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CANADA AFTER DARK - Canadian Short Film Showcase (Screening in front of the Features)

We hope you enjoy CANADA AFTER DARK, Toronto After Dark’s 2017 thrilling short film showcase featuring 19 outstanding new horror, sci-fi, action and cult shorts from across Canada.  The shorts are listed below by alphabetical order. Each one will screen in front of a different one of the 19 feature films at the festival over our nine nights, Oct 12-20. To buy tickets to the actual screenings visit our Schedule & Tickets Page.

HOMER_A
Connor Sweeney/Milos Mitrovic, 9min, Canada
Homer, Bart, and Milhouse navigate real life problems in this surreal and disturbing portrait of depravity.
Screening in front of: MY FRIEND DAHMER

BREAKER
Philippe McKie, 10min, Canada
A young hacker is infected by a sentient data weapon and they must work together to avoid being caught by the wrong people.
Screening in front of: SIXTY MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

THE FREEZE
Trevor Mirosh, 9min, Canada
Two room mates finally get a new fridge from their landlord but it is old, broke, and haunted.
Screening in front of: VICTOR CROWLEY

MASKS
Peter Genoway, 6min, Canada.
While preparing for a show in an old theatre, a couple of actors find the dress rehearsal is not going to go according to plan.
Screening in front of: CULT OF CHUCKY

THE GOOD SAMARITAN
Darrin Suzuki, 6min, Canada
A young woman escapes her captors to flag down help on an abandoned road.
Screening in front of: THE VILLAINESS

NIL: NO BLOOD FOR COFFEE
James Turner, 3min, Canada
Based on characters from the 2005 satire, Nil: A Land Beyond Belief, the film follows Proun Nul from bed to absurdist battlefield, where the ultimate prize is a morning coffee.
Screening in front of:  BEYOND SKYLINE

BONEFIRE
Nate Wilson, 12min, Canada
An young troupe of performers lose track of reality and their personal drama takes over.
Screening in front of: RABBIT

DEAD HOUSE
Travis Laidlaw, 13min, Canada
Two men renovating a mysterious old house get trapped inside when the building enters lockdown and they discover they are not alone.
Screening in front of: DEAD SHACK

NO WAVE
Stephane Lapointe, 8min, Canada
When Henry can’t sleep he puts on a relaxation radio station but a cry for help leaves him more than anxious.
Screening in front of: TRENCH 11

ONE HELL OF A PARTY
Austen Payne, 8min, Canada
Two college girls throw a party to make new friends but end up bargaining with a demon they accidentally summoned with a glittery pentagon decoration in this quirky animation.
Screening in front of: EAT LOCALS

STRAY DOG
Michael Mazzuca, 15min, Canada
A money launderer finds himself in a bind on Christmas Eve when a case of mistaken identity leads to him spending the evening with an unpredictable runaway instead of his family.
Screening in front of: IMPOSSIBLE HORROR

THE DROP IN
Naledi Jackson, 13min, Canada
A hair stylist is closing up shop when mysterious woman from her past drops in for an appointment.
Screening in front of: MAYHEM

MISSING TOES
Ian Bawa, 4min, Canada
A lyrical and experimental documentary about foot care for foot amputees.
Screening in front of: DEFECTIVE

LATCHED
Justin Harding, 16min, Canada
A choreographer and her young child go to a cabin for some creative inspiration but are disturbed when a fairy corpse is awakened.
Screening in front of: GAME OF DEATH

STUDDED NIGHTMARE
Jean-Claude Leblanc, 9min, Canada
An antique chair with a dark history posseses more than just kitchy charm.
Screening in front of: POOR AGNES

SCHWARTZY
Aleks Vujosevic, 6min, Canada
A young man obsessed with Arnold Schwarzenegger navigates his conservative family to get the one thing he loves the most.
Screening in front of: LOWLIFE

A DARK BEDTIME
Paul Aihoshi, 5min, Canada
A man’s nightmares and anxieties prevent him, and his partner, from sleeping on a dark and stormy night.
Screening in front of: THE ENDLESS

BLOOD AND HONEY
Karl van Allen, 5min, Canada
When a man helps a young woman in a vulnerable position by taking her to a hotel room, he must pay for his actions.
Screening in front of: COLD HELL

FWD
Stephen Sawchuk, 7min, Canada
Two old class mates learn the consequences of not forwarding a chain e-mail.
Screening in front of: TRAGEDY GIRLS


Please Note:
Shorts do not screen in front of any Feature Film’s Second Screenings.

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