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A graphic promoting the Print(ed) Word Documentary Series

Print(ed) Word Documentary Series

In 2017, Alberta Printmakers and Loft 112 initiated Print(ed) Word to explore book inspired relationships including art from text, artist with writer, and art book and reader. The result was a collaboration between a selection of 12 Alberta printmakers and 12 writers.

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
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A Thousand Cuts

This virtual screening and panel offers the opportunity to watch the film and discuss it afterwards. Presented by Bahaghari, Malaya Canada, Tulayan – Bridging the Filipino Diaspora, and Handsome Alice Theatre, don’t miss the panel on September 11. Another panel with Malaya Movement will be announced at a later date.    

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Location: Stream OnlinePrices Vary
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India Film Festival of Alberta

As part of the celebration of award-winning and independent films from India, IFFA is presenting 18 films online, a short film competition for Alberta filmmakers, as well as digital workshops and master classes. There are even free drive-ins to check out in Calgary.

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Location: Various VenuesPrices Vary
A person holding passes to the Calgary International Film Festival

Calgary International Film Festival

This year’s festival showcases 175+ films, including some of the most ground-breaking and must-see movies from around the world—each one handpicked by CIFF’s expert programming team. Check it out in person or in homes across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.

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Location: Various VenuesPrices Vary
A still from The Great Disconnect

The Great Disconnect

The Great Disconnect uncovers why, in a world seemingly more connected than ever before, people are feeling more and more socially isolated—and the true cost this has on our lives and communities. Postponed due to a technical glitch, Marda Loop Justice Film Festival is re-screening this important documentary.

Showtime: 5:30pm – 11:59pm
Location: Stream OnlineFree
A poster for Fight Club

Fight Club

The Okotoks Film Society presents this 90s classic. A depressed man suffering from insomnia meets a strange soap salesman named Tyler Durden and soon finds himself living in his squalid house after his perfect apartment is destroyed. Go for a drive and check it out.

A still from The Age of Love

The Age of Love

THIRD ACTion Film Festival joins the Calgary Public Library for this National Seniors Day watch party screening. The Age of Love follows the comic adventures of 30 seniors who attend a first-of-its-kind speed dating event for 70- to 90-year olds. After the screening, enjoy a pre-recorded Q&A with the director, Steven Loring.

Showtime: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Stream OnlineFree
A graphic for the 2020 THIRD ACTion Film Festival

THIRD ACTion Film Festival

THIRD ACTion Film Festival’s focus is to celebrate aging and the accomplishments of older adults to help speed along with an age-positive culture shift and empower everyone to envision their best third act. On tap this year are 26 films including shorts, animation, and documentaries.

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Location: Stream Online$5 - $12
Calgary European Film Festival poster for 2020

Calgary European Film Festival

Celebrating European cinema here in Calgary, this film festival returns for its ninth year. All productions have been nominated for, or have won, international awards and are screened in their respective languages with English subtitles. Check it out online for 2020.

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Location: Stream OnlineTo Be Announced


Contact Calgary Arts Development’s communications team at 403.264.5330 ext. 211 or by email at events@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

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