“If you think the magic ends on Monday with Valentine’s Day, think again!”
The NFB Mediatheque and the CFC (Canadian Film Centre) Worldwide Short Film Festival are offering a special 2-for-1 deal for Wednesday’s presentation of A World of Shorts: Date Night as follows!
A WORLD OF SHORTS presents DATE NIGHT
Wednesday, Feburary 16 at 7 PM
“In the wake of Valentine’s Day, are you looking for love? Have a fling, find a mate, break your heart – or someone else’s – with this collection of romantic short stories.”
Special Offer: “Keep the Valentine’s Day magic going by bringing a special someone to the screening – on us! For the February edition of A World of Shorts, buy one ticket and get one free. Share the love with your friend, colleague, or Valentine!”
Program runs approximately 94 minutes, and features:
Sébastien Trahan, Canada, 2010, 7 min
Thanks to a small time machine, François can break up with his girlfriend over and over again, until he gets it just right. A quirky comedy that puts the “fool” into a “fool proof” plan.
Amy Grappell, USA, 2010, 20 min
An unconventional look at two conventional couples who swapped partners and lived in a group marriage in the early 70s, this award-winning documentary is a fascinating portrait of “modern” love.
Ragnar Agnarsson, Iceland, 2009, 13 min
When a sweet but solitary sound recordist falls into a chance adventure through the streets of Reykjavik, he isn’t at all prepared for the results. Based on a true story.
Flawed (please click on this highlighted title to see an introductory clip)
Andrea Dorfman, Canada, 2010, 12 min
In a world bent on perfection, it’s hard to accept someone’s faults, never mind your own. Filmmaker Andrea Dorfman beautifully animates her own story of finding love with someone new – and ultimately – herself.
Vanesa Abajo Perez, Netherlands, 2009, 22 min
When Annika and Marouan meet, it’s love at first sight in the grocery aisles. But as a perfect evening winds down, reality throws them some unexpected obstacles on their way to a “Hollywood” ending.
Joachim Weissmann, Belgium, 2009, 20 min
When a calm and collected bomb squad negotiator is sent into a convenience store holdup, neither he nor the hapless clerk he tries to counsel are prepared for the blowout in this high-stakes romantic comedy.
Presented in partnership with the Canadian Film Centre’s Worldwide Short Film Festival.
$6, $4 for students, seniors, Front Row passholders.
Location and Contact Info
150 John St. (at Richmond St. W)
Toronto (Osgoode subway station)
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