Turn out the lights, turn up the music, and get ready to party like it’s 1999! Bond with this rowdy gang of night owls, barflies, and provocateurs that live every moment as if it were their last. Running time: 91 minutes.
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Break out your tux, pop open the champagne and don your sequins. Time to put your best foot forward and walk the red carpet in celebration of this past year’s most celebrated and decorated short films from around the globe. Running time: 80 minutes.
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Hey, celebrities are people too, ya know! Need proof? Just check out the massive insecurities, existential crises, homicidal tendencies and hidden secrets on hand in this stellar collection of stars behaving badly. But remember, don't look them directly in the eyes. They hate that. Running time: 86 minutes.
June 7, 2012, 7:45 p.m. Buy Now
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (in June) Ev'rywhere you go; Take a look around Dufferin Grove, glistening once again With candy canes and silver screens aglow. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (in June) Shorts you can’t resist; But the prettiest sight to see is the happy you will be With a free film fix. (PG) Running time: 52 minutes.
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June 10, 2012, 7:15 p.m. Buy Now
Grab a paintbrush, camera, pen and paper. Test that microphone and dust off those dancing shoes. Creativity starts with imagination in this celebration of the artistic process. Harness your creative juices and express yourself. All you need to do is find your outlet! Running time: 92 minutes.
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What would you do for love? How far would you go? Take a trip around the world via these unexpected encounters, eternal promises, and intimate moments. Love truly knows no bounds or boundaries in this eclectic collection of shorts that redefine romance. Running time: 92 minutes.
June 8, 2012, 7 p.m. Buy Now
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If you go out to the park today You're sure of a big surprise. If you go out to the park today You'd better go in disguise. For every kid that ever there was Will gather there for certain, because Today's the day the Shorties have their flick-nic. (G) Running time: 64 minutes.
June 3, 2012, noon FREE!
Get your giggle on! Toronto’s hottest comedians come together for an evening of live comedy and short films that’s sure to bust a few guts! From Hollywood’s Walk of Fame to Ancient Egypt, and everywhere in between, this promises to be a night of jokes you won’t want to miss. Running time: 86 minutes.
June 7, 2012, 9:30 p.m. Buy Now
We all need somewhere to lay our heads at night. Someplace safe that you can call your own. From the ruins of Chernobyl to a smother mother's womb, home is not a place but rather a space inside our hearts, minds and memories. Running time: 88 minutes.
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These women should run the world – but first they’ll have to wield their powers of sex and persuasion, truth and imagination, without compromising. This smoldering set of shorts puts the force back into female. Running time: 89 minutes.
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This year’s comedy offering serves up a healthy dose of confused identity, bumbling Irish bank robbers, politicians caught up in their own spin, scrabble games gone all to hell and a hammered underage drinker. Get ready to lose your mind laughing! Running time: 81 minutes.
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Emergencies, mishaps and accidents befall us all. Whether by choice or by happenstance, we’re bound to be hit by tragedy in this life. How we navigate the bumps and bruises along the way is what really determines who we are, and how we love. Running time: 90 minutes.
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Pack your bags and voyage near and far, for adventures big and small, in this collection of animated shorts that will take you on all sorts of journeys from roller-coaster rides to inter-galactic space travel! (G) Running time: 62 minutes.
June 9, 2012, 10 a.m. Buy Now
Hold on tight time travellers! Shuttle back and forth in time through the miracle of science and the magic of storytelling. Time may stand still for an alien abduction and spreading infections. But when the clock resumes, it’s in reverse – back to the 80s, the American Civil War and the Viking age. Running time: 87 minutes.
June 9, 2012, 9:15 p.m. Buy Now
The 9th edition of the ever-popular Scene Not Herd program is back with a snapshot of the most creative and cutting-edge music videos being produced in the world today. From body art to bad behaviour, lovely animation to lovelorn separation, you’re sure to be charmed and fascinated by these amazing video clips! Running time: 66 minutes.
June 8, 2012, 9:30 p.m. Buy Now
For almost 25 years the Canadian Film Centre has launched Canada’s most creative voices in film, television and new media. Join us in celebrating the latest group of short films created by our most recent residents. For more information about the CFC and its programs please visit: cfccreates.com. Running time: 62 minutes.
