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Whistler Film Festival Day 1
Whistler Film Festival Day 1

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Whistler Film Festival Day 1 - Nov 28, 2012

Date:Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Where:Whistler Conference Centre

Whistler Film Festival 2012The Whistler Film Festival takes place from November 28 to December 2. The 5 day film festival is a collective gathering of more than 50 films screening at different locations throughout Whistler.

Over the 5 day event various discussions and intimate panels will be held to coincide with many of the screenings. Directors, actors, producers and many more will be on hand to discuss their projects and answer questions on the film making process.

This festival is wonderful chance to catch some great films or catch a discussion with industry insiders.

Day 1 of the festival opens up with a screening of the movie 'Still'. Check out a quick synopsis on the film below.

Starring James Cromwell and Geneviève Bujold this warm and moving film follows the story of an 88 year old man Babe from New Brunswick played by Cromwell and his struggle to build his dream house using techniques passed down by his ancestors. Because his techniques clash with that of new age building, Babe most battle the provincial government for the right to build his house to the specs he wishes. Directed by Michael McGowan who opened up the festival in 2008 with his film 'One Week' we are sure to be in for a treat. 'Still' is set to kick the festival off with its screening at the Whistler Conference Centre beginning at 8PM.

Check out a scene from the movie 'Still'

To pre-order tickets to see this film head on over to the Whistler Film Festival website for more details.

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