November 7th 2018 07:00 PM - November 7th 2018 09:00 PM

DRAMA - Subtitled

8.00
27 Dundurn Street North, Hamilton, ON, Canada

DRAMA - Subtitled

EVENT DESCRIPTION

As a new initiative to make our festival more accessible, we have curated an evening of dramatic shorts that are subtitled for those who are hard of hearing or deaf. Our theatre is sloped to offer a clear view to the screen. 

CLOSED CAPTIONED
(Dramatic Shorts - Subtitled)
Wed  November tth, 7:00pm
Staircase Theatre, 27 Dundurn St. N 

Deafening Darkness, 20m, Toronto, Mark Trifunovic

A brave Deaf woman searching for her missing friend encounters a Deaf alien struggling to come to terms with his traumatic past.

A Month, 25m, Kosovo, Zgjim Terziqi

Ana is a 40-year-old unmarried blind women who lives the agreement of her four sisters. Their pact concludes that every one of the four sisters will take care of Ana at their respective homes for a month each. The Government pays social assistance worth 120-euros per month to the handicapped. A family member who nurses that disabled person is entitled to the money.
Her four sisters are Gonja (45), Fatmirja (46), Ajshja (33) and Valbona (50).
Ana is a kind person of few words; she rarely speaks. Her utmost enjoyment is listening to music on her old radio and playing with her sister’s kids.
“A month” is based on a real life story that happened in post-war Kosovo.


Too Much Noise, 15m, New York,  Michael J. Flood

A short film in American Sign Language, "Too Much Noise" depicts a young couple's struggles to find a place in a new city.


The Hunt, 20m, France, Jean-Pierre Dupuy

One day in November 1973, a father takes his eight-year-old son hunting for the first time


Kofi and Lartey, 20m, UK, Sasha Rainbow (Doc) 

As an orphan Abdallah travelled across Ghana in search of work to pay for his education and found himself in Agbogbloshie, a huge electronic waste dump filled with discarded electronics from around the world. By day the dump is a scrapyard where Abdallah burns down old electronics to extract valuable metals he can sell. Behind the toxic fumes of the burning scrap lies a community who win his heart, including two inseparable boys Kofi and Lartey. Abdallah makes it his mission to educate the boys and encourages them to dream beyond the world of the toxic scrapyard.

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Hamilton Film Festival

The 13th annual Hamilton Film Festival is Hamilton's largest and longest running film festivals with roots that go back 20 years! ​ We have screened over 1000 films, 600 of them Canadian Films! Filmmakers, travel to our event, from all over the world. We connect filmmakers and give them another voice. ​We celebrate the art of movie making from concept to completion. From the budding filmmaker to the pro, we are always working to move the film industry in Hamilton a little further each year! The event is a leader in the local film community, bringing industry development and quality networking opportunities throughout the year. The Canadian Film Market, Lights Camera Hamilton, Southern Ontario Film Festival Group and Kids Can Film are all initiatives of the Hamilton Film Festival.



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