september, 2017

This is a repeating event

sat30sep1:00 pmCURPIGEON1:00 pm

Event Details

SATURDAY, Sept. 30 @ 1pm in Princess Theatre
CURPIGEON is part of the SHORTS FOR SHORTS film package.

TUESDAY, October 3 @ 12:10pm in Landmark Cinemas 9 City Centre
OWEN is part of the LUNCHBOX SHORTS 2 short film package.

Director: Dmitry Milkin | 9:57 | USA | 2016 | Animation
Canadian Premier! A heartwarming story about the power of community support during a time of grief. Curpigeon is a CG animated short film about a group of park pigeons, and their old men pals, who come together to help one of their own get through a great loss.

About the Director:
Dmitry Milkin was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and immigrated to the US, as a refugee, a year after the fall of communism . Watching movies and cartoons helped him learn English and sparked his love for story. Like many immigrants in search of work, Dmitry’s family moved several times during his childhood, allowing him to become a new person at every school – fusing in him a sense for journey as a concept of character change.

Dmitry graduated from Emerson College with a BA in film and moved to LA to work at Warner Bros. Studios as an assistant at Roserock Films. He eventually settled in San Francisco, where he applied his passion for socially conscious storytelling with the animated short film CURPIGEON — a film designed to help children cope with grief in a time where tragedy seems to be all around. The film’s message focuses on the power of community support and that “all around are friends.

Director’s Statement:
I seek to make entertaining films with socially conscious themes. I call it hiding the peas in the mashed potatoes.

Official Website:
Age appropriate for: All ages
Festivals: Tribeca Film Festival, Cucalorus


(Saturday) 1:00 pm


Princess Theatre

10337 82 Ave, Edmonton, AB T6E 1Z9


Suite #201, 10816A 82 Avenue | EDMONTON, Alberta | T6E 2B3 | Canada
Phone: 780.423.0844
Office Hours: Weekdays M-F from 10am to 3pm

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