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Image from the film In The Starlight

Image from the film In The Starlight

From hundreds of entries submitted to the Festival, join us for a mixed program of films.

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Image from the film In The Starlight

In the Starlight

52 Mins

An intimate portrait exploring the passionate spirit of the celebrated local photographer Paul Zizka. Most of his photographs are taken in the mountain environment, during the darkest hours of the night under star-filled skies. While going on new astrophography adventures, Paul tries to balance family, travel and work as one of his biggest challenges.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
ALBERTA PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
France
Director: 
Mathieu Le Lay*
Producer: 
Valérie Grenon
Production Company: 
Camera Lucida Productions

BREAK, 15 minutes

Image from the film The Silver Branch

The Silver Branch

73 Mins

The Silver Branch is a philosophical visual poem on the life of a peasant farmer/poet Patrick McCormack, descendant of generations of farmers who live off the wild mountains in the West of Ireland. Patrick and his rural community are drawn into a divisive battle with the Government, leading him to the European supreme courts to decide on the fate of this iconic wilderness.

Premiere: 
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Ireland
Director: 
Katrina Costello
Producer: 
Ken O Sullivan
Production Company: 
Sea Fever Productions