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The Fox (10 minutes)

A young fox on the verge of experiencing the first love got trapped by a hunter. The Hunter ties his dog collar bell on the fox’s neck and leaves her in the wood. And then the fox begins his effort to survive and love and revenge.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Iran
Language: Non-language
Director Name: Sadegh Javadi Nikjeh
Producer Name: Sadegh Javadi Nikjeh
Story and Script Writer: Sadegh Javadi Nikjeh
Premier Status: world premier
Movie Rate: G

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Psicolapse (8 minutes)

Anna is a psychiatrist novel that receives a patient in a State of apathy caused by their work, the therapy will be so exhausting that ends up the patient recovered, but with Anna falling in their same apathy.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: SPAIN
Language: WITHOUT DIALOGUES
Director Name: ARNAU GÒDIA
Producer Name: JUAN CUESTA
Story and Script Writer: ARNAU GÒDIA
Premier Status: Canadian Premier 
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/210961941

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Talent Scout (7 minutes)

Short synopsis: Dominique had been the most prestigious talent scout in París. Now, he is only the shadow of his past until he discovers Sofía, an Spanish flamenco dancer who emigrates to France because of the Spanish civil war and who hides the secret of the greatest talent in history.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: España - Spain
Language: No dialogues. English subtitles
Director Name: José Herrera
Producer Name: 12Pingüinos S.L
Story and Script Writer: José Herrera
Premier Status: North American Premier
Youtube Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/250175541

Talent Scout
BENDITO MACHINE VI – CARRY ON (14 minutes)

An inevitable and enigmatic bio-technological interweaving is just around the corner. What can go wrong?

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Spain
Language: no dialogue
Director Name: Jossie Malis
Producer Name: Jossie Malis, Nicolas Schmerkin
Story and Script Writer: Jossie Malis
Premier Status: Canadian Premiere

Bendito Machine
Tapping Tango (3 minutes)

Meet Henry and Abigail - two payphones in a Montreal metro station who tap dance and tango their way into love.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: no dialogue
Director Name: Nancy Snipper
Producer Name: Nancy Snipper
Story and Script Writer: Nancy Snipper
Premier Status: World Premier
Movie Rating: General
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9FPBElyPj8

Tapping Tango
Balance (3 minutes)

It’s a story about the soldiers who are sacrificing their lives and resist in order to the people of the city and future generations live in peace...

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: iran
Language: no dialogue
Director Name: barzan rostami
Producer Name: Documentary and Experimental film center
Story and Script Writer: barzan rostami
Premier Status: Canadian Premier

Balance
Framed (7 minutes)

Framed is a noir animated short-film, which investigates the role of the individual in society. In an anonymous police station, F.K. asks the Law for help in the attempt to report the abuses he has been through: his birth, his formation, his forced work. He will end up stuck in an endless nightmare.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: iran
Language: no dialogue
Director Name: barzan rostami
Producer Name: Documentary and Experimental film center
Story and Script Writer: barzan rostami
Premier Status: Canadian Premier

Balance
Unsketched (10 minutes)

Beatriz, an architect who lives around "The Big Worm" in São Paulo, is trying to work on a sunny weekend. With an unhappy coincidence, her drawings start to become reality in a magical way, so Beatriz decides to change her future.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Brazil
Language: No Dialogue
Director Name: Leonardo Cantú
Producer Name: Leonardo Cantú
Story and Script Writer: Nayara Xavier
Premier Status: Canadian Premiere
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/238201554

Unsketched
Mother (2 minutes)

A strange story of a hunter.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: IRAN
Language: Persian
Director Name: Seyed Mohamadreza Kheradmandan
Producer Name: Mohamadreza Shafah
Story and Script Writer: Seyed Mohamadreza Kheradmandan
Premier Status: Canadian Premier

Mother
Sea at Night (26 minutes)

The story about a man, whose disease took away his self-determination, reputation and social support. His tendency to get lost in memories of his past,leads him to a momentous decision.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Germany
Language: German
Director Name: Kim Fabienne Hertinger
Producer Name: Kim Fabienne Hertinger
Story and Script Writer: Kim Fabienne Hertinger
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/82uSG4SaNwc

Sea at Night
The Last Class (17 minutes)

Navid is a 10-year-old boy, who, according to a meeting with his classmates plans to buy a wrest-watch for his teacher, who did not attend in a class long period of times. In a day, he goes along with his father and finds out in a way that his father is not happy that he will spend his money for buying gift and eventually he loses his money

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Iran
Language: Persian
Director Name: Mohammad Kheimehgahi
Producer Name: Mohammad Kheimehgahi
Story and Script Writer: Mohammad Kheimehgahi
Premier Status: World Premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/263934217

The Last Class
Sjaak's Wife Died, So Now He Needs To Say Something (12 minutes)

When his wife dies, Sjaak needs to find a way to say goodbye

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Country: Netherlands
Language: Dutch
Director Name: Eva M.C. Zanen
Producer Name: Trent
Story and Script Writer: Medi Broekman
Premier Status: Canadian
Movie Rate: 14A

Sjaaks Wife Died
The Day The Dogs Disappeared (20 minutes)

When the French bulldog of the Haese family disappears, Anna tries to protect her loved ones against an undefined threat. While procedures of the National Security Agency enter into force, a sense of fear is slowly creeping into the family’s live. What was once familiar, gradually becomes uncanny.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: BELGIUM
Language: FLEMISH
Director Name: RUTH MELLAERTS & BORIS KUIJPERS
Producer Name: HELEN PERQUY
Story and Script Writer: RUTH MELLAERTS & BORIS KUIJPERS
Premier Status: Canadian
Movie Rate: 14A

The Day the Dogs Disappeared
Shadow Boxer (22 minutes)

The young daughter of a professional female boxer realizes that she can only bring her injured, wheelchair bound mom back into the ring, if she takes on the fight herself.

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Country: Denmark
Language: Danish
Director Name: Andreas Bøggild Monies
Producer Name: Jeppe Wowk
Story and Script Writer: Andreas Bøggild Monies & Tone Mygind Rostbøll
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: PG 
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/b6YxdAkF0Ac

Shadow Boxer
Le Chat Dore (6 minutes)

Inside an old cabin, a group of musicians try to create art under the pressure of a mean director. Short film created to defend creative freedom and artistic expression.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Spain
Language: Spanish
Director Name: NATA MORENO
Producer Name: N/A
Story and Script Writer: NATA MORENO
Premier Status: Canadian
Movie Rate: 14A

Le Chat Dore
Koliva (24 minutes)

Dana’s daily routine of a housewife is shaken when her long gone lover shows up on the traditional pig slaughter.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Macedonia/Bulgaria
Language: Macedonian
Director Name: Andrey Volkashin
Producer Name: Elena Stanisheva
Story and Script Writer: Andrey Volkashin
Premier Status: Canadian
Movie Rate: PG

Koliva
In My Mother's Arms (11 minutes)

Angel's abusive relationship is interrupted with news that her mother is in a coma. Angel arrives in Los Angeles with a decision to make. Will she pull the plug on her mother? Angel wrestles with her anger for her mother and finds the answer she has longed for all her life.

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Dominican Republic
Language: English and Spanish
Director Name: Lia Chapman
Producer Name: Pitof Comar, Nubia Jimenez Zayas, Lia Chapman
Story and Script Writer: Lia Chapman
Premier Status: Canadian
Movie Rate: PG

In My Mothers Arms
Diagnosis (28 minutes)

Emi pretends to be sick, so that her daughter will visit her. Boryana has the difficult task of combining her career of a TV host with caring for her mother, who lives out of town. In the two days they spend together, the mother and daughter start rebuilding their broken relationship.

