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Film fest flickers to life in Rossland

The Mountain Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with a program of films, community events and mountain-inspired gatherings.

  • Nov. 13, 2013 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, November 13:

Showcase film at the Red Room Lounge, Prestige Mountain Resort, 8 pm.  Left for Dead: The Legend of Wild Bill (dir. Michael Mankowski).

Thursday, November 14:

Premiere Night, 9 pm at the Flying Steamshovel (no minors). Kootenay Premieres: Not Bad (Anthill Films) and The Lost (Legs of Steel).

Friday, November 15:

Teck Mountain Gala. Cocktails 6 pm, films at 7 pm. Event takes place in the Ross Thompson Ballroom, Prestige Mountain Resort. Music by Brad Mackay. Glass of wine and gourmet appetizers and Silent Art Auction with proceeds going to the Rossland Food Bank. $35 (no minors). Films are Water Tower (Peter McBride), Stand (Anthony Bonello & Nicolas Teichrob), plus 6 other short films.

Films at the Steamshovel at 7 and 9 pm (no minors): Showcase Movies are The Waiting Game (Emilio Previtali), Hurts So Good (Andre Nutini). Live music performance by John Lee’s Hooker at 10:30 pm.

Saturday, November 16:

REEL Youth Film Festival at the Miner’s Hall from 12 – 2:30 pm. $3 at the door.

Lunch and Movie at 1 pm at the Flying Steamshovel (no minors) includes The Education of Style (Inspired Media Concepts) and Action Jackson (Storm Show Studios).

Family Matinee at 3 pm at the Miner’s Hall: Not Bad (Anthill Films) and Crossing the Ice (2012 Banff Mountain Film Festival People’s Choice Winner).  Entry by donation or non-perishable food item.

Nelson and District Credit Union Mountain Film Party at 7 pm at the Miner’s Hall. Action-packed mountain culture films followed by a live performance from The Funk Hunters. $25, no minors. ID required.

Sunday, November 17:

Feature Film and Speaker Forum: Gold Fever (Northland Films).  Gold Fever witnesses the arrival of Goldcorp Inc to a remote Guatemalan village. Caught in the crosshairs of the global frenzy for gold, Diodora, Cristanta, and Gregoria resist the threat of dubious mining practices to their ancestral lands in the face of grave consequences. Selkirk College Professor Mary Ann Morris has taken her nursing students from Rossland and the West Kootenay to Guatemala and has met with Diadora and the other women featured in this movie. Mary Ann will host a post-film question and answer period based on her experiences with the people and places from the film.

3 pm at the Prestige Mountain Resort. $10.

All day Sunday: Films at the Flying Steamshovel.

 

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