Off The Shot Block

Screening Block includes:
SHORTS PROGRAM: A Broken Appointment | A Man's Story | Manna | Mariner | Small Change | 3 Cloves Of Garlic

DATE/TIME: 09/16/2017, 4:00pm
ADDRESS: Royal Theatre, 608 College St


Thyrone Tommy | Short | 19 mins | 2016 | Canada | English | PG 13


Thomas Olajide
Alison Louder
Alii Chung
Rod Wilson


When an incident from the Mariner’s past arises, to haunt him in terms of racial identity, a young marine navigation student suffers intense anxiety during his final exams.


Thyrone Tommy is a narrative director, and cinematographer from the North Side. He has written, directed, and produced, 4 short films including: “Seed of Deadbeat”, “Liar, Cheater, Whore”, and “Avalanche”. His films have been supported with grants from Universal Canada, Kodak Motion Film, and the Ontario Arts Council, as well as playing at over a dozen international film festivals.

Tommy’s latest productions include “Adorn”, produced for The Mini Films, and his latest directorial piece, “Mariner” – Based on his time as a marine navigation student. He is a recent graduate of both ReelWorld Film Festival’s Emerging 20 Filmmaker program and Impact Lab.