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Country: Bulgaria
Language: Bulgarian
Director Name: Kamen Kolarov
Producer Name: Krastyo Lambev
Story and Script Writer: Olga Ivanova and Kamen Kolarov
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate: G 
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/247316096

Diagnosis
How To Build a Cloud (11 minutes)

Juan, while looking for his father´s watch, finds inside a box
a set of instructions on how to build a cloud out of thin air.

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Country: Spain, United Stades, Mexico
Language: SPANISH
Director Name: Carlos Barquin
Producer Name: Carlos Barquin
Story and Script Writer: Rodrigo Ramirez/Carlos Barquin
Premier Status: Canadian
Movie Rate:G 
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/nO4mHBsG-zw

How To Build a Cloud
ARE YOU VOLLEYBALL?!
(14 minutes)

A group of Arabs arrive to an English spoken country border and can't keep going. They conflict with border soldiers everyday till a deaf-mute baby becomes a catalyst for better communication between two groups.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Iran
Language: Arabic
Director Name: MOHAMMAD BAKHSHI
Producer Name: NIMA RABIEI
Story and Script Writer: N/A
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate:14A

Are You Volley Ball
FOSTER CARE
(12 minutes)

Teresa, volunteer in an NGO, goes to Mariana's house to determine whether she's eligible to foster one of their refugees, but the interview takes an awkward turn when Mariana's husband, Pedro, arrives. We will discover that nothing is what it looks like in this game of cat and mouse.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Spain
Language: Spanish
Director Name: GAIZKA URRESTI
Producer Name: URRESTI PRODUCCIONES S.L.
Story and Script Writer: GAIZKA URRESTI
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate: 14A

FOSTER CARE
88 CENTS
(38 minutes)

After losing five years behind bars, a young man begins his new life in San Francisco, eager to find a job, a home, and a second chance.

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Country: USA
Language: English
Director Name: Tyler Pina
Producer Name: Tyler Pina, Alasandro Fenston
Story and Scriptwriter: Tyler Pina
Premier Status: Canadian
Movie Rate: 14A
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Oqc84UtwtY

88 CENTS
116
(15 minutes)

A woman wakes up in a hotel room with a younger man. She insists he leave, he resists. Is it the power of love or the love of power that bring them together, repeating the same ritual, over and over? The answer can only be found in Room 116.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English and French
Director Name: Julia Campanelli
Producer Name: Julia Campanelli and Nick Atkinson
Story and Script Writer: Julia Campanelli
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premier
Movie Rate: 14A 
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/269763027

116
POPCORN & CHOCOLATE
(15 minutes)

A tenacious middle school band student helps to emotionally rescue a military family after a tragic loss, through her sale of fundraisers.

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Country: United States
Language: English
Director Name: Cathrine Hatcher
Producer Name: Michael Baker
Story and Script Writer: Michael Baker
Premier Status: Canadian Premiere
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXKEzGrh3mc

POPCORN & CHOCOLATE
MIST
(9 minutes)

Abhi takes a long due trip with his best friend Ruhaan, only to discover he may not know him as well as he had thought.

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Country: India
Language: Hindi
Director name: Abhishek Dhandharia
Producer name: Abhishek Dhandharia
Story and script writer: Abhishek Dhandharia
Premier status: world
Movie rate: G

Mist
BIRTHDAY
(15 minutes)

An abusive nurse wanders through the halls of a nursing home. She integrates her salary by secretly selling prescription drugs to junkies and stealing from the most vulnerable patients.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Italy
Language: English
Director Name: Alberto Viavattene
Producer Name: Claudio Bronzo, Lorenzo Lotti, Alessandro Regaldo
Story and Script Writer: Alberto Viavattene
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate 14A
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4yTgNu_bbs

BIRTHDAY
A SWEDISH CLASSIC
(15 minutes)

An abusive nurse wanders through the halls of a nursing home. She integrates her salary by secretly selling prescription drugs to junkies and stealing from the most vulnerable patients.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Italy
Language: English
Director Name: Alberto Viavattene
Producer Name: Claudio Bronzo, Lorenzo Lotti, Alessandro Regaldo
Story and Script Writer: Alberto Viavattene
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate 14A
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4yTgNu_bbs

A SWEDISH CLASSIC
IL TRATTO (THE LINE)
(15 minutes)

Federico is an introvert and lonely child. A meeting with an old artist coming from Senegal helps him discover his talent and learn to see others for what they are.
The Line is a tale of a friendship that is founded on those differences that make each of us unique.

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Country: Italy
Language: Italian
Director Name: Alessandro Stevanon
Producer Name: Daniele Segre, Daniele De Cicco
Story and Script Writer: Claudio Giordano, Alessandro Stevanon
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: G 
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-l1atpnPAc

IL TRATTO (THE LINE)
SWIMMING IN THE DESERT
(18 minutes)

In the drought-stricken town of Agua Dulce, in the California High Desert, a ten-year-old deaf girl challenges her grandfather, a cranky retired firefighter, to follow a crazy plan and bring the water back to the dry river.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: United States / Spain / Canada
Language: English, ASL
Director Name: Alvaro Ron
Producer Name: Rosana Tomas, Guillermo Escalona, Saray Deiseil
Story and Script Writer: Alvaro Ron, Rafael Alvarez
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/206230426

SWIMMING IN THE DESERT
WITH MY OWN TWO HANDS
(4 minutes)

The life of a man through his hands and the ones around him

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: France
Language: No dialogues
Director Name: Michael Barocas
Producer Name: Michael Barocas
Story and Script Writer: Michael Barocas
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premiere
Movie Rate: G

WITH MY OWN TWO HANDS
THE WAY OF MY LIFE
(13 minutes)

There was a man who had been chasing his dream for over 10 years with out a day off. But he recently discovered that he has no talent. The abyss of despair starts to consume him.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Japan
Language: Japanese / English sub
Director Name: Keiya Ando
Producer Name: Blue Door / Keiya Ando
Story and Script Writer: Keiya Ando
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: 14A

THE WAY OF MY LIFE
REMBRANDT'S ETCHING
(3 minutes)

After losing his eyesight, a collector decides to give his daughter visiting the family home his most precious possession.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: France
Language: French
Director Name: Thomas Grascoeur
Producer Name: Thomas Grascoeur
Story and Script Writer: Thomas Grascoeur (after Stefan Zweig's The Invisible Collection)
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premiere
Movie Rate:PG 
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/246956701

REMBRANDT'S ETCHING
THOSE WHO CAN DIE
(19 minutes)

Zoé, 15 years old, enters a strict boarding school. Around her, pupils are playing and attending classes with faded eyes. Through their obsequious facade,the supervisors’ violence lurks.One day Zoé meets Marie and understands what they are destined for.

