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Tofino Film Festival

April 23 – 26, 2015


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Friday, MAY 8/15


1258 Pacific Rim Hwy

Tofino BC


9:30 pm Screening: Come early, grab some dinner, and a good seat!

Tickets available at the door ~$10

Sunshine Superman

Directed by Marah Strauch

 A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, “the father of BASE jumping,” whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular — and dangerous — feats of foot-launched human flight.


Friday, April 24 

Short Programme

At: Jamie’s Restaurant & Lounge

1258 Pacific Rim Hwy

Tofino BC


10 pm Screening: Come early, grab some dinner, and a good seat!

 The Phone Call

Directed Mat Kirkby

Written by Mat Kirkby & James Lucas

 Heather works in a helpline call centre. When she receives a phone call from a mystery man, she has no idea that the encounter will change her life forever.

Boogaloo & Graham

Director: Michael Lennox

 Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for. Raising their tiny charges, declaring themselves vegetarian and dreaming of running a chicken farm, the two boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family.

In Guns We Trust

Directed by: Nicolas Lévesque

 Nicolas Lévesque’s short-form documentary introduces viewers to Kenneswa, Georgia, where firearm ownership is not only a constitutional right, but also a legally-codified obligation.

Bath House

Directed by: Niki Lindroth von Bahr

Screenwriter: Jerker Virdborg

 Six characters meet in a public bathhouse: the pedant bathhouse manager, a couple with a strange way of communicating, and a gang with shady intentions. Something goes wrong.

Dead Hearts

Directed by: Stephen W.Martin

 A young mortician will give his heart away to find true love. A whimsical, gothic bedtime story filled with love, loss, taxidermy, Kung fu, and biker werewolves.

Turn Them Black

Directed by: Murray Siple

 A suicidal god in the form of a late-night radio DJ plays some final tracks during her break-up with the world. Selected as a finalist in the the 72Hr Filmmaker Showdown Gala at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival Whistler 2015.


Saturday, April 25 

At: Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre

380 Campbell Street

Tofino BC


 7 pm Screening

 All the Time in the World

Directed by: Suzanne Crocker

 In search of a new perspective, a family of five leave the comforts of home to live remotely in the Yukon wilderness during the long northern winter and amidst the surprises that the rawness of nature provide.  The parents leave their jobs and take their three children, ages 10, 8 and 4, to spend nine months living in a small cabin with no road access, no electricity, no running water, and no internet, no TV, no phone and, most importantly, no clocks or watches.


 9 pm Screening

Tab Hunter Confidential

Directed by: Jeffrey Schwarz

 In the 1950s, Tab Hunter is number one at the box office and number one on the music charts. He is Hollywood’s most sought-after star and America’s boy next door. Natalie Wood, Debbie Reynolds and Sophia Loren are just a few of the actresses he is romantically linked to. Nothing, it seems, can damage his skyrocketing career. Nothing, that is, except for the fact that Tab Hunter is secretly gay. Now, Tab Hunter’s secret is out. In TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL we will meet, for the first time, the real Tab Hunter as he shares with us the whole story of a happy, healthy survivor of Hollywood’s roller coaster.


Sunday, April 26 

At: Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre

380 Campbell Street

Tofino BC


7 pm Screening


Finding Vivian Maier

Directed by: John Maloof and Charlie Siskel

 Finding Vivian Maier is the critically acclaimed documentary about a mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and, discovered decades later, is now among the 20th century’s greatest photographers.


 9 pm Screening

52 Tuesdays

Directed by: Sophie Hyde

 A sixteen-year-old high-school student deals with her mother’s female-to-male gender transition while struggling with her own identity, in this sensitive family drama from first-time feature director Sophie Hyde.