NSTT Anniversary Program - Then, Now, Change

Transfer



As a technician transfers celluloid images to a digital format, he falls in love with a phantom family and life on the screen.

Director:  Chris Spencer-Lowe
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  17 minutes
 

Buoy



Re-envisioning W.G. MacLaughlan's footage of the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion, this "crowd-sourced" film was traced and drawn by scores of different hands.

Director:  Becka Barker
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  7 minutes
 

E'sekati



The shores of E'sekati (Lunenburg) have seen 11 000 years of human life, love, struggle, and change. Filmmaker Bretten Hannam weaves shalan joudry’s poem about this special place into the waves and trees and rock.

Director:  Bretten Hannam
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Runtime:  5 minutes
 

Deep End



When Dane’s older brother comes out of the closet, Dane’s loyalty and principles are tested.

Director:  Bretten Hannam
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Runtime:  7 minutes
 

Assembled



Etching each image by hand onto 35mm celluloid, Barker’s cameraless film explores loneliness and togetherness.

Director:  Becka Barker
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  6 minutes
 

Torture By Sound



Misophonia, a disorder that causes panic or rage at certain sounds, can be torture. Animation draws us into the world of those who suffer from it.

Director:  Gwyneth Christoffel
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  5 minutes
 

Rain



A children’s game turns ugly when an older brother tries to force his sister to play and see the world his way.

Director:  Ann Verrall
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Runtime:  19 minutes
 

And When Alone, Repeat



The strains of youth choir singing Robert Frost’s “Choose Something Like a Star” soar over animation based on images from weather balloons and dashcams.

Director:  Becka Barker
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  6 minutes
 

  Showtimes
19-Sep-2019 09:10 PM | Park Lane: 1 | Tickets