Toronto Arthouse Film Festival

Thursday, October 21, 2021 (7-9PM)

Fox Theatre

2236 Queen St E,

Toronto, ON M4E 1G2,


This screening session features 9 shorts and 1 feature film.

All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.

Tickets will become available in September 2021.

Expiration Date: Today (Canada) by Riley Campbell


A short animation showing accurately what occurs when your eggs reach their expiration date.


Duration: 00:00:30

Keywords: animation, short, comedy

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.


Duration: 00:03:45

Keywords: animation, experimental, student, short

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.


Duration: 00:01:46

Keywords: short

Sleep Mask (Greece) by Phryne Konti


A super8 study on memory and phosphenes.


Duration: 00:03:10

Keywords: experimental, short

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.


Duration: 00:05:46

Keywords: documentary, experimental, short

Seamless Palpitation (Japan) by Hiroshi Atobe


Experimental short.


Duration: 00:01:22

Keywords: experimental, short

Six Stops West (Canada) by Noah Gehman


A young woman wants to connect with the world, she just doesn't know how.


Duration: 00:05:15

Keywords: short, student, drama

80613 (Canada) by Kalainithan Kalaichelvan


Case 80613: Man and Woman engage in sexual activity. Results--inconclusive.


Duration: 00:04:48

Keywords: experimental, short

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.


Duration: 00:01:16

Keywords: experimental, short

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.


Duration: 01:24:00 / Trailer

Keywords: narrative, feature, drama, noir