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2019 Classical Arts Film Festival

FILM BLOCK TWO - SHORT FILMS
Saturday, February 9th 
2:00pm
Jarvis Conservatory
Tickets are $15

A festival highlight!  The Short Films Block reflects the diverse mission of the Classical Arts Film Festival:  Celebrating the journey of lives dedicated to the classical arts.

COFFEE NOTES

Directed by
Peter Jacobs

Produced by
David S. Hogan

A young cello player and his aging mentor share a breakthrough of creative expression.

RESERVATIONS

Directed and Produced by
Todd Felderstein

The loving routine behind a life-long marriage gets interrupted by a dire secret as Edgar, Mae's thoughtful husband, looks for the perfect opportunity to confess to his wife that their lives are about endure a very dramatic change.

SIRENS TANGO

Directed by
Lisa Le Lievre

Produced by
Lisa Le Lievre,
Katy Tiemann,
Anna Laclergue,
William Spafford,
Daniel Emanuel

The Tango is a dance of seductive moves and rhythm changes. "Sirens Tango" is a film that uses the Tango as a metaphor for life and its tempting interruptions.

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THE GARDENER

Directed by
Kathy Kasic

World-renowned French composer and pianist, Julien Brocal, shares an introspective and hopeful perspective on nature, art, and human connection. In collaboration with violinist Caroline Goulding, the two bring his environmental philosophy to life through music.

ARIA

Directed by
Deb Ethier

A micro-short animated interpretation of the Handel aria “Lascia la spina, cogli la rosa” from the oratorio "Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno" (1707), “Aria” evokes a feeling of nostalgic loss and the need to seize the moment in the face of the inevitable passage of Time (a rough translation of the first line of the aria is "leave the thorn, take the rose").

DUET

Directed by
Andrew Coll

Produced By
Mohammad Mallahi,
Andrew Coll

A young musician struggling with stage fright faces the most terrifying night of his life when he is chosen to be a page turner for a prestigious concert given by his idol, an intimidating world-famous classical pianist. One mistake, and his worst fears will be realized.

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COFFEE:  AN OPERA

Directed by
Edward Loupe

Produced by
Marty McCarthy,
Peyton Marion

Three musical stories intertwine over the course of an evening in a downtown coffee shop.

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GUY FERRER
FROM MATTER TO SPIRIT

Directed by
Régine de Lapize,
Christophe Soupirot

Guy Ferrer, painter and sculptor, moved by an uncompromising creative energy, takes us into the secret of his workshop, where everything is played and replayed to infinity. Always in alert, dissatisfied and worried in the same time, the hand-to-hand combat begins...
Guy Ferrer, from matter to Spirit, a film from the series Terra Artistika.

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