Half Day Films - Program A (morning)

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Larry Shiu, Cascade Mountain, Banff National Park © John Price

Larry Shiu, Cascade Mountain, Banff National Park © John Price

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.

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