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“The Shortest Day” film screening

December 20, 2015
City Cinema
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64 King Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, C1A 1B3

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The Charlottetown Film Society in collaboration with Telefilm Canada and the Island Media Arts Coop brings you a series of eight of the best recent Canadian short films.

Screening at City Cinema Sun, Dec 20th at 2pm.

Entrance is FREE and audience is 17+.

Running time: 94 min.


bacon and gods wrath

Bacon & God’s Wrath – Director: Sol Friedman

Animation / Documentary 9min, English with French subtitles

A 90-year-old Jewish woman reflects on her life’s experiences as she prepares to try bacon for the first time.


bus story

Bus Story – Director: Tali

Animation 11min,  English

When a woman signs up to drive a school bus, she dreams of cruising down quiet country lanes and connecting with young students and their parents. But her idyllic view of the job is sorely tested when she meets her surly boss,         “Killer,” and discovers that the pretty winding roads can prove treacherous, especially with a faulty clutch. An animated film inspired by the misadventures of its creator, who used to drive a school bus in the Eastern Townships.

call it blue

Call It Blue – Director: Julia Hendrickson

Drama 13min, English with French subtitles

Obliging to a simple request of hitching a ride, Benito quickly discovers that Ana lacks a destination. In between attempted door-to-door sales and spontaneous expeditions to scenic landscapes, Ana playfully pries Benito out of his insurance folder and into her world. She tries to teach him that if you’re always looking at the road ahead, you’ll miss what you’re passing.

no fish where to go

No Fish Where to Go – Directors: Nicola Lemay, Janice Nadeau

Animation 14min, English

Created using watercolour animation, this timeless tale of war and intolerance unfolds through the bewildered eyes of a young girl. It illustrates how perceived differences can be magnified and lead to conflict, and how human relationships can transcend societal expectations. This film has cross-curricular connections to social studies and language arts exploring conflict, co-operation, symbolism and metaphor.


Overpass – Director: Patrice Laliberté

Drama 19min,  French with English subtitles

One night, Mathieu, 17, goes under an overpass to do a graffiti.


little deputy

The Little Deputy – Director: Trevor Anderson

Documentary 9min, English with French subtitles

Trevor tries to have a photo taken with his father.


the pepperette

The Pepperette -Director: Jérôme Hof

Fiction 4min, French with English subtitles

When two wannabe thieves try to act like bad boys by playing in the big leagues… nothing good happens!


the wolf who came to dinner

The Wolf Who Came to Dinner – Director: Jem Garrard

Comedy / Drama / Family 15min English with French subtitles

Bea Barkley is an eight-year-old horror fanatic with a serious problem. Her mom’s brought her new boyfriend home to meet the family, and noone but Bea seems to notice he’s a werewolf. Over the course of the evening, Bea uses her expert knowledge of werewolf weaknesses in an attempt to expose the seemingly innocuous French teacher as a dangerous monster, with unexpected results.

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