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LUNCHBOX Shorts-Monday (EIFF)

Monday to Friday during the festival (Oct. 1-5), EIFF presents five (5) unique short film packages curated from thousands of films submitted to the festival this year.  Each short film programme begins at 12:10pm and runs approx. 45-mins. in length, giving you just enough time to get back to your desk!  Admission is $15 and includes LUNCH.

Today’s LUNCHBOX SHORTS package includes these films…

THE HOOPOE AND THE OWLS

Director: Narges Haghighat | 4-mins. | Islamic Republic of Iran | 2017| Animation

The Hoopoe and the Owls is an adaptation of an old Iranian story about a hoopoe who goes along with what a group of owls say in order to survive.

LANGUAGE: English

 

THE AVOCADO

Director: Darwin Serink | 11-mins. | Edmonton | 2018 | Drama

After several unsuccessful attempts, Raul finally gets the courage to ask his co-worker, Rosa, out on a date. To his surprise, she says yes, but when the anticipated day arrives, Raul is met with an unforeseen event that changes his life forever.

LANGUAGE: English

 

TWO PUDDLES

Director: Timothy Keeling | 6-mins. | UK | 2018 | Drama

When a family encounter two radically unusual puddles on a woodland retreat, unspoken tensions finally surface.

LANGUAGE: English, Swedish

 

SACRED HAIR

Director: Mario Morin | 13-mins. | Canada/Montreal | 2017 | Drama

A fortuitous life changing encounter between a young ill boy and a Muslim woman in a Montreal park.

LANGUAGE: English, French

 

ONE CAMBODIAN FAMILY PLEASE FOR MY PLEASURE

Director: Anna Martemucci | 14-mins. | USA | 2018 | Drama

Fargo, North Dakota, 1981: Hanka, a profoundly lonely refugee from Czechoslovakia, types a letter that paints an all-too-appealing picture of her life in the freezing landscape of North Dakota as she begs an organization to send a Cambodian refugee family so that she may help to resettle them in the "dreamland" that is midwestern Reagan-era America.

LANGUAGE: English

Starring: TBC
Directed by: Various

In Theatres:Oct 01, 2018
Genre: Miscellaneous
Duration: 45 min

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