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Reality Mix Up

Date posted: July 31, 2017
Reality Mix Up

Huge THANK YOU to Hammer & Tong who made this incredible event a REALITY!

Kids and youth experienced interactive storytelling using traditional cinema, 360 film, and virtual reality, featuring media from a diverse range of Canadian artists.

We also had a workshop on Aboriginal and Ukrainian traditional painting from Heiltsuk artist Ben Houstie and Ukrainian artist Svitlana Tetyokina.

Apart from that there was short films screening. In particular:

  • from Vancouver Asian Film Festival – Philip Planta’s “Final Wishes” A father-son story starring #talesbeyondthebar star Lee Shorten
  • from Vancouver Web Fest – Benoit Lach’s Fluffy Marky- featuring a man transformed into a puppet. (French with subtitles)
  • from National Film Board of Canada Daniel Frenette’s “Lost Dreams” where Kateryna Ewanchuck, a young Ukrainian in 1919 Manitoba, fights for justice against the oppression her people face.
  • and from the East Van Showcase, Linnea Ritland’s “Violet & June”. A partially animated tale about a girl head over heels in love with her best friend, and the boyfriend that stands in between them.

Enjoy this short video report.


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