National Canadian Film Day - a massive coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema comes to the Yukon

April 19, 2021

WHITEHORSE – Starting this Wednesday, in celebration of National Canadian Film Day, the Yukon Film Society has programmed three days of events and screenings for film lovers across the territory. Taking place online and in-cinema, the events run April 21-23, 2021 and spotlight Canadian cult classics, Yukon filmmakers, and Yukon creatives sharing their love and ideas for film.


Schedule of events:

April 21&22 – All-day free virtual Screenings of Canadian classics and Yukon-made films


  • Highway 61
  • Double Happiness
  • Rustic Oracle
  • April and the Extraordinary World


Spotlight Films by Yukon Filmmakers:

  • Pictures Don’t Lie
  • Grey Mountain


All films are free on ALFF Online, but there are only 100 tickets available for each.


April 22 – Lunchtime In-Cinema Screening in downtown Whitehorse

Audiences can take a break from the everyday with a special short in-cinema program downtown at the Visitor’s Information Centre in Whitehorse.


  • Pond by Dan Sokolowski
  • Two Winters by Carol Geddes
  • Pictures Don’t Lie by Lulu Keating


April 23 | Pecha Kucha Night Whitehorse: Film edition

In partnership with Yukon Arts Centre, we’re bringing together 6 filmmakers and film lovers for a special PechaKucha Night! Visual storytelling that's fun, fast and thought-provoking! Presenters have 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide to talk about topics ranging from Virtual Reality in film to radical queerness in film.

Featuring: Marten Berkman, Dave White, Krista Davis, Lulu Keating, Douglas Joe, Ross Burnet, and Marty O’Brien


Tickets and more information available at





Selene Vakharia
Producer, Yukon Film Society



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