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Woohoo Classic Simpsons Trivia one-year anniversary at Dickens Pub (Saturday, Feb. 27)

How are your diorama skills? To celebrate one-year of advanced level Simpsons trivia, the local quizzers are holding a diorama-rama along with their usual mix of three Simpsons episodes (Lemon of Troy and both parts of Who Shot Mr. 360 more words


Canada's cinematic best comes to Calgary

Aussies call it “the cultural cringe,” a general feeling of inadequacy when it comes to appraising its own artistic output when compared to that of its motherland, Great Britain. 830 more words


Five films to see at the Canada's Top Ten Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival and the Calgary International Film Festival combine to show off the best of 2015 in Canadian cinema (with a 30-year-old classic mixed in). 277 more words


CIFF becomes Oscar-qualifying festival for short films

The Calgary International Film Festival could have a say in next year’s Oscars after winning approval from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be a qualifying festival for the Best Animated and Live Action Short Film categories. 600 more words


Redx Talks explores new perspectives

Seven years ago, Cowboy Smithx was a youth worker in East Vancouver, when he took part in a screening of a film called Vital Knowledge,  about indigenous youth. 717 more words

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Room, Remember, Guatanamo's Child among Audience Choice winners at Calgary film fest

The Calgary International Film festival announced its 2015 Audience Choice winners on Wednesday morning, which included the controversial documentary Guantanamo’s Child, Atom Egoyan’s Remember, Lenny Abrahamson’s Room and Josh Bishop’s documentary Made in Japan. 141 more words


Local kids animation featured at CIFF

Lilly got a pet. No telling what she might get next.

Lilly is the puppet — star of a short film called Lilly Gets a Pet, which screens Saturday at Telus Spark as part of the Calgary International Film Festival. 736 more words

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