Spectrum Festival Highlights: Kids Edition
Location: Bartos Screening Room
Discover the diverse interests, originality and talent of young filmmakers on the autism spectrum in this unique screening of Montreal’s Spectrum Productions festival highlights. From the colorful animations of Michael Guerrieri’s Birds and the Bees to Robin Mahar’s superhero-themed Vacuum Man in Space short, there is something for all to enjoy. These are just some of the adventures featured in this delightful ensemble of short films made, starring, and directed by young autistic filmmakers.
Spectrum Productions is a not for profit that empowers young people on the autism spectrum through film. The result is a truly unique experience that changes the conversation around autism to one of creative potential.
List of shorts (not in order of appearance)
Birds and the Bees (Dir. Michael Guerrieri 1 min)
Ben and the Unicorns (Dir. Ben Reinerth 3 min)
Tyler (Dir. Tyler Pounden, 1 min)
Hungry Crocodile (Dir. Julie Myhr, 2 min)
Funny Escape from the Cops (Dir. Zoe Fellahi, 5 min)
Manatee (Dir. Aaron Itzkovitz, 1 min)
Uniters of Team NOVA (Dir. Jordan Astles, 10 min)
All about the Snoxea (Dir. Ben LaChappelle, 2 min)
Vacuum Man in Space (Dir. Robin Mahar, 3 min)
Too Many Daves (Dir. William Mitchell, 2 min)
Colours and Languages (Dir. Ellis Nassef-Goldsmith, 1 min)
Magic Mathieu (Dir. Mathieu Dutaud, 3 min)
Papersons (Dir. Brendan Giglio, 3 min)
Silly Day (Dir. Emily Petsche, 2 min)
Annoying Orange (Dir. Luca Ballarano, 1 min)
Electricity (Dir. Brendan Burke, 1 min)
Magic Man (Dir. Daniel Forcucci, 2 min)
Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with questions regarding online reservations.)
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