Screening
SHORTS 2: THE REFLECTING POOL
SHORTS 2: THE REFLECTING POOL
Synopsis

Do you find yourself asking: “Why are we here?”...“Who am I?”...“What, exactly is a NURB?” All of these questions are entertained, and may quite possibly be answered, in this block of films that animates the human condition in all its uncertainty.

The screening is followed by a Q&A.

Duration
02:00:00
Rating
NR
time
Apr 23 2016 01:15PM
location
George Brown College (Waterfront Campus)
- Seneca Cinema
BUY PASS
Panelist
Kate Reid - Director - I'm Afraid
A Hen
A Hen
dir. Alejandra Arboleda
Spain, 2015
While looking at a recipe for chicken soup in a cookbook, a girl remembers her grandfather. Food and family photographs turn into a mix of nostalgia that conjures thoughts about death…
4:42
Celebration
Celebration
dir. Nina Bisyarina
Russia, 2015
The old lady is preparing for a celebration. Will the guests arrive on time?
6:20
Cuerdas
Cuerdas
dir. Pedro Solís García
Spain, 2014
María’s school routine is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends.
10:52
I'm Afraid
I'm Afraid
dir. Kate Reid
Canada, 2015
An exploration into teenage fears and anxiety – as shared by a Grade 12 Drama class from Markham, Ontario, Canada. Created in May 2015, this work was originally combined with live voiceovers…
1:22
MOOM
MOOM
dir. Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi, Robert Kondo
Japan, 2016
Have you ever wondered what happens to your forgotten objects? Those objects end up rising from the waters of the magical lake, with their 'memories' still attached. Scared and lost,…
13:49
Otto
Otto
dir. Salvatore Murgia, Dario Imbrogno
Italy, 2015
Otto is a video that was created with the intention of speaking, in a metaphorical and abstract way, about the natural circle of events. This often changes the rules of the characters…
1:57
Stripy
Stripy
dir. Babak Nekooei, Behnoud Nekooei
Iran, 2015
All the workers in a factory have been instructed to paint stripes on boxes. The work is getting done in the usual, mundane way. Until one of the workers decides to paint the boxes…
3:33
The Orchestra
The Orchestra
dir. Mikey Hill
Australia, 2015
In a word filled with beautiful, harmonious music, Vernon always seems to strike the wrong note.
15:00
The Valley Below
The Valley Below
dir. Joel Hofmann
Switzerland, 2015
That which is disguised in the haze can only be viewed from a closer distance. On top of a mountain, a soldier protects his town from the threats that lurk beneath the fog. One day,…
8:31
We Can't Live Without Cosmos
We Can't Live Without Cosmos
dir. Konstantin Bronzit
Russia, 2014
During training, two friendly cosmonauts attempt to turn their common dream into a reality. But this story is not just about that dream.
15:00
White
White
dir. Elodie Ponçon
France, 0
Souls of a white world create light until one of them becomes faulty.
4:53