YFS News

Dec. 24

Available Light FF 2017 Line-up announcement

The 15th anniversary Available Light Film Festival: Canada’s largest film festival north of 60˚ is a celebration of Northern, Canadian and international cinema. ALFF 2017 (Feb 4 to 12) will include 40+ Canadian and international feature fiction and documentary films and multi-disciplinary performances. Full film list, descriptions, trailers and schedule out January 2017. Yukon Film Society is very honoured to present these incredible works of cinema: Angry Inuk - OPENING FILM (Alethea Arniquq-Baril, Nunavut, 2016) Window Horses (Ann-Marie Flemming, British Columbia, 2016) Quebec My Country Mon Pays (John Walker, Nova Scotia, 2016) Maliglutit (Searchers) (Kunuk+Ungalaq, Nunavut, 2016) La La Land - CA (Damien Chazelle, USA, 2016) The Sun At Midnight (Kirsten Carthew, NWT, 2016) Bluefin (John Hopkins, PEI, 2016) Maudie (Aisling Walsh, NL+Ireland, 2016) I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach, UK, 2016) Two Lovers and a Bear (Kim Nguyen, Quebec, 2016) Black Code (Nicholas de Pencier, Ontario, 2016) I Am the Blues (Daniel Cross, Quebec, 2016) Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade, Germany, 2016) Gimme Danger (Jim Jarmusch, USA, 2016) RiverBlue (David McIlvride, British Columbia, 2016) Weirdos (Bruce McDonald, Ontario, 2016) American Honey (Andrea Arnold, USA/UK, 2016) Pictures Don't Lie (Lulu Keating, YT, 2016) Shift (Kelly Milner, YT, 2016) Underdog (Mark+Belik, YT, 2016) Aim For The Roses (John Bolton, British Columbia, 2016) Arctic Secrets: Yukon Wild (Allan Code, 2017) Freightened (Denis Delestrac, Fra/Spn, 2016) Putuparri and the rainmakers (Nicole Ma, Australia, 2015) Before the Streets (Chloé Leriche, Quebec, 2016) The Apology (Tiffany Hsiung, Quebec, 2016) Moonlight (Barry Jenkins, USA, 2016) Kiss and Cry (Sean Cisterna, Ontario, 2016) Long Way North ( Rémi Chayé , Fra/Den, 2015) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS Sinister Oculus - Saturday February 4th 2017 8:00pm at Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre New North Collective: an evening of music and media art - Monday February 6th 2017 7:30pm at The Yukon Arts Centre Confirmed guests who will join us in Whitehorse to present their films and share their skills, stories and knowledge of their craft include: Alethea Arnaquq- Baril (Angry Inuk), Ann Marie Fleming (Window Horses), John Walker (Quebec My Country Mon Pays), John Hopkins (Blue Fin), Chilton Crane (Screen Actor and Acting Instructor), Daniel MacIvor (Weirdos), Kirsten Carthew (The Sun at Midnight) and Mr. Claude Joli-Coeur, Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Film Board of Canada. ALFF 2017 is presented by Yukon Film Society and co-presented by Yukon Energy and Gold Rush Inn. ALFF Industry conference runs Feb 4 to 12; workshops, master classes, roundtable discussions and presentations by guest filmmakers and media industry delegates. ALFF 5 and 10 Film Passes on-sale now at alff.ca and at Yukon Film Society(212 lambert st. above Uniglobe Travel on 3rd Ave.) 5 Film Pass (Earlybird until Dec 30th) $50 10 Film Pass (Earlybird until Dec 30th) $90 Single Tickets (On-sale January 6th 2017 at www.yukontckets.com $15 general/$13 YFS Member 5 Film Pass after Dec 30th - $55 10 Film Pass after Dec 30th - $100

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