Missy || Jon Mann || 16:59 min.
A recluse is forced to revisit his past after welcoming an unexpected, inanimate visitor.
Jon Mann is a graduate of Acadia University (POLS, 2011) and the New York Film Academy (Screenwriting, 2013). In 2012, he wrote the documentary Drink ‘Em Dry which premiered at Harvard Law School, making Jon the youngest person in the school's history to present written work (at age 22). After Harvard, the film is now in universities and colleges in North and South America, Europe, and Australia. Drink ‘Em Dry was also nominated for Best Canadian Documentary at the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (2012). In 2014, Jon completed his first feature-length documentary, Project Power, which follows the social movement against the sale of NB Power to Hydro-Quebec in 2010. In 2015 Jon co-wrote and directed the short-film Rearview which racked up wins and nominations at film festivals world-wide. In 2017, Jon and production partner Rob Ramsay's project Wolfville was selected for the 2017 National Screen Institute's Totally Television program. Filming for the short films Cahoots & Missy, written and directed by Jon, completed Fall 2017.
Missy is part of Atlantic Auteurs Program One at HIFF 2018.
Wednesday JUNE 6 | 9 PM | NEPTUNE SCOTIABANK STAGE THEATRE | 63 mins
$12 @ the door | $10 advance/student/senior/unwaged