FESTIVAL SCHEDULE: April 10

Opossum

Inside an office there’s a coffeemaker which is used frequently by the employees. Little do they know that the machine is a tiny kitchen and every coffee is actually brewed by an opossum. Day in and day out the opossum is serving cup after cup until the stressful routine is disrupted by a few new additions to the marsupiala family.  

Perfect Houseguest

A house is visited by a clean, organized and well-mannered guest.

Proud To Be Heiltsuk

An interview with two different generations about the importance of the Heiltsuk culture.

Proud To Be Heiltsuk

An interview with two different generations about the importance of the Heiltsuk culture.

Queen Bum

Queen Bum is a bedtime story invented on the spot by a father and daughter. Teeter-Totter-Town is a Queendom high above the clouds. The subjects, Triangle and Fourangle, are suffering from up and downs and would like to get rid of their Queen. The town explodes in an array of fireworks, turns into a raft afloat on stormy seas and finally drifts as a starship through outer space. As the child tries to keep the story going, her father would like to end it. Will the child ever fall asleep?

Rebel

In English and Sami with English subtitles

"Mixing archival footage, re-enactments, and animation, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ extraordinarily beautiful and poignant documentary Bihttos (Sámi for "Rebel") explores how past injustices impacted the marriage of her mother, who is of Blackfoot descent, and her Sami father." - Steve Gravestock, TIFF Top Ten

The Ghost of Grandpa Tong

When Zoe discovers that she is the only one who can see the ghost of her best friend’s grandpa, she begins to understand the importance of culture, tradition, and sharing cookies with the ones you love.

The Ghost of Grandpa Tong

When Zoe discovers that she is the only one who can see the ghost of her best friend’s grandpa, she begins to understand the importance of culture, tradition, and sharing cookies with the ones you love.

The Hearing

Russell lost his hearing at the age of 13. He copes well with his disability, but there is a statement he would like to hear above all others.

 

The Satellite Girl and Milk Cow

위성 소녀와 젖소
 
In Korean with English subtitles
 
KITSAT-1 is a lonely satellite orbiting the globe. It becomes curious to learn about human emotions after hearing the signal of a song from earth. KITSAT-1 decides to give up being a satellite and descends from outer-space in the form of a girl named Il-ho. She meets Kyung-chon, an unfortunate young musician who has been transformed into a milk cow, and is on the run from the evil Incinerator. Il-ho is touched by Kyung-chun’s music and plight, and sets out to help him turn back into a human.

This outrageous, sci-fi fantasy love story is unlike anything you’ve seen before. It’s a must see for fans of anime.

Recommended for ages 11+

Themes: family, homelessness, morality

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