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Country: France
Language: french
Director Name: Charlotte Cayeux
Producer Name: Amélie Quéret
Story and Script Writer: Charlotte Cayeux
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate :14 A 
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/235763933

THOSE WHO CAN DIE
SCRATCHED BLUE SKY
(19 minutes)

An Anti-war short film,This is the story of 7 years old girl named FARAH from Syria who was witness of her parent’s death by bombardment in Aleppo 4 months ago.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Netherlands, Iran
Language: Dutch, English, Arabic
Director Name: Cyrus Esfandiari
Producer Name: Ron Groenwoud, Aqil Dahhan
Story and Script Writer: Cyrus Esfandiari
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: PG 
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/260806635

SCRATCHED BLUE SKY
THE CONFESSIONAL
(7 minutes)

Sam Molloy a hard bitten rough but weary man enters a confessional booth and unburdens his past sins to Fr. Molloy who sits captively listening to an engrossing tale of a life filled with violence, addiction and murder.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Ireland
Language: English
Director Name: Shane Conaty
Producer Name: Shane Conaty
Story and Script Writer: Conor Waldron
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: 16A

THE CONFESSIONAL
AINHOA
(19 minutes)

Ainhoa is 9 years old and she has left home, bringing only her school bag and a Playmobil. "Ainhoa is a story that, instead of trying to put children to sleep, tries to wake up the adults."

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Spain
Language: spanish
Director Name: Iván Sáinz-Pardo
Producer Name: Iván Sáinz-Pardo
Story and Script Writer: Iván Sáinz-Pardo
Premier Status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie Rate: 14A 
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGPlj0Ozdp

AINHOA
HONEYMOON IN THE WEST
(14 minutes)

A couple of newlyweds face a trio of outlaws.

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Country: France
Language: French
Director Name: Laurent Ardoint and Stéphane Duprat
Producer Name: Laurent Ardoint
Story and Script Writer: Laurent Ardoint and Stéphane Duprat
Premier Status: Canadian Premiere
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/202037323

HONEYMOON IN THE WEST
SAVING SANTA
(17 minutes)

A little girl by the name of Ruby Fair, is still dealing with her mother's death when she comes across a seemingly destitute man in the street. He's a street drinker who bears a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. Despite his protestations, she takes great comfort in helping him.

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Country: Northern Ireland
Language: English
Director Name: Keith O'Grady
Producer Name: Keith O'Grady
Story and Script Writer: Jonathan Fulton
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premiere.
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOtMVi50TyA

SAVING SANTA
THE ALL SEEING BLIND
(17 minutes)

The golds of Saddam, the last booties of the Iraqi war, are smuggled into Turkey by hidden in the cotton. Blind workers are used to pick the gold from the cotton. The smugglers try to prevent any possible thefts by telling the workers that it is rock they are picking from the cotton. They don’t know that there’s a seeing eye among the blind workers.

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Country: TURKEY
Language: TURKISH
Director Name: NURI CIHAN OZDOGAN
Producer Name: NURI CIHAN OZDOGAN, OSMAN TEKIN
Story and Script Writer: NURI CIHAN OZDOGAN
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premiere
Movie Rate: A
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/226114955

THE ALL SEEING BLIND
THE RIDE
(19 minutes)

Man catches a taxi. The conversation started between the passenger and taxi driver starts to move more and more personal themes.

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Country: POLAND
Language: POLISH
Director Name: KACPER ANUSZEWSKI
Producer Name: KACPER ANUSZEWSKI
Story and Script Writer: KACPER ANUSZEWSKI
Premier Status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie Rate: 14A
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyEP_fkEuMo

The Ride
THE FOG AND THE SOLACE
(14 minutes)

Isolated in an old rustic house, a father must confront apparitions of his recently deceased daughter, a day away from her funeral.

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Country: Puerto Rico
Language: Spanish
Director Name: Fran Zayas
Producer Name: Samara Pérez-Santiago
Story and Script Writer: Fran Zayas
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: PG

THE FOG AND THE SOLACE
MAKE AMERICA BLACK AGAIN
(12 minutes)

Candidate Lamar Johnson played by Leon (Cool Runnings, Ali, Cliffhanger) is running for President of the United States on the campaign slogan: “Make America Black Again” with an all white campaign staff!

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English
Director Name: Leon Robinson & Joel Kipnis
Producer Name: Joel Kipnis, Leon Robinson, Louis Obioha
Story and Script Writer: Joel Kipnis & Leon Robinson
Premier Status: Canadian premiere
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/268451582

MAKE AMERICA BLACK AGAIN
REPORTER
(2 minutes)

A little boy is reporting the last minutes of a soccer match but the end is very different for him!

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Country: IRAN
Language: Persian
Director Name: Seyed Mohamadreza Kheradmandan
Producer Name: Mohamadreza Shafah
Story and Script Writer: Seyed Mohamadreza Kheradmandan
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: G

REPORTER
TAPFERKEIT
(19 minutes)

A German sniper in WWII realizes his own government is the true enemy of his people. He must find the courage (Tapferkeit) to oppose them.Short synopsis: A German sniper in WWII realizes his own government is the true enemy of his people. He must find the courage (Tapferkeit) to oppose them.

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Country: USA
Language: English
Director Name: Joseph Quinn
Producer Name: T.M. Armstrong
Story and Script Writer: T.M. Armstrong
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/A7NSDWIUr9k

TAPFERKEIT
A PINPRICK OF LIGHT
(13 minutes)

Inspired by true events, John M. Hull, a university professor starts to lose his eyesight and fears that his world is slipping away. He is hoping for a dream that keeps alive his memories of what he holds dear.

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Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Director Name: Kasra Karimi
Producer Name: Kasra Karimi – Mohamed Madi
Story and Script Writer: Kasra Karimi
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJ6-FaSRCYc

A PINPRICK OF LIGHT
PANIC LOVE
(23 minutes)

Valentina is in Sicily to get married, but her fate will soon suffer a sharp turn.

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Country: Italy
Language: Italian
Director Name: Cristian Patanè
Producer Name: Cristian Patanè, Luca Tesauro
Story and Script Writer: Cristian Patanè, Nicola Ingenito
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/256960705

PANIC LOVE
MAJAAL HAI
(15 minutes)

This is the story of one night of the life of our protagonist, Pandey who is a diligent & earnest security guard who takes his job very seriously and how a series of multiple events lead to landing him in an unpredictable and precarious situation.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: India
Language: Hindi with English Subtitle
Director Name: Umang Vyas
Producer Name: Sakshi Shail
Story & Script writer: Prince Shah
Premier Status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie Rate: G

MAJAAL HAI
RED CRAYON
(18 minutes)

An innocent child narrowly escapes destruction and death in Syria. What she leaves behind can never truly be left behind

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: UK
Language: Arabic
Director Name: Charlotte Carroll
Producer Name: Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor
Story and Script Writer: Charlotte Carroll
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: PG

RED CRAYON
BURGERS & SHAKES
(13 minutes)

After being stood up at the altar, Maeve sits in a late-night diner with her best friend turned Man of Honour, Liam. In his attempts to cheer up his best friend on the worst day of her life, Liam stumbles upon the real reason why her relationship broke apart.

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Country: Canada/New Zealand
Language: English
Director Name: Colin Mercer
Producer Name: Stephane Garneau-Monten
Story and Script Writer: Stephane Garneau-Monten
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Movie Rate: 14A

Burgers and Shakes
FARM DOGS
(32 minutes)

The lives of three boys are forever changed by a dying man, a bag of money, and a secret that will define who they become.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Ryan Thompson
Producer Name: Ryan Thompson, Damian Coleman, David Suchon
Story and Script Writer: Ryan Thompson & Zion Forrest Lee
Premier Status: World Premiere
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/BFD8386TvnU

FARM DOGS
ALOMINA PARK
(7 minutes)

The conflict of two different generations on the true meaning of courage!

