Could Be Love

2016 Festival

Tues, May 10 @ 7:30 pm - GPLT; Fri, May 13 @ 4:00 pm - GPLT

Presented by Q99 and the Holiday Inn, this package of 7 love-themed films from Europe, the US, and Grande Prairie feature the world premiere of SMOOTH MOVES and the Canadian premiere of 5 European films. It includes 4 comedies and 4 foreign-language films with English subtitles (3 French and 1 Norwegian). There will be a Q&A with SMOOTH MOVES Writer/Directors Chris Beauchamp and Cris Seppola-Podsada as well as key cast members after the screening.

Films in this package

A man enters a shop looking for something but doesn’t know what it is. The shopkeeper seems unsurprised and remarkably well-prepared to discover what it is that his customer seeks and to provide it for him.

Tensions rise when a flirtatious game of one-upmanship turns an office into a battleground. There will be a Q&A with Chris Beauchamp and Cris Seppola-Podsada as well as key cast members after the screening.

Three single mothers in a small Norwegian town bemoan the lack of single men in the village … until the day that three hunky new cops arrive on a temporary assignment, setting the women on the road to crime.

Albertine is an elderly widow who spends her time going to funerals or sitting in her apartment, planning her own. Then one evening, her attempt to change a lightbulb is interrupted by a knock on the door. As she plans for the end of her life, is it possible there might be a new beginning?…

When a broken-hearted guy tries to get over his ex-girlfriend, he gets more than he bargained for and a lesson in expectation vs. reality. Won Best Short Short at the 2015 Aspen Shortsfest.

As she is forced to terminate her only child, a malfunctioning 13-year-old android, a woman tries to convince her husband to adopt a human child despite the risks inherent in doing so.

Damien lives with his Granny in a remote cottage in rural Ireland. Late one night, Granny wakes him to say they have a visitor. Not only must Damien distract the strange creature, but he must also romance her. If he and the banshee kiss before dawn, Granny will be saved. Screened with the kind permission…