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Eve Film Festival: Short Films: Life is an Adventure

October 27, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Eve Film Fest (EFF) is a feminist event that showcases and supports work by women (cis and trans) and genderqueer directors in film. We provide a forum for underrepresented filmmakers from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and stages in their career to present and calibrate their art.

Tickets: $10 per Segment or $25 for the full festival pass.

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Segment #8 – Short Films: Life is an Adventure

THE GIRL/LA FILLE | Keegan Connor Tracy| 6:45 | Canada | 2019

A young girl playing in the forest comes across a mysterious curio which transports her to 1920s France…

THE CUNNING MAN | Zoë Dobson | 12:54 | United Kingdom | 2019

The Cunning Man is inspired by a real Cunning Man, John Harries (c.1785 – 1839). It’s an enchanted tale of compassion in the face of callous greed.

WILD | Morgana McKenzie| 16:40 | Canada | 2018

It’s the summer of 1937. Something is living in the corn field. Young Ida doesn’t know what it is, but it seems to understand her better than anyone else on her uncle’s farm.

LISTEN TO ME SING | Isabel Garrett| 11:12 | United Kingdom | 2019

A miserable hotel performer learns to express herself when she falls in love with a walrus.

WENONAH | Deanna Armenti | 9:17 | Canada | 2019

When Wenonah and Luc’s mother dies they must live with their overbearing father on his fur trade expedition and find a way to stand up to him to stop Wenonah’s arranged marriage. This 1700s period piece explores both the realities women and Metis people faced at this time in Canadian history. Wenonah brings to life and celebrates strong, diverse characters. Although the film takes place in the past, the story draws many parallels to the modern narrative women face today.

LAST STAND TO NOWHERE | Michelle Muldoon| 14:58 | Canada | 2018

The Clantons; horse thieves, cattle rustlers, sisters who believe that the town’s fortunes are theirs for the taking. The Earps are the strong arm of justice; sisters raised by a hard-nosed father to unflinchingly right the wrongs of a cruel world. Last Stand to Nowhere is an all-female re-imagining of the most famous gunfight in the history of the West; the ultimate family feud that finds its resolution at the end of a gun barrel at the OK Corral.

TRANSMISSION | Rebecca Gardiner | 14:45 | Australia | 2018

Earth is dying, humanity is on the brink of extinction, and now mankind’s final hope has all but disappeared. In an effort to source a new life for planet earth, a research team ventured through the stars, only to go missing on an unknown planet. Desperate to find them, Commander Madison Sterling and her crew venture in pursuit. As her crew go missing one by one, the entire fate of humanity rests on her shoulders.

A LAND SHAPED BY WOMEN | Anne-Flore Marxer| 25:00 | France | 2018

The movie is an inspirational depiction of their journey across Iceland, where the two Freeride World Champions explore the country in a van through the adventure sports they are passionate about: snowboarding and surfing. On the road they meet inspirational Icelandic women to understand their mindset living in a country with a rich history in gender equality. 


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October 27, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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