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October 08, 2013
  Film review: The BatteryPDF files may take a moment to load

Jeremy Gardner’s debut film The Battery reinvigorates the dying zombie narrative by focusing on the living rather than the dead. The Battery acknowledges the tired zombie tropes and then moves past them to create a strong character-driven film.

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September 24, 2009
  CIFF: Unmistaken ChildPDF files may take a moment to load

(Eau Claire, Sat., Sept. 26 at 12:00 p.m.)

According to Buddhist teachings, all Tibetan masters -- known as Lamas -- are reincarnated to guide their followers toward enlightenment. For 700 years, Tibetans have sought their reincarnated masters. Unmistaken Child spans four years, charting the search for the reincarnation of Geshe Lama Konchog, who died in October 2001.

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September 24, 2009
  Doc focuses on Canada's beautiful natural parksPDF files may take a moment to load

Not only does Geoff Morrison, director of No Heart Feelings have his feature film in the festival, he also produced National Parks Project: Gros Morne, playing at the Plaza Theatre Saturday, September 26 as part of the festival.

Filmed at Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland, National Parks Project: Gros Morne is a hypnotic documentary echoing the Group of Seven, focusing on the natural beauty of the Canadian wilderness.

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September 24, 2009
  Toronto filmmaker has No Heart FeelingsPDF files may take a moment to load

There has yet to be a truly generation-defining film for the Millenials. No Heart Feelings, co-scripted and co-directed by Sarah Lazarovic, Geoff Morrison and Ryan J. Noth, attempts to fill this vital niche in the film market by offering the post-Generation Y -- tech-savvy young men and women who use social networking and consume Youtube videos -- a potential voice in pop culture.

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September 24, 2009
  Calgary International Film Festival turns tenPDF files may take a moment to load

In its 10th year, the Calgary International Film Festival is celebrating its anniversary with the same growing pains any adolescent has. Though coordinators admit to suffering several financial setbacks over the past year, the festivities will go on with a few exciting changes to lift spirits.

As an added draw, the festival will introduce the Maverick Filmmaker award, designed to honour those who demonstrate the qualities such a word brings to mind.

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September 18, 2008
  Captured motionPDF files may take a moment to load

With the Calgary International Film Festival soon upon us, some of the Gauntlet's intrepid girl reporters went searching for some of the festival's best films. Here are some of their thoughts.

Max Minsky and Me

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