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2022 WIFF LOCAL SHORTS #2

2022 WIFF LOCAL SHORTS #2

WIFF Local Shorts #2

WIFF is committed to promoting and fostering local films and filmmakers and welcomes local short and feature film submissions for programming consideration to the festival. This year’s films were selected by judges on the basis of quality and originality, and on their ability to contribute significantly to the overall success of WIFF 2022.

Chivalric Values directed by Elissa Weir (4 mins)
A medieval knight uses a dating app to find true love in the modern world. It doesn't go as easy as she had hoped!

Sapphic Dating for Rural Victorians directed by Elissa Weir (8 mins)
Violet, a queer woman living in Victoria B.C., wants to ask her crush, Saph, out on a date, but Voce, the anthropomorphized voice in her head, keeps feeding her facts that deplete her confidence. So stuck in her own head, Violet misses Saph's attempts to reach out and return Violet's affections.

Purity directed by Carolina DiGrado (3 mins)
A woman sees herself trapped in a commercial narrated by a bodiless entity and is forced to follow his demands.

Continuum directed by Calum Hotchkiss (4 mins)
A young woman who is overwhelmed by societal pressures breaks free of a simulated existence and opens herself to the full breadth of life.

From Napoli With Love directed by Luca Cunial (17 mins)
Luca lives for pizza. In an attempt to create a documentary about the cultural exchange between Neapolitan and Windsor pizza, the Covid-19 pandemic diminishes any hopes of flying to Italy and exploring his cultural background. With an infinite amount of free time, (and a hunger for pizza), Luca and his twin sister, Gemma, aim to save the documentary.

Big Little Show directed by Gemma Eva (8 mins)
A playwright writes the perfect script but gets rejected by big-time producers. The writer must find a way to overcome the rejection by producing her play on her own in a small-but-mighty way.

Director

Elissa Weir,
Carolina DiGrado,
Gemma Eva,
Calum Hotchkiss,
Luca Cunial

Genre

Alternative Content

Rating

STC

Year

2022

Country

Canada

Runtime

44m

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8:30 pm

Wed Nov 2

Capitol Pentastar Theatre

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