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Dave Kelly Live rounds up eclectic mix of guests this season

Dave Kelly is not about to rest on his laurels, and what laurels those are.

Three years ago, while working on one of his Lunchbox shows, Kelly had the idea of doing a live, one-night-stand show with special guests. 593 more words

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5 films to see at the Calgary International Film Festival

The Calgary International Film Festival kicks off Wednesday with a musical documentary. Then the beat goes on. Here are five flicks screening early in the festival that caught our eye. 260 more words


Filmmakers cross Canada to celebrate Indigenous musicians in When They Awake


Calgary International Film Festival runs Sept. 20 through Oct. 1 at various venues. Go to http://www.calgaryfilm.com for all the details

For anyone who thinks the traditional festival circuit in Canada can be a bit of a grind for filmmakers, consider the experiences of P.J. 1,196 more words


CONTEST: Enter to Win Tickets to the Calgary International Film Festival

Courtesy of the Calgary International Film Festival, we’re giving away tickets to see some of the buzziest titles at this years festival!

Contest Details:
To enter into the contest simply fill out the form below, listing your name, email, and which film you’d like to see. 103 more words


Cam Christiansen, David Hare and the NFB break down barriers with animated 'essay' Wall

Cam Christiansen and David Hare had slightly different concerns when it came to the timeliness of their animated documentary, Wall.

Christiansen, the Calgary artist and filmmaker who animated and directed the National Film Board feature, admits he was initially worried that the project’s long gestation might dampen the impact of a film set in the raw, ever-shifting backdrop of the Middle East. 1,287 more words


3 Reasons You Should Attend A SWINGERS WEEKEND at Calgary International Film Festival

We were tickled pink when Calgary International Film Festival asked us to come on board as a Community Partner for the presentation of A Swingers Weekend. 540 more words


When They Awake, uplifting film about Indigenous musicians, to open Calgary International Film Festival

A documentary film celebrating a new generation of Indigenous musicians will open the Calgary International Film Festival.

When They Awake — a film by P.J. Marcellino and Hermon Farahi and featuring artists such as Tanya Tagaq, A Tribe Called Red, Derek Miller and IsKwé — will be screened at the film festival’s opening gala on Sept. 629 more words