Half Day Films - Program B (morning)

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Image from the film My Irnik

Image from the film My Irnik

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 Where the Wild Things Play

Where The Wild Things Play

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Image from the film The Frozen Road

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Image from the film Mammoth

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Image from the film A Line in the Snow – Greece

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Image from the film My Irnik

My Irnik

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Image from the film Journeys to Adäka

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