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2017 Festival

Wed, May 10 @ 8:45 pm – GPLT

Presented by Q99 and MR MIKES SteakhouseCasual.
With six French-language films from France, Belgium, and Canada, this package contains a great variety of styles and genres. It does not require fluency in French since each film has English subtitles. Vive le difference!

Films in this package

Bernard is an austere man whose sole occupation is caring for his beloved wife who is very ill. Their son organizes a sugaring off party that reconnects Bernard with the exhilaration of spring.

Javier lives by the golf course among the musical trees, the dune tunnel, and the phone cemetery. For several days, he’s been spying on a beautiful girl who sunbathes in the middle of a golf course bunker. Finally, he builds up the nerve to talk to her.

At first, Felix doubts that the monster visiting his younger sister at night is real, but when he discovers that it does exist, he comes up with a plan to protect her from the next attack. Won Jury Prize for Best Film at the 2015 Festival SPASM in Montreal.

An emergency dispatcher receives a call from a woman who wants to order pizza. Annoyed about the crank call, he is about to hang up on her until he realizes that it might not be a joke.

A young woman doesn’t feel comfortable with her body and is nervous about an important interview the next day. Her mother’s advice only makes things worse. After storming out of the apartment, she meets Lola, an experience that will change her self-perception.

After a car accident, a little girl is helped by a scrap dealer. He takes her to an old warehouse where he has his workshop and she discovers an enchanted world.