Opens Feb 10, 2017
Animated Short Film Program
"Blind Vaysha," dir. Theodore Ushev. Young Vaysha was born with unusual sight: her left eye can see only the past and her right eye can see only the future, while the present is a blind spot. 8 min.
"Borrowed Time," dirs. Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj. A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on. 9 min.
"Pear Cider and Cigarettes," dir. Robert Valley. The brutally honest story of Robert's turbulent relationship with a self-destructive, yet charismatic friend from childhood, who cries out for help from a military hospital in China and sets Rob on a wild ride to get him home to Vancouver. 35 min.
"Pearl," dir. Patrick Osborne. A girl and her dad crisscross the country in a beloved hatchback they call home. 6 min.
"Piper," dir. Alan Barillaro. A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive. 6 min.
"The Head Vanishes" (additional film) 9 min.
"Asteria" (additional film) 5 min.
"Happy End" (additional film) 6 min.