SJIWFF29 Presents: Web Series Workshop with the IPF

Friday, October 19 10am
NIFCO 40 King’s Road

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This session with Andra Sheffer (Independent Production Fund) will demystify application pitches and examine the various key components of a proposal, including creative materials, financing scenarios and sources, audience engagement/discoverability plans, distribution, revenue models, release strategies and ancillary content, success metrics and practical tips. Also, learn about […]

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SJIWFF29 Presents: Doc Talk

Thursday, October 18 3pm
NIFCO 40 King’s Road

SJIWFF 29 Presents: Doc Talk

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Meet the women behind the camera of our industry’s most compelling documentaries. Learn how documentaries can be used to entertain, educate, effect social change, and serve as a form of activism and why women are leading the world of documentary filmmaking.

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SJIWFF Presents: Lunch with the Filmmakers

Thursday, October 18 12:30pm
Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food 272 Water Street

SJIWFF29 Presents: Lunch with the Filmmakers

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Join the team behind our Festival’s amazing opening night feature, An Audience of Chairs, for an intimate lunch panel where you can chat with the filmmakers and actors to discover the process, stories and secrets behind their […]

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SJIWFF29 Presents: Funding 101

Thursday, October 18 10am
NIFCO 40 King’s Road

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You have the idea, now you need the funds to make it happen. In an ever-evolving world of financing, we will be offering a panel with a focus on provincial and federal funding opportunities for film, television, digital media and web series. This panel is FREE to […]

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The Strange Case of Madame D by Frank Barry

June 5-8, 8pm.

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Written and directed by Frank Barry
Projections by Rhonda Pelley
Set Design by Andrea Cooper
Light and Sound Design by Pat Dempsey

Based on a true story the play is an erotic existentialist mystery inspired by the life and works of renowned feminist writer Marguerite Duras. When a disturbed woman brutally murders her […]

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SJIWFF29 Presents: Emera NL Closing Night Gala – Hopeless Romantic

Sunday, October 21st, 7pm
Scotiabank Theatre (48 Kenmount Road)

SJIWFF29 Presents: Emera NL Closing Night Gala – Hopeless Romantic

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Crush
Directed by: Kerry Gamberg

2017 RBC Michelle Jackson Emerging Filmmaker Award Winner: A new boy in school meets his first crush, a quirky outsider, and together they take down the school bully.

Hopeless Romantic
Directed by: […]

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SJIWFF29 Presents: Sunday Afternoon Shorts

Sunday, October 21st 3pm

SJIWFF29 Presents: Sunday Afternoon Shorts

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Billie – Maki Yoshikura
Three Thousand – Isabella-Rose Weetaluktuk
The Apartment – Justine Gauthier
The Give and Take – Anna Hopkins
Red Dress no Straps – Maryam Mohajer
We’ll Always Have Toynbee  – Sonia B. Boileau
Drag Rescue – Andie Bulman
Sailor on the Hill – Lacy O’Connell
Milk – Winnifred […]

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SJIWFF29 Presents: Noon Feature – They Call us Warriors

Sunday, October 21st 12pm

SJIWFF29 Presents: Noon Feature – They Call us Warriors
Directed by: Jennifer Socorro

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WOMEN, WORLD-CLASS FOOTBALL AND THE BEST FEMALE PLAYER IN THE WORLD. After becoming undefeated champions of the South American Women Under-17 Championship and overcoming one of the worst social and economic environments for sports practicing, the […]

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SJIWFF29 Presents: Late Feature – Ordinary Days

Saturday, October 20th 9:30pm

SJIWFF29 Presents: Late Feature – Ordinary Days
Directed by Kris Booth, Jordan Canning & Renuka Jeyapalan

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Cara Cook is a bright, athletic, college student who disappears without a trace. Five days play out three times from a trio of perspectives; her spiraling parents, the troubled detective assigned to her […]

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SJIWFF29 Presents: Evening Feature – Love, Scott

Saturday, October 20th 7pm

SJIWFF29 Presents: Evening Feature – Love, Scott
Directed by: Laura Marie Wayne

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Following the journey of a young gay musician who is attacked and paralyzed from the waist down, Love, Scott is an intimate and visually evocative window into queer experience, set against a stunning score by Sigur Rós.

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