Private Project

La Véillée

A young boy wanders out into the night in search of otherworldly adventure, as his Grandmother recounts the story of her own father's encounter with the Fairies.

  • Kerrin Rafuse
    Forty-Five & Five (2011), False Light (2018)
  • Kerrin Rafuse
    Forty-Five & Five (2011), False Light (2018)
  • Jackie Hynes
  • Anna Wheeler
  • James Norman
    Key Cast
  • Fiona McNabb
    Key Cast
    "Strange Girl"
  • Louise Moyes
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    La Véillée
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Drama, Fantasy, folklore, horror
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 13, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Arri Alexa
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • St. John's International Women's Film Festival
    St. John's
    October 17, 2021
    World Premiere
    2019 RBC Michelle Jackson Emerging Filmmaker Award
  • FogFest: A Night of Newfoundland Horror
    St. John's, NL
    October 29, 2021
  • Blood In The Snow Film Festival
    Toronto, ON
    November 1, 2021
    Toronto Premiere
  • SJIWFF: Films On The Go
    Various, Newfoundland & Labrador
    July 1, 2022
  • Port of Fear Film Festival
    Kenosha, WI
    United States
    July 29, 2022
    American Premiere
Director Biography - Kerrin Rafuse

Kerrin Rafuse is a Writer and Director living and working on Canada's East Coast.

She completed her BFA in Filmmaking and Photography at NSCAD University (2010) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, before moving to St. John's, Newfoundland. With the help of local film and arts organizations, Kerrin has made 3 short films: "Forty-Five & Five" (2011), "False Light" (2018), and the upcoming French-language folk horror short "La Véillée" (2021), the script for which won her the RBC Michelle Jackson Emerging Filmmaker Award in 2019.

Kerrin enjoys working in spaces fantastical and speculative, and is a friend to the monsters under your bed.

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