The Nu York Film Festival, a screening of eclectic films created and produced by the 2005 graduating class of York’s Department of Film, will be held Saturday with screenings from 1 to 6pm at Toronto’s Royal Cinema, 680 College St. Admission is just $5 for the entire screening and available at the door.
Mantisá – a story of broken souls scarred by the betrayal and violence of abuse, the betrayal of a world unwilling to listen to the truth, and the empty promises of love by their abusers
Director: Brendon Foster-Algoo
I Hate Moosicals! – In a musical comedy, Genevieve the cow narrates the heart-rending tale of star-crossed lovers in a town divided by cow-love and cow-hate.
Directors: Bonnie Marshall and Tamar Ditzian
The Scent – A film about a perfume maker searching for the perfect scent who is trapped by feelings of guilt and rumination.
Director: Ariel (Chong Hee) Youm
Control – What would it be like to have complete control of your life? To be able to fast forward through the hard times, pause the good or rewind and fix your biggest mistake?
Director: Nick Butler
Snow Angel – “The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” (Denis Waitley)
Director: Joelle Habbaki
Director: Jorge Rangel
Homo High – School’s out (of the closet).
Director: Jonathon Rivait
Based On A True Story – The events and characters depicted in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
Director: Ryan Neill
Ruby Read – Never underestimate the curiosity of an eight-year-old girl.
Director: Lara Mrkoci
Director: Farhad Farazmand
Calogero – A young Sicilian moves to Toronto to follow his dream of becoming a professional hockey player.
Director: Jonathan T. Garcia Mainou
God’s Goodness – A dying young genius tests the faith of the Christian immigrant who cares for him.
Director: Marc Betsworth
This article was submitted to YFile by Mary-Lou Schagena, Faculty of Fine Arts.