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ANIMATED FILMS AT VIWIFF 2018

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PANEL: INCLUSIVITY IN THE WORKFORCE WITH DRAWN TOGETHER VANCOUVER
March 8, 2018, 9:30 - 10:30 AM

Join Drawn Together Vancouver for a free panel discussion on International Women's Day. Drawn Together Vancouver, a local grassroots organization of women in the animation sector, counts many senior animation executives among its members. Join them for a panel and question and answer session that looks at how the Vancouver animation industry is making strides towards a more inclusive workforce that ensures a wider range of voices and visions. And hear more about DTV’s workshops, networking and mentorship opportunities. 

This is a free event, register here

 

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If You Fall

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Screening time: Sunday, March 11 at 4:15 PM
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Directed by:
00:06:04
Tisha Deb Pillai, BC
Eight-year-old Lila takes on the daunting task of learning how to cycle, as she faces an unfamiliar parental role-reversal at home.
Credits: Writer, director, and producer: Tisha Deb Pilla; Composer: Kunal Sen; Voice actors: Mandovi Ray Chaudhry, Sudhir Pilla, Sutapa Deb, Neel Gupta Bhattacharya

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Laymun

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Screening time: Friday, March 9 at 9 PM
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00:04:42
Catherine Prowse, UK 
Canadian Premiere
This beautifully animated film tells the story of a gardener working amidst the crumbling walls of a Middle Eastern city, affected by the destruction of war. But her plants, left on doorsteps and window-sills, give hope and life.
Credits: Made by: Catherine Prowse and Hannah Quinn

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Nana

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Screening time: Friday, March 9 at 9 PM
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Directed by:
00:05:05 
Alexandra Kellner, Ontario 

In this animation, Vera Reiner recounts the story of how she was removed from her home in Budapest and taken prisoner during the Nazi occupation of Austria and Hungary in 1944. With a sense of humour and unexpected joy, Vera describes her experience of survival and of reunification with her family.

Credits: Director: Ali Kellner; Producer: Sheridan College; Composer: Iva Delic

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Threads

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Screening time: Sunday, March 11 at 4:15 PM
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Directed by:
00:08:49
Torill Kove, Ontario

Motherhood and the passage of childhood are lovingly explored in this delightful short film from a previous Oscar-winner.

Credits: Director: Torill Kove; Producers: Lise Fearnley, Tonje Skar Reiersen, Michael Fukushima; Composer: Kevin Dean; Editor: Simen Gengenbach
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Vancouver International Women in Film Festival (#VIWIFF) 

Schedule List of Films  ~ Subscribe for updates  ~ Tickets On Sale Now

March 6 - 11, 2018 at the VIFF Vancity Theatre

 

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