Curtain is closing on the most successful Canada Film Days. Record crowds. Sold out shows. ONE NIGHT LEFT!
May 8, 2014
Waterloo – Only one night left to be a part of the most successful Canada Film Days festival. This is the 8th year of the festival showcasing Canadian feature films. Canada Film Days attracted nearly 1000 people over the past seven days to Uptown Waterloo’s Princess Cinema. It has seen record crowds since the event started eight years ago! “When I am on stage announcing the films and talking about the festival, audiences cheer and shout out ' we love it,” Princess Cinemas owner John Tutt explains. “Canadian audiences are fiercely loyal and interested in Canadian cinema.”
ALGONQUIN Closing Night Film of Canada Film Days. Director & Producers in attendance with Thom Ernst!
April 29, 2014
"Filled with humour, tragedy and warmth, ALGONQUIN will challenge the way you see Canadian films." Thom Ernst wrote that, so it seemed only fitting that we should invite him (our favourite film host!) to introduce ALGONQUIN as the Closing Night film of Canada Film Days 2014 on May 8th. We're thrilled that Director Jonathan Hayes and Producers Jane Motz-Hayes and David Miller also will be in attendance to answer audience questions and talk about the production. ALGONQUIN screens #CFD14 May 7 & 8. (David Miller will be in attendance for Q & A on both nights.)
Local Politicians Show Love for Canadian Film!
April 28, 2014
We're thrilled that so many of our local politicians --municipal, provincial and federal-- will represent at the 8th Annual Canada Film Days, May 1st - 8th at the Original Princess. Starting May 1st, Kitchener Councillor Bil Ioannidis (@bilioannidis on Twitter) will be teaming up with old friend, David Miller, to introduce the 9:20pm screening of Bruce McDonald's THE HUSBAND. David Miller (@davidmillerA71), formerly of Kitchener, is the producer of THE HUSBAND & ALGONQUIN.
Craig Norris of CBC-KW's 'The Morning Edition' to Host Opening Night Screening of THE GRAND SEDUCTION
April 25, 2014
Canada Film Days Opening Night Film - Hosted by CBC-KW's Craig Norris. May 1st, 7:00pm Opening Night After Party - Ethels Lounge - 114 King St. N. Waterloo Newfies represent!
Closing Night! SUPER DUPER ALICE COOPER director in attendance with Thom Ernst
April 24, 2014
Director Reginald Harkema will be IN ATTENDANCE for the Closing Night Screening of SUPER DUPER ALICE COOPER. Also attending will be film reviewer and former host of TVO's Saturday Night at the Movies, Thom Ernst. Save the date! May 8th, 9:20pm/
Tribute to Frédéric Back / Fundraiser for 10,000 Trees. Family Event!
April 24, 2014
MONDAY, MAY 5th, 7:00pm at the ORIGINAL PRINCESS Tribute to Frédéric Back / Fundraiser for 10,000 Trees A FAMILY EVENT Frédéric Back was one of Canada’s great, visionary artists.
CIGI presents ARCTIC DEFENDERS. P. Whitney Lackenbauer, PhD, Researcher & film crew member, in attendance for Q&A, May 3 & 4
April 24, 2014
Co-presented by CIGI, the Centre for International Governance Innovation, ARCTIC DEFENDERS tells the remarkable story that began in 1968 with a radical Inuit movment in Canada. It led to the largest land claim in western civilization, orchestrated by young, visionary Inuit with a dream -- the governance of their territory -- the creation of a dream. P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Ph.D., is associate professor BSIA/UW and ARCTIC DEFENDERS film crew. He will be on hand May 3th & 4th for Q&A and film discussion. http://www.cigionline.org/person/whitney-lackenbauer
ADVENTURE GUIDE presenting partner for ALGONQUIN.
April 24, 2014
We're pleased to announce that ADVENTURE GUIDE is the presenting partner for ALGONQUIN. http://advguide.com/algonquin-movie/ Adventure Guide Inc. has been helping people discover the outdoors since 1984. They carry the latest in technical clothing, footwear, equipment and accessories from over 200 manufacturers. Their knowledgeable staff have first-hand experience with what they sell. Featuring 14,000 sq. ft. and loads of parking, their store is located at 225 The Boardwalk, at Ira Needles Blvd and University Ave in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Check out their website at http://advguide.com/
Special Guests: Lead Actor & Producer of THE HUSBAND, May 1st
April 16, 2014
Lead Actor of THE HUSBAND, Max McCabe-Loko, and producer, David Miller, to appear Opening Night, May 1st, for introductions and Q&A! THE HUSBAND is the latest film from legendary Canadian director, Bruce McDonald (Roadkill, Highway 61). Winner of Best Canadian Feature Film at the Whistler Film Festival. McCabe-Lobos was nominated for an ACTRA for Outstanding Male Performance for this role.