EPB FIBER OPTICS PRESENTS: SCHOOLHOUSE BLOCK - CFF 2021 STUDENT FILMMAKER SHOWCASE

FILMS, Shorts

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LOYALTY

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A tragedy causes romantic and platonic relationships to be tested.

RUBY DAYS

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Ruby Days
Red is a boy who lives in his own imaginary world and shares all his fantasies with his best friend Ruby. The treatments for his illusions eventually come to an end, and he has to say goodbye to all his fantasies.

EREBUS

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What are you searching for?
A young woman finds herself trapped in a surreal wasteland, and begins to question the nature of her reality.

FADING DREAM

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Repeat your dreams or accept the reality?
Fading Dream follows the story of Eric, an emotionally troubled young man, who finds himself unable to let go of the past. The pains and regrets of an experience with someone special in his life pushes him to come to terms with the past as he heals from within a series of dreams.

THE PUNISHMENT

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No crime goes unpunished.
A grief-stricken father hunts down the boy responsible for the events that led to his son's murder but finds himself unable to escape the consequences of his own violent actions.

BETWEEN THE HEADPHONES

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Between the Headphones
KYLE (Barnaby Omar) lives alone in what appears to be a very organized, well-maintained home. Kyle’s morning routine become quickly apparent for its simplistic and mundane way. Before leaving, Kyle will routinely be torn between picking the housephone, a leaflet or his headphones, but inevitably chooses the headphones. He wears the headphones anytime he can, appearing at ease with them. Kyle follows his home routine by visiting a local, independent, full-of-character, coffee shop, where he is frequently greeted by AUTUMN (Hanna Jarman), the pleasant shop owner. However, Kyle’s unusual and awkward behaviour catches her attention and she begins to take an interest in him. Sitting in a small, life-less, call-center like office, Kyle appears uncomfortable due to being prohibited from wearing his headphones. Beside Kyle is his confident and bubbly colleague, MIKE (Tudur Owen), who continuously tries to engage with Kyle. The nature of the job appears to be difficult for Kyle, causing him to become quickly unsettled amongst his colleagues. ​ Kyle ends his day by sitting and reading in a small garden, seemingly the only place he feels truly comfortable. ​ Each day, Kyle attempts to make a small difference to his routine, but each time if appears more and more challenging. He cannot seperate himself from his headphones and his over-reliance on them quickly becomes apparent to others, causing a strain on and new and old relationships.

PINE MOUNTAIN OVERNIGHT

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Growing up can get a little hairy.
A naive teen braves big rumors, big boobs, and even Bigfoot on an overnight class field trip in this coming-of-age story about empathy and budding sexuality.

EXIT

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Some finds aren't worth the finder's fee
With their deadline approaching fast, a small team of construction workers isn't too happy to find an anomaly in the house they're renovating. Especially one that breaks the laws of physics. But maybe there’s something to be gained from this? Like a finder's fee… Or nightmare fuel.

THE NATION

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In this prison, no one can escape time
In a dystopian future, where the perception of time can be manipulated, a man tries to escape his 450-year sentence which was judged by his nation’s tyrannical government.

WHERE NO ONE WILL FIND HER

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Upon seeing her best friend assaulted and captured, Sung-Mi must decide if she will fight to save her.
One night, Sung-Mi is asked by her best friend Rin to fill in as a karaoke hostess. At the New York City K-town bar, Rin is viciously attacked by her sleazy boss. Bloodied and bruised, she is dragged away and Sung-Mi must decide if she will run away or go further inside to rescue Rin.