Precocious newcomer Jasmin Mozaffari directs this bittersweet portrait of friendship and frustrated ambition, about a pair of Northern Ontario BFFs who dream of making it big in the city.

Short Cuts Canada

Firecrackers

Jasmin Mozaffari

Playing as part of Short Cuts Canada Programme 6

Lou pumps gas at the local truck 'n' go, but dreams of one day escaping with her BFF Chantal to “ blow up ” in the big city. Funny and brutally honest, Firecrackers paints a picture of small-town life filled with truckstop diners, deadbeat adults, and the teenagers who hope to escape from both.

ALEX ROGALSKI

Screenings

Thu Sep 12

TIFF Bell Lightbox 3

Regular
7:00pm
Fri Sep 13

TIFF Bell Lightbox 4

Industry
9:30am
Fri Sep 13

TIFF Bell Lightbox 4

Regular
12:15pm