Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2013 / Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2016 / Film Fest / Film Screening

Free Screening! April 20th, 7:30

Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World. National Canadian Film Day. Great Door prizes! The natural beauty of this culturally rich archipelago has served as a backdrop for tragedies such as outbreaks of smallpox and the exploitation of natural resources. And yet, the Haida Nation remains undaunted, drawing on 14,000 years of tradition in … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2013 / Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Symposium 2013 / Yukon Riverside Arts Festival 2013

Start the Presses! Print & Publishing Symposium Officially Launches

All day long, the historic Dawson Daily News Building has been a bustle of activity, as the artists participating in the Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Symposium began their set-up in preparation for this evening’s official launch event. Part of the Yukon Riverside Arts Festival, the P&P Symposium, now in its second year, runs … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2013 / Film Fest

Taking It To The Streets

Dawson’s Film Fest went outside the box today, holding its traditional outdoor Street BBQ as part of closing activities. Festival goers and participants alike were able to take over Princess Street at Second Ave. and chow down on some delicious burgers and smokies. Appropriately enough, the flame broiling was provided by members of the Dawson … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2013 / Film Fest / Uncategorized

Out of the Cold Warms the Audience

The Sunday 1 p.m. Emerging Artists line up, titled Out of the Cold,  was definitely one of the highlights of the Dawson Film Fest weekend. The matinee screening played to a packed house — which was to be expected since so many of the filmmakers were actually in attendance, and locals had turned out to … Continue reading