Canby Film Festival on tap
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.