Event type: All Ages
Winners of the Fanshawe First Take Film Festival
Lead by Butterflies (Short Film - 7 min)
A call from a doctor creates anxiety for, and speculation about, the patient.
SWO Connection - Winner of Fanshawe First Take. Filmmaker Jessica Taylor is from Point Edward.
Transcending (Short Documentary - 14 min 11 sec)
A personal, touching story of one person’s transition from male to female.
SWO Connection - Winner of Fanshawe First Take. The filmmaker attended Fanshawe Advanced Filmmaking and the film was edited in London.
What Walaa Wants (Feature Documentary - 1 hr 29 min)
Raised in a refugee camp in the West Bank while her mother was in prison, Walaa is determined to survive basic training to become one of the few women on the Palestinian Security Forces - not easy for a girl who breaks all the rules. An intimate POV, this is the story of a young woman navigating formidable obstacles, learning which rules to break and follow.
SWO Connection: Director Christy Garland is from London.
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October 25, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Cutoff is Sunday, October 28, 2018 10:14 am EST unless it sells out earlier.