Well that’s a wrap, folks!

The HIFF team extends a warm thank you to everyone who made the 12th Annual Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival such a success. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did, and that the films, workshops, community and conversations inspired you in your own work.

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HIFF Day 3: Fluorescent and Bizarrely Beautiful (Plus VR!)

Today’s films push all the limits of traditional filmmaking. We are thrilled to present the energetic and fluorescent international feature Team Hurricane, which follows a cast of teenagers found entirely on Instagram. Filmmaker Annika Berg will Skype in from Denmark (yes, it will be the middle of the night for her!) to answer your questions after the screening.

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Festival Update #3: HIFF Begins today!

It’s opening night of the 2018 Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival! The festival begins with a diverse selection of Canadian films, including the thought-provoking visual feast All You Can Eat Buddha at 7pm. At 9pm Atlantic Auteurs Program One showcases short films by Atlantic Canadian filmmakers, which were chosen by a peer jury from over 100 submissions.

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A few words with...Lindsay McIntyre


Since Lindsay arrived in Halifax in May, she has taught several highly-praised celluloid workshops, mentored two local artists, and heroically saved one HIFF staff member from a locked room.

We asked her a few questions about her taste in film.

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