YFS News

Feb. 4

ALFF 2011 Opening Gala - A Drummer’s Dream: fresh from sold out screenings in Vancouver

Celebrate the opening of this year’s festival at the gala reception on Monday February 7 from 5:30 to 7:30pm in the Yukon Arts Centre Lobby. The reception includes food by Mark El Kerr Catering and music by drummer Lonnie Powell with Dave Haddock on bass and a special performance by the Ta’an Kwach’an Dancers. The reception is followed by the opening film A Drummer’s Dream at 7:30pm in the YAC theatre. The film’s Halifax-based director, John Walker will be in attendance for the screening, marking his return since the ALFF 2009 screening of his provocative Arctic exploration expos√© film, Passage.

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