Lakeshorts 2014

The Scotiabank Loved and Local - May 2nd

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  • Date & Location: May 2 at the The Assembly Hall
  • Time: — 6:30 PM - Pre-performance reception Blue Carpet featuring refreshments from Steam Whistle, East Dell and Ember Hotstove — 7:30 PM - The  screening begins
  • Suggested dress: Casual Chic
  • Hosted by: renowned Canadian actors Gabe Hogan (Heartland, Rent-A-Goalie, Traders) & Carlos Diaz (Republic of Doyle, Rent-A-Goalie)

The Gala Screening - May 3rd

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  • Date & Location: May 3 at the The Assembly Hall
  • Time: — 6:30 PM - Pre-performance reception Blue Carpet featuring refreshments from Steam Whistle, East Dell and Posticino — 7:30 PM - The  screening begins— Post-Screening After Party for all ticket-holders
  • Suggested dress: Dressy Chic
  • Hosted by : The renowned movie critic Richard Crouse
  • Please note that some films in the Gala screening are not recommended for children under 14

Selected Films

2014 Gala Selections

  • The Developer – Directed by Robert Odegnal – 17min –  Hungary
  • De Huid Voelt – Directed by Daan Bunnik – 6min – Netherlands
  • Diego – Directed by Sara Seligman – 15 min – Mexico/German
  • Tala – Directed by Pier-Philippe Chevigny – 13 min – Canada
  • Tokko Shigan – Directed by Kenshow Onodera – 20 min – Japan
  • Damn Girl – Directed by Kira Richards Hansen – 13 min – Denmark
  • The Beard – Directed by Yaz Rabadi – 6 min – Canada
  • Am I Not Your Girl - Directed by  Xavery Robin – 8 min – Germany
  • Vivre  – Directed by Maharaki MJ – 13 min – Guadalupe/Martinique

2014 Scotiabank Loved and Local Selections

  • Prairie Dogs –  Directed by TW Peacocke – 13 min – Canada
  • De Huid Voelt – Directed by Daan Bunnik – 6min – Netherlands
  • We Need a Hero – Directed by Michelle Nolden – 14min – Canada
  • Tala – Directed by Pier-Philippe Chevigny – 13 min – Canada
  • SweetieFace – Directed by Mark Obrien – 14min – Canada
  • The Beard – Directed by Yaz Rabadi – 6 min – Canada
  • Damn Girl – Directed by Kira Richards Hansen – 13 min – Denmark
  • Vivre  – Directed by Maharaki MJ – 13 min – Guadalupe/Martinique

  • Sweetieface

    Sweetieface

    Sam and Grace meet up in a deserted bar, seeing each other for the first time in a long while. They have a lot to say, except what they mean. Continue Reading...
  • The Beard

    The Beard

    Victimized as a result of his appearance, an elderly man attempts to deal with his given circumstance. Continue Reading...
  • We Need A Hero

    We Need A Hero

    "Let people see me try. Let people see me give everything I've got, and then you ask yourself, when was the last time you tried." -- 6 Pack Lapadat Continue Reading...
  • Am I Not Your Girl

    Am I Not Your Girl

    Lena is getting married. But her parents walk out on her, and the young man on her side fails to comfort her. And Lena is left wondering, whether it is even worth it to carry on despite all difficulties… Continue Reading...
  • Prairie Dogs

    Prairie Dogs

    A former hockey hero refuses a a job coaching his hometown Major Junior hockey team, until a startling discovery forces him to reconsider. Continue Reading...
  • De Huid Voelt

    De Huid Voelt

    In this observational diptych, the narrator, Daan Bunnik depicts the struggles of observing the ageing bodies of his parents. Continue Reading...
  • The Developer

    The Developer

    One day some strictly confidential documents are stolen from the home of the president of the Golden Dimension. Ironically, it is Lens who gets the task to find the person who could ruin the oppressing system by using the stolen incriminating evidence. Continue Reading...
  • Tala

    Tala

    Tala is a young filipino domestic worker living with a bourgeois family on the north shore of Montreal. As she runs through her daily chores, dealing with the eccentricities of her employers, an unexpected phone call puts her at great risk of getting fired. Continue Reading...
  • Vivre

    Vivre

    A teacher asks her class “What do you want to be when you grow up?” While his joyful classmates respond, Tom a quiet ten years old boy slips away. Continue Reading...
  • Diego

    Diego

    Diego, a 10-year old boy growing up in a family where violence is equivalent to manhood, doesn't fit in. He finally meets a friend and is left with a choice: follow in his family's footsteps, or follow his heart - while putting his own life at risk. Continue Reading...
  • Damn Girl

    Damn Girl

    “Damn Girl” is a coming-of-age story about 12-year-old girl, who has a hard time dealing with being female. She has built her own boyish universe in which she paints graffiti and roams around with her male friends. Continue Reading...
  • Tokko Shigan

    Tokko Shigan

    The film is based on a true story depicting the life of Commander Fujii, a flight school instructor who sacrificed his life in the suicide attacks at the end of World War II. Continue Reading...

Prizes

Vivre a71 Agency 71 Inc. – Blue Wave Award. An In-Kind voucher, valued at $5,000 of art and design services.
Tala deluxenewlogo Deluxe – Canada First Award. An In-Kind voucher, valued at $2,500 of post-production services on your next film.
The Beard ww_logo_inv William F White – Award Most compelling film. An In-Kind voucher, valued at $2,500 of motion picture equipment rental.
Prairie Dogs steamwhistle Steam Whistle Brewery – Home Grown Award. In home Keg Party from Steam Whistle.
Damn Girl scotia_small Scotiabank – Award for Best Foreign Film - $200
De Huid Voelt toronto_small City of Toronto – Award for Best Student Film - $200
Katie Boland in SweetieFace ah_logo The Assembly Hall – Best Actress

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