Past Event

St. Lawrence International Film Festival
When: Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 18:00 - Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 23:59

The St. Lawrence International Film Festival is an annual world-class event established to showcase the best in new and classic films to a worldwide audience in the picturesque St. Lawrence River Valley. 

Through partnerships on both sides of the US/Canada border, the St. Lawrence International Film Festival seeks to encourage cultural exchange, tourism and trade by combining the region's unique academic, natural, urban and rural resources into a truly international event headquartered in Canton, NY, with additional venues in Ottawa and Brockville, Canada and Potsdam, NY. 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 - OPENING GALA
(Canadian Museum of History - Ottawa, ON (Gatineau) 

35th Anniversary Screening of "The Blues Brothers" Featuring Dan Aykroyd Live in Conversation and performance 

  • 35th Anniversary Screening of “The Blues Brothers”
  • Guest of Honor Dan Aykroyd
  • Benefiting the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Foundation
  •  Reception to follow in the Grand Hall featuring musical performance by Dan Aykroyd and the legendary Downchild Blues Band

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 - ALL DAY
(Canton, NY & Potsdam, NY) 

  • Filmmaker Registration at Festival Box Office (Canton, NY)
  • VIP Lounge (Exclusive to VIP Badge Holders and Special Guests) (Canton, NY)
  • Competition Screenings at American Theater (Canton, NY)
  • SUNY Potsdam On-Campus Panel Discussions
  • The Canton Block Party, Sponsored by SUNY Canton on the Village Green 6pm-9pm (Canton, NY)
  • Late Night Special Screening (TBA) (Potsdam, NY)
  • Special Screening-Darkside of the Rainbow-SUNY Canton (Canton, NY)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 - ALL DAY
(US and Canada)

  • Ongoing Competition Screenings Throughout the Day and Early Evening @ American Theater (Canton, NY)
  • VIP Lounge (Exclusive to VIP Badge Holders and Special Guests) (Canton, NY)
  • Special Presentations (TBA) @ Brockville Arts Center (Brockville, ON)
  • Empire State Filmmaker Award Presentation, Reception to Follow at SUNY Potsdam (Potsdam, NY)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25 - ALL DAY
(US)

  • Awards Brunch Hosted by Best Western- Competition Films Awarded Trophies by Festival Jury
  • Marquee Screenings @ Brockville Arts Center (Brockville, ON)
  • VIP Lounge (Exclusive to VIP Badge Holders and Special Guests) (Canton, NY)
  • Closing Day Screenings, American Theater (Canton, NY)
  • Closing Screening and Party @ SUNY Potsdam (Potsdam, NY)

For more information, visithttp://www.stlawrencefilm.com

 

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