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Islam Balbaa
Producer Name: Islam Balbaa
Story and Script Writer: Phil Dukarsky
Premier Status: World Premier 
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyyiWDNMywY&feature=youtu.be

ALOMINA PARK
DOUBLE DATE
(26 minutes)

Double Date is a drama detailing the complexities and dualities of bisexuality while also a being a story about relationships in general. Over the course of a night, a long-term relationship falls apart at the seams, while another relationship (a one-night stand) finds something deeper.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Patrick Gratton
Producer Name: Justin Burke & Patrick Gratton & Jenny Ng-Turner
Story and Script Writer: Patrick Gratton
Premier Status: World premiere
Movie Rate: 14A
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/236339420

DOUBLE DATE
SALAAM B’Y
(20 minutes)

A short documentary about a young Muslim Newfoundlander returning to his home province to share a message of hope with in a time of great economic uncertainty. A Canadian story of culture, inclusion and social innovation.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Amar Wala
Producer Name: Amar Wala
Story and Script Writer: Amar Wala
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ctPXHWhg1A

Sallaam b'y
WAITING FOR MAMA
(6 minutes)

Alex and his father are going through a difficult period and try to make sense of what has happened.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: ZhiMin Hu
Producer Name: ZhiMin Hu
Story and Script Writer: David Soucy
Premier Status: World Premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/yxwjFOBZNsE

WAITING FOR MAMA
GLITTER
(15 minutes)

Tara knows this much is true: She and her best friend are total social pariahs. The prom is totally bogus. And the new girl at school is totally... totally.

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Country: Canada
4. Language: English
5. Director Name: Tracey Lavigne
6. Producer Name: Annick Blizzard/Jon Blizzard/Tracey Lavigne
7. Story and Script Writer: Tracey Lavigne
8. Premier Status: Saskatchewan premiere
9. Movie Rate: 14A
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/MGGMY7T5PCA

GLITTER
SUPER BINGO
(13 minutes)

When Leo, the bingo hall number-caller unexpectedly quits, Steve the concessions guy is forced to take his place to call out the numbers. Steve then builds up his courage and uses the opportunity at the microphone to makes his dreams come true.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Matthew J. Blecha
Producer Name: Matthew J. Blecha & Allen Lewis
Story and Script Writer: Matthew J. Blecha
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNT9dhlEycI

SUPER BINGO
A DISAPPEARANCE
(16 minutes)

A Disappearance, in a small town draws suspicion on close family and friends.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Ashish Varma
Producer Name: Dali Varma
Story and Script Writer: Steve Kasan & Ashish Varma
Premier Status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie Rate: G

A DISAPPEARANCE
HEY ABBOTT!
(10 minutes)

Taking place in the 1960's, two bumbling nighttime security guards have bitten off more than they can chew as one of them starts to hear disturbing voices.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Andrew Simpson
Producer Name: Andrew Simpson & Anthony J Baldwin
Story and Script Writer: Andrew Simpson
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premiere
Movie Rate: R

HEY ABBOTT!
OUR FAMILY
(19 minutes)

At 16, Pierre doesn't know who he is and fears he will never become the person he imagined. He escapes into the wilderness to meet Michel, a man who has mysteriously come to train him. In the depths of the forest, cut off from the world, Pierre lets himself be guided by the paternal authority and charisma of his new mentor.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: French
Director Name: Terence Chotard
Producer Name: Jeanne-Marie Poulain
Story and Script Writer: Terence Chotard
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: PG
Youtube Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/259499871

OUR FAMILY
BLACK FRIDAY
(18 minutes)

A young woman returns to the store where her father worked on Black Friday. In her wanderings, past and present intersect and give us the tragic chronicle of this crazy day.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: French
Director Name: Stéphane Moukarzel
Producer Name: Paul Barbeau
Story and Script Writer: Philippe Mayrand, Stéphane Moukarzel
Premier Status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/229403929

BLACK FRIDAY
LIVING WITH A MONSTER
(4 minutes)

After losing his wife and son, John became a recluse alcoholic haunted by his past. One night, a Monster pays him a visit.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: Silent Film
Director Name: Joffrey Saintrapt
Producer Name: Joffrey Saintrapt
Story and Script Writer: Joffrey Saintrapt
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7fu1lXPZjg

LIVING WITH A MONSTER
WOOD MAN
(16 minutes)

After more than a century, the toymaker's wooden boy is still alive, languishing in a ramshackle apartment. The wooden man goes online but with every lie, his bramble of nose grows. Trapped in this cage, WoodMan searches for a true connection and a chance to finally be real.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Mike Jackson
Producer Name: Avi Glanzer, Rory Tucker, Roz Young
Story and Script Writer: Peter New
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/227304738

WOOD MAN
HELP YOU SEE - MATHEW'S STORY
(22 minutes)

Help You See is the story of 16 year old aboriginal blind singer Mathew Monias as he discovers his heritage and culture on National Aboriginal Day he meets his mentor and idol who invites him to join her on stage for a national television audience.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director(s): Stephen J Payne, Scott McKay
Producer: Stephen J Payne
Writer: Stephen J Payne
Premiere Status: World Premiere

HELP YOU SEE - MATHEW'S STORY
GIIWE: THIS IS HOME
(27 minutes)

Sixties Scoop survivor, Brent Mitchell, travels from New Zealand to Winnipeg, Manitoba to reconnect with his family, home and culture. He also begins the process of healing from scars inflicted upon him by this colonial policy.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Merle Robillard
Producer Name: Merle Robillard
Story and Script Writer: n/a
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate: PG
Vimeo Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/238336771

GIIWE: THIS IS HOME
TRADITIONAL ABORIGINAL ART - FACT OR FICTION?
(14 minutes)

Can all Aboriginal artist - ancient or modern - be deemed traditional?

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Australia
Language: English
Director Name: Tom Avery
Producer Name: Tom Avery
Story and Script Writer: Tom Avery
Premier Status: World Premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4uNtEDFS8c&feature=youtu.be

TRADITIONAL ABORIGINAL ART - FACT OR FICTION?
LIBORIO: AN ARTIST OF THE SOLOMON ISLANDS
(30 minutes)

Liborio Maemari is a painter, carpenter, and boat builder from the artificial Islands of Malaita, Solomon Islands. Liborio paints religious imagery for the Catholic Church along side paintings that represent traditional customs of the Solomon Islands.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Solomon Islands/Australia
Language: Solomon Islands Tok Pijin
Director Name: Elliot Spencer
Producer Name: Elliot Spencer
Story and Script Writer: Elliot Spencer
Premier Status: Canada Premiere
Movie Rate: G
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/252023977

LIBORIO: AN ARTIST OF THE SOLOMON ISLANDS
LIFE IN A FISTFUL OF RICE
(46 minutes)

The film explores three states in North East India and brings forth temporal and spatial, similarities and differences in between the cultural heritage of unique microcosmic societies. It happens in context to their agrarian lives and a cultural pillar that is rice.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: India
Language: Multiple Indian Languages
Director Name: Tashi Dorje Gyamba
Producer Name: INTACH
Script Writer: Tashi Dorje Gyamba
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRQtlsaika0&t=7s

LIFE IN A FISTFUL OF RICE
AWAY HOME
(21 minutes)

A man returns to his family home on the East Coast of Canada to unite his family and say goodbye to his terminally ill mother.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Jana Stackhouse
Producer Name: Sarah Quan & Aldo Mauro
Story and Script Writer: Jana Stackhouse
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premiere
Movie Rate: PG

AWAY HOME
BLESSED DAYS
(13 minutes)

