The festival features a visual arts exhibition, Latin American country cultural displays, a program including a large array of diverse artistic expressions including theatre, conversations, musical performances, activities for children, gastronomy demonstrations, and much more!
Calgary Cinematheque’s Technicolor Series continues. Otto Preminger’s 1955 film is based on a 1943 Broadway revue by Oscar Hammerstein II in which Bizet’s “tunes” were adapted specifically for an African American cast, with Dorothy Dandridge portraying Carmen with a difference.
CUFF returns to the Globe Cinema for their annual all-night horror movie marathon! Join them for seven classic and under-the-radar horror movies. The lineup includes classics like Scream, Critters 2, Friday the 13th 5, Piranha and more. Keep an eye on their website for updates!
Join the THIRD ACTion Film Festival for this fun film for the foodies. Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy provides an intimate look at this leading expert on Mexican cuisine, often called the “Julia Child of Mexico”, the feisty cook herself prefers “The Mick Jagger of Mexican Cuisine”.
CIFF’s Top Docs features Lobster Soup. Every morning Krilli prepares the many ingredients of Bryggjan’s lobster soup, a tiny café in a small town in Iceland, while his brother sits with the old fishermen, the last boxer of Iceland and a writer, who find new solutions for all the problems of the world.
CIFF’s Global Perspectives Series continues. Fabietto Schisa is a 17-year old Italian teen who’s life is altered. Seemingly saved by Maradona, touched by chance or the hand of God, Fabietto wrestles with the nature of fate, the confusion of loss, and the intoxicating freedom of being alive.
The Calgary Justice Film Festival’s lineup this year includes seven socially conscious documentary film screenings to be held digitally over four days in November. The films will be available for screening online across the province of Alberta. All screenings are free to attend.