Canada’s Top Ten Shorts 2016 - Program I

Blind Vaysha | Vaysha, l'aveugle ● With one eye that can only see the past and one that can only see the future, a girl is tormented by two irreconcilable realities. Blind Vaysha is a vivid and gorgeously crafted 3D fable about living in the present. Theodore Ushev/QC. 8 min.

Frame 394 ●
Shortlisted for an Academy Award, Rich Williamson’s documentary explores ideas of truth in images. When a Toronto man analyzes the shaky footage of police shooting unarmed motorist Walter Scott in South Carolina, he finds himself entangled in one of America’s most high- profile and racially-charged cases. Rich Williamson/ON. 29 min.

Emma ●
Fourteen-year-old Emma struggles to hide her alopecia areata, a condition of rapid, unpredictable hair loss. Director Martin Edralin delicately details the uneasy path towards self-acceptance in this quiet and sublime film. Martin Edralin/ON. 13 min.

Her Friend Adam ●
A boyfriend’s insecurities spark an argument that spirals into a full-on emotional meltdown, in this powerful single-take drama featuring a Sundance Special Jury Award–winning performance by 2016 TIFF Rising Star Grace Glowicki. Benjamin Petrie/ON. 17 min.

Fluffy | Flafi ●
Boris and his family are preparing to leave his hypochondriac parents and their impossibly tiny Belgrade flat for a long- awaited new life in Canada. However, his 10-year-old daughter Ljubica has entered a contest that is about to subvert everyone’s plans. Lee Filipovski/ON. 24 min.


Single-bill admission price in effect for Canada’s Top Ten Shorts. See one or both programs for the applicable single-bill price: $11 Adults / $9 Students & Seniors