TEFF 2016 Program

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2016 Festival Program

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Award Ceremony will be held on Sunday night

Friday: December 2, 2016
BLOCK 1 – 6:30 PM

HADES by Kevin Kopeck
HORROR | 14:59 | GERMANY | Trailer
A woman is caught in a never ending dream, where she has to cross the five rivers of Hades, each representing different stages of her relationship.

TIK-TIK by Larica Perera
HORROR | FEMALE EYE | 3:00 | CANADA
Fearful villagers gather at the bedside of a woman nearing labour as they prepare for the presence of a sinister creature.

MONSTERS by Steve Desmond
FANTASY | 12:26 | UNITED STATES | Website
Jenn lives in an underground bunker with her family, protected from the monsters that now ravage the world. This is the day that she goes outside…

ADAM by Evelyn Jane Ross
SPIRITUAL | FEMALE EYE | 2:27 | UNITED STATES
In the beginning of them She created us.

BIONIC GIRL by Stephanie Cabdevila
FANTASY | FEMALE EYE | 14:14 | FRANCE | Trailer
Afraid to face the outside world, a scientist creates her own android clone to replace her.

MARÍA FERNANDA IN TIME by Xavier Pijuan
FANTASY | 9:20 | SPAIN | Trailer | Website
An overprotective mother produces an accident in the scientific laboratory where her son works, with terrible consequences in the space-time continuum.

Q&A / Intermission – 7:30 PM
BLOCK 2 – 8 PM

AWAKENINGS by Bhargav Saikia
HORROR | 13:19 | INDIA | Trailer
The line between dreams and reality is blurred when a young woman in charge of two children is haunted by mysterious entities.

POLLEN by Helen Warner
SPIRITUAL | FEMALE EYE | 9:08 | UNITED KINGDOM
She knew he would find her. It was just a matter of time. Many people had told her that one day, he would come.

BREAKFAST by Tyler Byrnes
HORROR | 9:44 | UNITED STATES | Trailer
When a young man suffering from anorexia is pressured to eat breakfast by his boyfriend, the couple are thrust into another world where their anxieties are made horrifyingly real.

PLAY DEAD by Joe Davies
HORROR | 8:00 | IRELAND | Trailer
When a blind man becomes a zombie in the brink of an apocalypse, his guide dog learns to guide and protect him for their survival.

L AS IN LIGHT by Damiana Acuña
FANTASY | FEMALE EYE | 15:53 | MEXICO
A girl. A ranch where strange things are happening. She sees what most of us can’t.

CHATEAU SAUVIGNON: TERROIR by David E. Munz-Maire
HORROR | 13:10 | UNITED STATES | Trailer
A gruesome coming-of-age story about a vintner son’s disobedience and his desire to care for his ailing mother.

Q&A / Closing Remarks – 9 PM

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Saturday: December 3, 2016
BLOCK 1 – 6:30 PM

MR.DENTONN by Ivan Villamel Sanchez
HORROR | 9:00 | SPAIN | Trailer
On a cold winter night, Laura reads her brother David the story of a strange creature that attacks children.

GIFTED by Stephanie Twyford-Baldwin
HORROR | FEMALE EYE | 4:41 | UNITED STATES | WEBSITE
In this Part Time Hooligan dark comedy, a young and powerful witch must face an unwelcome visitor.

L.I.P.S. by Mike Cheslik
FANTASY | 22:45 | UNITED STATES | Trailer | WEBSITE
The League of Interplanetary Process Servers’ finest agent attempts to deliver 30 subpoenas throughout the universe in ten minutes.

BLIGHT by Kate Walshe & Christopher Goodman
HORROR | FEMALE EYE | 6:06 | UNITED KINGDOM | WEBSITE
A small-town detective ventures to a remote cottage to check on a family that have not been heard from for some time.

PLASTIC by Patrick Adley & Austin Ferreira
HORROR | 6:23 | UNITED STATES | Trailer
A mannequin haunts a fashion designer as she recovers from a recent car accident.

ENTERING THE FLESH AGAIN by Namrata Desai
SPIRITUAL | FEMALE EYE | 10:45 | IRELAND | Trailer
A woman experiences reincarnation through the transience of relationships. Death is a new beginning.