Adèle, an 85 years old lady, confronts very hardly the loss of her husband, after 63 years of shared life. An unexpected dream, will bring Adele to relive the last moments of their life together, at the museum. She will be able to overcome the pain.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: France
Language: French
Director Name: Valentina Casadei
Producer Name: Rhonda Constantin
Story and Script Writer: Valentina Casadei
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: G
Vimeo Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/255397103

BLESSED DAYS
SEVERED
(23 minutes)

Janz Stein's choice to undergo a life-changing surgery was meant to save his athletic career, but his decision reveals an obsession to overcome a troubled past.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Alex Antoneshyn
Producer Name: Jessie Anton, Alex Johnson
Story and Script Writer: Alex Antoneshyn, Jessie Anton, Alex Johnson
Premier Status: World Premier
Movie Rate: PG

SEVERED
CARI
(16 minutes)

'Cari' is a tale of identity and acceptance. Cari is a young woman who we meet experiencing traumatic nightmares. Initially receiving comfort from her loving mother Ruth and farmer father John, the family home is soon awash with a troubled tension when she reveals a secret part of her identity.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Director Name: Alexander Williams
Producer Name: Emily Tuite
Story and Script Writer: Alexander Williams
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Trailer link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WODBfNn8v2Q&t=6s

CARI
IRONY
(8 minutes)

A film that explores the relationship between man and technology...told from the perspective of a phone. This hand drawn animated film is based on the poem 'Seven Billion' written by the film director that won 2 National poetry awards.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Australia
Language: English
Director Name: Radheya Jegatheva
Producer Name: Radheya Jegatheva
Story and Script Writer: Radheya Jegatheva
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tZUdUJdpuw

IRONY
1968
(7 minutes)

1968 is about a black radical fighting for racial equality while a white idealist struggles to help, during one of the most politically unstable years in recent history.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Aaron Rota
Producer Name: Calyx Passailaigue
Story and Script Writer: Calyx Passailaigue
Premier Status: World Premiere
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvnyKsEOj6U

1968
I, WITNESS
(30 minutes)

Haifaa Awad is a doctor with a Syrian background. She has gone several times to Syria to offer her medical help. Witnessing war and being torn apart from her last roots in Syria are confronting her with questions on how to live and love when there is war.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Denmark
Language: Arabic
Director Name: Louise Leth-Espensen
Producer Name: Zire Schucany
Story and Script Writer: Louise Leth
Premier Status: World premiere
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/218626423

I, WITNESS
BLUE
(111 minutes)

A young woman struggles to piece her world together after a botched suicide attempt.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: United States
Language: English
Director Name: Gabriela Ledesma
Producer Name: MJ Caballero, Gabriela Ledesma, Callie Schuttera
Story and Script Writer: Gabriela Ledesma, Callie Schuttera
Premier Status: Canadian Premier

BLUE
MY AMISH WORLD
(80 minutes)

An Amish family struggling with the upbringing of a boy born with an enigmatic mental disorder, they are gripped by fear and astonishment when they witness the boy has unusual artistic abilities.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English
Director: Samuel Wickey
Producer: Samuel Wickey, Kasha Fauscett
Story and Script Writer: Samuel Wickey
Premier Status: Canadian
Movie Rating: 14A

MY AMISH WORLD
ME TOO - FUCK YOU - IT'S TIME FOR ACTION
(80 minutes)

The arthouse female revenge for justice feature ME TOO - FUCK YOU - IT'S TIME FOR ACTION “swipes” (like you do on your smartphone or iPad) between several stories of women who think time’s up, we have to act against sexual abuse, inspired by Hitchcock's "Strangers on a train" (for a perfect alibi) and Michael Mann's "Collateral" (take a cab to “justice”).

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: The Netherlands
Language: English
Director Name: Jenny Hsia & Paul Ruven
Producer Name: Marian Batavier & Paul Ruven
Story and Script Writer: Marian Batavier
Premier Status: World premiere
Movie Rate: R

ME TOO - FUCK YOU - IT'S TIME FOR ACTION
FEELING YOU
(88 minutes)

The film tells the story of a man and woman from two different time periods. Through mysterious forces they are interconnected, they share senses of touch and sounds in a love story that transcends space and time.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: China
Language: Chinese
Director Name: Yuez Zeng
Producer Name: Liu Zhao
Story and Script Writer: Yuez Zeng, Lin Jianfeng
Premier Status: Canada premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_8PGclUi84

FEELING YOU
AWAKE
(84 minutes)

Sudarshan is a music teacher suddenly his health begins to deteriorate due to an abnormal wakefulness. Sanika his daughter finds it difficult to connect with her father who is unable to talk, until she finds a dark secret put away in a wooden trunk.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: INDIA
Language: Marathi
Director Name: ROHIT DHIWAR
Producer Name: ROHIT DHIWAR
Story and Script Writer: Rohit Dhiwar, Dialogues - Prasanna Shelatkar
Premier Status: World premier
Movie Rate: G
Vimeo Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/253052689/b4643f1861

FEELING YOU
COMPULSION
(70 minutes)

A shy young woman suspects that her enigmatic boyfriend is cheating on her. When start looking for the truth she will find a sinister secret that will turn her life into a endless nightmare.

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Country: SPAIN
Language: SPANISH
Director Name: ÁNGEL GONZÁLEZ
Producer Name: JOSÉ PASTOR
Story and Script Writer: ÁNGEL GONZÁLEZ
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate: 18A
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/231532770

COMPULSION
THE ASTRONOT
(72 minutes)

It’s 1969 and America is embarking on an adventure with a voyage to the moon. Daniel too pursues the unknown; leaving his path of isolation for the love of another. The only question was could he maintain that trajectory or veer off course. That was the challenge for ‘The Astronot’.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada (Screenplay) & USA (Production)
Language: English
Director Name: Tim Cash
Producer Name: Tim Cash & Pennan Brae
Story and Script Writer: Pennan Brae
Premier Status: Canadian Premiere
Movie Rate: PG 
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeRWiiCUlKo&t=10s

THE ASTRONOT
SOMETHING
(86 minutes)

A man and woman are struggling to adjust to life with their new baby. But their situation begins to unravel when they suspect a menacing stranger could be lurking, watching, even entering their home.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English
Director Name: Stephen Portland
Story and Script Writer: Stephen Portland
Premier Status: Canadian Premiere
Movie Rate: 14A
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdGJSJtTaxo

SOMETHING
THE LAST SUPPER
(83 minutes)

On the day Hitler comes to power in Germany, the jewish Glickstein family comes together at the dinner table in Berlin.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Germany
Language: German
Director Name: Florian Frerichs
Producer Name: Florian Frerichs
Story and Script Writer: Dr. Stephan Warnatsch & Florian Frerichs
Premier Status: Canadian Premiere
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzuxLdJvJ2Q&feature=youtu.be

THE LAST SUPPER
TORMENTS OF LOVE
(54 minutes)

A film from Guadeloupe based on hidden love and untold feelings between two sisters in their thirties and their father

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: France
Language: French / Creole
Director Name: Caroline JULES
Producer Name: Ron DYENS
Story and Script Writer: Caroline JULES
Premier Status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xb7V_CIfX0I

TORMENTS OF LOVE
GOLNESA
(94 minutes)

Golmammad and Golnesa, a young Afghan couple, are illegal immigrants who are working in a traditional brick making kiln in Iran. Following the events happening to them, their lives undergo changes.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: IRAN
Language: PERSIAN
Director Name: SATTAR CHAMANI GOL
Producer Name: SATTAR CHAMANI GOL & YOUSEF KARIMI
Story and Script Writer: MS. VIDA SALEHI
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: 14A 
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/258103073

