NFB New Releases (65 mins)
Love and loss, and the mysteries of what could have been, take centre stage in this program of animated shorts. Be swept up in the fantasy of an in-flight romance, discover the secret story of a lost Polish town, meet a troubled young vampire and a man who is about to lose his head—and see how an office prank leads to one man’s full-blown transformation. These films have all been co-produced with the NFB’s international partners, and made by some of the world’s top animation directors.
Edmond Was a Donkey (15m03s), Franck Dion
Kali the Little Vampire (9m26s), Régina Pessoa
Romance (7m21s), Georges Schwizgebel
FAMILY PROGRAM "Not So Scary Stories" (5+) (39 min)
"Not So Scary Stories" program of animated films features the quirky tale of a six-year-old who collects sounds, along with a colourful and charming fairy tale—perfect for children ages five and up.
The Sound Collector (11m55s), Lynn Smith
Bonifacio in Summertime (26m54s), Antoine Lanciaux & Pierre-Luc Granjon
FAMILY PROGRAM "Friends and Monsters" (10+) (37 min)
"Friends and Monsters" is for the 10+ crowd, with films about a very unusual set of twins and the unsettling experience of being in a new school.
Rose & Violet (26m21s), Claude Grosch & Luc Otter