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Wakefield International Film Festival 2016

EIGHT FILMS, FOUR WEEKENDS, EACH FILM SHOWN TWICE
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  • enlightened and enlightening discussions on the podium and in the foyer before, between and after the screenings
  • a fantastic team of ... Read More
Robert Rooney

Theatre Wakefield Bids Farewell Again

It is with a great sense of loss and sadness that Theatre Wakefield announces the passing of one of its founders, Robert Rooney. To say that Robert was a driving force these past fourteen years is a profound understatement. Read More

The Wakefield Players Christmas

ENJOY THE TRADITION of The Wakefield Players A CHRISTMAS CAROL The Wakefield Players warms and enlivens our Holiday Season by presenting it’s very own version of the classic Dickens story, A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Adapted by Robert Rooney (more…) ... Read More

2015 Fall Production

Dark comedy in nine scenes by George F. Walker. November 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 p.m. & Matinee  November 21 at 2:30 p.m. A rambunctious, deft and hilarious work about destiny, love and the classes. (more…) ... Read More

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Charles Wilkinson, director of one of our films this weekend, Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World, will attend the festival by Skype for a Q & A after the 4pm screening on Saturday, February 13th. Eric Hebert-Daly, Executive Director of the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) will moderate the discussion. CPAWS is the sponsor of the film at the Wakefield festival. More information or tickets at www.wakefieldfilmfestival.ca

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This weekend don't miss the joyful story of Mavis Staples and her music. Tickets and more info at www.wakefieldflmfestival.ca

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SATURDAY February 6th meet director Garry Beitel and producer Barry Lazar after the 4 pm screening of IN PURSUIT OF PEACE. Catch BREATH OF LIFE at 7:30 pm. and celebrate the Opening Night at a reception.

SUNDAY February 7th Panel Discussion after the 4 pm screening of BREATH OF LIFE with IN PURSUIT OF PEACE at 7:30.

For tickets, more information, to see the trailers or to figure out what restaurants have joined in the Weekend Bouffe 4 Buffs pass go to www.wakefieldfilmfestival.ca
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More WIFF news about Opening Weekend Saturday February 6/7:

From Hawaii for its Canadian premiere, Susan Kucera's film Breath of Life ponders what might be the central dilemma of our continued existence on the planet: are we evolved enough to save ourselves?

It's a startlingly beautiful movie which features the dire conclusions of philosophers and evolutionary biologists and the ground-level observations of ranchers, farmers and others in touch with the earth, side-by-side with the quiet possibility expressed by native Hawaiian wisdom-keepers. Enormously thought-provoking. Come talk it out with Kucera at the 4pm show on Sunday, February 7th, when she visits the Festival by Skype.

Also shows at 7:30pm on the Festival's opening night, February 6.
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There are lots of ways to get involved – as a member of Theatre Wakefield, as a Wakefield Player cast or crew member on the next production, and more. Take a look at the opportunities.

 

 

 

The Wakefield Players ham it up in the Canada Day parade.