Feb
7
10:00 pm22:00

AYANDA AND THE MECHANIC, A CO-PRESENTATION WITH THE TORONTO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

Breakthroughs Film Festival is proud to once again be partnering with the Toronto Black Film Festival in 2016!

This year we are co-presenting the film Ayanda and the Mechanic.

In a community vibrant with migrants from across the African Continent, against the backdrop of unspoken love, a young woman tries to navigate a path for herself. But this is a world where everything keeps shifting… Everything except the one thing that really does need to change. Ayanda and the Mechanic is a coming of age story of a twenty one year old Afro hipster, who embarks on a journey of self discovery trying to keep the memory of her father alive, when she’s thrown into a world of greasy overalls, gender stereotypes and abandoned vintage cars in need of a young woman’s re inventive touch who tries to reclaim what would’ve been, what could’ve been.

It’s showing Feb 13, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Carlton Cinema. Tickets are $10.

Enjoy the trailer below, we’ll see you there!

 

Jan
1
11:00 am11:00

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR 2016

2016

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HEADS UP! We are now accepting submissions for the 2016 Breakthroughs Film Festival! This year’s fest will be held on June 10th and 11th in Toronto. We can’t wait to see your films! Submit by the early bird deadline of FEBRUARY 17th and only pay $15!

Please submit through Film Freeway.

Apr
16
12:00 pm12:00

PROGRAM DETAILS: MAY 11, 2013

Expect something and nothing at once (3:36) Michelle Elrick Through blanket forts, poetry, and whispered sounds, Michelle Elrick explores the notion of “home”.     L’empreinte (15:00) Claudia Hebert Obsessed with the soundtrack of her past, a woman tries to move on amidst the…

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