Shorts Program 1 (13th Annual ReelWorld Film Festival)
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Time: 4:30 PM
4/11/2013 1:30:00 PM4/11/2013 1:30:00 PMAmerica/Los_AngelesShorts Program 1 (13th Annual ReelWorld Film Festival) At Famous Players Canada Square Cinemas - Theatre 52190 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4S 2C6Website: https://reelworld.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=561716FalseMM/DD/YYYY
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Shorts Program 1
Film Title: 2
Director(s): Kegan Sant
Synopsis: A couple struggles to cope with the death of their son on what would have been his 2nd birthday.
Runtime: 10 mins
Film Title: Mom
Director(s): Ryan Singh
Synopsis: A man reflects on the tradition of absent fathers in his family and how he wants to break that trend now that his wife is pregnant
Runtime: 9 mins
Film Title: Baby Half Lie
Director(s): Kimberly Miller-Pryce
Synopsis: Fourteen-year-old Amanda recently gained a new baby brother. But since the birth her mother hasn’t been the same. When her mother accuses her of being raped by her step-dad, slowly things between the family begin to unravel as Amanda tries to find stable ground.
Runtime: 11 minutes
Film Title: Reiko’s Hina Dolls
Director(s): Komaki Matsui
Synopsis: 1935, a Japanese family making their start in Canada receives a beautiful set of Hina dolls. The dolls take on a conflicted meaning as the family struggles to adapt to their new home. When war breaks out with Japan, the family is faced with a punishing choice.
Runtime: 15 mins
Film Title: 1937
Director(s): Svetozar Golovlev
Synopsis: 1937. A young couple is going to baptize their child in a distant village, secretly. Suddenly they see a train with convicts passing by and a letter falling out of the window. It is a letter to home. Should they post it? It can be regarded as collaborationism.
Runtime: 26 mins
Film Title: Daadi
Director(s): David Andrew Stoler
Synopsis: She was a star during Bollywood's Golden Age; now, she's an 87-year-old grandmother living in a senior home in Harlem. Daadi is the true story of magic and memory, and the difference between living and being alive.
Runtime: 18 mins
Film Title: Nicoleta
Director(s): Sonia Liza Kenterman
Synopsis: 1951: In the mountains of Greece still full of the hatreds of the civil war, a boy, as the head of his family, is responsible for the destiny of his baby sister. Carrying the baby on his shoulders, he treks the inhospitable mountains and braves the dangers of unforgiving people in the hope of escaping poverty.
Runtime: 19 mins