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Haida Gwaii doc launches 20th KFF

March 2, 2016 3:36 P.M.
Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World launches the 20th annual Kamloops Film Festival.

Kamloops Film Festival opens its 20th season Thursday, March 3, bringing 10 days and 20 outstanding productions to downtown Kamloops.

There are also a host of related events lined up, including a question-and-answer session on the first screening, Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World.

The B.C. archipelago is the setting for the final film in a trilogy. This instalment traces the trials and tribulations of the Haida since first contact with Europeans as the First Nation prepares for a showdown in its opposition to the Northern Gateway pipeline proposal. 

As festival special guests, documentary director Charles Wilkinson (Oil Sands Karaoke) and producer Tina Schliessler will join Rudy Buttignol and Murray Battle of Knowledge Network for a discussion with film-goers at Hotel 540.

Here’s the complete list of films lined up for the Paramount Theatre event. For a complete list of festival activities and events, visit www.kamloopsfilmfest.ca.

Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Mustang

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Regression

March 4 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Youth

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Snowtime! (3D)

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Lady in the Van

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm

James White

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:25 pm

Victoria

March 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

No Men Beyond This Point

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Born to be Blue

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:40 pm

My Good Man’s Gone

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:40 pm

Movie: A Royal Night Out

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Macbeth

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Son of Saul

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ben’s At Home

March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:10 pm

Eadweard

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Witch

March 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Anomalisa

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Embrace The Serpent

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Forsaken

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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