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Wednesday night at Canby Cinema 8, a nice array of short films will hit the screen

Lots of interesting subject matter at this year's Canby Film Festival.

The second annual Canby Film Festival will be held Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Canby Cinema 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Tickets to the 2017 Canby Film Festival are available to purchase at Cutsforth's Thriftway's customer service counter and are $10 in advance, or $15 the day of the event. Proceeds benefit the Canby Public Library Foundation.

Here's what's playing:

"Thomas and the Extraordinary Bathroom Incident" – Brice Brown.

- Thomas stumbles into another dimension while using the bathroom. An International Youth Silent Film Festival 1st place winner.

"Mending" – Seth Luke.

- A woman copes with the miscarriage of her first pregnancy and befriends her troubled young neighbor.

"Eve: The Prologue" – Devin Tau.

- A day at the park takes a dark turn with the arrival of Eve, a young girl who may not be as innocent as she appears.

"Blink" – Justen Noll.

- After a chance meeting, two individuals in polar circumstances learn more about each other, and themselves.

"The Force and the Fury" – Jason Satterlund.

- A Jedi crash lands on a barren planet and is pursued by a mysterious Sith who seems to know him.

"The Oregon Trail" – Zach Putnam.

- This is a portrait of a family's new life in America through the eyes of their young son.

"View Master Mind" – Robert Schmeltzer.

- A bored office worker is transported away when she looks into her Viewmaster. This is a music video by Harrison Garrison.

"X-Treme Cereal" – Dylan Jahnson.

- This entry in the International Youth Silent Film Festival explores the power of breakfast cereal.

The following films are for mature audiences.

"The Red Leaf" – Kai Tillman.

- A boy who lives in a small Cuban town creates a secret world to innocently explore his developing identity.

"Mork Chop" – Jason Rosenblatt.

- When a man claiming to be from the future materializes on their farm, a husband and wife team up with the local sheriff to figure out what to do with him.

"Niqi" – Bryan Nelson.

- A journey to transcend gender norms and artistic convention, resulting in an inspirational embrace of life.

"The Shed" – Montgomery Haines.

- Evil Lurks Everywhere—even in Canby.

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