Fort Langley Film Festival

The Fort Langley Film Festival February 25th & 26th

Fort Langley Community Hall – 9167 Glover Road

The Festival will screen full feature films, shorts & documentaries by Independent Filmmakers.

Submit your films at the link below:

Full Weekend Passes & Individual Tickets will be on sale FEB. 1st, 2023

If you are interested in registering a team for the Fort Flicks 48 Hour Film Challenge Feb. 10th, 11th & 12th – CLICK HERE – Screenings of the Fort Flicks will kick off the Film Festival weekend on Friday Feb. 24th.

2023 Festival Schedule

Saturday February 25th, 2023

10:00am Coffee Social

11:00am to 1:00pm – Welcome & An Afternoon Presentation of Shorts

As part of the Afternoon of Shorts, the winner of the 2023 Fort Flicks – 48 hour film challenge will be screened.

AFTERNOON FEATURE – 2:30pm SATURDAY

REHAB

Running Time: 1:33:00

Director: Andrew Genaille

Starring: Tahmoh Penikett, Eric Jonson and Jennifer Podemski

A First Nations father, Jacob kidnaps his youngest daughter’s celebrity crush and brings him back to the Reserve to clean him up. Rehab centres on a man — dealing with the recent loss of his father, who forces a famous actor, Brad struggling with the separation of his wife, to live in the woods until he becomes sober.

CANADA

EVENING FEATURE: 7:30pm SATURDAY

SYNCOPATION – Spanish with English Subtitles

Running Time: 1:25:32

Director: Alan Gutierrez

Starring: Osvaldo de Leon

SYNCOPATION “musical term refers going against the rhythm” it’s a dramedy that tells the story of Olaf, a young man from a wealthy family who had everything to “succeed”, but a loser musician called Sammy, involves him in all kind of trouble that finally show him the true meaning of success.

MEXICO

The Saturday evening will wrap with a Meet & Greet after the screening of the evening feature. Please stay and relax and chat with fellow film enthusiasts after a full day of programming.

Sunday February 26th, 2023

1:00pm – A Special Presentation screened in honour of BC Heritage Week – The Wheels of Time – A short film produced by Creative Compass Society in association with the Langley Heritage Society depicting life in and around the Fort Langley CN Station from early 1900’s to current.

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY – 2:30pm SUNDAY

THE AESTHETICS OF THE FIGHT (Portuguese: “A Estética da Luta”) 

Running Time: 1:25:19

Director: Guillermo Planel

Documentary – Portuguese with English Subtitles

A film about the Rio de Paz Movement featuring its peaceful, though impacting, demonstrations in noble areas of Rio de Janeiro city, from violent and shocking events that happened in low class areas and undemocratic acts across the country, through strong images and media appeal, with the purpose of alerting the public Power and the world of what’s been happening in Brazil.

The film addresses different actions, ranging from tributes to children killed by stray bullets, military police officers killed in the line of duty, the 700 thousand dead by Covid-19, actions in prisons, violence against women, to the distribution of food in Jacarezinho favela, proving that Human Rights have no side.

BRAZIL

Sunday Afternoon and Evening Programming TBA. SCREENING TIMES may be subject to change. Please check the website prior to the Festival Date.


Email – info@creative-compass.com for more information

The 2022 Fort Langley Film Festival held in March 2022 was a blast. Take a look at the 2022 Promo clip & Photos below. Thanks for the memories!