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!
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
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.
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.