June 10, 2012, 12:30 p.m. Buy Now
This raunchy, racy and risqué program promises to tickle the funny boner of the little man in your boat. Torrential squirting, musical masturbation, lovers locked in limbo and enough sexual scenarios to fill your dreams with sweet delights for many nights to come! Running time: 86 minutes.
June 7, 2012, 10:15 p.m. Buy Now
Ever get the feeling you're being watched? Whether it's by a spiritual presence, a prison guard or an overprotective loved one, we’re surrounded by spies, eyeing our every move. Running time: 93 minutes.
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Embrace the unfamiliar! Especially within yourself. Ride a horse in a New York minute, kick a habit, find your calling, join the circus, leave the circus... but don't leave your baby by the side of the road. These characters enter unfamiliar terrain and let their freak flags fly. Running time: 92 minutes.
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Studio Film Bilder is one of the most nimble and innovative animation houses in the world. They blend traditional and cutting edge technologies to produce some of the world’s best-loved short animated works. Enjoy this program of eight award-winning, groundbreaking and entertaining shorts! Running time: 78 minutes.
June 10, 2012, 2:30 p.m. Buy Now
What happens when you combine anarchist values with boundless creativity? Super 16, that’s what! Founded in Copenhagen in 1999, Super 16 is a student-run film school operated without administration in the students’ free time. Every three years a new class of eight directors and eight producers shape the school and its operation according to their own needs, desires and vision. The results are unbelievable production values, exceptional writing, and one-of-a-kind characters and stories that stay with you for the rest of your life. Running time: 98 minutes.
June 7, 2012, 5 p.m. Buy Now
This analog fan blog pays adoring homage to 70s pulp, 80s horror, and 90s hiphop. Gush and get geeky over these films that feed off the nostalgia that nurtures the fanboy and fangirl inside all of us. Running time: 95 minutes.
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Join us as we celebrate Switzerland’s outstanding short filmmaking talent. Enjoy this double dose of Swiss treats which explore the ideas of near and far, and offer a broad range of recent works. A big thank-you to Swiss Films for their support of this initiative. Running time: 86 minutes.
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Join us as we celebrate Switzerland’s outstanding short filmmaking talent. Enjoy this double dose of Swiss treats, which explore the ideas of near and far and offer a broad range of recent works. A big thank you to Swiss Films for their support of this initiative. Running time: 90 minutes.
June 10, 2012, 5:30 p.m. Buy Now
It's a universal truth: home is where the heart is and family matters most. This incisively international program serves up scintillating slices of life from Europe, Africa and North America that illuminate the family politics of vastly different cultures. The global village has never felt so familiar. Running time: 88 minutes.
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THE NIGHT SHIFT: DEPENDENTS - Reliant on others for support and sustenance: brother, mummy, granny, zombie. Running time: 89 minutes.
THE NIGHT SHIFT: CO-DEPENDENCE - Unhealthy love between foot and mouth, fetus and fiend, living and dead. Running time: 93 minutes.
THE NIGHT SHIFT: INDEPENDENCE - Separate yet equal, what skin is to flesh, not what Chang was to Eng. Running time: 78 minutes.
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June 9, 2012, 11:30 p.m. Buy Now
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Just a few obstacles stand in the way of attaining world peace and harmony: entitlement, psychopathic leaders, refugees seeking friendlier shores, peak oil… nothing major. Running time: 89 minutes.
June 6, 2012, 8:30 p.m. Buy Now
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It's time to get surreal. Turn yourself into a donkey, expel your alter ego, perform a ritual sacrifice or fell a giant tree using a modified musical instrument. Confront reality by stepping outside of it in these illuminating and provocative perspectives on authority. Running time: 93 minutes.
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Forget 3D glasses, don some X-Ray Spex! See through the surface of things! Behold the truth that lies beneath! Hallucinations, revelations and illusions may vary. Apply X-ray vision to ex-sex, rock licks, and breakfast and suddenly see all that you’ve been missing! Running time: 94 minutes.
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