Shorts Program: The Dark Side – IN PERSON

Saturday, October 24, 2020    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Al Whittle Theatre
450 Main St, Wolfville, NS, B4P 1E2

Fine Dying

Vegan Chef Arthur, who is very sensitive in real life, does not keep away from murdering animals and sacrificing anything for flavour when he steps into the kitchen.

Turkey, 2019, 16 minutes
Director Umut Evirgen

Pinky Promise

Sarah and her parents are celebrating her Catholic confirmation. Not wanting to eat her lobster, she hides it under the table. When her father finds the hidden food, he feels obliged to take appropriate measures.

Germany, 2019, 16 minutes
Director Sophie Linnenbaum

Haute Cuisine

Since Marie has joined the team at multi-starred chef Bruno Mercier’s restaurant, all she thinks about is improving herself. But Thomas—the sous-chef who manages the kitchen on a day-to-day basis—is wary of this possible rival.

France, 2019, 3 minutes
Director Merryl Roche


A young chef must learn that in THIS kitchen, a lot of blood, sweat, and tears go into making every dish.

Switzerland, 2020, 10 minutes
Director David Oesch

The Chef

In a time when work is done by robots, a Chinese chef is forced to train a Caucasian humanoid to cook Chinese food. As protests against Artificial Intelligence intensify, the chef faces a dilemma between AI and the human race.

USA, 2019, 20 minutes
Director Hao Zheng