We've Got Your Number

2012 Festival

Thur, May 3 @ 9:30 am

Chosen by teachers as suitable for junior high students, these absorbing films provide a bit of everything from dramas and comedies to a documentary and mockumentary. Vancouver Writer/Director Scott Belyea (Children of the Dark) grew up in Grande Prairie and both he and Director of Photography Scooter Corkle lead the Youth Filmmaking Challenge workshops. They will participate in a 15-minute Q&A following the films.

Films in this package

Lost in the frozen depths of the Atlantic, a German U-boat crew find themselves on a collision course with objects stranger than they can fathom.  The truth leaves them bathed in confusion.

A teenager must protect his younger brother in a post-apocalyptic world.  Won the Audience Choice Award and Grand Prize at the 2011 Bloodshots Filmmaking Challenge under its original title Of the Dark. There’ll be a Q&A with Writer/Director Scott Belyea and Director of Photography Scooter Corkle following the screening.

Convinced that a unified theory could be found in the relationship between the numbers two, three, and five, a professor travelled to the Arctic to find the answer and disappeared.  Many years later, a former student tries to find him.  Screened with the kind permission of Network Ireland Television and Brown Bag Films.  Nominated in…

Two worlds collide when a gentleman’s pocket watch bounces away from him and takes him on a wild chase.

Maggie, a street smart 11-year-old, suffers from a shaky home life and the constant torment of a neighbourhood bully, but she has moxie.  Things have turned sour and she’s decided to make a stand.  Won the Best Narrative Short Award at the 2012 Oxford Film Festival.

Matt Giordano, a talented drummer, reveals the challenges he faces as someone with Tourette Syndrome.  Nominated for Best Short Documentary at the 32nd Annual Genie Awards.

Narrated by Jeremy Irons, this mockumentary examines the life cycle of the plastic bag as it encounters enemies and escapes death on its epic migration to its final destination:  the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Set in 1943 Czechoslovakia, this film about a Jew fleeing from the Nazis is based on a true story of resistance fighter David Bako.  Won Audience Choice Award at the 2011 Cleveland International Film Festival.