Calgary International Film Festival

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Calgary International Film Festival announces Alberta lineup

Jordan Canning’s Suck It Up will close the festival, while the cast of Seven24′s Wynonna Earp will take part in a special Q&A.

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Plus: More sports added to DAZN and Canadian Music Cafe partners with xoTO Filmmakers Lounge.

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Heartland premiere to get big screen bow

The Calgary International Film Festival will host the series’ season 10 premiere.

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In brief: Yaffe’s diplomatic appointment, SOCAN buys Audiam

Phyllis Yaffe has a new government role to add to her impressive resume, enRoute Film Fest shorts named, SOCAN gets in the royalty-collection business, and more.

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Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password wins at CIFF

Filmmaker-photographer Anthony Powell’s doc Antarctica: A Year on Ice also swept the audience and Discovery prizes, winning best documentary in both awards sections (Subconscious Password pictured).

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McKellar’s Seduction to open CIFF

Following a bow at TIFF, the film heads to Halifax to open the Atlantic Film Festival before its red carpet screening in Calgary.

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CIFF rolls out carpets to gala films

Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children (pictured) will open the festival, while Brandon Cronenberg’s Antiviral gets a black carpet and Martin Villeneuve’s Mars et Avril will close the fest.

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Dirty Oil opens Calgary Fest

The Calgary International Film Festival has programmed Leslie Iwerks’ anti-oil sands documentary Dirty Oil, the debut feature from online content provider Babelgum.