A Loveless Retreat For Self Professed Geeks
~ Toronto Life
February 14, 2019 – 5:30PM to 11:00PM EST
Chez BonBon – 234 Queen Street East, Toronto M5A 1S3
Performance & Event Venue[Map]
[3 Cool ‘n’ Geeky Films Themes to Choose From]
Price Per Block
Block Price $12 :
Price Per Full Night of GeekFest Toronto
Includes Full Night Ticket and Bar – $30 :
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BLOCK #1 Time Start: 5:45PM
Block One Only- $12 :
Theme: Holding Out For A Hero
Official Opening Film
Bullies – United States
Short Film 0:27:40
Dir. Daniel Bydlowski
Eugene, a shy 10-year-old boy, is bullied every day until he discovers a secret underneath the school that keeps him safe, for now…
During a time of nomadic civilization, a woman traveling through the wilderness alone comes across a young orphaned girl and must take her to safety while fighting off marauders.
- FB https://www.facebook.com/survifilm/
- TW https://twitter.com/survifilm
- Trailer https://filmfreeway.com/submissions/9627854
- Web http://survifilm.com
Krisis – Spain
Short Film 0:15:09
Dir. Daniel F. Amselem
In a world governed by violence and injustice, The Galactic Drifter –a superhero who has advised humanity for centuries-, visits Professor Kleinman to undergo therapy and regain his lost powers.
- FB https://www.facebook.com/krisisfilm/
- IN https://www.instagram.com/krisis_shortfilm/
- TW https://twitter.com/krisisfilm
- Web http://www.krisis-shortfilm.com/en/
The Old Men – France, United States
Short Film 0:17:44
Dir. Jordan Inconstant
Captain Justice and his team of great heroes were once the protectors of Cosmopolis and adored by all citizens. After having put in jail their sworn enemy, the Scarman, they decide to put masks and capes in the wardrobe to retire. Now 70 years old Captain Justice is leading a normal life. But this old hero intends to resume service proving to all that his age is not an obstacle!
Sexy Toys From My Kitchen – United States
Short Film 0:02:31
Dir. Ann Robinson-Berger
Most people just chop up their vegetables for soup. But not this Lady, a retired teenager who makes a sexual pleasure enhancement device from her kitchen. In Geek culture, her status would be a vegan sex toy hacker 😉
BLOCK #2 Start Time: 7:00 PM
Block Two Only- $12 :
Theme: A Comic Book Adventure
Punishment or Vengeance – France
Short Film 0:04:32
Dir. Jean-Marc Bouquerod
When two anti-heroes from the Marvel universe meet to fight each other, who will win?
Star Wars: The Toys Awaken – United States
Dir. Raymond Montemayor
On the opening night of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a seven-year-old girl’s Star Wars toys come to life. They learn who they are and set off on an adventure to help their young companion as she heads out to watch The Force Awakens.
- FB https://facebook.com/StarWarsToyStories
- IN https://www.instagram.com/starwarstoystories/
- TW https://twitter.com/SWToyStories
- Web http://starwars.pixelplex.com/awaken
Scott & Crowley; A Comic Book Adventure – United States
Dir. Dan E. Tibbs
Two average nerds, Scott and Crowley, accidentally find the rarest comic book known to man…only to lose it minutes later. As word of the rare book spreads, Scott and Crowley must race against every elite geek in town to get it back.
- FB https://facebook.com/optiondproductions
- TW https://twitter.com/optiondpro
- Web http://www.optiondproductions.com/
BLOCK #3 Time Start: 8:45 PM
Block Three Only- $12 :
Theme: A New World Order
Quirky and subversive; FLAT! explores the conspiratorial anti-intellectual movement that has taken hold in our country and beyond from the perspective of a man who has dived head first into it, and examines how the world reacts.
- FB https://www.facebook.com/Futureworld-181536459117319/
- TW https://twitter.com/Attic_Films
- Web http://thornburgmedia.com/flat
Official Closing Film
Nemausaus – The Complete Series – France
Web / New Media 1:01:39
Dir. Quentin Uriel
Ben just turned 30. He’s a shy man, and is in love with his coworker Diane. He’s got two main passions in life: Historical reconstitutions with his figurines club, and his job at the Tourism Office in NÃ®mes, which consists in taking visitors on board across the city.
After a sad birthday party, he’s about to go home when he runs down a man with his car. Terrified, he approaches the poor man, only to discover that he’s facing a Roman named Volesus, who only speaks Latin and has travelled through time to show up in our present days.
- FB https://www.facebook.com/Nemaususlaserie/
- Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x07-P9ju-q0&t=1s
- Web http://nemausus.tv