Screening Schedule:

Thursday, October 21, 2021 (7-9PM)

This screening session will be hosted by Johanna Schneller and features 10 short films. All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.


Fox Theatre

2236 Queen St E,

Toronto, ON M4E 1G2,


Free Tickets:

Book your FREE tickets for this screening now via Fox Theatre here.

All guests attending screenings of the Toronto Arthouse Film Festival are required to have a ticket for entry due to the assigned seating model in place to regulate social distancing in the theatre. Tickets and seats can be reserved online ahead of time, or can be reserved at the box office upon arrival to the screening(s). A ticket must be reserved for each event if attending more than one screening. Groups of individuals wishing to sit together must book all tickets/seats in one transaction in order to be seated together.


Due to the vaccine passport mandate coming into effect on September 22nd, all guests attending will be required to show their proof of vaccination and photo ID upon arrival. 


Expiration Date: Today (Canada)

By Riley Campbell


A short animation showing accurately what occurs when your eggs reach their expiration date. Running time: 00:00:30

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Dinner Time (United States)

By Kate Renshaw-Lewis


Dinner Time is a hand-drawn animation about the power dynamics within a hyper-nuclear family. This film focus is on the identity of the housewife and the impact of gender roles on the child. Running time: 00:03:45


Empty (Canada)

By Tristan Laughton


A portrait of the effect the pandemic has on the city shown from the perspective of a man calling a loved one. Running time: 00:01:46


Sleep Mask (Greece)

By Phryne Konti


A super8 study on memory and phosphenes. Running time: 00:03:10


Forgive and Not to Forgive (Hong Kong)

By Elysa Wendi


Shared dialogues between Chang Yan and Chen Jun about their childhood trauma, contemplating the hatred they feel towards their fathers. Body movements and memories in the intimacy of an unknown space. One chooses to forgive, another one chooses not to. Running time: 00:05:46

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Seamless Palpitation (Japan)

By Hiroshi Atobe


Experimental film. Running time: 00:01:22


Six Stops West (Canada)

By Noah Gehman


A young woman wants to connect with the world, she just doesn't know how. Running time: 00:05:15


80613 (Canada)

By Kalainithan Kalaichelvan


Case 80613: Man and Woman engage in sexual activity. Results—inconclusive. Running time: 00:04:48


Interrogation (United Kingdom)

By Ivo Krankowski


How to get to the bottom of things. An examination of the nature of truth in a tense interview situation. Running time: 00:01:16


Darkness of Otherwhere (Japan)

By Ayoub Qanir


A young woman gets emotionally caught in a voyeuristic game on the dark shades of Tokyo only to reveal a darker past of her own. Running time: 01:24:00