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Canadian biopic Maudie to open Calgary International Film Festival, Robert Cuffley's Chokeslam to close

A biopic shot in St. John’s about Canadian painter Maud Lewis will open the Calgary International Film Festival.

Maudie, starring Oscar-nominated actors Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke, will kick off the festival on Sept. 718 more words


Palme d'Or winning Ken Loach film, Canadian documentary defending seal hunt among films announced for Calgary International Film Festival

British director Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake, which proved a controversial Palme d’Or winner this year at Cannes, is among the award-winning films that will screen at this year’s Calgary International Film Festival. 309 more words


Calgary International Film Festival names top 10 finalists for Alberta Spirit

The Calgary International Film Festival has announced the 10 short films that will compete for a $2,500 prize.

Alberta Spirit will be held on Sept. 25 at Theatre Junction GRAND. 71 more words


Calgary International Film Festival to celebrate a decade of Heartland in red carpet event

The stars of the Alberta-shot CBC series Heartland, including a horse, will be walking the red carpet as part of a Calgary International Film Festival’s new Showcase Alberta program, which will celebrate the decade-long CBC family show by screening its 10th-season première on Oct. 586 more words


Calgary International Film Festival, BravoFACT to award Alberta filmmaking team $50,000

The Calgary International Film Festival wants to give an Alberta filmmaking team $50,000 to make a new short film.

The festival will be partnering with BravoFACT for a pitch competition, which will have five teams from Alberta pitching their short film on Oct. 350 more words


Wolf trainer Andrew Simpson to screen documentary as fundraiser for new film

Fans of wolves, documentaries about wolves, Game of Thrones or all three will be in for a treat on Monday when veteran animal trainer Andrew Simpson holds court at the Plaza Theatre to raise funds for his new film. 686 more words


Scene Wednesday: Calgary International Film Festival 2016

June 22 / 16

Good Morning everyone! Just one post so far…..I’ve been digging to post in the film department and I found one: Calgary International Film Festival… 193 more words