History

Explore past seasons of the Kamloops Film Festival below:

24.5th KFF (2021)

The 24.5th Kamloops Film Festival took place from April 21st to May 2nd at the Twin Rivers Drive-In and KFF Online. There was a total of 15 films played at the drive-in, and 23 different films available to stream online. We also had a variety of virtual Q&A’s available to watch on Facebook Live, and special performances played ahead of every drive-in film.

Special Guests (Q&A’s):

The Curse of Willow Song
Karen Lam – Writer/Director

The Climb
Michael Covino – Writer/Director/Producer/Star

Ash
Andrew Huculiak – Writer/Director/Producer

Death of a Ladies’ Man
Matthew Bissonnette – Writer/Director

FILMS

Drive-In:

Falls Around Her
Percy
Supernova
Our Friend
First Cow
Kajillionaire
Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes
The Father (played at Best of Fest as well)
Another Round
Minari
Land
Two of Us
Vivarium (Darkfest)
Wolfwalkers (Family Night)
Abe

Online:

Better Days
Sound of Metal
100% Wolf
The Climb
Collective
La Belle Epoque
My Salinger Year
Military Wives
Beanpole
The Cuban
Mole Agent
Stray
Falling
Ordinary Love
Nadia Butterfly
Ash
Lucky Grandma
Come to Daddy (Darkfest)
When the Storm Fades
Death of a Ladies’ Man
Shiva Baby
The Curse of Willow Song (Darkfest)
Violation (Darkfest)

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24th KFF (2020)

The 24th Kamloops Film Festival took place March 5 to 14, 2020 at the Paramount Theatre. The 10 Day event featured 26 films, 12 industry guests, and numerous engaging events throughout Kamloops.

SPECIAL GUESTS

Haida Modern
Charles Wilkinson – Director, Producer & Editor
Tina Schliessler – Producer & Editor
Rudy Buttignol – Producer

Call Me Crazy: The Legend of Mike Wiegele
Andrea Wing – Director
Bob Sayer – Subject
Matic Vecko – General Manager

Six Days in December
Demian LeClair – Director & Producer

Only in Nelson
Amy Bohigian – Director, Producer, Editor & Co-Writer

Amazon Hot Box
Tristan Risk – Actor
David Aboussafy – Executive Producer, Distributor & Zombie #1

Beyond the Woods
Brayden Demorest-Purdy – Write & Director
Nina Werewka – Producer

FILMS

Haida Modern
Call Me Crazy: The Legend of Mike Wiegele *Double Feature
Six Days in December *Double Feature
In Fabric (DarkFest)
Frozen II (Sing Along) *Most Popular Film Winner at KFF 2020
Only in Nelson
Let it Be (Special Event with TRU)
nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up *Audience Favourite Winner at KFF 2020
Honey Boy
Rabid (DarkFest)
Greener Grass
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open
Old Boys
A Hidden Life
Red Snow
Arab Blues
Sorry We Missed You
Queen & Slim
And the Birds Rained Down
Les Misérables
White Lie
Amazon Hot Box (DarkFest)
Beyond the Woods
The Fall of the American Empire
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

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23rd KFF (2019)

The 23rd Kamloops Film Festival took place March 7 to 16, 2019 at the Paramount Theatre. The 10 Day event featured 23 films, 6 industry guests, and numerous engaging events throughout Kamloops.

SPECIAL GUESTS

Grant Baldwin – Writer/ Director/ Producer
Tania Halik – Subject
Murray Battle – Executive Producer
This Mountain Life (Watch Q&A HERE)

Kat Jayme – Director/ Writer/ Executive Producer/ Subject
Finding Big Country (Watch Q&A HERE)

Douglas Nyback – Actor (Aaron Colter)
The Dancing Dogs of Dombrova (Watch Q&A HERE)

Gillian McKercher – Writer/ Director/ Producer
Circle of Steel (Watch Q&A HERE)

FILMS

This Mountain Life *Most Popular Film Winner at KFF 2019
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
The House That Jack Built (DarkFest)
Frozen (Sing-Along)
Capernaum
Edge Of The Knife
Finding Big Country
Suspiria (DarkFest)
Sir
The Dancing Dogs of Dombrova
Never Look Away
At Eternity’s Gate
The Grizzlies *Audience Favourite Winner at KFF 2019
Sink or Swim
Vox Lux
Wildlife
Shoplifters
The Bromley Boys
Roma
Circle of Steel
Cold War
Ben is Back
Kayak to Klemtu

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22nd KFF (2018)

The 22nd Kamloops Film Festival took place March 1 to 10, 2018 at the Paramount Theatre. The 10 Day event featured 22 films, 6 industry guests, and numerous engaging events throughout the downtown core.

