The Unbelievable Narrator - Melissa Chin, Canada, 2017, 2m 32s
Sheridan College, OV in English
Youth Films Competition (NEW)
Saturday, September 15: 12:30 PM | Sunday, September 16: 12:30
Discover 11 short films from around the world and specifically adapted to young audiences. Most of the films do not have dialogue and some will be presented in their original versions (FR or EN).
Two little sibling hummingbirds, Lemon and Elderflower, have wings too little to fly and can’t migrate with the other birds. Can they find a way to fly.
Rosine, Marguerite, Clarisse, and Aglae graze peacefully in their fields. They have never had the opportunity to go on an adventure and do not know much about the world around them. A beautiful spring morning, they discover with surprise a hairy creature in their meadow.
Duration : 58 min
Lemon & Elderflower - Ilenia Cotardo, UK, 2017, 2m 41s
University of South Wales - No dialogue
Dorothy la vagabonde - Emmanuelle Gorgiard, France, 2018, 8m 42s
Vivement Lundi ! - OV in French, English subtitles (International Premiere)
Scope - Rachael Olga Lloyd, UK, 2017, 6m 43s
The Royal College of Art - No dialogue (North American Premiere)
In a world where everyone lives on their own planet of flowers, a man's tranquil life is disturbed by the sudden appearance of his neighbor's new flowers.
A boy demands that his grandpa tell a bedtime story to him, and together they create an imaginative tale.
Miriam järve ääres / Miriam by the Lake - Riho Unt, Sergei Kibus, Estonia, 2017, 5m
OÜ Nukufilm - No dialogue
Miriam’s family is outing by the lake. After a long and tiring day, the whole family is resting in the tent, only Hen can’t sleep. She goes out for a walk. She hears a lot of frightening night sounds and sees eyes blinking in the dark. The Hen crabs the photo camera to make pictures about the monsters surrounding her. In the morning everybody can see what the Hen was afraid of.
Los Papelnautas / The Papernauts - Alvaro Ceppi, Chile, 2017, 4m 30s
Zumbastico Studios - No dialogue (North American Premiere)
Robota, Tigu, and Uni are three magical beings made of paper. Every evening, when the library closes its doors, they come to life and live fantastic literary adventures, full of imagination and wit.
Saturday's Apartment - Jeon Seungbae, Korea, 2018, 7m
KIAFA (Korean Independent Animation Filmmakers Association) - No dialogue
An Apartment house with 5 different family members struggling with noises between the floors... Could ever there be a peace?
Koyaa - Leteci zvezek / Koyaa - Flying Workbook - Kolja Saksida, Slovenia, 2017, 2m 45s
ZVVIKS, Institute for film and audiovisual production - No dialogue
Koyaa sits down to write in his workbook. When he opens it, the book springs to life, floating away like a butterfly. He runs after it, but it's just too quick for him. He needs a creative idea.
Nadine - Patrick Péris, Canada, 2017, 4m 32s
National Film Board of Canada, OV in French
From out of nowhere, the most beautiful girl in the world sits at the table across from me at the library. Is this a stroke of good luck or bad? Her smile paralyzes me. I can’t talk to her because I don’t know her, but I can’t get to know her because I won’t talk to her...
Two Balloons / Deux ballons - Mark C. Smith, USA, 2017, 9m
Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion.
I Mostri non esistono / Monsters Don't Exist / Les monstres n'existent pasI
laria Angelini, Luca Barberis, Organista, Nicola Bernardi, Italy, 2017, 4m
Civica Scuola di Cinema Luchino Visconti - No dialogue, English subtitles
Tomasso and Giovanni are little troublemakers. Instead of listening to their teacher during detention, they provoke each other using drawings of monsters. Their art becomes more and more creative until a fight causes the unexpected...
Theater 02: EV Room 1.615, EV building
(Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex)
Concordia University - 1515 St-Catherine West (Guy-Concordia metro station)