SJIWFF28 presents: Late Feature: Porcupine Lake

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9:30pm

Porcupine Lake
By Ingrid Veninger

Festival darling, Ingrid Veninger returns to us with her reliably strong work, this time a coming-of-age story that pulls you right into its central drama. Veninger well understand the secrets of girlhood. Her two well-cast leads perform with an uncanny naturalism, suggestive of the trust they must have […]

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SJIWFF28 presents: Evening Feature: La Chana

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7pm

La Chana
Directed by Lucija Stojevic

Everyone loves the flamenco. But it’s not just the fancy footwork that gives this film some pretty top audience awards at festivals: it’s the moving brilliance of its storytelling. This film shares with Chavela an intimate exploration of an exceptional older woman’s life, in this case the […]

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SJIWFF28 presents: Saturday Afternoon Shorts

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3pm

Martin’s Hagge – Penny Eizenga
The Owl and the Lemming – Roselynn Akulukjuk
Chudala – Maaria Sayed
Nana – Ali Kellner
Wolf – Liz Cooper
Be the Change – Amelia Curran & Roger Maunder

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SJIWFF28 presents: Noon Feature: A Better Man

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12pm

A Better Man
Directed by Attiya Khan, Lawrence Jackman

When the festival programmers keep talking about a film long after we’ve watched it we know we have to share it. A Better Man will get you talking. It’s a bold documentary that situates the filmmaker herself at the centre. Motivated by a need […]

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SJIWFF28 presents: Late Feature: Wexford Plaza

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9:30pm

Wexford Plaza
Directed by Joyce Wong

Another 2017 Slamdance entry, this unconventional feature by Toronto-based Joyce Wong charmed the festival programmers for its deft handling of its subject—a painfully awkward encounter between a security guard and the guy who serves the drinks at the bar at a shopping plaza. This is Scarborough, Ontario, […]

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SJIWFF28 presents: CBC Friday Night Shorts

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7pm

Fantassút: Rain on the Border – Federica Foglia
Casey – Cody Westman
He Who Dances on Wood – Jessica Beshir
I Like Girls – Diane Obomsawin
The Great Atikamekw Lady – Élisa Moar, Sipi Flamand

Avon Ladies Rural Style – Rhonda Buckley
Handmade – Christina Ienna
Home Sewn – Morgan Jones
Game – Christina Ienna

Screening will be followed by […]

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SJIWFF28 presents: Late Feature: Chavela

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9:30pm

Chavela
Directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi

You are forgiven for possibly never having heard of Grammy-winning Mexican icon Chavela Vargas, but after seeing this glorious tribute you will never forget her. This is the kind of film our festival was born to showcase. An all-female crew scrutinizes the astonishing life of […]

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SJIWFF28 presents: Thursday Evening Shorts

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Life’s Short. Wear the Sparkly Earrings – Heidi Coombs-Thorne
Pictures Don’t Lie – Lulu Keating
Hairat – Jessica Beshir
Friends on Facebook – Chris Ross
Playing House – Cenk Köksal, Özgül Gürbüz
Bayline – JJ Neepin
Him – Lora Kirk
Craning – Sarah Scarlett Downing
Shattered Mind’s Eye – Emily Corcoran

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48 Months of Finasteride: Month 41

7pm.

Cox & Palmer Second Space.

Free admission.

 

 

48 Months of Finasteride triumphantly returns, after a summer of quivering in the basement wondering what kind of political play could possibly match the temper of the times. Come join us as we strongly imply that the present American president bears some resemblance to an emperor from the glory […]

By |September 9th, 2017||Comments Off on 48 Months of Finasteride: Month 41

Monsterbator Vinyl Release

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8pm. Monsterbator is (finally!!) releasing our forth album ‘The Pox-um Brow Through Intercom Suite’ on Brokest Records. To celebrate we wanted to do something special  for everyone.

Come join us at the LSPU Hall to celebrate. We’ll be playing songs from all over our repertoire (oooh, fancy!) as well as some new songs, yet […]

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