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Friday, May 2 • 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Shorts Program: Winnipeg Film Group LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

An entertaining and enlightening selection of films from our favorite Canadian city, Winnipeg, and its amazing home-grown film co-op. (Although two of the films are actually from Montreal.)

Chicago Premiere
Bome Gnomeski
Music Video / Curtis L. Wiebe, Marlon Wiebe / Canada / 3 min.
A cautionary tale about a little tree who gets more than he bargained for when he leaves the forest for the mean streets of the big city.

USA Premiere
Mahsa: Cantata for a Forbidden Voice in Four Movements
Short Documentary / Kiarash Anvari / Canada, Iran / 16 min.
In a country where public performances by women are forbidden, the internationally acclaimed Iranian vocalist Mahsa Vahdat struggles to make her voice heard.

World Premiere
Polar Express
Music Video / Karen Asmundson, Gwen Trutnau / Canada / 5 min.
The carnival is back in town in this rockin', gender-bending music video about a young man's love affair with an amusement park ride.

Chicago Premiere
Seasick
Short Fiction / Eva Cvijanovic / Canada / 3 min.
Seasick is a animated, meditative exploration of one's love of the sea, set to a soundtrack of traditional Croatian music.

Empty
Short Documentary / Jackie Traverse / Canada / 5 min. 
Set to music by Little Hawk, this animated and starkly honest story is a daughter’s tribute to her estranged mother.

Bazen en Helden - "Le Dernier Soir"
Music Video / Kayla Jeanson / Canada / 6 min. 
A woman in a mask leads a group of children through an evening of fun and fantasy, crafting masks and projecting animated unicorns onto houses.

Goths! On the Bus!
Music Video / Karen & Jaimz Asmundson / Canada / 4 min. 
The winner of our 2012 Best Music Video is back, as depressed as ever. Even goths have to buy their black lipstick somewhere!



Friday May 2, 2014 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Comfort Station