GOLNESA
THE HUMAN COMEDY
(100 minutes)

Some decades ago, a boy was punished in school because he was a left- hander! As he grew up he was in the minority in other situations, and he was punished for it. At last He decides to raise his inner capacity while being a minority and this is the beginning of his salvation.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: IRAN
Language: Persian
Director Name: Mohammad Hadi Karimi
Producer Name: Mohammad Hadi Karimi
Story and Script Writer: Mohammad Hadi Karimi
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate: G

THE HUMAN COMEDY
21 DAYS LATER
(96 minutes)

That's how it always is. When it last became clouded, the wind broke out, the trees were about to collapse. The rain was so heavy that flood overwhelmed the whole city. The birds were screaming around their nests. One of the guys swore that he had eye witnessed the sun having startled a couple of the time.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: IRAN
Language: Persian
Director Name: Seyed Mohamadreza Kheradmandan
Producer Name: Mohamadreza Shafah
Story and Script Writer: Seyed Mohamadreza Kheradmandan- Ehsan Saghafi
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate: G

21 DAYS LATER
HAKKUNDE
(97 minutes)

Hakkunde is an intriguing story of a young graduate who battles everything including love, family, discrimination, drug abuse, culture, tradition and self) on his journey to self discovery and actualization.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Nigeria
Language: English
Director Name: Asurf Oluseyi
Producer Name: Asurf Oluseyi
Story and Script Writer: Tomi Adesina
Premier Status: Canadian Premiere
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/rfNYveTzveU

HAKKUNDE
ENDLESS
(80 minutes)

A grief-stricken, reclusive, woman and a young newcomer, become intertwined by the pain of the woman’s past and the trauma that lingers.

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Rated by RIFFA

Film Title: Endless?
Duration: 80 min
Country: IRAN
Language: Persian
Director Name: Maryam Zahirimehr
Producer Name: Maryam Zahirimehr
Story and Script Writer: Maryam Zahirimehr
Premier Status: world premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/257302130

ENDLESS
SGT. STUBBY: AN UNLIKELY HERO
(84 minutes)


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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Ireland, U.S.A., France, Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Richard Lanni
Producer Name: Laurent Rodon, Emily Cantrill
Story and Script Writer: Richard Lanni, Mike Stokey II
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcqYieG3UXQ

SGT. STUBBY: AN UNLIKELY HERO
ICE BLUE
(104 minutes)

When home-schooled Arielle's long-estranged mother mysteriously returns to their isolated family farm, it drives a wedge into her seemingly-perfect relationship with her father and reveals a chilling, dark past.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Sandi Somers
Producer Name: Scott Lepp
Story and Script Writer: Written by Jason Long, Story by Sandi Somers
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/atJZAtFdyAY

ICE BLUE
SHADOWLANDS
(88 minutes)

Shadowlands explores love in three separate stories - a couple renegotiating a relationship, a narcissist grasping to comprehend it, and star-crossed lovers mourning its loss.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English with some French
Director Name: Charlie David
Producer Name: Charlie David
Story and Script Writer: Charlie David & David Robert Moore
Premier Status: Canadian Premier
Movie Rate: 14A
Youtube Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/7auYHEOELqc

SHADOWLANDS
BUCKOUT ROAD
(97 minutes)

A college class project on modern mythology turns deadly when a trio of students and an on-leave solider discover a series of horrific urban legends surrounding Buckout Road may actually be true. The deeper they dig into the road’s dark history, the more dangerous their quest becomes.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: CANADA
Language: ENGLISH
Director Name: MATTHEW CURRIE HOLMES
Producer Name: JOHN GILLESPIE
Story and Script Writer: MATTHEW CURRIE HOLMES
Premier Status: SASKATCHEWAN
Movie Rate : 14A
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/228609205

BUCKOUT ROAD
THE DOCTOR'S CASE
(66 minutes)

The Master of Horror meets the Master Detective. When a diabolical English lord is murdered, Sherlock Holmes and Watson must unexpectedly exchange roles in order to solve 'the perfect locked room mystery.' Based on the short story by Stephen King.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: James Douglas
Producer Name: James Douglas
Story and Script Writer: Story by Stephen King, Screenplay by James Douglas
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premiere
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/fUlmbJJuz4M

THE DOCTOR'S CASE
THE SILENT GLOW - RECOVERING THE PRESENT
(88 minutes)

New forms of manipulation and the permanent inundation of stimuli from new media environments pose a great risk to children’s mental health. Unnoticed by political institutions, society has long since started to respond.

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Country: Germany
Language: German, English, French
Director Name: Anja Krug-Metzinger
Producer Name: Anja Krug-Metzinger
Story and Script Writer: Anja Krug-Metzinger
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/259128447

THE SILENT GLOW - RECOVERING THE PRESENT
HAZE, IT'S COMPLICATED
(70 minutes)

The burning of the peat forests throughout tropical Southeast Asia creates haze pollution, and this posed significant challenges to human health and the economies of the region during the second decade of the 21st century.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Singapore/USA
Language: English, Indonesian; English Subtitles
Director Name: Isaac Kerlow
Producer Name: Isaac Kerlow
Story and Script Writer: Isaac Kerlow
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/234115792

HAZE, IT'S COMPLICATED
THE OLD STRIPPER
(160 minutes)

THE OLD STRIPPER is an epic underground documentary film about a burlesque legend taking a cross-country road trip visiting her dancing cities from yesterday.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English
Director Name: Jack Truman
Producer Name: Jack Truman, Opal Dockery
Story and Script Writer: Jack Truman, Opal Dockery
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: R
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC-EnbT0vfc

THE OLD STRIPPER
THE JOE
(70 minutes)

The Joe - illustrates four decades of unforgettable moments in Red Wings history retold by the players, coaches, and managers that lived them.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English
Director Name: Evan Neel
Producer Name: Steve Mayer, Matthew Nicholson, Evan Neel
Story and Script Writer: Evan Neel
Premier Status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/fZkHmBfex7s

THE JOE
SHOOT BALL
(94 minutes)

Manuel Barbero, father of a sexual abuse victim, and Joaquín Benítez, the paedophile who abused of the son of Manuel and 20 more kids, are the main characters of this documentary. The director of the film approaches these key figures of this story with a journalistic investigation work. For the first time in a documentary a paedophile speaks and confesses with his face uncovered.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Spain
Language: Catalan and spanish
Director Name: Fèlix Colomer
Producer Name: Lluís Domingo, Guillem Barceló
Story and Script Writer: Fèlix Colomer
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate :14A
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2k7t7X8LsaA&t=16s

SHOOT BALL
PANI; WOMEN, DRUGS AND KATHMANDU
(87 minutes)

Despite the fact that, female drug addiction is an extremely taboo subject in Nepal, six brave women openly reveal their struggles to overcome addiction as they face the challenges of life as an outcast in Kathmandu; poverty, drug dealers, surviving as sex workers, corrupt police officers and discrimination.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Spain Nepal
Language: Nepali, English. English/Spanish subtitles.
Director Name: Raul Gallego Abellan
Producer Name: Aditya Mishra
Story and Script Writer: Raul Gallego Abellan
Premier Status: Canadian Premiere
Movie Rate: 18A
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/182729029

PANI; WOMEN, DRUGS AND KATHMANDU
HAYATUNA (OUR LIVES)
(54 minutes)

