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Short Series: Ecologies of Community
Nov
2
2:30 PM14:30

Short Series: Ecologies of Community

CANADA | AUSTRALIA | TURKEY | USA

95 min | Partial Subtitles

This series of short docs explores our connections to the land and how we create community.

Life in the City of Dirty Water by Clayton Thomas-Müller & Spencer Mann | CANADA | 20 min

A Few Acres at a Time (ONTARIO PREMIER) by Will Sardinsky | USA | 7 min

Providence by Erin MacIndoe Sproule | GUELPH | 15 min

Rising Puppets of The Limitless Sky (CANADIAN PREMIER) by Anıl Tour | TURKEY | 13 min

Pilliga Rising (CANADIAN PREMIER) by Mark Pearce | AUSTRALIA | 40 min

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Beautiful Things
Nov
2
9:30 PM21:30

Beautiful Things

Giorgio Ferrero & Federico Biasin | ITALY

93 min | Partial Subtitles

Co-presented by Guelph Music and The Wooly Pub

A symphonic journey into our obsessive consumption.
The many objects we accumulate begin their production journey in silent secluded industrial site where borderline men work in isolation without any interference, creating the objects that feed our bulimic material lifestyle.

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The Book of the Sea
Nov
3
11:30 AM11:30

The Book of the Sea

Aleksei Vakhrushev | RUSSIA

85 min | Full Subtitles

In the frigid waters off of Russia’s Bering Strait, Inuit and Chukchi hunters still seek out the giant sea mammals that sustained their people since time immemorial. Life meets myth as a new generation of hunters sets out to sea to hunt the whales, walruses, and seals that have tied them to these remote shores since the beginning of time. 

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Sovereign Soil
Nov
3
7:30 PM19:30

Sovereign Soil

  • Albert A. Thornbrough Building, Room 1200 University of Guelph (map)
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WORLD PREMIER

David Curtis | CANADA

91 min

Supported by the Central Student Association

At the far-flung edge of Canada’s boreal forest, outside the tiny sub-Arctic town of Dawson City, Yukon, a handful of unlikely farmers are growing everything from snow-covered Brussels sprouts to apples. These modern-day agrarians have carved out small patches of fertile soil in an otherwise unforgiving expanse of isolated wilderness to make a living and a life.

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Community Screening: Water Docs
Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

Community Screening: Water Docs

GUELPH | CANADA | USA

79 min

In partnership with Wellington Water Watchers and Water Docs Where-You-Live

A series of entertaining and engaging short films about water and how it impacts our lives as human beings on planet earth.

To the Orcas, With Love by Natalie Lucier | CANADA | 56 min

Onward Ever by Brandon Walsh | USA | 16 min 

The Ripple Effects Everything  by Jean Little P.S. | GUELPH | 7 min 

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