SPECIAL GUESTS

Melanie Wood – Writer/ Director
Shut Up And Say Something (Watch Q&A HERE)

Diana Bang – Actor (Tabby)
Entanglement

Juanita Wilson (via Video) – Writer/ Director
Nolan McAllister – Additional Still Photographer/ Dailies Manager/ Location Scout
Tomato Red (Watch Q&A HERE)

Christine Haebler – Producer
Edna Manitowabi – Actor (Naomi – Saul’s Grandmother)
Indian Horse (Watch Q&A HERE)

FILMS

Shut Up And Say Something
Entanglement
Ravenous
The Breadwinner
Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle
Tomato Red
Wolfcop
Another Wolfcop
Happy End
A Fantastic Woman
Call Me By Your Name
The Insult
Dim the Fluorescents
Thelma
The Party
In the Fade
The Divine Order
Meditation Park
Loveless
Films Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool
Adventures in Public School
Indian Horse *Audience Favourite & Most Popular Film at KFF 2018

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21st KFF (2017)

The 21st Kamloops Film Festival took place March 2 to 11, 2017 at the Paramount Theatre. The 10 Day event featured 22 films, 6 industry guests, and numerous engaging events throughout the downtown core.

SPECIAL GUESTS

Nettie Wild
Director, Writer & Co-Producer
Koneline: Our Land Beautiful

David Paetkau
Actor – Marcus
The Space Between

Kirsten Carthew
Writer, Director, Producer
The Sun at Midnight

Devery Jacobs
Actor – Lia
The Sun At Midnight

David Ray
Writer, Director, Producer
Grand Unified Theory

Kendall Cross
Actor – Rita
Grand Unified Theory

FILMS

Koneline: Our Land Beautiful
The Space Between
The Eyes of My Mother
Oddball and the Penguins
Elle
The Sun at Midnight
The Girl With All the Gifts
Window Horses
I, Daniel Blake
The Salesman
Angry Indian Goddesses
Maudie *Audience Favourite Film at KFF 2017
It’s Only the End of the World
Moonlight *Most Popular Film at KFF 2017
Toni Erdmann
Mean Dreams
Land of Mine
Weirdos
Paterson
Ville-Marie
Grand Unified Theory
20th Century Women

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20th KFF (2016)

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19th KFF (2015)

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18th KFF (2014)

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17th KFF (2013)

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16th KFF (2012)

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15th KFF (2011)

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14th KFF (2010)

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13th KFF (2009)

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12th KFF (2008)

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11th KFF (2007)

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10th KFF (2006)

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9th KFF (2005)

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8th KFF (2004)

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7th KFF (2003)

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6th KFF (2002)

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5th KFF (2001)

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4th KFF (2000)

Films

  • The Five Senses
  • The Divine Ryans
  • Better Than Chocolat
  • Emporte-moi
  • Daydrift
  • The Legend of 1900
  • All About My Mother
  • West Beirut
  • Twin Falls Idaho

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3rd KFF (1999)

Films

  • Red Violin
  • Dirty
  • No
  • Last Night
  • Extraordinary Visitor
  • Inheritors
  • The Best Man
  • Gadjo Dilo
  • Next Stop Wonderland

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2nd KFF (1998)

Films

  • Sweet Hereafter
  • Exotica
  • La Promesse
  • Eves Bayou
  • Guantanamera
  • Kissed
  • Career Girls
  • Fire
  • Hanging Garden

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1st KFF (1997)

Films

Celestial Clockwork
Le Polygraphe
Jude
Palookaville
Hard Core Logo
Project Grizzly
Prisoners of the Mountains
Lilies

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