2013 Schedule & Films

I am thrilled to announce our program of 102 films from 22 countries in 16 packages screening 30 times the week of the fest. That’s the largest program of shorts of any film festival in Alberta. Half are premieres – world, North American, Canadian, or Albertan – and half are award-winners. We considered over 1,000…

Fest Passes available now!

Get your fest passes now! Only $50 for 5 days of unlimited viewing of many of the world’s best short films including a great selection of 5 Peace Region films! Each Peace Region film will premiere on a different day but we’ll have an encore screening of them in a Best of the Peace Region…

Movie Watch – Six Shooter

If you’re looking for something completely different from the sentimental sweetness of Valentine’s Day, here’s one of the blackest comedies I’ve ever seen. It’s so dark that I cried the first time I saw it, and yet 2 months later, while I was telling someone about it, I found myself laughing as I told the…

2013 Fest Poster

Thanks to the incredibly talented Chris Beauchamp of Beauchamp Creative, we have the coolest fest poster that I’ve ever seen! It totally captures the spirit of the fest-produced films we’ll be presenting: The Horizon Project on opening night which was shot during the Shoot for Reel internship program last summer, and the film that will…

Jan 27 Feature Film – The Intouchables

The second film in this season’s GPLT Movie Series is The Intouchables, an irreverent, uplifting French comedy (English subtitles) about the friendship between Philippe, a quadriplegic millionaire, and Driss, a young offender of Senegalese descent who is hired as Philippe’s live-in caregiver. Based on a true story and propelled by Omar Sy’s charismatic performance as…