Fri. 1.45PM Woodsworth College – Regular $ 12 each :
Theme: The Meaning Of Home…
Home – Film – 03:41 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Charles Williams, Australia
*Nominated for Best Experimental Film
Synopsis: Home is missing planes and sinking boats; a eulogy for all those whose bones only made it as far as the arms of mother ocean.
Keywords: #Poetry #SlamPoetry #Urban #Racism #Acceptance #HumanRights #Refugee #Australia #Refugees #Immigrants #AsylumSeekers #Trump
Walls – Music Video – 5:42 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Min Reid, United Kingdom / United States
*Nominated for Best Music and Dance Related Film, Best Short Film, Best Music Video
Synopsis: Walls features American Rock Artist JR Richards the original lead Singer and Songwriter of Dishwalla. Richards’ phenomenal vocals and unparalleled songwriting hits a poignant message in Walls. ‘To live and witness all the love. All the love that we can find. We can finally rise above. Above the prisons in our minds…’Shot on location in California by German cinematographer Marco Schott.
- Website: http://reid-richards.com/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/JRRICHARDS
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reidrichardsproductions/
- Instagram: https://twitter.com/ReidRichardsPro
Keywords: #Love #FathersLove #LoveOnlyMatters
American Dream – Documentary – 78:09 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Joel Clark, United States
*Nominated for Documentary Feature, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, Best Editing
Synopsis: A raw, unflinching look into the perilous journeys of undocumented citizens and their dangerous crossing attempts through Texas from the Mexico border. We’ll meet a collection of deeply memorable characters who will stay with you long after the credits roll. A important documentary, especially in this current political climate from the executive producers of the acclaimed documentary Blackfish.
Keywords: #UndocumentedCitizens #Undocumented #Immigrants #Immigration #USAMexicoRelations #TrumpsMexicoWall #USMexicoBorder #EconomicInclusion #Trump