The Kids Kick Butt!
Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2016 / Film Fest

The Kids Kick Butt!

Thanks to a heavy dose of local content, plus a great turnout from supportive family and neighbours, the Yukon Youth screening on Saturday afternoon was another sold-out affair. And judging from the quality and variety of the subject matter — from humourous to profound — the cinematic future of the Territory is in good hands. Described as “a mash-up between ‘Hinterland … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2016 / Film Fest

The Long and Shorts of It

Create a film festival dedicated to short films from around Canada and the world, and you’re bound to get a huge variety in the works submitted in terms of length, style, and cinematic approach. From hard-hitting and moving documentaries to exquisite experimental pieces to dramatic works that will make you laugh, cry, cringe … or anything in between, … Continue reading

Yukon Films Kickstart Friday Night Flicks
Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2016 / Film Fest

Yukon Films Kickstart Friday Night Flicks

The first official screenings of short films began Friday evening at 7 p.m. and the Odd Fellows Hall was jam packed, with standing room only. The main reason for this was that the first slate of films was Yukon and Beyond, featuring seven Yukon shorts — including a quartet by Dawson filmmakers. Needless to say, that generated … Continue reading

2016 Cold Cuts Video Festival — <i>Disrupting Binaries</i>
Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2016 / Film Fest

2016 Cold Cuts Video Festival — Disrupting Binaries

The 2016 Cold Cuts Video Festival, which runs in conjunction and association with the Dawson City International Short Film Festival, kicked off today at 4 p.m. with a reception at the Yukon School of the Visual Arts (SOVA). The program this year, Disrupting Binaries, is curated by Corinna Ghaznavi, and focuses on Canadian women working in … Continue reading

Lights! Cameras! Caribou!
Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2016 / Film Fest

Lights! Cameras! Caribou!

DCISFF17 Kicks Off! The 17th edition of the Dawson City International Short Film Festival is underway. It began tonight with a special opening-night double bill of Yukon-themed screenings, which featured two very different types of films. Memory Trap: The Herd that Wouldn’t Disappear is an hour-long documentary by Whitehorse filmmaker Allan Code. The film follows the Forty Mile Caribou … Continue reading

Film Fest! Film Fest! Film Fest!
Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2016 / Film Fest

Film Fest! Film Fest! Film Fest!

The Dawson City International Film festival opens tomorrow night with a double feature of Yukon films: Memory Trap: The Herd that Wouldn’t Disappear and The Grubstake Remix $10 for both films 7:00 p.m. Click here for the Film festival program in PDF format. Click here for the Film Festival website. Festival passes are available for purchase at … Continue reading