Whistler Film Festival

Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2011

Whistler Film Festival LogoThe Whistler Film Festival takes place in Whistler from November 3 to December 4.  This 5 day film extravaganza presents films from Canada and all around the world.  There will be premiers, from North Americas top directors, as well as feature films, documentaries, and shorts, in all over 80 films.

Over sixty percent of the films presented are Canadian made films.  Over $50,000 in prizes are awarded to film makers, actors, and other film industry participants in nine major categories.

Schedule:

Wednesday November 30th:

  • OPENING GALA - 9.00 PM

Thursday December 1st

  • BEING ELMO: A PUPPETER'S JOURNEY - 4:00 PM
  • HAIL - 4:15 PM
  • THE VANISHING SPRING LIGHT - 6:00 PM
  • CAFE DE FLORE - 6:30 PM
  • THE INVADER - 7:00 PM
  • 388 ARLETTA AVENUE - 9:15 PM
  • TAKE THIS WALTZ - 9:30 PM
  • THURSDAY FILMMAKER TRIBUTE - 9:30 PM

Friday December 2nd

  • SHORTWORK ONE - 1:00 PM
  • LOST LAGOON - 1:30 PM
  • SHORTWORK TWO - 4:00 PM
  • RAINFOREST: THE LIMITS OF SPLENDOR - 4:15 PM
  • THE ODDS - 6:30 PM
  • KIVALINA - 7:00 PM
  • MONSIEUR LAZHAR - 7:00 PM
  • SHORTS SHOWDOWN - 7:00 PM
  • EDWIN BOYD - 9:15 PM
  • DOPPELGANGER PAUL (OR A FILM ABOUT HOW MUCH I HATE MYSELF) - 9:30 PM
  • THE SORCERER AND THE WHITE SNAKE - 9:30 PM
  • MANBORG - 11:30 PM

Saturday December 3rd

  • SHORTWORK THREE - 1:15 PM
  • TAHRIR 2011: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE POLITICIAN - 1:15 PM
  • DAMSELS IN DISTRESS - 3:30 PM
  • FOREVERLAND - 4:00 PM
  • KEYHOLE - 6:30 PM
  • RASTA: A SOUL'S JOURNEY - 7:00 PM
  • A DANGEROUS METHOD - 9:15 PM
  • IN THE FAMILY - 9:15 PM
  • MARILYN - 9:30 PM
  • A LONELY PLACE TO DIE - 11:30 PM

Sunday December 4th

  • AWARDS BRUNCH - 10:00 AM
  • STUDENT SHORTWORK - 1:00 PM
  • A DANGEROUS METHOD - 4:00 PM
  • BEING ELMO: A PUPPETER'S JOURNEY - 4:00 PM
  • CLOSING GALA - 8:00 PM

All film screenings take place at theatres in the Whistler Conference Centre, Village 8 Cinemas and Millennium Place. The online box office opens for advance ticket sales on November 10 and Festival box office phone sales begin at the same time.  The Festival box office opens on November 25 for walk up sales and is located in the Kiosk directly in front of the Whistler Conference Centre.  For more information visit the Whistler Film Festival website.

Do you need Whistler hotel accommodation for the Whistler Film Festival?

The Whistler Holiday Inn is pleased to be a Festival Accommodation Partner of the Whistler Film Festival.  The hotel is ideally located in the heart of Whistler Village, offering a convenient location just steps away from the festivals venues.

Please contact our reservation staff for more information about the Whistler Holiday Inn or the Whistler Film Festival.

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