On Location: Members Screening & Directors Talk

Gillian McKercher MANEKI NEKO (2015)

Twice a year CSIF showcases the best of their members' latest films. Join us on October 20 at Theatre Junction GRAND to celebrate local film, and hear from the directors in a post-screening discussion about process, technique and storytelling. 

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Tickets are $10 in advance via Theatre Junction GRAND or at the door

An encore presentation of the program will run continuously from Oct 26 - 31 at Nur Box Theatre in Watermark Tower +15 - 530 8 Ave SW in partnership with the Downtown Calgary Association

SLEEP (Trailer) | Dir. Darius de Andrade | 4 min

A narcoleptic woman and a slacker-turned-unwitting gumshoe try to piece together the truth behind her cataplexic dreams. Embroiled in the search for this dark secret, they find it harder to know who to trust, and what's real.

BLEACH | Dir. Don Best | 7 min

A 35mm experimental animation that references the corrosive properties that are used both in physical film and in the process of production.

THE HITCH-HIKER | Dir. JP Marchant | 29 min

Stranded after his car breaks down, Pete hitches a ride from Frank. As they drive, it becomes apparent that Fran’s dark past will shatter both of their lives.

 MANEKI NEKO | Dir. Gillian McKercher | 7 min

A bad dream sets the precedent for a day in the life of Stella, a young woman who seems to be without any luck.


A young woman explores facets of her personality through interactions in her environment until an event occurs revealing she is many and she is one.

A panel discussion with filmmakers will follow the program 


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October 20
Theatre Junction GRAND - 601 1 St SW