CIFF Short Film Series : For Lovers

Tough, tender, and sometimes strange, romance is at the heart of these short films for lovers. With plenty of truths and juicy tales of passionate affairs, these shorts will take you through all stages of that indescribable emotion: love.

SUNDAY SEP 21, 6:45 PM

AT GLOBE CINEMA - 18+ (NO MINORS)

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THURSDAY SEP 25, 7:15 PM

AT EAU CLAIRE

LIFE'S A BITCH - CAN – 6 min - Francois Jaros

Love. Grief. Shock. Denial. Sleeplessness. Bubble bath. Mucus. Masturbation. Squirrels. Cries. 95 scenes. 5 minutes. Life's a bitch.

 

ALL'S FAIR – USA – 13 min - Todd Strauss-Schulson

A young man hires a prostitute to recreate the mundane intimacies he's missing after a bad breakup.

 

BODY PARTS – CAN – 8 min - Naomi Jaye

For Elodie, the bathtub seemed as good a place as any to discuss her boyfriend's personal habits.

 

THE PROPOSAL - CAN – 9 min - Geordie Sabbagh

Jack and Sara decide to be deadly honest with each other, because love is always worth fighting for.

 

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOMMY CHAOS AND STACEY DANGER - USA - 10 min  - Michael Lukk Litwak

Dinosaurs have invaded Earth but neither Tommy nor Stacey care anymore now that they've found each other.

 

RHINO FULL THROTTLE (Nashorn im Galopp)– GER – 15 min - Erik Schmitt

In a smart mix of animation and live-action, Bruno searches for the soul of the city and finds more about himself than he expects.

 

FRANK AND AZALEE AUSTIN – USA – 10 min - Zachary Kerschberg

Newlyweds Frank and Azalee struggle during their first immigration interview.

 

ME + HER – USA – 12 min - Joseph Oxford

Love is not recyclable in this heartwarming story of two puppet sweethearts.

 

WE KEEP ON DANCING – AU – 8 min - Jessica Lawton

Two strangers meet through a haze of smoke from a broken-down Volkswagen Beetle in this sweet tale of love, loss and car trouble.