Oh! Canada

Oh! Canada
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Saturday, August 26, 3:00 PM
Camelot Theatres
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Oh! Canada
92 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Canada
Program: Oh! Canada

Wisdom, wit and wonder (along with a dash of insouciance) provide the elements of this short film showcase featuring eight very different films from our Northern neighbors, This year’s ShortFest Spotlight highlights the filmic bounty of Canada, where state support for the arts has helped create a thriving bounty of emerging filmmaking talent that specializes in the unconventional.


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Aruba   

Aruba
Canada, 2006, 11 min.
WINNER: PANAVISION GRAND JURY AWARD - 2006 Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films. The redemptive story of an 11-year-old boy who escapes a home-life of domestic violence and drug abuse through his imagination.... more



Big Girl   

Big Girl
Canada, 2005, 14 min.
In playful competition with Mom’s boyfriend, nine-year old Josephine learns that letting people in can lead to wonderful things.... more



First Flight   

First Flight
Canada, 2006, 8 min.
An uptight businessman learns to break free from his apprehensions after a fleeting encounter with a baby bird.... more



If I See Randy Again Do You Want Me to Hit Him With The Axe?   

If I See Randy Again Do You Want Me to Hit Him With The Axe?
Canada, 2006, 15 min.
A crusty and crafty lumberjack abuses the power he has over his budding colleagues when he insists upon meeting quotas in an extremely dodgy manner.... more



InConvenience   

InConvenience
Canada, 2005, 16 min.
An elderly immigrant owner of a run-down corner store, who doesn’t believe in lotteries or gambling, finds a winning ticket left behind by a customer.... more



John and Michael   

John and Michael
Canada, 2004, 11 min.
John and Michael pays homage to two men with Down’s syndrome who shared an intimate and profoundly loving relationship.... more



McLaren's Negatives   

McLaren's Negatives
Canada, 2006, 10 min.
An intimate look at cinmatographic creation, this visual essay shares with us secrets of the legendary Canadian film animator Norman McLaren and his personal view of filmmaking.... more



Twisted Nursery Rhymes X 3   

Twisted Nursery Rhymes X 3
Canada, 2006, 7 min.
Don’t be afraid. Dolly Shirley, the twisted tots and Norman Glenhausen don’t bite. They may hack, snipe, terrorize and glow, but never bite. These are stories for your inner child—just make sure nothing sharp or dangerous is within reach.... more



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