Guide to the 11th Kingston Canadian Film Festival

Kingston Canadian Film FestivalThe 11th annual Kingston Canadian Film Festival is just one week away. This year’s festival runs from March 2nd until the 6th, boasting 19 films, 15 shorts, 5 workshops and 2 parties where you can get up close and personal with the visiting filmmakers and fellow festival goers.  Did I mention that the KCFF includes a generous offering of both francophone and English films?  With ticket packages starting at $30 and all-access passes running a mere $80, there are lots of affordable options to help you enjoy the best of what our locally-run festival has to offer.  Be sure to check out the full list of films below, all of which are linked to synopsis so you can plan your festival experience accordingly.

Wednesday, March 2
Time to be announced: Workshop: Bear With Us, location to be announced

Thursday, March 3
7:00pm: A Beginner’s Guide to Endings, at Empire Theatre 1
9:00pm: Party: Opening Reception, at The Tango

Friday, March 4
4:00pm: Workshop: Breaking In, at Queen’s University Career Services
7:00pm: Incendies, at Empire Theatre 1
7:10pm: Water on the Table, at The Screening Room 2
7:20pm: Oliver Sherman, at Empire Theatre 2
7:30pm: Shorts Package, at The Screening Room 1
9:25pm: Fathers & Sons, at The Screening Room 1
9:30pm: Trois temps aprés la mort d’Anna, at Empire Theatre 2
9:40pm: The Mountie, at Empire Theatre 1
9:50pm: The Man of a Thousand Songs, at The Screening Room 2

Saturday, March 5
10:00am: Workshop: Animation for Kids, location to be announced
11:00am: Workshop: Screenwriting 101, at Queen’s University, location to be announced
12:00pm: Incendies, at Empire Theatre 2
12:15pm: Collections de court métrages, at The Screening Room 1
12:30pm: Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride, at The Screening Room 2
2:00pm: Party: Filmmaker’s Reception, at The Grand Theatre
4:05pm: Perte de signal: Resiliences, at The Screening Room 1
4:10pm: Fathers & Sons, at The Screening Room 2
4:15pm: Oliver Sherman, at Empire Theatre 1
7:00pm: Route 132, at Empire Theatre 2
7:10pm: Modra, at The Screening Room 1
7:20pm: Small Town Murder Songs, at Empire Theatre 1
7:30pm: Land, at The Screening Room 2
9:20pm: Daydream Nation, at Empire Theatre 1
9:30pm: Curling, at Empire Theatre 2
9:40pm: You Are Here, at The Screening Room 1
9:45pm: Le divan du monde, at The Screening Room 2

Sunday, March 6
12:00pm: Route 132, at Empire Theatre 2
12:20pm: You Are Here, at The Screening Room 1
12:30pm: Workshop: Master Class with Susan Shipton, at The Screening Room 2
2:25pm: Shorts Package, at The Screening Room 1
2:35pm: Modra, at The Screening Room 2
2:45pm: Small Town Murder Songs, at Empire Theatre 2
7:00pm: Trigger, at Empire Theatre 1

Drop off a few comments below and tell us which films you are looking forward to screening.  Special thanks to filmingilman for the photo on display above.  See you at the festival!

Harvey Kirkpatrick

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