Hayatuna (Our Lives) chronicles the work of Swedish NGO Spiritus Mundi and a team of local artists as they bring music, dance, and theater into the lives of a group of orphan, refugee, and handicapped youth.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English (some Arabic with English subtitles)
Director Name: David Sanders/Steve McCarthy
Producer Name: David Sanders/Steve McCarthy
Story and Script Writer: David Sanders/Steve McCarthy
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: G

HAYATUNA (OUR LIVES)
AMEREKI KUM, ESCAPE FROM DUBAI
(87 minutes)

Mereki Kum, Escape From Dubai is the true story of Chicago CPA, Ted Van Der Zalm, who escaped from the middle east by mailing himself to his brother in Amsterdam in a wooden crate. His chosen course of action tested him physically, mentally and spiritually.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English
Director Name: Matt Johanning
Producer Name: Faith Williams
Story and Script Writer: Matt Johanning
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8bVxN5a9xU

AMEREKI KUM, ESCAPE FROM DUBAI
BILL COORS: THE WILL TO LIVE
(93 minutes)

Bill Coors is known for being a titan of the brewing industry but what is less known is the heroic personal journey he undertook to discover a holistic answer to treat the depression and anxiety that had plagued his family for generations. Bill's journey is told parallel to several young internet influencers - although 100 years divides them - their stories are eerily similar as is their fierce 'Will to Live.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English
Director Name: Kerry David
Producer Name: Kerry David (Executive Producers: Bill Coors, Scott Coors)
Story and Script Writer: Kerry David, Bill Coors, Margo Hamilton
Premier Status: Canadian premiere
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/250685936

BILL COORS: THE WILL TO LIVE
GOOD KARMA: AN IMMIGRANT STORY
(64 minutes)

Inspired into action after a deadly earthquake devastates his native Nepal, a successful immigrant Wall Street analyst living the American dream returns home to help rebuild his ravaged country and create social change.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: USA
Language: English; Nepali with English subtitles
Directors: Brian Flint and Kevin Flint
Producers: Brian Flint, Kevin Flint, Co-Producer Karma Tenzing
Writers: Kevin Flint, Brian Flint
Premiere status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie rate: G
Internet Official Trailer: https://vimeo.com/249574027

GOOD KARMA: AN IMMIGRANT STORY
INDUS BLUES
(76 minutes)

Pakistani folk artists talk about their struggle to keep a fading art form alive while reminding the world what they are about to lose.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Pakistan
Language: Urdu/English
Director Name: Jawad Sharif
Producer Name: Jawad Sharif
Script Writer: Haroon Riaz
Premiere Status: World premier
Movie Rate: 14A
YouTube Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/7erLd8mGeIY

INDUS BLUES
IMMACULATE MEMORIES: THE UNCLUTTERED WORLDS OF CHRISTOPHER PRATT
(75 minutes)

An honest, funny, eloquent, bizarre and sometimes unsettling account of Christopher Pratt's life and art. This is the first feature-length documentary that Christopher Pratt ("Canada's most famous living painter" - The Globe & Mail) has agreed to participate in.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Kenneth J. Harvey
Producer Name: Kenneth J. Harvey
Story and Script Writer: Kenneth J. Harvey
Premier Status: Canadian premier
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_KWrkQDRiE

IMMACULATE MEMORIES: THE UNCLUTTERED WORLDS OF CHRISTOPHER PRATT
CLEARING THE WAY
(95 minutes)

The story of 23 Field Squadron, Canadian Combat Engineers, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, 2006-2007, one of the most dangerous places on earth. Told through footage and first-hand accounts of the soldiers who were there. Understand the combat they faced, and sacrifices they made for their country and each other.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Paul Culliton
Producer Name: Paul Culliton
Story and Script Writer: Paul Culliton
Premier Status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/aQ6wUyDKFyM

CLEARING THE WAY
PAINT IT RED
(55 minutes)

Beverly Ho is a young Chinese Canadian dedicated to preserving and continuing Chinese cultural heritage in Vancouver's Chinatown. Can her efforts, along with other volunteers in the neighbourhood, succeed in stemming the rapid proliferation of million-dollar condos and pricey cafes?

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Country: Canada
Language: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Director Name: Eva Cohen
Producer Name: Eva Cohen
Story and Script Writer: Eva Cohen and Winston Mitchell
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1sOwNgfz8o

PAINT IT RED
TALK!
(85 minutes)

This is the saga of Vancouver’s fifty-year fascination with grand scoop journalism and instant democracy! Talk Radio ruled and everybody tuned in to listen and have their say! Meet the men and women who made it flourish, rode it to fame and fortune, and then finally killed it off!

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director: George Orrr
Producer: George Orr
Writer: George Orr
Premier Status: WORLD PREMIER
Rating: G
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/205002809

TALK!
The Canadian Delegation
(72 minutes)

In the summer of 1989, as the Soviet bloc crumbles and China fends off a democratic revolt, the head of Canada's Young Communist League leads a delegation of youth to an international student festival in one of the most isolated and enigmatic nations in the world.

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Country: Canada
Language: English. French, Russian, Korean
Director Name: Greg Elmer
Producer Name: Greg Elmer
Story and Script Writer: Greg Elmer
Premier Status: North American Premiere
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/161998074

The Canadian Delegation
THE SUNRISE STORYTELLER
(65 minutes)

The Sunrise Storyteller follows the journey of filmmaker/social justice advocate, Kasha Sequoia Slavner, setting out across the world on her 16th birthday in search of stories of hope & resilience, to shed light on what it means to be a global citizen and how we can make a difference.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: KASHA SEQUOIA SLAVNER
Producer Name: MARLA SLAVNER
Story and Script Writer: KASHA SEQUOIA SLAVNER
Premier Status: SASKATCHEWAN PREMIERE
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/207300702

HE SUNRISE STORYTELLER
ONLY 78
(60 minutes)

An Interracial American gay couple moves to a fishing village in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, only to find out that the community is under threat from climate change the story chronicles the struggle of 78 residents and their fight against the Canadian government to fix their seawall before hurricanes destroy their village.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Jawad Mir
Producer Name: Sumeyyah Mir & Jawad Mir
Story and Script Writer: Jawad Mir & Cleo B.
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/111547034

ONLY 78
A PIECE OF PARADISE
(60 minutes)

A tribute to countless overseas foreign workers, A Piece of Paradise is an intimate portrait of three Filipino women in Canada. For five years, director Patrick Alcedo followed the lives of these incredibly resilient women, who while struggling as immigrants, find love and a new home in a foreign land.

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Country: Canada
Language: Aklanon, Tagalog, and English
Director Name: Patrick Alcedo
Producer Name: Patrick Alcedo
Story and Script Writer: Patrick Alcedo
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premier
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://youtu.be/eCoGzIdIfjk

A PIECE OF PARADISE
THE ORGANIZER
(104 minutes)

A film about people who have dedicated their lives to building power for the powerless, The Organizer is a portrait of Wade Rathke, the controversial founder of the community organization ACORN, who shepherded its growth into a political powerhouse for the poor only to witness its tragic downfall and potential rebirth.

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Country: USA/Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Nick Taylor
Producer Name: Joey Carey
Story and Script Writer: Nick Taylor
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: 14A

THE ORGANIZER
STATE OF EXCEPTION
(89 minutes)

Residents of Rio de Janeiro band together to resist forced eviction from their homes to make way for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Country: Brazil/Canada
Language: Portuguese
Director Name: Jason O'Hara
Producer Name: Jason O'Hara
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/170275828/dd7349e472

STATE OF EXCEPTION
MODIFIED
(87 minutes)

In Modified, the filmmaker and her mother embark on a very personal and poignant investigative journey to find out why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in Canada and the US, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world.

