Celebrate Canadian film heritage with us!
The Sunshine Coast Film Society is pleased to present the Canadian Heritage Film Festival on Heritage Day weekend, Friday, February 18 to Monday, February 21st. This weekend-long event will include screenings of nine feature films – from across the country and over the decades – supported by documentaries and many classic NFB shorts, keynote speakers, a panel, and more.
NEW! You can reserve seats for single events by phone: call 604.886.1579
Friday, February 18, 6:30pm
Screening of Back to God’s Country (1919, starring Nell Shipman), introduced by Dr. Kay Armatage and with live soundrack by accomplished Coast pianist Ken Dalgleish. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. Glad Rags optional, but strongly encouraged! Free coast shuttle bus.
Anitque Film Roadshow
Saturday, February 19, 9am
It’s time to dig out those old home movies! Film archivist Emily Staresina will be on hand to share tips on how to preserve, store, and value those family treasures. Screening of participant movies.
NFB Classic Animated
Sunday, February 20, 9am
FREE animated films suitable for children and the young at heart.
Closing Night Gala
Closing Night Heritage Day Special Screening
Monday, February 21, 6:30pm
An event with two films: Skana and
In the Land of the War Canoes (Edward S. Curtis, 1914). In the Land of the War Canoes will be Introduced by Leonard Williams, artist, member of the Kwakiutl First Nation. After the film, members of the Kwakiutl Nation from Vancouver Island will make a presentation describing the present-day world of the Kwakiutls.
Co-presentation with the SC Museum & Archives.