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    Thu, 23 Apr 2015
    The Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC) is undertaking a significant planning exercise this spring. Your feedback will help us to better understand how you see KIAC, its role and activities in Dawson and beyond. This will assist KIAC’s board of directors and staff to develop a strategic plan for the next few years. … More >
    Mon, 13 Apr 2015
    Hey local artists! Show us what you’ve been up to! (click on image below to see full view) Filed under: Education and Outreach More >
    Mon, 06 Apr 2015
    While a festival like the DCISFF is primarily about appreciating a curated collection of work for its artistic merit, and not necessarily about individual achievement, awards nevertheless seem to have their place in the zeitgeist of film festivals in general. For the Dawson version, the ones that matter most are those celebrating Yukon talent – … More >
    Mon, 06 Apr 2015
    And just like that, the 16th edition of the Dawson International Short Film Festival is over. With so much to take in over the three days of the fest, it’s always somewhat of a shock when the Easter Weekend – with all of its myriad screenings, workshops, meet-and-mingles, and presentations  – whizzes by, and the exhausted-but-elated staff, … More >
    Mon, 06 Apr 2015
    With almost 100 different short films from around the globe having been selected for inclusion into the Dawson Film Fest, the style and substance of the films can vary dramatically. It’s always a challenge, albeit a fun one, for DCISFF director Dan Sokolowski to curate them for the themed screenings. Northern films, emerging Yukon artists, … More >
    Sun, 05 Apr 2015
    While the screenings of almost 100 short films, and the accompanying whirlwind of social events, are the mainstay of the Dawson Film Fest, it’s not all popcorn and gawking for those in attendance. On top of an impressive local contingent, the DCISFF attracts filmmakers from all over the continent, but especially northern creators, and many come … More >
    Sun, 05 Apr 2015
    While the late screenings at the Dawson Film Fest are often known for their edgy or adult-only content, the Saturday night Strange Things Done screening offered a film fest first – a line-up completely made up of horror-type films, including a pair by Yukon filmmakers. To make the screening even more special, Dawson’s own queen of burlesque, Chevonne of … More >
    Sat, 04 Apr 2015
    The Yukon Youth screening at the Dawson Film Fest is typically a popular event, and this year certainly proved no exception. The KIAC Oddfellows Hall was full for the show, not surprising given there were two young filmmakers from Dawson in the line-up, on top of an entry from the town’s Robert Service School (RSS).  Parents, … More >
    Sat, 04 Apr 2015
    While the Dawson Film Fest has technically been underway since Thursday night’s special screening, and yesterday included workshops, socials, and the kick-off of Cold Cuts, it was finally time to get down to the main course on Friday night – the shorts. And there was no better way to get that ball rolling than with the 7 p.m. screening … More >
    Fri, 03 Apr 2015
    For the third year, the Dawson City International Short Film Festival includes a standalone festival of video works by contemporary Canadian and international artists that runs in conjunction with the DCISFF. Called Cold Cuts Video Festival, the annual exhibition is curated by Nicole Rayburn and takes place from April 3-5 at the Gallery at the … More >

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