Half Day Films - Program A (afternoon)

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Image from the film The Hunt

Image from the film The Hunt

Remote cultures, epic journeys, and tales of adventure from the far reaches of the globe are showcased in a diverse selection of unique films – including many North American and World premieres. Choose between Program A and/or B. 

Half-day tickets are available for Program A and B on November 4 and 5 in the Rolston Recital Hall venue only $35 per half day. Full day tickets are $60 per day.

Book this event as part of the Festival Passport and save $2 per ticket.

NOTE: At SOLD OUT events during the Festival limited tickets may become available at the door.

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Image from the film Johanna © Ian Derry

Johanna

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For freediver Johanna Nordblad diving under the ice provides a surreal, calming environment that helps heal her injuries.

Year: 
2016
Country: 
United Kingdom
Director: 
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Producer: 
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Image from the film Still Alive

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Year: 
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Country: 
Austria
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BREAK, 20 minutes

Image from the film The Bothy Project

The Bothy Project

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Artists Tessa Lyons* and Natasha Brooks, along with writer Claire Carter* and filmmaker Jen Randall, take themselves into the vast emptiness of the Sheneval bothy in the Scottish Northwest to let go and unwind. Each woman’s experience is about exploring the wilds on your own terms, in your own style.

*in person attendance

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Country: 
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Director: 
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Image from the film Shifting Dreams

Shifting Dreams

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Country: 
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Image from the film The Hunt

The Hunt

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Year: 
2017
Country: 
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Image from the film Waters of the Greenstone

Waters of the Greenstone

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Year: 
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Country: 
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Director: 
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Producer: 
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