October 12 - 31

Sundays at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 PT; Repeats Fridays at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT

Bravo!FACT Presents offers cutting-edge Canadian short films – an eclectic mix of dance, drama, animation and spoken word – produced with Bravo!FACT grants.

October 12 / 17 – Trapeze artists, tumblers, and tightrope walkers from Montréal invade unexpected places in unexpected ways in this circus-themed episode of Bravo!FACT Presents. Jonas Woolverton heads to work via “Cyr Wheel” in Morning Commute; the students of the National Circus School show what they’ve learned in Balancing; and the acrobatic troupe Les Sept Doigts de la Main infiltrate public spaces in Freestyle Bowling and Library Rats.

October 26 / 31 – Bravo!FACT Presents spotlights several spooky shorts just in time for Halloween. The Facts in the Case of Mr. Hollow showcases the tale of a supernatural murder. Prima ballerina Evelyn Hart’s makes her acting debut in Things that Go Bump in the Night, based on true accounts of Canadian hauntings. Bluebeard is an animated ghost story inspired by the paintings of Hieronymous Bosch and Pieter Bruegel. Guy Maddin’s The Saddest Shorts: Sombra Dolorosa shares the story about Mexican wrestlers and a haunted mule. Don’t Let This Mean World Swallow You features the music of an otherworldly Andre Ethier.

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