November 9th 2017

November 9th 2017

07:30 PM

09:00 PM EST

Short Mix - A bit of everything.

25 Dundurn Street North, Hamilton, ON, Canada

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Short Mix
$10.00

General Admission to SHORT MIX Thursday November 9th, 7:30pm, Elaine Mae Theatre

SHORT MIX

If you are the kind of person that likes a little bit of everything, this is the program for you. Laughs, tears, the light and the dark. 

 

FROM UP NORTH

(Trudy Stewart / Canada / 13m)

From Up North is a personal, poetic short documentary directed by Trudy Stewart based on her experience working for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Featured storyteller Noel Starblanket shares his experiences of attending the Lebret Indian Residential School. While listening to Noel's stories, Trudy reflects on her time listening to survivors' stories and her connection to the Indian Residential School legacy.

 

THE TRANSFER

(Michael Grudsky / Germany / 22m)

Erez, an Israeli commissioned officer, and two other soldiers have been ordered to transfer a prisoner to Megiddo prison. Along the way, a conflict arises that forces the young officer to surpass himself in order to solve the situation.

 

NIGHT DANCING

(Barney Cokeliss / UK / 6m)

Every night, Bob sees a beautiful young woman dancing outside his window.

He is transfixed by her. Wonders if she's real. Then things become more complicated....

 

TESTING GRETA

(Abbie Lucas / UK / 11m)

A woman is admitted to a private clinic under extremely awkward circumstances, but only when the need of a blood test arises, things get really urgent.

 

NICOLE’S CAGE

(Josef Brandl / Germany / 15m)

The big wheel in the most exciting area of the city is the perfect real estate for Jakob and Nicole, a young, ambitious and firmly in the event culture anchored couple. When one of the popular gondolas becomes free, they do not hesitate to move into their first common flat. Unfortunately none of them both has taken the time to get to know his partner before.

 

THE KEY-RING

(Caroline Pascal / France / 10m)

The key-ring" tells the story of an old Teddy bear who carries Samuel’s keys. On its way, it meets Alice…

 

AIMEE SHORT FILM

(Lee Whittaker / USA / 10m) 

AIMEE is a social awareness film bringing to light the silent epidemic of child sex trafficking happening in the United States through the provoking power of storytelling. Together we can increase awareness and save our children from this tragic form of modern slavery.

Returning from Afghanistan, Jessica, a Spec OPS Marine, finds herself in a war she never imagined and discovers middle America suburbia has changed when her thirteen year old sister, Aimee, is abducted by sex traffickers.

SAHIL

(Salar Pashtoonyar / Canada / 9m)

Sahil, a young Afghan immigrant struggles to sustain a romantic relationship with his lover due to his overbearing Afghan father. 

Hamilton Film Festival

“This fest is sure to become the next TIFF it is keeps up this caliber of cinema heaven.” - John Nicol / Filmmaker The 12th Annual Hamilton Film Festival continues to be one of Canada’s most important up-and-coming film festivals. This year’s festival will feature over $25,000 in prize value, plus the opportunity to network with, and pitch your films, scripts and projects. Distributors actively look to the Hamilton Film Festival for titles and we will be releasing a list of films acquired during the 2016 festival. Guests have included Academy Award® winner Colin Chilvers, Daniel Baldwin, Michael Pare (Eddie and the Cruisers), Tony Rosato (SCTV), Marc Blucas (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Robert Miano (Donny Brasco), Frank D’Angelo (Red Maple Leaf), Fred Fuchs (Godfather III Executive Producer, Milton's Secret) Art Hindle (Black Christmas), Doug McGrath (Goin’ Down the Road), Lynne Griffin (Curtains), Julian Richings (Superman: Man of Steel), Kirsten Bodenstedt (COO and Co-Owner of Peregrine Labs) Academy Award® winner Colin Doncaster, Bob Munro (VFX Supervisor), Sean Sullivan (Wayne’s World, Back to the Future III) Lisa Langlois (Class of 1984) and many, many more! Filmmakers and producers attended from Italy, Germany, Austria, France, the USA and all across Canada. We have 14 prize categories, including Jury, Feature, Short, Doc, Actor, Actress, Editing, Cinematography, Screenplay (x2), Music, Student, Truly Independent local award and the legendary Sparquie the Squirrel award! As a “Truly Independent” festival, we are not run by a Board of Directors and we don’t pre-program or pick themes and genres. We let YOUR submissions and selections dictate what we show each year as we accept all genres and lengths! The festival is as diverse as our alumni, who come from over 50 countries around the world. Filmmakers globally are looking to the Hamilton Film Festival as an accessible event with multiple chances to screen, win awards and gain post-festival promotion as our Alumni is our family and your movie never has a shelf life with us. In 2016, we screened 175 films out of 700 submissions so if you have a great film, your chances are very good! We are a festival that is very proud of screening films made by female filmmakers. Last year we screen 45 films by female directors! We are proud to offer, for the second year, the Canadian Film Market which runs the final weekend of the festival and will include Industry Development events, quality networking, pitches and private screenings for industry. Over 25 countries participated in 2016. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada is a major destination for film and television productions. Films like Spotlight, Crimson Peak, Suicide Squad, The Hulk and Robocop are just a few films that have taken advantage of Hamilton’s many incredible locations. Producers love the additional tax credits, Directors love the “anywhere is here” look of the city, and people love seeing it on screen! Filmmakers around the world are choosing the Hamilton Film Festival as a required stop, and we want YOU to be a part of this growing scene that is on the verge of expanding into a not-so-hidden gem! See you and your film in Hamilton this November!

Location

Elaine Mae Theatre

25 Dundurn Street North, Hamilton, ON, Canada

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