Friday, June 23rd
CANADIAN SHORT & FOREIGN FEATURE
Milk, directed by Winnifred Jong. A short comedy about communication. Vicki buys milk and finds that telling her grandmother is the hardest part. (WP, 2016, Comedy, 1 min. 27 sec., Toronto, ON, Canada)
29+1, directed by Kearen Pang. Kearan first wrote 29+1 for the theatre, in 2005, as a way of facing the uncertainty of turning 30. In the end, she also directed and acted in it out of passion and creative curiosity, to further explore her feelings and personal experience. After telling it for eight years onstage, this story has led to her feature film directorial debut. (CP, 2016, Comedy, 1 hr. 10 min., Hong Kong). Nominated for Best Foreign Feature 2017.
Total run time: 111 min. Q & A with filmmakers. Hosted by Naomi McCormack.