Thursday, January 17, 2008


Largest all-Canadian film festival announces first six feature films

Kingston – The Kingston Canadian Film Festival is pleased to announce preliminary details about its eighth annual event. Presented by The Kingston Whig-Standard and Cogeco the event will be held February 27 to March 2, 2008 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada . Local filmmakers are encouraged to submit their short films for possible inclusion in the Local Shorts Program. Submission forms are available on the Festival's redesigned website, The Local Shorts Program deadline is February 15, 2008 at 4:00 PM.

Building on the success of last year's event, the Kingston Canadian Film Festival remains the largest all-Canadian festival featuring films from across the country and once again promises a line-up of top Canadian films and filmmakers. The Festival is pleased to announce the first six feature films to be showcased at the 2008 event, they are: Breakfast with Scot (director – Laurie Lynd), Walk All Over Me (director – Robert Cuffley), Shake Hands with the Devil (director – Roger Spottiswoode), The Green Chain (director – Mark Leiren-Young), Up the Yangtze (director – Yung Chang) and Bruce McDonald's The Tracey Fragments, featuring Ellen Page.

The full feature film program will be announced February 11, 2008. Passes will also go on sale February 11, 2008. V.I.P Passes, which provide full access to all of the Festival's screenings and events, are $70 each or $60 for students or seniors.

The Kingston Canadian Film Festival is proudly presented by The Kingston Whig-Standard and Cogeco. The Festival operates in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival Group and receives funding from the Ontario Arts Council, The City of Kingston, the Kingston Arts Council, Artsvest, the Ontario Trillium Foundation , Business for the Arts, The Community Foundation of Greater Kingston and the George Taylor Richardson Memorial Fund.

The Kingston Canadian Film Festival will be held February 27 to March 2, 2008

For additional information, please contact:
Alison Migneault, Festival Director
[email protected]
(613) 484-2387

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The festival has been great so far I was really impressed by 2 shorts ZOMBIE JESUS and DESMOND COY.

March 1, 2008 1:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I went the the Tracy Fragments and it was horrible.
the short before it called Desmond Coy was way better.

March 22, 2008 3:37 PM  

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