Ten films showcasing the land, legacy, people, and stories of our great country directed by Canada’s most promising future auteurs. Films in this section compete for the RBC Emerging Canadian Artist Award and a $10,000 juried prize.

Films in this Section are also eligible for the Telus Audience Awards.

FILM SPOTLIGHT

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

BUY A TICKET BUNDLE 

These flexible packages are the best way to catch your most anticipated films and save a few bucks. If you're seeing more than one film, or want to share your experience with friends, a bundle is definitely the way to go!

BUY SINGLE TICKETS

Single tickets are just $13.50 for in cinema or streaming.

HOW DO I WATCH

Starting September 23 through October 3, films will be available to stream on-demand via CIFFcalgary.ca. You can watch on your phone, laptop, computer, or your TV with your AppleTV, Roku, or Chromecast Device.  Learn about technical requirements for at-home cinema or test your device.