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Eve Film Festival: Short Films: The Heart’s Way

October 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 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 #3 – Short Films: The Heart’s Way

TANDEM | Vivian Altman| 11:05 | Brazil | 2019

This animation film invites us to share the intimacy of Hugo and Magda (a long standing couple) who are resigned to living out their fantasies independently of one another.

ONE STEP AT A TIME | Emilie Segouin | 6:59 | Canada | 2019

Between the laundry and the anxiety of everyday life, we sometimes need to speak to someone. A minimalist art video about bereavement, narrated by hands folding origami.

A THREE PLAYER SCRUM | Danika Vermette| 7:10 | Canada | 2019

Olivia and Aude have played rugby sevens together for years. After the new girl’s first game, Oli only has eyes for her.

THE CLOSURE CENTER | Chelsey d’Adesky | 17:07 | United Kingdom | 2018

In a near future London, Cara is haunted by unresolved feelings from a past relationship with Peter. Her new partner, Adam, is about to move in with her, so she books an appointment at The Closure Center.

AILIN ON THE MOON | Claudia Ruiz| 5:00 | Argentina | 2018

Work, do the shopping, cooking, cleaning, ironing, taking care of Ailín: that is the routine of Vilma, mother of 40 years, overwhelmed by fatigue and skin intolerance. Ailín (4), just looking to play and demand the attention of a restless girl, one day causes the emotional outbreak of the mother. The routine that led them away must be broken to meet again.

MASKS ON | Keren Hantman | 16:21 | USA | 2018

Israel 1991. A 12-year-old observes the tension rising at home as the threat of an Iraqi chemical attack on central Israel becomes more realistic, but she has a mission of her own: the pursuit for her first taste of alcohol.

GAMERS | Searit Huluf| 9:45 | USA | 2018

An amateur female gamer is given a once in a lifetime opportunity to try out for a pro league gaming team, only to be repressed by self-doubt.

DON’T LEAVE ME | Brigitte Fässler | 8:55 | Switzerland | 2018

It is the story of a couple whose relationship takes violent and destructive forms and whose protagonists are trapped in a spiral of power and impotence. The story is told without words, but with an even more expressive choreography, oppressive soundscape and scenography.

WHISTLE DOWN WIND | Andie Morgenlander, Julia Christgau | 14:36 | USA | 2018

The story centers two young women, Alex and Janie, who have been best friends since childhood but are now caught in a secret relationship. Alex is cheating on her high-school sweetheart, and Janie is becoming increasingly restless with the intolerant nature of her hometown. Our film finds them at a crossroads, the boiling point of their complicated but beautiful relationship.


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October 26, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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2 Daly Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E2 Canada
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