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Preferred Accommodation Partner of the Whistler Film Festival
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Preferred Accommodation Partner of the Whistler Film Festival


The Aava Whistler Hotel is pleased to be a Preferred Accommodation Partner of the Whistler Film Festival.  We are pleased to offer a special rate of $89 per night for a Deluxe Room.  This rate is subject to availability, so book now to get the best rate!

The Whistler Film Festival takes place over 5 days from November 30th to December 4th.  This will be the 11th annual festival and will feature 80+ innovative and original films from Canada and around the world.  This year there will be a $15,000 cash prize awarded in the in the coveted Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature Film.

Films for the eighth annual Borsos Competition include:

  • 388 Arletta Avenue, dir: Randall Cole, (ON - Western Canadian Premiere)
  • Café de Flore, dir: Jean Marc Vallee (QC, Western Canadian Premiere)
  • Doppelganger Paul, dir: Dylan Akio Smith, Kris Elgstrand (BC, Western Canadian Premiere)
  • Keyhole, dir: Guy Maddin (MB, Western Canadian Premiere)
  • Marilyn, dir: Christopher Petry (BC - World Premiere)
  • Monsieur Lazhar, dir: Philippe Falardeau, (QC, British Columbia Premiere)
  • - Winner of Best Canadian Film At TIFF
    - Canada's official entry for Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award

As well as the film screenings there will be there will be lively festival celebrations, tributes to distinguished filmmakers and the annual Celebrity Challenge ski race.  There will also be the Whistler Summit taking place at the same time.  This is a conference for the Canadian film industry which will feature a series of producer roundtable sessions, panel discussions, speaker series, one-on one meetings, interactive workshops, and networking events.

Why not plan a visit to Whistler to coincide with the festival? Take advantage of this great room rate, see some amazing films and you can enjoy excellent early skiing conditions. The snow base at the Pig Alley weather station (1650m) on Whistler Mountain is already at 52cms!

The festival takes place at the Whistler Conference Centre, Village 8 Cinemas and Millennium Place.  All these venues are just steps away from the Aava Whistler Hotel.

The 2011 festival line-up and schedule will be available on November 10th at Whistler Film Festival.  The Festival Box Office opens November 10th for phone sales and on November 25th for walk-in sales.  For more information visit the Whistler Film Festival.


Aava Reservations

The Aava Whistler Hotel is pleased to be a 'Preferred Accommodation Partner' for the Whistler Film Festival.  Room rates start at $89 per night. PleaseContact our in-resort travel experts for more information or to make a reservation.

Learn more about our hotel location in the heart of Whistler Village.

Posted by on Tuesday, November 08, 2011