Festival Watch: September & October 2017

By Cory Angeletti-Szasz ● September 12, 2017 15:55


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PUBLIC SCHOOLED

CFC Features' PUBLIC SCHOOLED, from from writer/director Kyle Rideout and writer/producer Josh Epstein, will screen at various festivals across Canada this fall:

  • Atlantic International Film Festival | September 14 to 21, 2017: PUBLIC SCHOOLED will screen in the Features Program on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5:45 p.m. CLICK HERE to learn more.
    Social: #PublicSchooled | #CFCFeatures | @cfccreates@thefilmfest | #FIN
  • Calgary International Film Festival | September 20 to October 1, 2017: PUBLIC SCHOOLED will screen as part of the Canadian Cinema Series on Friday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, September 24 at 9:15 p.m. CLICK HERE to learn more.  
    Social: #PublicSchooled | #CFCFeatures | @cfccreates | @calgaryfilm | #calgaryfilm
  • Edmonton International Film Festival | September 28 to October 7, 2017: PUBLIC SCHOOLED will screen on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 7 p.m. and Monday, October 2 at 4:30 p.m. CLICK HERE for more information.
    Social: #PublicSchooled | #CFCFeatures | @cfccreates | @edmfilmfest | #eiff17
  • Vancouver International Film Festival | September 28 to October 13, 2017: PUBLIC SCHOOLED will screen as part of the Sea to Sky BC Spotlight on Monday, October 2 at 6 p.m. CLICK HERE for more.
    Social: #PublicSchooled | #CFCFeatures | @cfccreates | @VIFFest | #VIFF

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RUDE

CFC Features' groundbreaking 1995 drama RUDE, directed by CFC alumnus Clement Virgo and produced by fellow CFC alumni Damon D’Oliveira and Karen King, will screen at the following two festivals:

  • Edmonton International Film Festival | September 28 to October 7, 2017: RUDE will screen on Tuesday, October 3 at 7 p.m. for FREE in celebration of Canada's 150th. CLICK HERE to learn more. 
    Social: #CFCFeatures | @cfccreates | @edmfilmfest | #eiff17
  • Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival | September 16 to 24, 2017: RUDE will see another FREE screening at Cinéfest, taking place on Friday, September 22 at 8:30 p.m. CLICK HERE for more information.
    Social: #CFC Features| @cfccreates | @CinefestSudbury | #Cinefest2017

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HIS NAME IS WILLY

CFC short film HIS NAME IS WILLY, from director Liz Cairns, will see its World Premiere at VIFF this September/October:

  • Vancouver International Film Festival | September 28 to October 13, 2017: HIS NAME IS WILLY will screen in the Home & Garden Shorts Program on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 9:15 p.m. and Monday, October 9, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. CLICK HERE to learn more. 
    Social: #WillyShortFilm | @cfccreates | @VIFFest | #VIFF2017
  • Austin Film Festival | October 26 to November 2, 2017: HIS NAME IS WILLY screens on Thursday, October 26 at 7:10 p.m. and Monday, October 30 at 12 p.m. CLICK HERE for more info.
    Social: #WillyShortFilm | @cfccreates | @austinfilmfest | #AFF2017

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IMPOSTER

CFC short film IMPOSTER, from director Adam Goldhammer, will thrill audiences at Screamfest this October:

  • Screamfest Horror Film Festival | October 10 to 19, 2017: IMPOSTER will screen on Sunday, October 15 at 12 p.m. CLICK HERE to learn more. 
    Social: #ImposterShortFilm | @cfccreates@screamfest | #screamfest

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STRAY DOG

CFC short STRAY DOG, from director Michael Mazzuca, will play Toronto After Dark Film Festival this October:

  • Toronto After Dark Film Festival | October 12 to 20, 2017: STRAY DOG screens on Monday, October 16 at 9:30 p.m. CLICK HERE to learn more.
    Social: #StrayDogShort | @cfccreates | @TADFilmFest | #TADFF

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