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In case you didn’t know it, our nation’s filmmakers have incredible talent and innumerable achievements. David Cronenberg, Sarah Polley, Don McKellar, Tracey Deer, and so many more!
We’ll be hosting screenings, events, and conversations (both on and offline) for three days to celebrate Canadian film and spotlight Yukon filmmakers.
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To celebrate Canadian film, we’re bringing FREE virtual screenings of Canadian cult classics and Yukon-made films – but only for the first 100 people who register!
Spotlight Films by Yukon Filmmakers:
12:15pm at the Whitehorse Visitor Information Centre
(100 Hanson St)
Take a break from the everyday boring lunchtime of staring at your screen or scrolling on social media with a special short in-cinema program downtown at the Visitor’s Information Centre.
Pond by Dan Sokolowski
A year in the life of a pond rendered in live action and animation.
Two Winters by Carol Geddes
Live-action and animation combine to tell the Southern Tutchone story of how a First Nations family in the early 1800s survives when a volcanic eruption in Indonesia throws Canada’s north into an extended winter.
Pictures Don’t Lie by Lulu Keating
Illuminated with family photographs, JJ Van Bibber from Dawson City tells the story of his life in the Yukon Territory. Of mixed heritage, JJ and his family negotiated the middle path.
7:30pm in your living room
In celebration of National Canadian Film Day, Yukon Film Society and Yukon Arts Centre present PechaKucha Night Vol. 4! Visual storytelling that's fun, fast and thought-provoking! The theme? FILMS.
How will our presenters spin their interpretations in 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide? The possibilities are endless. Join 6 Yukon filmmakers for an evening of creative thinking at its best and its weirdest!