Dead Rush to get world bow at CFF

How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town (pictured) will open the 2016 Canadian Film Festival, with Director X's Across the Line selected as the closing night film.
How to Plan an Orgy

Zachary Ramelan’s Dead Rush will have its world premiere at the 10th edition of the Canadian Film Festival (CFF), with Jeremy LaLonde’s How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town set to open the festival.

Director X’s feature film debut, Across the Line, has been selected as the closing night film and will have its Toronto premiere at the festival. Other feature films selected for the festival include Harv Glazer’s 20 Moves, Sean Garrity’s Borealis, Navin Ramaswaran’s Chasing Valentine, Cody Campanale’s Jackie Boy and Brian Stockton’s The Sabbatical. Chasing Valentine will have its Canadian premiere at the festival, while the rest will have their Toronto bows at CFF.

A total of 17 short films will also screen at the festival, including Dusty Mancinelli’s Winter Hymns, which won this year’s Slamdance Jury Prize for Narrative Short. Other shorts selected for the festival include Christine Buijs’ Divorce Photographer, Alison Parker’s Dude, Where’s My Ferret? and Christopher Warre’s Flung.

The festival runs from March 30 to April 2, with screenings hosted at The Royal Cinema in Toronto.