Tags » Calgary International Film Festival

Oscar Party returns to the Palace

Here’s your chance to watch the 90th annual Academy Awards in style.

The Calgary International Film Festival will host its third annual Oscar Party on March 4 at the Palace Theatre. 194 more words


Calgary International Film Festival breaks attendance records again, hands out juried and audience prizes

The Calgary International Film Festival broke attendance records again this year, with an estimated 40,000 people taking in films over 12 days.

While official numbers had yet to be calculated, organizers are certain attendance will surpass last year’s record-breaking 36,693. 412 more words


Film festival Red Carpet Gala a hit

There was a time when film festivals were the domain of the elite. The oldest, and most prestigious, the Venice Film Festival, started in 1932. The Cannes Film Festival followed shortly thereafter. 369 more words


Suck it Up a buddy comedy that explores grief and loss


Suck it Up will screen Saturday at Theatre Junction GRAND at 7:30 p.m. as part of the closing gala of the Calgary International Film Festival. 800 more words


Calgary filmmaker tells stranger-than-fiction tale of Liverpool near legends, The Big Three


Some Other Guys screens Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. at Cineplex Eau Claire

In 2014, Todd Kipp was hoping to set up an emotional reunion between guitarist Brian Griffiths and drummer Johnny Hutchinson. 785 more words


Made in Vietnam's personal odyssey makes strong connection with the public

It was with immense trepidation that novice Calgary filmmaker Thi Vo prepared for the Sept. 24 premiere of his documentary Made in Vietnam.

It was not just because it is such a personal story of how Vo went in search of the father he never knew, who was left behind in Vietnam when Vo and his mother escaped to Hong Kong. 658 more words

Local Arts

Family secrets: Michelle Morgan plays against type in Alberta-shot thriller, Ice Blue


Ice Blue will screen Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Globe Cinema and Saturday, Sept. 30 at 12:45 p.m. at Cineplex Eau Claire as part of the Calgary International Film Festival. 719 more words