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Winnipeg Film ‘Imitations’ Screening at TIFF

August 3, 2016 3:34 PM | Entertainment

A Winnipeg film-making collective will debut in front of an audience at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.

“Imitations” is the newest short film from MarkusMilosIanFabian, which follows Arnold, an introvert that gets plastic surgery to look more like a famous popstar.

“We are very excited to have the world premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. It’s our most progressive film to date and we can’t wait to share it with TIFF audiences,” said Ian Bawa, producer, co-editor and assistant director of Imitations.

The surgery doesn’t go exactly as planned and Arnold’s face slowly begins to fall apart at an important karaoke night.

“Being selected for TIFF helps recognize the hard work that we, and our great cast and crew, put into the film,” added Fabian Velasco, co-director and co-editor of Imitations.

Imitations will be screened twice during the festival and will be eligible for the Short Cuts Award for Best Film, and the Short Cuts Award for Best Canadian Film.

The date and time for the screening has yet to be determined.