The Shortest Day

An Entertaining Way of
Welcoming The Winter Solstice!

December 18, 2015
Aki Studio
Admission is FREE

The Shortest Day is a celebration of short films offering free screenings across the country from December 18-21, 2015. On Friday December 18th, a selection of these films will be screened in Aki Studio. Admission to the screenings is free.

Started by the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC) in France in 2011, the event has now spread to more than 50 countries.

In 2014, The Shortest Day featured 179 free screenings of short films at 91 venues — movie theatres, cultural centres, schools, hospitals, libraries and more — from coast to coast! Join us to discover and celebrate talented Canadian short filmmakers.

4PM – 5PM

The Big Swing by Paula Gillgannon (Animation)
If I Was God by Cordell Barker (Animation)
Homerun by Olaf Svenson
All the Rage by Alexandra Lemay (Animation)
The Child that Hammered Nails by Isabelle Kanapé (Animation)
Be the Snow by Amir Honarmand, (Animation)
Kindergarten by Aubrey Arnason & Kalyn Miles
A Tax on Bunny Rabbits by Nathaniel Akin (Animation)
Me and my Moulton by Torill Kove (Animation)

7PM – 8:15PM

Song for Cuba by Tamara Segura
One Last Ride by Caitlin Byrnes
nevermind. by Jean-Marc E. Roy
Home Cooked Music by Mike Maryniuk
A New Year by Marie-Ève Juste
Blue Thunder by Jean-Marc E. Roy, Philippe David Gagné
Mobilize by Caroline Monnet

9PM – 10:35PM

Bacon & God’s Wrath by Sol Friedman
No Fish Where to Go by Nicola Lemay and Janice Nadeau
Overpass by Patrice Laliberté
The Pepperette by Jérôme Hof
The Wolf Who Came to Dinner by Jem Garrard
The Little Deputy by Trevor Anderson
Call It Blue by Julia Hendrickson
Bus Story by Tali

There will be a talk-back following the final screening.

More information about these films can be found by visiting The Shortest Day website.


Admission is FREE.
For information on screenings, call the box office at 416-531-1402.
Email: boxoffice[at]