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Country: Canada
Language: English and French (with English subtitles)
Director Name: Aube Giroux
Producer Name: Aube Giroux and Camelia Frieberg
Story and Script Writer: Aube Giroux
Premier Status: Saskatchewan premiere
Movie Rate: Rated G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7MifQG8deM

MODIFIED
CALM IN CHAOS
(65 minutes)

Calm In Chaos is a documentary about first responders and PTSD

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Directors Name: Tracey Cochrane
Producer Name: Tracey Cochrane
Story and script writer: Tracey Cochrane
Premier status: Saskatchewan premier
Movie rate: PG
Synopsis: Calm In Chaos is a documentary about first responders and PTSD
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0t7VaK8iu_M

CALM IN CHAOS
BECOMING BURLESQUE
(96 minutes)

Fatima is a Toronto-born modern muslim girl raised in a family of mixed-cultures and mixed messages about what her role in the world is. She gets sucked into the empowering world of a sexy Burlesque cabaret, and unleashes her brave and confident Burlesque identity, “Babylon”. Then she must reconcile her old self with her new.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Jackie English
Producer Name: Ryan Goldhar & Jackie English
Story and Script Writer: Jackie English
Premier Status : Saskatchewan Premiere
Movie Rate (Please refer movie rating link below): Not Rated, but would be 14A
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siDj9NrsPYs

BECOMING BURLESQUE
STEP BY STEP
(10 minutes)

Van, a young Vietnamese immigrant and aspiring dancer, overcomes poverty, a language barrier and other adversities to gain acceptance in a ballroom dance studio.

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Country: USA
Language: English, Vietnamese
Director Name: Thi Doan
Producer Name: Thi Doan
Story and Script Writer: Thi Doan and Emil Gallardo
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/263379519

STEP BY STEP
COLD HANDS
(17 minutes)

In an effort to make friends in high school, Lucas finds himself in a position that compromises his safety. In the aftermath, he realizes that the support
he seeks is not guaranteed. Based on a true story.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Eric Bizzarri
Producer Name: Eric Bizzarri and Liam Higgins
Story and Script Writer: Eric Bizzarri, Jason Anderson (Story Editor) and
Tavish Gudgeon (Story Editer)
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: 14A
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f8PLMBMb7Q

COLD HANDS
THE BUMP
(10 minutes)

A young real estate agent is forced to make a difficult choice after an unusual drive home.

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Country: Canada
Language: English (Canadian)
Director Name: Alexander Desouza
Producer Name: Alexander Desouza
Story and Script Writer: Jazmin Batey, Natasha Levinski
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premiere
Movie Rate: PG
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2LDjl-xFfE

THE BUMP
CIRCLES OF CONFUSION
(5 minutes)

Circles of Confusion” is formal experiment that combines underwater photography and archival “home movie” footage. The images are manipulated, superimposed, and degraded digitally in order to reveal the beauty and the danger hovering at their margins.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: no dialogue
Director Name: Jason Britski
Producer Name: Jason Britski
Story and Script Writer: Jason Britski
Premier Status (World or Canadian or Saskatchewan): Saskatchewan
Movie Rate :G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/223780933

CIRCLES OF CONFUSION
MI AMOR
(17 minutes)

A story of a young man suffering a broken heart, and the mysterious DVD he finds that opens the door to an alluring new opportunity.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Jeremy Ratzlaff
Producer Name: Jeremy Ratzlaff
Story and Script Writer: Darryl and Logan Vanghel
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate (Please refer movie rating link below): PG
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/240315004

MI AMOR
HEISTERY
(16 minutes)

Two low level criminals want to step up into the big leagues of armed robbery.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Rhys Pugh
Producer Name: Rhys Pugh
Story and Script Writer: Rhys Pugh
Premier Status: World
Movie Rate: R

HEISTERY
JOSHUA
(10 minutes)

Joshua is a vignette of a Cree youth who journeys through foster care, abuse, the death of his mother, and other hardships. His passion is for people to know that their life is more than just their best and worst moments and that we should make the most of every day.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Emily Duffield
Producer Name: Sheila Webster
Story and Script Writer: Sheila Webster
Premier Status: World
Movie Rating: G
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com

JOSHUA
THE YOUNG WIFE
(16 minutes)

Crystal is a stay at home mother with a bad case of cabin fever. After an argument with her husband she stalks the streets of Saskatoon looking for her lost 20s or maybe just a nice conversation from a stranger.

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Country: CanadaLanguage: EnglishDirectors Name: dustan j. hladyProducer Name: dustan j. hlady and Jeremy RatzlaffStory and Script Writer: dustan j. hladyPremier Status: WorldMovie Rate PGYoutube Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqJO3wz-Vho

THE YOUNG WIFE
Badass beauty queen
(65 minutes)

The story behind Miss World contestant Anastasia Lin, using her beauty to stand up to an oppressive regime. Follow Anastasia, as she brings the world’s attention to an increasing list of China’s human rights atrocities, putting everything on line to stay true to her conscience.

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Rated by RIFFA

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Theresa Kowall-Shipp
Producer Name: Jason Loftus
Story and Script Writer: Theresa Kowall-Shipp
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: NR
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV9Zz-JiY5Q

Badass beauty queen
Those who come, will hear
(77 minutes)

Those Who Come, Will Hear” proposes a unique meeting with the last remaining speakers of several indigenous languages of Quebec – all threatened with extinction.

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Country: Québec, Canada
Language: abenaki, atikamekw, innu, kanien’kehàka (mohawk), naskapi, inuttitut, french, english, ASL (American Sign Language)
Director Name: Simon Plouffe
Producer Name: Simon Plouffe (Les Films de l'Autre)
Story and Script Writer: Simon Plouffe
Premier Status: Saskatchewan
Movie Rate: G
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/263059782

Those who come, will hear
FRAMING EFFECT
(10 minutes)

SHORT SYNOPSIS: A DARK COMEDY THAT REFLECTS UPON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PHENOMENON KNOWN AS “FRAMIN EFFECT.” AS A COUPLE OPENS THE DOORS OF THEIR HOUSE TO A WEIRD DISCIPLE OF ‘THE LORD,’ THINGS GET OUT OF CONTROL.

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COUNTRY: CANADA
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
DIRECTOR NAME: WAGNER CAVALCANTI
PRODUCER NAME: WAGNER CAVALCANTI
STORY AND SCRIPT WRITER: WAGNER CAVALCANTI
PREMIER STATUS: WORLDWIDE
MOVIE RATE: PG-13
Trailer Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI-uGSQBU9Q

FRAMING EFFECT
IRIDESCENCE
(9 minutes)

"Iridescence" is an experimental visual short film, which exposes how society needs to label a person by their sexuality. In this story, dance and interpretive movement replaces the dialogue, allowing us to use the body to communicate the relationship between the characters and they’re true human emotions. Through stylize lighting and abstract visual, Iridescence tells the story of an emotionally repressed abusive father and his son who struggles to accept himself and his sexuality.

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Country: Canada
Language: English
Director Name: Maxime Beauchamp
Producer Name: Kent Donguines
Story and Script Writer: Maxime Beauchamp and Vera Lobo da Silva
Premier Status: Saskatchewan Premiere
Movie Rate:14A
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/215928589

IRIDESCENCE