The Canton Palace Theatre International Film Festival

October 7-10, 2010

(Archival Site)

Morning and Late Afternoon



 2:00 - 5:00 PM


Narrative Shorts
2:00 - 3:35 PM

Viola Concerto by Jason Rose / 2010 / 5:26 min. / Narrative Fiction / Super 8 mm
A woman travels through the city carrying her viola case with her to her job. Along the way she encounters people and the sights of the city. Where will her journey take her?

Aerol D'Amor by Amanda Daniels / 2009 / 8 min. / Narratvie Fiction - Comedy
A modern day cupid feels there is no more love in the present day until she discovers a magical spray and realizes that trying to make people fall in love may not be the best idea after all.

Royals by Ryan Girard / 2010 / 15 min. / Narrative Fiction
Three young men in need of fast cash decide to take a risk and plan to rob an elderly woman's home while she is away on vacation for the summer. The plan backfires.

The Tell-Tale Heart by Jeff Yanik / 2010 / 22 min. / Narrative Fiction
A re-imagining of Edgar Allen Poe's classic tale of terror set in the 1940's. Jonathan Parker is trying to conceal a terrible secret during a game of poker with a group of prominent members of a small mid-western town.

(5 min. break)

Accidental Art by Peter John Ross / 2010/ 6 min. / Narrative Fiction
A married woman's art is affected by her affair with the repairman.

Obsolesk by Fernando Tescano / 2010 / 11:25 min. / Narrative Fiction
In a dystopian future, a man clings to his obsolete belongings only to have his life is torn asunder when he refuses to cooperate with the big-brother.

Cold War by Andrew Barrow / 2010 / 10 min. / Narrative Fiction
A man and son go on a last hunting trip before the son is deployed for military action. The veteran father offers some unexpected advice and help.

Afghan by Pardis Parker / 11:40 min. / Narratvie Fiction - Comedy-drama
A young Afghani american man experiences fear-driven racial discrimination and he finds creative ways to reconcile the offense.

(10 min. break)

Documentary Shorts
3:45 - 5:00

Pookie and Me by Pam Pulice / 2010 / 4 min. / Documentary
Shot on an iPhone this short documentary is a story of a brid and a woman and the friendship they share.

Sinking Heartland  by Cynthia Ward / 2009 / 12:30 min. / Documentary
A group of farmers have been forced to become activists by the imminent threat of coal mining under their property. They are searching for an alternative environmentally safe solution to their sinking land.

Take Off One Ear! by Sabine I Golz / 2010 / 22 min. / Experimental Documentary
Shot during a two-day recording session for the inaugural album of the ensemble "Sarmatica".
The music is a cross-over between Renaissance lute music from a manuscript in Lviv, Ukraine with Ukranian folk styles.

Outside In - The Life / Art of Alfred McMoore by Todd V / 2010 / 37 min. / Documentary
Alfred McMoore was an Outsider Artist in every sense of the word. He was a fixture in the Akron Community and touched many people with his art, including The Black Keys who drew their name from one of Alfred's expressions.

For a continutaion of Saturday Events go to "Saturday films p.2"

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