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Calgary International Film Festival galas at a glance

The Calgary International Film Festival, which runs from Sept. 23 to Oct. 4,  announced five gala screenings on Tuesday.

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Hank Williams biopic, I Saw the Light, to open Calgary International Film Festival

An American biopic about country legend Hank Williams will open the Calgary International Film Festival, one of five gala films announced Tuesday morning that include Paul Gross’ modern war film Hyena Road and a documentary about Edmonton act The Smalls. 535 more words


Brooklyn, Omar Khadr documentary among first wave of films announced for Calgary International Film Festival

A Oscar-buzzed period drama set in the 1950s and a documentary about Omar Khadr are among the films that will screen this year at the Calgary International Film Festival. 139 more words


Calgary International Film Festival looks to boost attendance with help of new partner, ATB Financial

The Calgary International Film Festival is looking to boost attendance to 50,000 over the next three years with the help of a new sponsor.

In a press conference Tuesday morning in downtown Calgary, ATB Financial was announced as a three-year “exclusive presenting partner” for the 10-day festival, which will run Sept. 311 more words


Eddie comes of age: Big Rock's beer-fuelled bash rebranded as short film festival

Even the best parties have to end.

For 22 years, Big Rock Breweries has hosted the Eddies, an annual beer-fuelled bash that invited fledgling filmmakers to vie for cash prizes with fake commercials heavy on wackiness and product placement. 547 more words

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Area filmmakers get screen time at Cannes

The Calgary-shot thriller Ally Was Screaming will be showcased at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival this week, where it will be representing the country as part of the Telefilm Canada’s Perspective Canada program. 120 more words


A must-watch: Exit by Daniel Zimbler

If you’ve popped by my site at all during the last few posts, you may have noticed the constant design changes. Each time I login to the site, I play unsatisfactorily with the themes until I find one that doesn’t drive me crazy, and then when I visit the next time I realize that I was wrong… it does make me crazy. 111 more words

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