Guide to The 2015 Kingston Canadian Film Festival

Kingston Canadian Film Festival 2015, OntarioThe Kingston Canadian Film Festival is celebrating it’s 15th year next week! This year’s line up is as impressive as ever.  In addition to a huge list of feature films and local shorts, the Kingston Canadian Film Festival 2015 also offers fun receptions where you can meet and mingle with filmmakers, guests, sponsors, volunteers, staff, and audience members.  Be sure to check out the list of free workshops also being offered throughout the festival weekend.  Tickets can be purchased individually and in various packages.  Find out more here.  See you there!

Thursday, February 26th

7:00pm: Big News from Grand Rock with local short Hopeless Romantic at Memorial Hall

Friday, February 27th

12:00pm: Canadian Shorts Program at the Baby Grand
2:00pm: The Price We Pay with local short Dr. Brown’s Irie Bees at the Baby Grand
4:30pm: All the Time in the World with local short Between Here and Nowhere at the Baby Grand
7:00pm: Monsoon with local short Bellini’s Rain at Screening Room 1
7:15pm: Porch Stories with local short Chicken on Clark at Screening Room 2
7:15pm: Felix and Meira with local short You’re In at Memorial Hall
9:30pm: Berkshire County with local short Slightly Alive at the Baby Grand
9:30pm: Music Video Shorts Program at Screening Room 2
9:45pm: Dirty Singles with local short The Plan at Screening Room 1

Saturday, February 28th

11:30am: La Petite Reine with local short Haze at the Baby Grand
11:30am: All the Time in the World with local short Between Here and Nowhere at Screening Room 1
11:45am: Sol with local short Jargon at Screening Room 2
2:00pm: Youth Shorts Program at the Baby Grand
2:00pm: Luck’s Hard with local short Baby at Screening Room 1
2:15pm: Porch Stories with local short Chicken on Clark at Screening Room 2
4:15pm: The Price We Pay with local short Dr. Brown’s Iris Bees at the Baby Grand
4:15pm: Monsoon with local short Bellini’s Rain at Screening Room 2
4:30pm: Tu Dors Nicole with local short People Watching at Screening Room 1
7:00pm: Maps to the Stars at Screening Room 1
7:00pm: In Her Place at the Baby Grand
7:15pm: Canadian Shorts Program at Screening Room 2
7:15pm: Fault with local short Viva Voce: Gifts at Memorial Hall
9:30pm: Violent with local short Anna in Pieces at Screening Room 2
9:45pm: The Stronghold with local short Psychoacoustics at the Baby Grand
9:45pm: After the Ball with local short Seeing Stars at Screening Room 1

Sunday, March 1st

11:00am: C is for Canada at Screening Room 1
11:15am: In Her Place at Screening Room 2
11:30am: The Father of Hockey with local short Sir John A. and the Curse of the Anti-Quenched at the Baby Grand
1:30pm: Maps to the Stars at Screening Room 1
1:45pm: After The Ball with local short Seeing Stars at Screening Room 2
2:00pm: Retrospective: Many Kingstons at the Baby Grand
4:00pm: Tu Dors Nicole with local short People Watching at Screening Room 1
4:15pm: Sol with local short Jargon at Screening Room 2
5:00pm: Mommy at the Baby Grand

Local Filmmakers at this Year’s KCFF

Brent Nurse: The StrongholdBrent Nurse, The Stronghold, Kingston, OntarioBrent Nurse returns to KCFF representing two feature films; as co-producer on FAULT, and with his own directorial feature debut of THE STRONGHOLD, co-directed by Steven Spencer… Read More
Leigh Ann Bellamy: FaultLeigh Ann Bellamy, CuriousYou Productions, Kingston, OntarioLeigh Bellamy Ann has written, directed and produced three short films that have appears at past KCFFs. Her first feature length film, FAULT, will premier at KCFF 2015… Read More

 

Workshops

Wednesday, February 25th, 7:00pm: Collaboration: Practice and (String) Theory at The Tett Centre
Thursday, February 26th, 1:00pm: Incubate This! The Intersection of Film & Interactive at The Tett Centre
Friday, February 27th, 12:30pm: Socan presents Music in Film at Harrison-LeCaine Hall
Friday, February 27th, 2:30pm: Breaking In: Starting a Career in Film and Media at Goodes Hall, room 108
Friday, February 27th, 6:00pm: Documentary: Music on Film at The Davies Lounge
Saturday, February 28th, 10:00am-12:00pm: Kids Animation Workshop at the Davies Lounge
Saturday, February 28th, 10:00am: Low Budget Filmmaking at the Baby Grand
Saturday, February 28th, 12:00pm: One on One Sessions at Tango Nuevo
Saturday, February 28th, 12:30pm: Youth Animation at the Davies Lounge

Receptions

Thursday, February 26th, 9:00pm: TD/Cogeco Opening Reception at the Delta Kingston Waterfront Hotel
Saturday, February 28th, 2:30pm-4:00pm: Filmmaker/Sponsor Mixer at Tango Nuevo
Sunday, March 1st, 7:30pm: Awards Reception at Tango Nuevo

Live Music

Thursday, February 26th, 10:00pm: Opening Late Night FUBAR Party with Deaner and B. Rich at The Mansion
Friday, February 27th, 7:00pm: An Evening with Ron Hawkins at the Baby Grand
Friday, February 27th, 10:00pm: By Divine Right, Lederhosen Lucil at The Mansion
Saturday, February 28th, 7:00pm: “Goin’ Home”: Greg Keelor at The Tett Centre

Danielle Lennon

Danielle Lennon is Kingstonist's Co-Founder. She was the Editor, Community Event Coordinator and Contributor at-large (2008-2018). She is otherwise employed as a section violinist with the Kingston Symphony, violin teacher, studio musician and cat lover. Learn more about Danielle...

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