Q&A / Intermission – 7:30 PM
BLOCK 2 – 8 PM

BLIND EYES by Yifan Hu
SPIRITUAL | FEMALE EYE | 3:10 | UNITED STATES
A short animation about sexual identity and personal chaos.

I LIKE IT BETTER WHEN YOU DO IT by Michelle Sutherland
SPIRITUAL | FEMALE EYE | 7:00 | UNITED STATES
Do you like to cry?

IN THE CARDS (A VERY DRAMATIC FILM) by Kalista Tazlin
HORROR | FEMALE EYE | 3:00 | UNITED STATES
A young woman seeks the help of a psychic after having doubts about her relationship with her much wealthier fiancé.

TRAM TO THE AMUSEMENT PARK by Evgeniy Lalaev &
Anastasia Gerasyuk
FANTASY | FEMALE EYE | 19:30 | RUSSIA
On their way to the amusement park, Roman and his girlfriend are interrupted by a mysterious stranger.

INNSMOUTH by Izzy Lee
HORROR | FEMALE EYE | 10:59 | UNITED STATES | Trailer
Detective Diana Olmstead arrives on the scene of a body with a mysterious egg sac on its back. A clue leads her to Innsmouth.

AN ELDRITCH PLACE by Julien Jauniaux
FANTASY | 16:30 | BELGIUM | Trailer
When Abdel accepts a night watchman job, he’ll soon discover an obscure secret.

Q&A / Closing Remarks – 9 PM

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Sunday: December 4, 2016
BLOCK 1 – 6:30 PM

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WITCHING HOUR by Tavarna Garvey
HORROR | FEMALE EYE | 7:43 | UNITED KINGDOM | Website
A spellbinding journey into the mind of an insomniac, as she spends each night haunted by hallucinations from another world.

THE STRANGE CASE OF EMILY GREY by Luigi Parisi
HORROR | 9:44 | ITALY
A medium. A chain. A terrible wrong. Now, something awaits hungry…

BLACK IN RED OUT by Monica Suriyage
HORROR | FEMALE EYE | 13:15 | UNITED STATES | Website
Meryl musters up the courage to tell her crush how she feels when the zombie apocalypse breaks out in the middle of the party.

THE DATE by Svet Doytchinov
FANTASY | 9:29 | CANADA
Conspiracy theorists are wrong. Extraterrestrials are not between us. They are on us. They are… our hair.

WE WERE SWIMMING by Jesse May Fisher
SPIRITUAL | FEMALE EYE | 3:10 | UNITED KINGDOM | Website
An exploration of intimacies and tensions between two teenage girls.

GARDENING AT NIGHT by Shayna Connelly
SPIRITUAL | FEMALE EYE | 12:10 | UNITED STATES
Waiting puts time out of joint as Samantha anticipates the death of her oldest friend.

Q&A / Intermission – 7:30 PM
BLOCK 2 – 8 PM

NUOC by Quyên Nguyen-Le
SPIRITUAL | 5:10 | UNITED STATES | Website
A queer Vietnamese American teen attempts to piece together and understand their mother’s experience as a Vietnam War refugee.

IT HAD WINGS by Ellen Hemphill & Jim Haverkamp
SPIRITUAL | FEMALE EYE | 10:00 | UNITED STATES | Trailer
A widow, alone at home, sees something heavenly and wounded fall into her backyard.

THOUGH I WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY by Matthias Noe
SPIRITUAL | 15:10 | GERMANY | Trailer
Struggling to find their way out of a collapsing copper mine, two students trigger the interest of an old mountain that has the power to test their compassion.

MONSTER by Montana Hall
HORROR | FEMALE EYE | 4:45 | UNITED STATES
A girl walks home at night and has to come face-to-face with the monsters lurking in the darkness.

ROUGAROU by Catherine Taylor
HORROR | FEMALE EYE | 15:28 | UNITED STATES | Trailer
In rural Louisiana, when her widower father fails to keep his Lenten vow, 11-year-old Sabine ventures into the dangerous bayou in hopes of protecting him from Rougarou.

TWENTY FORTY THREE by Eugenie Muggleton
FANTASY | FEMALE EYE | 17:00 | AUSTRALIA | Website
Disillusioned by a dystopian society, Jack struggles between indispensable fear and illicit desire, 30 years after the outbreak.

Q&A / AWARD CEREMONY – 9 PM

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