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Sea to Sky Film Fest screens lucky 13

Squamish’s plucky little Sea to Sky Film Festival, a one-night gala of independent short filmmaking, is celebrating its ninth birthday next Friday evening with a 13-film lineup that includes three world premieres.

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9th Annual Sea to Sky Film Festival lineup

(WP indicates a world premiere screening)

Trois Façons

Steve Asselin - Que.

(Drama) 5:00 min

Loose adaptation of the literary work Thus Spoke Zarathustra , by

Nietzsche.

Simple Favour (WP)

Gary Hawes - Vancouver, B.C.

(Comedy) 12:00 min

In order to commit his long-time girlfriend, Steve must know that she will be faithful. To find out the answer he enlists the help of his best friend Phil.

This Bleeding Place

Susan Cormier - Burnaby, B.C.

(Drama) 5:35 min

As a young woman repaints the apartment where she and her abusive former partner used to live, her strokes are significantly out of synch with her present situation.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Terry Mialkowsky - White Fox, Sask.

(Experimental) 10:00 min

Henry and Olivia exchange gifts of suicide in this grimly beautiful retelling of the classic O. Henry Christmas story The Gift of the Magi .

The Mall Man

Matthew J. Blecha - N. Vancouver, B.C.

(Comedy) 15:00 min

A comedy about a disgruntled mall security guard who finds new meaning by helping a reality TV show hostess and her uptight husband make it to their fertility clinic appointment.

L'Empire du Brien

Louis-Andre Lebrun - Que.

(Documentary) 5:00 min

The Faust myth is examined as it applies to the human condition.

Le Horla

Philippe Gagnon - Que.

(Drama) 5:00 min

Based on the novel "Le Horla", the story deals with a man testing his reality.

The Story of Whistler Mountain (WP)

Edward Homer - Gabriola, B.C.

(Documentary) 30:00 min

From secluded wilderness to world class resort with an Olympic future – a look at the largest ski facility in North America over the past 40 years.

Pits

Gary Hawes - Vancouver, B.C.

(Comedy) 8:00 min

Already running late for his interview at a prestigious law firm, Adam