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Elliott Hale, Angelo LucierDirector Elliott Hale coaches actor Angelo Lucier on the set of the film “Snow,” one of four local shorts to be shown Saturday on CBC TV.

CBC to rebroadcast local short films

A collection of independent local films curated by UWindsor professor Mike Stasko will be televised at 7 p.m. Saturday, September 1, on CBC Television.

It’s an encore showing of the Absolutely Windsor episode “Windsor Shorts,” which first aired August 11. The program will feature:

  • The drama Tommy, produced and directed by Theodore Bezaire, which follows a father and son heading back to nature to bury their beloved pet turtle, “Tommy.” They’re ready to say goodbye, but is Tommy?
  • The documentary Rose City Artists, directed by Braunte Petric, a look at some of the region’s top young recording artists, and a visit to the studio where they bring their art to life.
  • The thriller Snow, directed by Elliott Hale and produced by Gemma Cunial, set in a dystopian world where snow has become a virus, forcing a brother and sister to survive the elements alone in their family home.
  • The documentary 8mm Installation, produced and directed by Mitchell Bouchard, which invites audiences to look on as a grandson screens old home movies to his grandmother of her long-since passed-away husband.

Stasko notes many of the filmmakers have ties to the University as students or alumni; all of the productions feature talents from the region. CBC Television is broadcast on channel nine and available as channel 10 on Cogeco cable.