Here's your lineup for the Calgary International Film Festival this February

Jan 28 2020, 12:38 am

Most people may know of the Calgary International Film Festival as a fall affair, but their year-round programming is not to be missed.

This February, CIFF is bringing five exciting events to Calgary theatres, and we’ve got details on when, where, and what you’ll be watching.

Doc Soup February: The Booksellers

What: This documentary delves into the small yet fascinating world of Antiquarian booksellers in a celebration of book culture and a glimpse into the stories of some amazing books.

When: Showing February 5
Time: 7 pm
Where: Eau Claire
Tickets: $15, $13 for students and seniors

Global Perspectives February: Beanpole

What: Beanpole is a story of two young women who rebuild their lives following WWII in 1945’s Leningrad.

When: Showing February 12
Time: 7 pm
Where: Globe Cinema
Tickets: $15, $13 for students and seniors

MoS Docs February: Say Amen, Somebody

What: George Nierenberg’s music documentary Say Amen, Somebody celebrates African American culture and features the father of Gospel, Thomas A. Dorsey.

When: Showing February 19
Time: 7 pm
Where: Studio Bell National Music Centre
Tickets: $15, $13 for students and seniors

Oscar Nominated Shorts 2020

What: Watch all the Oscar-nominated short films over the course of a weekend so that you’re ready to head into the big awards night.

Live Action Shorts: January 31 at 8:30 pm, February 1 at 8:45 pm
Animated Shorts: February 1 at 6 pm, February 2 at 2:30 pm
Documentary Shorts: February 1 at 3 pm, February 2 at 2 pm
Where: Globe Cinema
Tickets: $15, $13 for students and seniors, $40 for weekend pass

A Red Carpet Affair: Oscar Viewing Party

What: Enjoy the 92nd Academy Awards at The Grand for a black tie event that includes food and drink, games, a silent auction, and much more.

When: Sunday, February 9
Time: 4:30 pm
Where: The Grand
Tickets: $92, available online

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