TIFF Programmers have curated a selection of internationsl short films that are playing at TIFF 2016. Short Cuts Re/Mix allows you to log in from anywhere in the world, and be part of the festival.
Short Cuts Remix Programme
In screening order
Andy Goes In
Josh Polon, USA
He’s a $10 per hour farmhand with Tyson and McDonald’s in his crosshairs. And his name isn’t Andy.
Fabian Velasco and Milos Mitrovic, Canada
After getting plastic surgery to look like a famous teen pop-star, an introverted super fan named Arnold begins to experience irreversible side effects as his face begins to fall apart during a night out doing karaoke.
Nothing about Moccasins (Rien sur les mocassins) Eden Mallina Awashish, Canada – North American Premiere
Director Eden Mallina Awashish struggles to understand why her grandmother refuses to allow her to shoot a film about moccasins. Her failed attempt turns into a playful deconstruction of cultural loss, a record of the resolve to protect Atikamekw tradition.
Eva Michon, USA/Poland/Canada
A teenage girl visits her dad on vacation and finds his news a little hard to swallow.
A New Home
Žiga Virc, Slovenia
What is the biggest danger Europe faces: the crisis on its borders, or its own paranoia and fear?
Mamadou Dia, Senegal/USA
Two children write letters to get enough money to go to the cinema. Saturday is their last chance to see the ending of the movie. The local city theater is closing down.
5 Films About Technology
Peter Huang, Canada
A look at the dumber side of modern technology.
Mateusz Rakowicz, France/Poland
Stanislav takes his beloved Zosia on a mysterious and romantic journey. He wants to propose to her in the city of love. Stanislav doesn’t expect that it will be the most horrible night of his life, and his well planned trip will go much further than he anticipated.
TIFF Short Cuts programmer Danis Goblet has this to say about this special programme, “We are so thrilled to present this compelling and distinctive selection of TIFF ’16 Short Cuts films online. Short films are a place of discovery at the festival and Re/Mix is an unprecedented opportunity for audiences to connect with the work and be a part of the festival from anywhere in the world”.
Tickets will only be available online from September 9 – 13 (midnight EST). There are only 500 SLOTS, so get them while you can. Your 24-hour viewing window will start on September 14 (10am EST).