Official Selection: WAR, WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?

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.

Isabel Bader Theatre: Wednesday June 6, 8:30 pm

Bloor Hot Docs Cinema: Saturday June 9, 7:00 pm

Goldilocks Nation
In this timely documentary, the American psyche and political power structure is shrewdly explored by psychotherapist June Lawton through the prism of the Goldilocks complex.
The Last Bus
Hunting season begins and the true nature of man and beast is revealed as a last bus shuttles forest animals out of their natural environment.
We'll Become Oil
A destructive dance of exploding helicopters and burning oil wells brings attention to the planet's insatiable consumption of fossil fuels. An experimental worst case scenario realized.
Waking
A disturbing nightmare acts as an emotional wake-up call for Chloe, who must decide if her dream is a sign of things to come or something to simply ignore. A nuanced exploration of repressed feelings and fears.
Bellum
Dennis spends his last 24 hours at home before deploying to Afghanistan. The debauchery and violence of his last night of freedom deftly foreshadows what?s in store for this young man about to go to war.
Nightingales In December
What would the world be like if nightingales no longer migrated south? A plethora of painterly images of birdmen at work and war evoke a world in disarray. A gorgeous animated elegy, by award-winning filmmaker Theodore Ushev.
Creature
Follow Yin Yin the black cat as he paws his way through the debris of a razed city in this post-apocalyptic fantasy that uses a live-action feline protagonist to put a one-of-a-kind spin on the end of the world.
Last Christmas
T’was the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring... except for Biscuit the cat attacking the tree, and Josh and Grandma preparing a holiday dinner… or are they? Winner of the WSFF 2010 Screenplay Giveaway