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Twice a year, CSIF showcases the best of our members' work. Juried by our Programming Committee, these films highlight the great work being done within the Alberta independent filmmaking scene. Join us at cSPACE to celebrate local film and hear from the directors in a post-screening discussion about process, technique, and storytelling.

Tickets are $5, and can be purchased in advance via Eventbrite:

This event will also be featuring beverages for purchase from our partners, Village Brewery.


In the 4th Dimension | Andres Porras | 3:15
This experimental project is part film, part song, part live spoken word reading. Shot on 8mm, In the 4th Dimension takes viewers through an interdimensional journey as the main character discovers the secrets to time travel. The director will be reciting the spoken word poem live in front of the audience, drawing attention to the ephemeral nature of time. In the 4th Dimension was shot on Kodak Tri-X reversal Black and white Super 8 film stock.

Process | Eric Pauls and Michael Janke | 10:38
An experimental documentary about two emerging choreographers, each taking on their first long-form contemporary art pieces.

Replecan| Suza Singh | 2:19
Trailer - Caught in a web of deceit, a young woman must unravel her past in order to save herself from a group of government covert operatives.

Kaiyii | Josh Manyheads | 14:09 |
A band of scavenging misfits seek a perpetual eden. What they find, gives them more than they bargained for.

The Successor | Stephen Milkalsky | 5:10
A fourth-generation market trader in London was compelled by his father at a young age to take over the family stall or their hundred-year-old license would terminate. But it's more than just a job.

36? – Vic (Official Music Video) | Kevin Kirkpatrick | 4:05

Tales from the Rez | Telly James | 11:25
A widowed Indigenous man is offered a second chance at being reunited with his deceased wife but at a deadly cost.

Creds to Garbinder | Evelina Groll | 4:40
An improv scene done on a construction site, in a series of flamboyant outfits. A short, mostly (entirely) ridiculous not quite music video, to a mix by Ziibiwan Mahgagahbow, a Canadian Indigenous artist.

The Vacuum | Magnus Peterson | 1:00
A funny short film honoring the work of Monty Python

Things Fall Apart | Hussein Juma | 0:45
Trailer for feature length horror film “Things Fall Apart” - Part mumblecore drama, part surreal horror film, "Things Fall Apart" when a strange, mysterious artifact is shared at a dinner party causing a group of old friends to question their loyalties and finally, their sanity.

Roads and Ruin | Kaytlyn Turner | 20:28
A divorced, melancholy truck driver named Mick travels lonely distances, encountering gruff coworkers, diner waitresses and prostitutes along the way. Shot on 35mm.

Thank you to Calgary Arts Development, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and Canada Council for the Arts.

Friday, May 10th
cSPACE (1721 29 Ave SW)