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Martin Edralin

Duration: 15 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images
Director: Martin Edralin

Showtimes

Oct 07 04:30 pm

An isolated and disabled man yearns to experience intimacy in a world that would rather ignore him.

Disabilities, Queer Interest, Sex & Eroticism

Kris Elgstrand

Duration: 80 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
BC Spotlight
Director: Kris Elgstrand

Carol (Arabella Bushnell) has a unique way of dealing with her frustrations with family, friends and co-workers: writing brutally honest songs (that frequently feature threats of violence) and leaving them on their voicemail. Carol’s creative catharsis has some immediate and unexpected consequences in this hilarious, offbeat comedy from writer-director Kris Elgstrand.

Comedy, Music & Dance

Andrew Ellis

Duration: 20 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2013
Series:
International Shorts
Director: Andrew Ellis

Showtimes

Oct 04 06:30 pm
Oct 08 12:00 pm

A man in central Africa desperately tries to escape from Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army.

Drama

Benedikt Erlingsson

(Hross I Oss)
Duration: 81 mins
Country of Origin: Germany,Iceland, 2013
Series:
Cinema of Our Time
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson

An impromptu tryst between two horses serves as the catalyst for further dark comedy in this celebration of equine grandeur and human eccentricities. Benedikt Erlingsson’s debut is every bit as rugged, otherworldly and striking as its Icelandic backdrop. “A hugely enjoyable film from the wild side of the wild side… [It] deserves its cult status.”—Guardian. Winner, Best New Director, San Sebastián 2013.

Animals, Audience Award Winners, Comedy

Isaac Ezban

(El Incidente)
Duration: 100 mins
Country of Origin: Mexico, 2014
Series:
Altered States
Director: Isaac Ezban

Showtimes

Oct 08 02:30 pm
Oct 10 11:30 pm

When reality is knocked for a loop, desperate characters are stranded in infinitely repeating realms. As limbo distorts their psyches, Isaac Ezban delivers mind-bending sci-fi that recalls Philip K. Dick while revealing a brilliant new voice in genre cinema. "One of the most intriguing Mexican films of the year… bright and concise, perfectly expressing its director’s (very human) concerns while also offering an exciting alternate world."—Twitch

Experimental & Avant garde, Fantasy, Sci-fi & Horror