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The Death and Life of Carl Naardlinger


Carl Naardlinger has spent most of his life answering questions. When your computer doesn’t work – he is the man you call. Patient, intelligent and kind he is a voice in the interconnected ether – touching the lives of thousands of people he will never see, or meet.
When he discovers on his birthday, that a man with the same name as his has gone missing and is presumed dead – Carl instinctively feels related to the stranger that bears his own name. Pam, his wife, is unnerved by a shocking coincidence of her own, when their annoying neighbour dies after she wishes it. It seems the Universe is playing a cruel joke on them both.
Things get stranger when instead of find the missing Carl Naardlinger, Carl finds his identical twin brother Don who happens to be in town for a conference.

Director Katherine Schlemmer, Producer Carl Lauren and full cast and crew to be present for Q&A following the screening.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Runtime: 01:31:17
  • Rating: STC (subject to classification)
  • Country: Canada
  • Year: 2016
  • Writer-Director: Katherine Schlemmer
  • Cast: Matt Baram, Grace Lynn Kung, Mark Forward
  • Venue: FILM.CA Cinemas
  • Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
  • Showtime: 9:00PM
  • Eastern Canadian Premiere

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Brown Guys Do

8 min, Director Maninder Chana to attend to intro short
World premiere


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