Toronto Shorts Fest
 
 
 
 

PROGRAM 7
FRIDAY - NOVEMBER 14 - 5:30 PM

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Bully

Drama / USA / 24 min.

When a video of Toby being brutally humiliated at school appears on the Internet, Tobyís high school and parents take action. However, with an overbearing father and a willfully unaware mother, Toby soon learns that his demons arenít just in the classroom.

Director: Robert Weiermair
Producer: Brenda Weiermair, Avi Quijada
Writer: Amy Whittenberger, Robert Weiermair
 
Cast: Richard Meehan, Shaw Jones, Royana Black, and Noland Ammon
Salomea's Nose

Drama / Germany / 23 min.

Salomea remembers the day her beloved brothers, Max and Karl, disfigured her and themselves for life. The Day of Tragedy, is what their mother called it, and blamed it on the fate of her children. Though fate and tragedy have a different meaning by the end of her tale.

Director: Susan Korda
Producer: Susan Korda, Christine Guenther
Writer: Susan Korda
Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker

Animation / USA / 14 min.

The Dream World is an alternate universe created by humankindís shared unconscious thoughts. When Poet Anderson journeys deep into this world, he meets his own Dream Walker, a mysterious guardian angel who leads Poet to confront his demons and his destiny.

Director: Tom DeLonge, Sergio Martins, Edgar Martins
Producer: Tom DeLonge, Ben Kull
Writer: Tom DeLonge, Ben Kull, Sergio Martins, Edgar Martins
 
Cast: August Roads, Wiremu Davidson, Amanda Douglas, and Kari DeLonge
The Night

Drama / Canada / 12 min.

Leo is running away from his father, and meets Frances, a Toronto 'street kid'. Alone in the big city, Leo decides to follow the rebellious teen as she moves into an underground world he cannot fully understand. In one night, they both begin to breakdown the stereotypes that separate them.

Director: Greg Spieser
Producer: Michael Heuthe
Writer: Robin Hunter
Retrospective

Drama / United Kingdom / 20 min.

A wartime photographer takes the last photograph of his career in Palestine and later uses it to save his own life.

Director: Garrick Hamm
Producer: Stephanie Bamberg
Writer: Garrick Hamm
 
Cast: Charles Dance, Omid Djalili, Vincent Regan, and Emilia Fox

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