Viewing: October 23, 2018
Director: Rafal Sokolowski
Writer(s): Jeremy Boxen
Cast: Brian J. Smith, Kaniehtiio Horn, Raoul Max Trujillo, Aaron Ashmore, John Kapelos
One of the city’s last decent tow truck drivers risks everything on a desperate quest to become a chaser and provide for his struggling family.
Rafal Sokolowski is an Assistant Professor of film at the Ohio University and an award-winning film and theatre director. His work has been exhibited worldwide and is supported by the National Film Board of Canada, the Canada and Ontario Arts Councils and Bravo!FACT. He is the artistic director of Blind Dog Films, which specializes in developing and producing narrative fiction. He previously taught film and directing at York University, Ryerson University, and was a guest artist-teacher at the National Theatre School of Canada, Soulpepper Theatre Company, and Warsaw College of Communications and Media. Sokolowski’s Three Mothers, starring Kristin Booth and Camilla Scott, screened at many international festivals, including the 2009 CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival, and his most recent film, Seventh Day, won Best Short Film at the 2013 Ekran – Toronto Polish Film Festival. Sokolowski is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, holds an MFA from York University and is an apprentice of the National Theatre Academy of Krakow (directing).