Event type: All Ages
The Kingston Canadian Film Festival presents THE WHITE LIE
Directors: Calvin Thomas, Yonah Lewis
Featuring: Kacey Rohl, Amber Anderson, Martin Donovan
Runtime: 96 minutes
What with her hair loss and the other visible signs of her battle with cancer, it’s easy to feel sympathy for Katie, the university student who’s the focus of this riveting new drama. But as soon becomes painfully clear in the latest by Calvin Thomas and Yonah Lewis -- the talented Toronto team behind such past KCFF selections as AMY GEORGE and SPICE IT UP -- Katie is not the person she portrays herself to be in her social-media feeds or the fundraising campaign she’s running on her campus. As portrayed with great intensity by Kacey Rohl, the young woman’s increasingly desperate efforts to sustain that façade give a ferocious energy to a timely parable about truth and deception in the modern age.
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March 11, 2020 - March 15, 2020
Cutoff is Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:59 am EST unless it sells out earlier.