Canon Shorts Program #1

Canon Shorts Program #1

Friday, February 24 – 1:00 PM
Presented by Canon

This program includes short films entered in the Canon International Student Film Competition, featured shorts from the Plurality of Privacy Project, and the winners of the 2017 W&M 24 Speed contest.

The films in this program contain strong language and sexual content that may not be suitable for younger audiences.

Films from Canon International Student Film Competition are listed with their submission category. Awards for the contest will be announced during the Canon Shorts Program #2 on February 26.

All seats are free, but reserved tickets are required.


TinderOperaCONNECTION LOST (THE TINDER OPERA)

2016, USA, 11 min, Director: Adam Taylor
University-Fiction – The operatic tale of a single man’s first steps into the unfamiliar world of Tinder dating.


WeevilsWEEVILS (Mjölbaggar)

2016, Sweden, 6 min, By Marioan Hosseini & Unga Klara
Friends debate what is reasonable in the name of safety. Part of the Plurality of Privacy Project.


Loop1LOOP

2016, USA, 7 min, Director: Eli Hall, Ryan Beard, & Steven Gentry
Middle / High School – Fiction – In this society, the only way to experience virtual reality is on the black market.


Truth And Nothing But

THE TRUTH & NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH

2016, Romania, 9 min, By Mihaela Michailov A mother and daughter explore difficult parts of the family’s history. Part of the Plurality of Privacy Project.


HaveaGreatDay1

HAVE A GREAT DAY : )

2016, USA, 8 min, Director: Danny Rosenberg
University-Documentary – An aesthetic ethnography of a small business sheds light on the monotonous routine of food service work.


Deburkanisation

PROJECT DEBURKANISATION

2016, Belgium, 6 min, By Rachida Lamrabet
A woman reflects on her options given recent legislation. Part of the Plurality of Privacy Project.


FreddieGray3AFTER FREDDIE GRAY: WHAT NOW?

2016, USA, 10 min, Director: Victor Able
Middle / High School-Documentary – An exploration of how Freddie Gray’s death impacted Baltimore.


Audition2

AUDITION

2016, USA, 14 min, Director: Michael Kuznar
University-Fiction – A young actor with an eerie resemblance appears at John’s audition.


GrowUp2

GROW UP

2016, USA, 6 min, Director: Ken Asada University-Fiction
Follow these action figures as they investigate the death of their good friend Steve.


24 Speed

24 SPEED 2017

The following winning films from the 2017 24 Speed contest will be featured as part of this screening:

Student Film Jury Award – LOVELIGHTS
Student Film Audience Award – A DAY OUT
Alumni Film Jury Award – LESBIAN HACKERS F*** S*** UP
Alumni Film Audience Award – THE CAPER CAPER

Full Schedule