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  • January 24, 2020 thru January 26, 2020
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A celebration of the best of Canada's filmmaking from across the country featuring drama, documentary, and French-language work from some of Canada's top directors, actors, and industry professionals.

Each year the festival kicks off with a Friday evening gala presentation and reception. The weekend continues with two screenings on Saturday and Sunday featuring a wide variety of genres and storylines. Come and see what makes Canadian Cinema so great!

TICKETS:

WEEKEND FESTIVAL PASSES: $60, includes all screenings & receptions
OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION, SCREENING & Q&A: $20
PURCHASE ONLINE
Passes also available from the Fernie Museum, 491 2nd Ave, and at the door, subject to availability.

AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR:
SATURDAY SCREENINGS: $10 EACH
SUNDAY SCREENINGS: $15 EACH, includes reception

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24TH

  • 6:30 PM: Opening Night Reception at The Grand Central, hosted by Himalayan Spice Bistro, 301 2nd Ave. Complimentary beverage & appetizers.
  • 7:15PM: Short film: Tipped, followed by: James vs His Future Self
    An uptight time-travelling obsessed young scientist is visited by his nihilistic future self, who tells him that he needs to give up his dream of becoming the world's first-time traveler.
  • 9:30PM: Q&A with Jonas Chernick in the theatre

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25TH

  • 1pm: Little Reels Shorts for & by Kids
  • 7pm: Short film: Vessel, followed by:  The Song of Names PG-13 | 1h 53m
    Tim Roth and Clive Owen star in an emotional detective story spread over two continents and a half-century. 
  • 9pm: The Marijuana Conspiracy | 1h 36m
    In 1972, young women looking for a fresh start in life endure isolated captivity in a true 98-day human experiment studying the effects of marijuana on women.
  • 11pm: Q&A with Craig Pryce in the theatre

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26TH

  • 5pm: Short film: This Ink Runs Deep, followed by: Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band 1h 14m
    The story of the group that went from backing up Bob Dylan to becoming one of the most influential of their era, based on the autobiography by Robbie Robertson. 
  • 6:30pm: Closing Reception at the Vogue Theatre. Complimentary beverage & appetizers.
  • 7:30pm: Short film: Zaide, followed by: Il Pleuvait des Oiseaux/And The Birds Rained Down 14A | 2h 7m
    When wildfires threaten the region where three elderly hermits live in the woods, their quiet life is shaken by the arrival of two women. 

The Reel Canadian Film Festival is an independent program of the Reel Canadian Film Society. All screenings and events are held at the Vogue Theatre, except where otherwise noted.

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