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May 15, 2017

2017 AWARDS

Posted by Guy Lavallee

NWF 2017 AUDIENCE AWARD ANNOUNCED! After tallying thousands of votes, we’re thrilled to announced the WINNER of this year’s audience award is: letting go of adele Filmmaker MELISSA DOWLER and the film’s subjects, MARTY HARRIS and HECTOR, were in attendance for the Mother’s Day screening. Connecting deeply with NWF audiences, the film received the first (andRead More…

May 13, 2017

2017 JURY AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Posted by Guy Lavallee

After much deliberation, we are THRILLED to announce the 2017 JURY Award Winners. Winning films are ITALICIZED   BEST CANADIAN FEATURE THE APOLOGY BEE NATION CHASING EVEL: THE ROBBIE KNIEVEL STORY LET THERE BE LIGHT VICTOR WALK   BEST CANADIAN SHORT THE BARBER OF AUGUSTA CHASING THE LION FIX AND RELEASE GABEY & MIKE: A JEWISH SUMMERRead More…

May 13, 2017

Closing Night Film!

Posted by Guy Lavallee

JOIN US FOR THE NWF 2017 CLOSING NIGHT FILM. LEGENDARY DRUMMER KENNY ARONOFF IN ATTENDANCE! This raucous and wildly entertaining rock doc introduces the prolific musicians who are virtually unknown to the public. Billy Joel, Ozzy Osbourne, P!NK and Metallica are synonymous with their own artistry and success, but who is responsible for their instrumentalRead More…

May 12, 2017

Mother’s Day Special Event!

Posted by Guy Lavallee

2PM: BEE NATION A MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL EVENT – ALL TICKETS JUST $10! LIGHT SNACKS, BEVERAGES, and SPECIAL “PAMPERING STATION” JUST FOR MOM! Opening Night Film – Hot Docs 2017 The future of our children is common ground we can all agree is paramount to a better world. Bee Nation explores that common ground in a First NationsRead More…

May 11, 2017

Legendary Drummer KENNY ARONOFF to Attend NWF2017!

Posted by Guy Lavallee

What do John Cougar Mellencamp, Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, The Rolling Stones, Lady Ga Ga, Bruno Mars, Sting, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Jon Bon Jovi, Steven Tyler, The Smashing Pumpkins, Meatloaf, B.B. King, Rod Stewart and John Fogerty have in common? All of theseRead More…

May 10, 2017

CHASING EVEL

Posted by Guy Lavallee

CHASING EVEL: The Robbie Knievel Story 2017 | CANADA | 112 MINUTES DIRECTOR JESSE JAMES MILLER and PRODUCER ADAM SCORGIE IN ATTENDANCE!   CHASING EVEL follows the legendary Evel Knievel’s son, Robbie. His father was an icon, his father was a tyrant, and his father never let him out of his shadow. All Robbie Knievel wantedRead More…

May 7, 2017

NO ROADS IN Canadian Premiere

Posted by Guy Lavallee

  FILMMAKERS AND CAST IN ATTENDANCE! Sound Engineer Adam Naugler was fascinated by an abandoned Alberta homestead. Hunkered against battering winter winds, adrift on summer wheat seas, the building was so forgotten the road in had long faded. Yet, year in and out, the building seemed, like a beacon, to call to him. A callRead More…

April 28, 2017

Check out the 2017 TRAILER

Posted by Guy Lavallee

CHECK OUT THE FULL SCHEDULE HERE   Just a quick note regarding PASS or 6-PACK PICKUP If you purchased an ALL-ACCESS PASS or 6-TICKET PACK in advance, online: to redeem for your hard copy, simply print off the pdf ticket, OR bring it in on your smartphone (exactly like you do with Ticketmaster). We’ll scanRead More…

April 20, 2017

NWF 2017 FULL SCHEDULE!

Posted by Guy Lavallee

PASSES & 6-TICKET PACKS now AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AT TIX on the square.   SEE THE FULL 2017 SCHEDULE HERE!   Highlights include: Opening night brings the highly-anticipated premiere of VICTOR WALK to Metro Cinema, with special guest Theoren Fleury in attendance (VIP Meet & Greet tickets available, which include a copy of Theo’s book, Playing withRead More…

April 19, 2017

SHORTS & PODCASTS

Posted by Guy Lavallee

With a great selection of Short Film Packages, and our all new LunchPODs Podcast series, NWF2017 is about more than just feature films! Here’s a full list of Short Films & Podcasts, and where to find them: LunchPODS: May 8-12, noon @ THE NEEDLE New to NorthwestFest this year, Edmonton’s podcast community is featured inRead More…

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