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MDFF Selects: Presented by Cinema Scope and TIFF

MDFF presents Fail to Appear with Antoine Bourges

70 minutesG

Thu
Jun 7
  • Press & Industry screenings and events are only for accredited passes.

    The director of the critically acclaimed short film East Hastings Pharmacy introduces his feature debut.

    Guest
    Antoine Bourges

    Antoine Bourges is a Toronto-based filmmaker originating from Paris, France. His shorts Woman Waiting (10) and William in White Shirt (15), along with his mid-length film East Hastings Pharmacy (12), have screened in festivals across North America and Europe, including the Berlinale, the Viennale, and TIFF. His first feature, Fail to Appear, premiered at VIFF in 2017.

    Guest
    Deragh Campbell

    Deragh Campbell is a Toronto-based actor appearing in critically acclaimed independent films in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Her credits include lead roles in I Used to be Darker (13), Person to Person (14), Stinking Heaven (16), Never Eat Alone (16), and Self-Criticism of a Bourgeois Dog (17), as well as supporting roles in The Other Half (16) and Mobile Homes (17). She has also received writing and producing credits on a number of her acting projects, was awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship for screenwriting, and is an alumna of the 2015 TIFF Rising Stars programme. She is currently working on her first co-directed feature with Sofia Bohdanowicz.

    Guest
    Nathan Roder

    Nathan Roder is a professional violin player. He has had a number of different jobs over the years, such as working at a hot dog stand, painting, moving, and kitchen work at a summer camp. Roder was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in Fail to Appear (17) by the Vancouver Film Critics Circle.