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Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until November 10, 2019

$12

It’s the 10th anniversary of the CFMFF. Come for this three day festival featuring rare war films combined with lectures provided by Military Historian Stephane Guevremont.

$35 Weekend Pass ($17.50 Seniors/Under 18)
$12 Single Adult Ticket ($6 Seniors/Under 18)
No charge for uniformed service personnel

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8th – 7 pm

Theme: 75th Anniversary of D-DAY

Movie OVERLORD (1975)

Very rare British movie about a British soldier’s life up to D-Day on 6 June 1944.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9th – 10:00 a.m.

Theme: 75th Anniversary of MARKET GARDEN

Movie THEIRS IS THE GLORY (1946)

Very rare British movie about the Allied airborne assault on the Rhine in September 1944.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9th – 2:00 pm

Theme: The Canadians at Juno Beach during the invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944.

Movie STORMING JUNO (2010)

Excellent Canadian docu-drama about the Canadians at Juno Beach on 6 June 1944.

In advance of this screening a Veterans Panel will take place on stage and cake will be served in the Green Room

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9th – 7:00 pm

Theme: the Vietnam War

Movie: APOCALYPSE NOW FINAL CUT (2019)

Last and best edition of the 1979 cult movie by Francis Ford Coppola, his own cut and the one he considers now to be perfect.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10th – 10:30 a.m.

Theme: the Home Front in Canada during both world wars.

Documentaries LEST WE FORGET (2015) and THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION (2017)

Unique documentaries made in Canada by Canadians about the story of a town in two world wars and the role of the Royal Canadian Legion in Canadian history.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10th – 2:00 p.m.

Theme: Canada and its allies at the end of the Great War

Movie: ONE 100 DAYS TO VICTORY (2018)

Stunning modern docu-drama about six generals from five Allied countries who decided to end the war in August 1918, and the ensuing campaign that succeeded.

Details

Date:
November 8
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$12
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Venue

Empress Theatre
235 Main Street
Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0 Canada
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Phone:
403-553-4404
Website:
www.macleodempress.com

Organizer

Empress Theatre
Phone:
403-553-4404
Email:
empress@empresstheatre.ab.ca
Website:
www.macleodempress.com