2021 FESTIVAL PROGRAM

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24

3:45pm

Light Genre / 130 mins / 14A

A mix of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror shorts & pilots geared to a broader audience. Some course language, minimal violence.

  • Robert the Robot directed by Jonathan Irwin (UK)

  • L'Orée directed by Renaud Tissandie, Bastien Garbuio, Raphaël Laffitte, Mickaël Boixadera, Jonathan Martinez (France)

  • Moon Keeper directed by Axel Alvarez, Arthur Amanatiou, Léo Cohen, Nicolas Gresland, Michael Raux, Maxime Richard (France)

  • Ryoko's Qubit Summer directed by Yuichi Kondo (Japan)

  • Aral directed by Benoît Paya, Charles Morhain, Mathilde Dallamaggiore, Cédric Moens de Hase, Aurélien Lemonnier (France)

  • After_Life directed by Perry Lam (Singapore)

  • Time's Down directed by Yan Weitlauff, François Brugaliérès, Valentin Soulard, Nils Lemonnier, Jonathan Bacheter (France)

  • EXT directed by Adrian Bobb (Canada)

  • Zealandia directed by Bruno du Bois (New Zealand)

  • Beepo directed by Blake Hennigan, Siri Martir (USA)

  • Peter the Penguin directed by Andrew Rutter (UK)

  • Witches in the Window directed by Nikki Born (USA)

  • Frank & Mary directed by Paul Williams (UK)

  • Crock Pot directed by Ty Jones (USA)

  • Pepper directed by Kate Felix (Canada)

  • Mama's Home directed by Robert Cuffley (Canada)

6:30pm

Sci-Fi & Fantasy / 120 mins / PG 

A collection of A collection of our very best Sci-Fi & Fantasy genre submissions. Mature language and situations not suitable for younger audiences.

  • Pallidus directed by Chelsea Jade McEvoy (Canada)

  • Aral directed by Benoît Paya, Charles Morhain, Mathilde Dallamaggiore, Cédric Moens de Hase, Aurélien Lemonnier (France)

  • If you love her, let her go directed by Ilan Zerrouki (France)

  • EXT directed by Adrian Bobb (Canada)

  • Transfert directed by Jonathan Degrelle (France)

  • Blindsight directed by Danil Krivoruchko (USA)

  • Zealandia directed by Bruno du Bois (New Zealand)

  • Moon Keeper directed by Axel Alvarez, Arthur Amanatiou, Léo Cohen, Nicolas Gresland, Michael Raux, Maxime Richard (France)

  • Alone directed by William Hellmuth (USA)

  • Time's Down directed by Yan Weitlauff, François Brugaliérès, Valentin Soulard, Nils Lemonnier, Jonathan Bacheter (France)

  • Moment directed by Geoffrey Uloth (Canada)

9:15pm

After Dark / 139 mins / 14A

All the greatest Horror and Heavy Genre we have to offer! Course language, sexual situations and violence that are not suitable for younger audiences.

  • The Visitor directed by Joey Agbayani (Philippines) 

  • Bump directed by Parsa Zahedi (Iran)

  • Fear of the Woods directed by Titus Paar (Sweden)

  • I Love Eve directed by Kristina Manzhula (Russia)

  • Home directed by Robert Pugh (UK)

  • Hungry Joe directed by Paul Holbrook, Sam Dawe (UK)

  • Ain't Last Call directed by Jonathan Chuby (Canada)

  • Make a Wish directed by Dinh Thai (USA)

  • An Uninvited Guest directed by Richard B. Pierre (Canada)

  • Anomaly directed by Michael Jeanpert (France)

  • Every Corner directed by Megan Mead (USA)

  • Ouzo & Blackcurrant directed by Nat Luurtsema (UK)

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25

9:00am
10:15am
11:30am

Kids Cartoons / 46 mins / G

A selection of fun family friendly shorts from around the globe, presented FREE or BY DONATION through the Okanagan Screen Arts Society. Tickets available at the Box Office only prior to showtime (first come, first served).

  • A Flat in B Minor directed by Scott Fiander (Canada)

  • A Jungle Tale directed by Henry Zhinin (USA)

  • Robert the Robot directed by Jonathan Irwin (UK)

  • Meow or Never directed by Neeraja Raj (UK)

  • Bumblebee Forgets directed by Scott Fiander (Canada)

  • Dead Engine directed by Scott Fiander (Canada)

  • The Fox and The Pigeon directed by Michelle Chua, Aileen Dewhurst, Sharon Gabriella, Viktor Ivanovski, Sang Lee, Tyler Pacana, Sikyung Kevin Sung, Morgan Thompson, Matt Walton, Steven Wang, Chelsea van Tol (Canada)

  • Om Nom Nom directed by Minato Matsuda, Haruna Ueno, Tomoko Taiga (Japan)

  • Kiri and Lou directed by Harry Sinclair (New Zealand)

  • Forgot Your Password? directed byClarisse Tronchon, Florian Ojeda Diop, Manon Mergnat (France)

  • Maestro directed by ILLOGIC (France)

12:45pm

Documentary Block 1 / 120 mins / PG

Emotional, passionate and philosophical. These global docs will tug at your heartstrings but leave you with a smile.

