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!

Just Posted

Boon Docs, life as a rural doctor tickles the funny bone

Haida Gwaii’s Caroline Shooner draws observations from the medical field

President and CEO leaving Coast Mountain College

Burt will say goodbye to CMNT come September

Marathon day on Haida Gwaii

Totem to Totem race looks to set another participation record

World’s largest animal spotted off coast of Haida Gwaii

Fisheries and Oceans Canada spotted the animal during their Science At-Sea mission

Two monumental poles return home to Haida Gwaii

The artifacts ended up in Vancouver by being taken, appropriated, stolen, or sold through the years

Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Vancouver Island teens missing after vehicle found ablaze near Dease Lake, BC

RCMP say a body discovered nearby not one of the missing teens

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

It’s the one-year anniversary of when a man opened fire along the bustling street before shooting and killing himself

Japanese Canadians call on B.C. to go beyond mere apology for historic racism

The federal government apologized in 1988 for its racism against ‘enemy aliens’

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Two dead in two-vehicle crash between Revelstoke and Golden

RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

The current case is more general, applying to employees, including men, who worked for the RCMP

Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill

He said the proper venue for the disagreement is Federal Court

Most Read