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This Saturday, September 8, we're hosting the Victoria Short Film Festival in Market Square. We'll be showing nine great short films from talented local and Canadian filmmakers.

We'll be in Market Square's unit #29 this time (but just this one time!) Here's where Market Square is:

Doors open at 7:30. The event runs from 8PM-10:30PM.

Tickets to this one-night event are $10. They are available for purchase at Camera Traders, in Market Square at 110-560 Johnson Street. Tickets will also be available at the door, but seating is limited- so it's probably a good idea to buy your tickets in advance.

Here's what's showing:

Do We Leave This Here - Julia Hutchings  A journalist headed north to report on a controversial dam gets more than he expects when a series of mishaps finds him holding the awkward end of a Christmas Tree. 

Do We Leave This Here- Julia Hutchings
A journalist headed north to report on a controversial dam gets more than he expects when a series of mishaps finds him holding the awkward end of a Christmas Tree. 

Great Ghosts - Alex Bierlmeier  A journey through the world of winds and spirits, and a look into the life of a grief stricken young person, who must learn to live there.

Great Ghosts- Alex Bierlmeier
A journey through the world of winds and spirits, and a look into the life of a grief stricken young person, who must learn to live there.

The Wages - Craig Range/Kaayla Whachell  The Wages is the story of an oil patch worker who returns home after losing his career and marriage. Hoping to find a solid footing, he instead finds that those closest to him are also undergoing painful uncertainty.

The Wages- Craig Range/Kaayla Whachell
The Wages is the story of an oil patch worker who returns home after losing his career and marriage. Hoping to find a solid footing, he instead finds that those closest to him are also undergoing painful uncertainty.

Half-Day (A Visual Tone Poem) - William Jennings  An experimental documentary/collage shot in Victoria and on Salt Spring Island.

Half-Day (A Visual Tone Poem)- William Jennings
An experimental documentary/collage shot in Victoria and on Salt Spring Island.

ROAM - Michael Milardo  Vancouver, 1992. One dark night on the road to adulthood, a teen must choose between his friends, and his future. ROAM is a short film exploring themes around youth, friendship and connectivity in the pre-internet world. 

ROAM- Michael Milardo
Vancouver, 1992. One dark night on the road to adulthood, a teen must choose between his friends, and his future. ROAM is a short film exploring themes around youth, friendship and connectivity in the pre-internet world. 

We Want Danger - Bray Jorstad/Ali Calladine  This film explores the feeling created by engaging with danger, in a variety of forms, in the small moments of daily life.

We Want Danger- Bray Jorstad/Ali Calladine
This film explores the feeling created by engaging with danger, in a variety of forms, in the small moments of daily life.

Unconventional - Hannah Michielsen  A fun and innocent night out turns into a heart wrenching breaking point. Erin and Kyle are in a happy, but hidden affair until things take a turn when Kyle finally asks the questions that they have been avoiding.

Unconventional- Hannah Michielsen
A fun and innocent night out turns into a heart wrenching breaking point. Erin and Kyle are in a happy, but hidden affair until things take a turn when Kyle finally asks the questions that they have been avoiding.

Der Jude - Spencer Zimmerman  During the height of the Second World War, a Jewish women counts down the moments as her apartment complex is raided by German soldiers, however her fate takes an unlikely turn when the soldier who comes to arrest her is tied to her past.

Der Jude- Spencer Zimmerman
During the height of the Second World War, a Jewish women counts down the moments as her apartment complex is raided by German soldiers, however her fate takes an unlikely turn when the soldier who comes to arrest her is tied to her past.

The Imaginary Other - Isaac Forsland  With found archival footage, this experimental short is a reiterative breath from the arguments made in Thomas King's 2012 biography, 'The Inconvenient Indian'. His publication outlines the various ways the North American movie industry has reduced First Nations and Native American communities to a tokenized image.

The Imaginary Other- Isaac Forsland
With found archival footage, this experimental short is a reiterative breath from the arguments made in Thomas King's 2012 biography, 'The Inconvenient Indian'. His publication outlines the various ways the North American movie industry has reduced First Nations and Native American communities to a tokenized image.