2015 festival

Friday December 4th

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INTERNATIONAL SELECTIONS
Club SAW / 6 pm
The very best short and medium-length films from a variety of domestic and international filmmakers in all genres. Co-presented by Carleton University Art Gallery.


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FEATURE PRESENTATION: LOST CONQUEST
Club SAW / 8 pm
Mike Scholtz’s Lost Conquest is a deconstructionist documentary about why we believe the things we believe. With swords.



OPENING NIGHT PARTY
Club SAW / 10 pm
To celebrate the launch of Mirror Mountain, we are holding a party featuring live music and snacks provided by Wilf & Ada’s Scratch Diner.


Saturday December 5th

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MINDING THE GAP: A DIVERSITY TOOLKIT
Club SAW / 12 pm
This interactive panel discussion will give directors, writers and producers a “toolkit” of simple, easily achievable things they can do on their next project to make it more diverse and equitable. Co-presented by Carleton University Art Gallery.


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NEW VISIONS
Club SAW / 2 pm
A program of short works by domestic and international experimental filmmakers, video artists, media artists and other non-conventional forms of time-based media. Co-presented by Available Light Screening Collective.


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LINES DRAWN
Club SAW / 4 pm
A program of short animated films by domestic and international filmmakers, including 2D, 3D, stop-motion, and puppetry.


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FANTASTIC VOYAGES
Club SAW / 6 pm
A program of short and medium-length horror, sci-fi and fantasy films by domestic and international filmmakers.


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MIDNIGHT MADNESS
Arts Court Theatre / 11 pm
A program of exceptionally strange, disturbing and unique short films by domestic and international filmmakers, followed by a live performance by Scattered Clouds and Roger D. Wilson. Co-presented by Lost Dominion Screening Collective.


Sunday December 6th

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START SMART: A FILMMAKER’S GUIDE TO FESTIVALS
Club SAW / 1 pm
This interactive panel discussion will help filmmakers navigate the crowded and often confusing festival landscape and find the organizations that will represent their work professionally. Co-presented by SAW Video Media Art Centre.


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LOCAL HEROES
Club SAW / 3 pm
A program of short films by filmmakers from Ottawa and the surrounding region. Co-presented by SAW Video Media Art Centre.


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TRUE STORIES
Club SAW / 5 pm
A program of short and medium-length documentaries on a variety of subjects by domestic and international filmmakers.


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DOUBLE BILL
Club SAW / 7 pm
A screening of two exceptional medium-length films by acclaimed international directors. Co-presented by Ottawa Film Society.


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AWARDS & CLOSING PARTY
Club SAW / 8:30 pm
At the end of the festival, awards will be given in 8 different categories at a special closing ceremony. Snacks provided by The Pomeroy House.

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