Peace Region Encore (2015)

2015 Festival

Sat, May 9 @ 6:00 pm - GPLT

Presented by Decca Industries, the 7 films in this package either had their world premiere or Alberta premiere on Tues, Wed, or Thur evening. They are all eligible for the $500 cash prize and juried award for Best Peace Region Short that will be presented by Decca Industries. The directors will introduce their films at the beginning of the package and the award presentation will take place at the end.

Films in this package

Julian is simply passing time at his dreary job until a new girl is hired and changes everything.

While asleep, a bored housewife falls in love with a man who appears in her dreams, leaving her torn between them and reality.

Karen, a First Nations woman, learns that someone has been saying that she isn’t Indian. Suspecting that it’s her cousin who has been spreading the lie, Karen goes to her house to confront her.

When the call centre he works at is outsourced overseas, DJ is out of a job and dead broke. Lured by the promise of easy money, he ventures into the highly lucrative world of telephone fraud in this uncompromising look at the initiation of a novice into the dark side. Winner of the 2015 Best…

When John’s simple day of snowmobiling goes awry, the cold winter and a difficult decision forever change his life.

A mysterious object from the past drives a tense showdown between two strangers. Each believes he knows what the other man wants. Both are wrong. Director Chris Beauchamp, Producer Laura Beauchamp, actors Tim Heimdal and Cam White, and composer Chris McIntyre will participate in a Q&A.

My Odd Disorder

Diagnosed with a rare disorder at age 13, Brittney is a Grande Prairie teen whose story is an inspiration as she learns to accept the periodic changes her body goes through with the help of a support group of fellow sufferers. There’ll be a Q&A with Devon Burbank after the screening.