human-nature relationship is represented by a painted world filled with a camel’s emotion and tears. It is based on a real Mongolian nomadic story narrated by my grandmother.
The Casebook of Nips and Porkington Melody Wang (Director)
The Casebook of Nips and Porkington is an animated short about two members of the constabulary and their quest to return a kidnapped egg to its distraught parents.
780 St. Remi Karen Vanderborght (Director/Producer)
A poetic goodbye to the director’s first official address in Canada, before it is erased from the records to make way for a concrete cathedral for cars, the Turcot interchange.
Enjoy The Drama Lud Monaco (Director); KINOMADA (Executive Producers)
“Enjoy the Drama” is the story of a girl who decides to relive her memories. She walks into the House of the Past and sets free a collage of moments, without fearing the pain nor the joy it awakens. The lack of ordered memories is in order to transmit the chaos which dwells in the human mind.