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Okanagan Society of Independent Filmmaking’s IndieFest Short Film Festival Returns this Weekend

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Okanagan Society of Independent Filmmaking’s IndieFest Short Film Festival Returns this Weekend
A still from Casey Brown's short film, "This is Home".
A still from Casey Brown's short film, "This is Home".

The Okanagan Society of Independent Filmmaking (OSIF) is bringing back the IndieFest for a third consecutive year at the Kelowna Community Theatre. The event will feature 28 films in total, including short films, short documentaries, and music videos, playing over two screening blocks throughout the day. A filmmaker’s gala and awards ceremony will take place in the evening.

This will be the first year the festival welcomes international film submissions in addition to those from around the Okanagan. “There are some incredible films at this year’s event including a short film starring Tommy Wiseau from The Room and The Disaster Artist fame as well as another with a musical score from famed composer Danny Elfman. We had amazing community support last year and we hope to see that continued support again this year,” says OSIF President Marc Nadeau.

The Okanagan IndieFest is an international film festival dedicated to celebrating the artists participating while promoting the art of independent storytelling itself.

Saturday, July 14th Afternoon Film Lineup (2pm – 5pm)

Short Films or Documentaries

Idee Fixe by Miguel Quintero
New World Old by Miles Crossman
For The Love of Salmon by Jan Vozenilek
The Call by Jim Henry
Crimson and Blue by Randy Kirk
Reasons You Should Eat Me by Doug Brown. Check out Ryan Donn’s interview with Doug Brown.
Casey Brown – This Is Home by Harrison Mendel
The Fourth Man by Randy Kirk
Identity Crisis by Alicia van der Sluijs
Lake Song by Douglas Gibbons

Music Videos

Lonnie Dixon – So Alone by Wapikoni Mobile
The Oot n’ Oots – Dust Pan by Ezra Cipes
The Letting Go – Natalie Jean
Trevor Ingram – A Dance With Angels by Lucie Bakala

Filmmaker’s Gala and Awards Ceremony (7pm)

Short Films or Documentaries

The Certainty Machine by Cate McLennan
Der Jude by Spencer Zimmerman
Queen of Scream: Darby Mills by Melinda Friedman
Tin Hat Tramp by Jim Henry
Beautiful Idiot by Harrison Mendel
Friendship Before Money by Justin MacGregor
Down The Hill With Jack & Jill by Michael Gyori
Wild Coast by Kelsey Thompson
Ainhoa by Iván Sáinz-Pardo
The Curators by Stefan Matis
Super Bingo by Matthew Blecha

Music Videos

Michael Huber – Sunlight Somewhere by Vince Eger
Answers by Monique Angele
Rare Breed – Kudos by Aaron DeSilva and Jade Wolf

An after party event and location will be announced soon.

From $20.00

July 14, Starting at 2pm

Kelowna Community Theatre

An 853-seat theatre, home to the Kelowna Community Concert Society and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. A great mid size community theatre with fantastic acoustics and sightlines.

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