Film festival next week

  • Feb. 27, 2014 4:00 p.m.

Submitted by Dafne Romero–The sixth annual Haida Gwaii Film Festival will be sure to offer something for everyone, highlighting 60 films from 20 countries and hosting five directors and producers coming from Montreal, Vancouver Island and Vancouver! They will be attending the festival to introduce their films and share their experiences with our communities. You won’t want to miss the best movies featuring the environment, comedy, film noir, animation, romance, history, dance, music and controversy.Venues to catch the movies will be at the Kay Centre in Skidegate, the Queen Charlotte Community Hall and in Tlell! Check out the line up:Queen Charlotte March 7 and 915 Reasons to Live by Alain Zweig, inspired by author Ray Robertson’s book (Teens and Adults)My Daddy is a Film Director (Kids)The Soul of the Sea (Teens and Adults)The Ilusionist (Kids, Teens and Adults)Tide Lines (Kids, Teens and Adults)Tales of Wizard (kids)The End of Time (Teens and Adults)Oil Sand Karaoke (Teens and Adults)The Good Heart (Adults)Doctor Who: Quest for the Tardis by Sahntal and Reina Betham (Teens, Kids and Adults)Skidegate March 8 Zela Trovke (Adults)A Political Story (Teens and Adults)Real Democracy (Adults)Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky (Adults)BAJARI (Teens and Adults)Ancient Sea Gardens (Teens and Adults)Bird Man (Kids, Teens and Adults)Tlell March 8 Shekina, a story about Hassidic women, filmmakers in attendance (Teens, Adults)Triumph of the Wall (Teens and Adults)Martha and Karl (Adults)Deconstructing Supper (Teens and Adults)Creamen (Teens and Adults)Caretos (Adults)Crystal Fairy Magical Cactus (Adults)Art City Kids (Kids, Teens and Adults)When We were Boys (Adults)This year we will have the best public film choice and Kinnie Starr will be closing the event at the Kay Centre at 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 8! The Closing Gala will be held at the Charlotte Community Hall with a karaoke contest. There will be a prize for the best karaoke performance!

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