The National Film Board of Canada Animates Its Way From Ottawa to Vancouver

16 Sep

In summary, the OIAF will have eight pieces in official competition: Matthew Rankin’s The Tesla World Light; Chintis Lundgren’s Manivald; Eva Cvijanovic’s Hedgehog’s Home; Christopher Auchter’s The Mountain of SGaana; Malcolm Sutherland’s Simulated Life; and three films by Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski: We Drink Too Much, We Eat Shit and Square Saint-Louis. Four other films are being screened in the festival’s Canadian Panorama category, including two new works by Oscar-winning NFB animators: the latest from Torill Kove, Threads; the world premiere of Éléonore Goldberg’s Mon Yiddish Papi; Kevin D. A. Kurytnik and Carol Beecher’s Skin for Skin; as well as Chris Landreth’s Be Cool, from the Naked Island series.

At VIFF, SGaana will get its BC premiere. Also screening is Alanis Obomsawin’s Our People Will Be Healed, Charles Officer’s Unarmed Verses, Matthew Rankin’s The Tesla World Light and Chintis Lundgren’s Manivald.

Showtimes are as follows:
Ottawa International Animation Festival

Manivald
Fri, Sept 22, 9:15pm, ByTowne Cinema
Sun, Sept 24, 3:00pm, ByTowne Cinema

Tesla World Light
Weds, Sept 20 9:15pm, National Gallery
Sat, Sept 23, 11:00am, National Gallery

The Mountain of SGaana
Sat, Sept 23, 11:00am, National Gallery
Sun, Sept 24, 1:00 pm, National Gallery

Hedgehog’s Home
Sat, Sept 23, 11:00am, National Gallery
Sun, Sept 24, 1:00pm, National Gallery

Threads
Thurs, Sept 21, 1:00pm, National Gallery
Sun, Sept 24, 5:00pm, National Gallery

Mon Yiddish Papi
Thurs, Sept 21, 1:00pm, National Gallery
Sun, Sept 24, 5:00pm, National Gallery

Skin for Skin
Thur, Sept 21, 1:00pm, National Gallery
Sun, Sept 24, 5:00pm, National Gallery

Vancouver International Film Festival

The Mountain of SGaana
Thurs, Oct 5, 9:15 pm, International Village 8
Thurs, Oct 12, 3:15 pm, International Village 8

Unarmed Verses
Wednesday, Oct 4, 1 pm, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
Friday, Oct 6, 6 pm, Rio Theatre

Our People Will Be Healed
Thursday, Oct 5, 9 pm, Vancity Theatre
Mon, Oct 9, 6:30 pm, Cinematheque

Manivald
Fri, Sept 29, 6:15 pm, Rio Theatre – screens with the feature film B*tch
Sat, Oct 7, 3:45 pm, Rio Theatre

The Tesla World Light
Tues, Oct 3, 9:15 pm, International Village 8
Tues, Oct 10, 3:15 pm, International Village 8

Bear 71 VR
Oct 5 and 6,
VIFF VR Lounge,
Vancouver International Film Centre,
1181 Seymour Street

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