  • Song for the Beloved directed by Kim HanSeok, Gu SangMo (Republic of Korea)

  • Summer Wind directed by Ward Anderson (Canada)

  • Collecting Time directed by Christos Sagias (Greece)

  • A Clown Without a Mask directed by Oskar Dektyar (USA)

3:15pm

Documentary Block 2 / 117 mins / PG

These docs will dive into history and explore the rich complexity of the human experience. Featuring work from around the world and Canada.​

  • Ireland's Greatest Loves - Michael Collins & Kitty Kiernan directed by Patrick O'Shea (Ireland)

  • The Welshman directed by Lindsay Walker (UK)

  • Summer Wind directed by Ward Anderson (Canada)

  • Dear Mama directed by Devin Luther, Charlie Taylor (USA)

  • Poetry, War and the Dance of Life directed by Randy S Kirk (Canada)

5:45pm

Prime Time Block 1 / 102 mins / PG

A collection of incredible shorts, music vids & pilots, featuring some of BC's best emerging talent!

  • Robert the Robot directed by Jonathan Irwin (UK)

  • No Internet directed by Kyle Lawrence (Canada)

  • Stood Up directed by Cjay Boisclair (Canada)

  • Sadika's Garden directed by Julia Iriarte, Chad Galloway (Canada)

  • Geoff and the Ninja directed by Jeremy Abbott, Jonathan Chuby (Canada)

  • Dormo Poco directed by Paolo Santamaria (Italy)

  • Pallidus directed by Chelsea Jade McEvoy (Canada)

  • L'Orée directed by Renaud Tissandie, Bastien Garbuio, Raphaël Laffitte, Mickaël Boixadera, Jonathan Martinez (France)

  • Maestro directed by ILLOGIC (France)

8:15pm

Prime Time Block 2 / 110 mins / 14A

Entertaining and provocative shorts, pilots & music vids showcasing work across every genre.​

  • Beepo directed by Blake Hennigan, Siri Martir (USA)

  • Timberwood directed by Blake McWilliam (Canada)

  • Ain't Last Call directed by Jonathan Chuby (Canada)

  • Subject 3 directed by Teresa Decher (USA)

  • Summer Wind directed by Ward Anderson (Canada)

  • Anomaly directed by Michael Jeanpert (France)

  • Symbiosis directed by Nacci Alberto (Italy)

  • Alone directed by William Hellmuth (USA)

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 26

9:00am
10:15am
11:30am

Kids Cartoons (46 mins) G

A collection of fun family friendly shorts from around the globe, presented FREE or BY DONATION through the Okanagan Screen Arts Society. Tickets available at the Box Office only prior to showtime (first come, first served).

  • A Flat in B Minor directed by Scott Fiander (Canada)

  • A Jungle Tale directed by Henry Zhinin (USA)

  • Robert the Robot directed by Jonathan Irwin (UK)

  • Meow or Never directed by Neeraja Raj (UK)

  • Bumblebee Forgets directed by Scott Fiander (Canada)

  • Dead Engine directed by Scott Fiander (Canada)

  • The Fox and The Pigeon directed by Michelle Chua, Aileen Dewhurst, Sharon Gabriella, Viktor Ivanovski, Sang Lee, Tyler Pacana, Sikyung Kevin Sung, Morgan Thompson, Matt Walton, Steven Wang, Chelsea van Tol (Canada)

  • Om Nom Nom directed by Minato Matsuda, Haruna Ueno, Tomoko Taiga (Japan)

  • Kiri and Lou directed by Harry Sinclair (New Zealand)

  • Forgot Your Password? directed byClarisse Tronchon, Florian Ojeda Diop, Manon Mergnat (France)

  • Maestro directed by ILLOGIC (France)

12:45pm

Documentary Block 1 / 120 mins / PG

Emotional, passionate and philosophical. These global docs tug at your heartstrings but will leave you with a smile.

  • Song for the Beloved directed by Kim HanSeok, Gu SangMo (Republic of Korea)

  • Summer Wind directed by Ward Anderson (Canada)

  • Collecting Time directed by Christos Sagias (Greece)

  • A Clown Without a Mask directed by Oskar Dektyar (USA)

3:15pm

Documentary Block 2 / 117 mins / PG

These docs will dive into history and explore the rich complexity of the human experience. Featuring work from around the world and Canada.​

  • Ireland's Greatest Loves - Michael Collins & Kitty Kiernan directed by Patrick O'Shea (Ireland)

  • The Welshman directed by Lindsay Walker (UK)

  • Summer Wind directed by Ward Anderson (Canada)

  • Dear Mama directed by Devin Luther, Charlie Taylor (USA)

  • Poetry, War and the Dance of Life directed by Randy S Kirk (Canada)