FEB 2 & 3, 2018 VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY $15, $10 FOR STUDENTS + SERVICE CHARGE.
THE FILM MAKER'S Q&A
FRIDAY
FEB 2 @ 7
MATINEE
SATURDAY
FEB 3 @ 2pm
AWARDS CEREMONY
SUNDAY
FEB 3 @ 7pm
ONLY 163 DAYS!
ARCHIVED FILMS

2014

Floodplain

Drama (10:00)
Jeremy Lutter (Victoria, BC) Rafting across a floodplain in the Rockies, a small-town teen must lea...

NASA Conspiracy

Comedy (4:57)
Graham Stark (Victoria, BC) This puts the entirety of the NASA program in a new light.

Seasick

Animation (3:28)
Nominated for Best Technical and Best Film Eva Cvijanovic (Winnipeg, MB) Soaking in the sand, a fo...

Backward Fall

Drama (10:14)
Nominated for Best Original Music & Best Technical, Winner Best Student Film, Best Performance, ...

White Rhythms, Short Breath

Experimental (6:50)
Olga Zikrata (Winnipeg, MB) A direct experience of tactile sensations, film texture, and contact da...

Greyscale

Mystery (12:00)
Michael Chen & Aaron Colyn (Nanaimo, BC) A man will do whatever it takes for his loved ones.

The Evening Cigarette

Animation (1:00)
Matthieu Van Eeckhout (Paris, France) Two years after quitting smoking, a filmmaker offers a tribut...

The Magic Ferret

Childrens (11:39)
Nominated Best Film Alison Parker (Vancouver, BC) When Sam’s most amazing trick flops, he is def...

KRUPA

Music (5:25)
Nominated Best Orignal Music Raymond Knight (Nanaimo, BC) A 1940s film noir-inspired venture into ...

Rain

Sci-Fi (11:29)
Winner Best Technical Shimon Machida (Vancouver, BC) In 2030, the wireless internet has become pow...

Spring!

Comedy (2:56)
Nominated for Best Writing and Best Performance Graham Stark (Victoria, BC) Spring is basically th...

Expect Something and Nothing at Once

Experimental (3:36)
Michelle Elrick (Winnipeg, MB) Poet Michelle Elrick approaches “home” through blanket forts, po...

M22

Documentary (1:00)
David Stevens (Breda, The Netherlands) Made from the desire to visualize in a clear and concise man...

The First Time We

Drama (6:44)
Nominated Best Writing, Winner Most Promising Performance Rich Travale John Gardiner (Nanaimo, BC) ...

Bome Gnomeski

Comedy (2:43)
Winner Best Original Music Curtis L. Wiebe & Marlon Wiebe (Winnipeg, MB) A cautionary tale abo...

2015

Sweet Dreams Norma Jean

Drama (7:00)
“Sweet Dreams Norma Jean” follows a girl seeking revenge for the terror brought forth upon her f...

Tugende Baseballer

Documentary (8:40)
Against all odds, baseball is thriving in Uganda. In 2011, a team from Uganda became the first Littl...

I am not Perfect

Drama (6:15)
A determined boy who just so happens to be into basketball tries to beat a rival but struggles on th...

Vancouver Island Traditional Food Conference

Documentary (7:14)
Every year a different community hosts the Traditional Foods Conference. This year up in Fort Rupert...

Mind Game Demon

Comedy (6:28)
Roxy tries to rebel against her parents. To prove herself, she hangs out in a bad area of town. She ...

Unlock (Winner Best Performance)

Drama (9:17)
People called him the living dead. Ho Jing Man, 35, is a popular author for horror fiction who lived...

Dude, Where’s My Ferret? 

Comedy (12:00)
Skeezix has grown a righteous marijuana plant for the Colorado Cannabis Cup Contest, whose grand pri...

With Dad

Drama (8:00)
A concerned son extends his visit home to take care of his aging father.

A Late Thaw (Winner Best Technical)

Drama (12:00)
When Tara’s boyfriend presents her with the perfect house, memories of a lover who died years ago ...

Kindergarten, Da Bin Ich Wieder (Winner Best Writing)

Comedy (10:25)
When word gets out that up-and-coming TV jingle writer Audrey Ragnarson doesn’t have a complete ed...

Moth (Winner Best Student Film)

Drama (6:14)
A father beckons for his daughter

George Bassler’s Perpetual Motion Machine

Documentary (3:30)
Following his family’s untimely demise, prairie homesteader George Bassler bizarrely crafts a Perp...

Just Shoot Me

Comedy (6:10)
A seemingly desperate man with a gun to his head finds temporary redemption when an unexpected phone...

CRAZY LOVE

Drama (11:55)
Samantha has learned to get through most days by giving into her boyfriend Alan’s torturous, demen...

Teenage Dance

Drama (2:35)
A lonely teenager dresses up for the school dance and learns that to trust other people, you must fi...

Habit

Documentary (7:26)
Everyone has something that they rely on and something that they find solace in.This film is about t...

Smart Home

Sci-Fi (6:32)
A man lives in a home with smart appliances and technology, but the devices seem to conspire against...