Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Virgin Radio 96 presents the Canadian Heritage Opening Night Screening for the YoungCuts Film Festival

Virgin Radio 96 presents:

The Canadian Heritage Opening Night Screening
for the Tenth Anniversary YoungCuts Film Festival

Featuring great short films by Quebec's best young Anglophone filmmakers...

Friday, 30 September 2011 7PM/19h vendredi, le 30 septembre, 2011
Guzzo Mega-Plex Sphèretech 14, 3500 Côte-Vertu, Ville Saint-Laurent, Québec, Canada.
17 Films, approximately 93 minutes

Buy tickets to the screening:

2011 YCFF Tickets - Friday 7PM

1. Batminton (QC) Sarah Quirion, Animation, 0:30

2. Generation Segregation (QC) Emily Johnsson, Documentary, 3:30

3. Ballad of Shadows (QC) Ben McKinnon, Experimental Short, 4:30

4. Snowball (QC) Eric Bent, Animation, 1:00  

 Synopsis: A young man becomes the target of a snowball thrower while making a snowman. Will he ignore it....or get back at him? (Somewhat based on a real event)

5. Echo (QC) Nicolas Bacon, Drama Short, 5:00

Synopsis: The life of a young man is threatened by a masked individual in the middle of the California desert. 
La vie d'un jeune homme est menacée par un individu cagoulé en plein désert californien. 

6. Disconnected (QC) Alberto D'Onofrio, Drama (Teen), 12:30

Synopsis: Mark, a seventeen-year-old schizophrenic boy, struggles to live with his condition.

7. Solstice (QC) Caroline de Konick, Animation, 3:30

8. Our Subject is Hair (QC) Vincent Toi, Documentary, 8:00

9. Little Black Boxes (QC) Sophie Choquette, Animated Music Video (Teen), 4:30

10. Blacksmith (QC) Francis Martineau, Short Drama, 4:00

Synopsis: Written, shot and edited in 24 hours. A blacksmith prepares his workshop for a blind date with a mysterious woman. This movie is the perfect example of how a great story can be created under pressure.

11. FrAME (QC) Vincent Toi, Drama, 7:00

12. Waning (QC) Gina Haraszti, Experimental Drama, 8:00

Synopsis: Waning is a short fiction film using spacial montage to address the narratives of memory and loss. The story follows an aspiring model who one day meets a photographer with a unique portfolio, seeking beauty in death.

13. Switching Worlds (QC) Francesca Abbondanza-Bergeron, Animation + Drama (Teen), 5:00

Synopsis: The story of a young man obsessed with the women depicted in mangas and animes (Japanese cartoons).

14. Foodsploitation (QC) Adam Bagatavicius, Experimental Comedy, 6:00

Synopsis: A food exploitation fantasia.
Une fantaisie de nourriture exploitée.

15. I'll be Waiting Outside (QC) Fanny Pascual, Short Drama, 5:00

Synopsis: During an interview with an employment agency, Matthew, a young dropout without ambition, bares his soul when given the chance to talk about himself to someone who will listen.
16. Haleiya (QC) A. J. Korkidakis, Animated Music Video, 3:30

Synopsis: Where do memories go when we don't want them anymore? The journey of an abandoned moment from the past, searching for a new home, told through a series of photographs and stop motion animation.

17. Imprint (QC) Jason Ambrus, Science Fiction, 11:00

Synopsis: In a not-too-distant future, powerful conglomerate, the Global Space Agency plans to launches a highly-classified single-manned mission into the depths of the solar system.

Need more than 6 tickets? We suggest a 10 ticket bundle:

Ticket Bundle YCFF 2011 Friday 7PM

You can also buy a pass for the entire festival (all 9 Screenings):

YCFF 2011 Festival Pass

Buy a DVD of the screening:

2011 YCFF Screening DVD

For information about the screening or alternative ways to buy tickets, passes or screening DVDs contact us at the YoungCuts offices: 514.285.4591

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