Schedule announced for Fernie film festival.

The Fourth Annual Reel Canadian Film Festival (RCFF) is scheduled for March 23 to 25 in Fernie.

The Fourth Annual Reel Canadian Film Festival (RCFF) is scheduled for March 23 to 25 in Fernie.

The full festival line up was announced Friday.

The RCFF has been gaining momentum over the past four years and has increased both screening and audience capacity. The very best of Canada’s film production from directors such as David Cronenberg and Thom Fitzgerald to Oscar nominated productions including Monsieur Lazhar and short film Wild Life plus Little Reels for Kids and Focus on Edmonton; the popular program of short films from a selected city, will pack the schedule with drama, comedy, animation and documentary over three days.

New this year, a preview night at the Arts Station on Friday, March 16 will offer two additional screenings and is included for all festival pass holders, or just $5 for this night only. The bar at the Blue Toque will be open prior to each screening for beverage purchases.

Festival passes, opening night tickets and preview night tickets are available for purchase at Midge’s Mags & Movies or The Arts Station. Festival passes are also available online as a weekend package at www.tourismfernie.com.  For more information, please visit www.reelfilmfest.ca.

Festival schedule:

Preview night @ The Arts Station

FRIDAY MARCH 16TH

7pm: Wiebo’s WarGenie nominated!

9pm: Sisters&BrothersVCC nominated!

 

Opening night @ The Vogue Theatre

FRIDAY MARCH 23RD

7pm: Oscar & Genie nominated Wild Life (short film) directly followed by

Monsieur Lazhar 1 Oscar nomination and 6 Genie Awards!

9pm: Opening Reception @ the Central with complimentary beverage and appies

 

SATURDAY MARCH 24TH

10am Little Reels for Kids (NFB shorts) @ The Arts Station

3pm Focus on Edmonton (selected shorts) @ The Arts Station

7pm Starbuck @ The Vogue Theatre – 2 Genie Awards!

9pm A Dangerous Method @ The Vogue Theatre – 5 Genie Awards!

 

 

Closing Night @ The Vogue Theatre

 

SUNDAY MARCH 25TH

5pm: Pink Ribbons, Inc.

6.45pm Closing

Reception in the theatre with complimentary beverage & appies

7.15pm Oscar & Genie Nominated Sunday (short) directly followed by

 

Cloudburst9 audience favourite/best film awards at major Film Festivals!

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