OFFA Fall Screening Series

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Fall Screening Series

OFFA/Sheridan Fall Screening Series Returns!

OFFA and Sheridan College are excited to present the Fall 2020 Screening Series! Three specially curated films featuring talented Sheridan Alumni will screen in the upcoming months, including: Happy Place, A Perfect Plan, and Code 8.  Films will be available to stream for 72 hours from the start date and 48 hours once the streaming begins. Single tickets are $8.99 and the full screening pass for all 3 films is $24.99. Moderated Live Q&As will be available following the screenings, including filmmakers, directors, and cast and crew.

Q&As include:

A Perfect Plan Q&A: Includes Director Jesse Ikeman, Producer Christopher Giroux, Stephanie Gorin  (Casting), and Property Master Danielle Dobyn.

Happy Place Q&A includes: Helen Shaver, Pamela Mala Sinha, Clark Backo and Sheila McCarthy.

Code 8 Q&A includes: Director Jeff Chan plus other cast and crew TBC.

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 at 7pm

Happy Place explores the time a group of women spend together in an in-patient care facility. The women have only one thing in common: they have all attempted suicide. Samira’s (Backo) attempt stems from PTSD after a violent sexual assault several years earlier, and her fellow residents – sophisticated Celine (Perron), ribald Mildred (Walsh), guarded Rosemary (Sinha), vulnerable Nina (Repo-Martell), and competitive Joyce (McCarthy) – have personal stories that intersect with her own. Trying to lead them all to some form of healing is psychiatrist Louise (Rosling), who holds the centre of this diverse and kinetic group. Some of the women will leave the safety of the clinic, for better or worse, and others will stay, hopefully learning to fnd a way to exist alongside their pain.

Happy Place is a film about community, survival and most of all love.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 at 7pm

Kate Paxton, an expert safe cracker, wakes up captive in a fortified warehouse along with three other notorious thieves. Forced to plan the perfect diamond heist by a cunning master thief, they must use their combined expertise to penetrate multiple layers of advanced security before a bomb detonates.

Director: Jesse Ikeman
Cast: William Forsythe, Carlo Rotta, Kathleen Munroe, Yannick Bisson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 7pm

 

In the early 20th century, the public becomes aware of people with superhuman abilities, known as Powers, resulting in the government passing a law requiring all Powers to register their abilities. They quickly become a key component of the economy, notably in constructing Lincoln City as the “City of Tomorrow.” As the Second Industrial Revolution begins, Powers are marginalized in the face of increasing mechanization, leading to severe prejudice as they become second-class citizens. By the 1990s, a crime syndicate known as The Trust has flooded the streets with an addictive drug called Psyke, made from the spinal fluid of desperate or trafficked Powers. Police departments begin using advanced drones, named Guardians, and facial recognition software to combat Power-related crime while a city-wide Powers ban is debated.

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