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Shorts

Meet Market

Year 2010
Runtime 110 mins
Language English, Icelandic, Spanish

14A - Advisories: Sexual Content, Mature Subject Matter & Gory Scenes.

This ensemble of short films illustrates the awkward, rewarding and challenging aspects of love, life and relationships. Live vicariously through these films as they explore unusual getaways, unconventional pairings and reactionary romance. Who said love was easy?

How to Rid Your Love of Negative Emotions Caused By You!
DIRECTOR: Nadia Litz, Canada (ON), 2010, 16 MIN
This could be a perfect love story, as long as no one bleeds to death.

The Cortege (El Cortejo)
Spanish with English subtitles
DIRECTOR: Marina Seresesky, Spain, 2010, 14 MIN
Capi is the oldest gravedigger in the cemetery. Every month for the last couple of years, he has waited for Marta to take flowers to the grave of her husband. She is his last hope.

Flawed
Animated
DIRECTOR: Andrea Dorfman, Canada (NS), 2010, 13 MIN
Love depends on whether Andrea can accept herself, imperfections and all. A story of love, relationships and hesitation.

Some Boys Don't Leave
DIRECTOR: Maggie Kiley, USA, 2009, 14MIN
What happens when the break-up happens but the break doesn’t?
Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival 2010

Vagina Vacation
DIRECTOR: Erick Boychuck, Canada (BC), 2009, 8 MIN
Nicole’s vagina decides to get out of dodge and regain its identity after the birth of her 18th child. Sometimes you just don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.

Gayby
DIRECTOR: Jonathan Lisecki, US, 2010, 12 MIN
A gay man and a straight woman decide to have a child together the old fashioned way.

Epic Fail (Epik Feil)
Icelandic with English subtitles
DIRECTOR: Ragnar Agnarsson, Iceland, 2009, 14 MIN
Based on true events. A timid sound man find himself in extraordinary situations and has to put his trust in a stranger.

Glenn Owen Dodds
DIRECTOR: Frazer Bailey, Australia, 2010, 16 MIN
You want the meaning of life? You’ve got five minutes.
Winner of International Prix Canal+ Award Clermont-Ferrand 2010

Producer
Various
Screenwriter
Various
Cinematographer
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Editor
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Cast
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