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February 2020

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

February 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3J 1E9 Canada
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Free
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Horn player, bandleader, innovator. Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool. The man with a sound so beautiful it could break your heart. Featuring never-before-seen archival footage, studio outtakes, and rare photos, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool tells the story of a truly singular talent and unpacks the man behind the horn. Note: This information was supplied to Halifax Presents and does not necessarily represent the views of our publication. We are not affiliated in any way…

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Halifax Black Film Festival

February 28, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 1, 2020

Cineplex Park Lane Theatre, 5657 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3J 3R4 Canada
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Free – $20
Storm Saulter’s Sprinter opens this year's Halifax Black Film Festival.

The 4th edition of the Halifax Black Film Festival (HBFF) will kick off with Storm Saulter’s Sprinter and will close with Bernard Attal’s Restless. This year’s festival will showcase 28 films and brings back the HBFF Black Market and Community Program which includes panel discussions and masterclasses. Festival-goers can also look forward to a Youth Program. This year also features an initiative produced by The Fabienne Colas Foundation’s Youth & Diversity Program titled Being Black in Canada. As part of this program, 15 emerging Canadian directors (ages 18-30) from…

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FIN Fridays: Shorts Program – AIFF Award Winners

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1723 Hollis St
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9 Canada
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Free – $6
FIN Fridays: Shorts Program - AIFF Award Winners

Featuring winners of the Best Atlantic Short film prize at the Atlantic International Film Festival: INFANTICIDE! G. Patrick Condon, 2013, 14 minutes Dan and Liz just want a perfect family; and in a world where families are allowed only one child, they want to make sure they get it right. TRANSFER, Christopher Spencer-Lowe, 2014, 16 minutes A solitary technician and his nostalgiacholic obsession with a magical super-8 film. 4 QUARTERS, Ashley McKenzie, 2015, 14 minutes Willy and Jane just want…

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Halifax Black Film Festival

February 29, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 1, 2020

Cineplex Park Lane Theatre, 5657 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3J 3R4 Canada
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Free – $20
Storm Saulter’s Sprinter opens this year's Halifax Black Film Festival.

The 4th edition of the Halifax Black Film Festival (HBFF) will kick off with Storm Saulter’s Sprinter and will close with Bernard Attal’s Restless. This year’s festival will showcase 28 films and brings back the HBFF Black Market and Community Program which includes panel discussions and masterclasses. Festival-goers can also look forward to a Youth Program. This year also features an initiative produced by The Fabienne Colas Foundation’s Youth & Diversity Program titled Being Black in Canada. As part of this program, 15 emerging Canadian directors (ages 18-30) from…

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March 2020

Halifax Black Film Festival

March 1, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 1, 2020

Cineplex Park Lane Theatre, 5657 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3J 3R4 Canada
+ Google Map
Free – $20
Storm Saulter’s Sprinter opens this year's Halifax Black Film Festival.

The 4th edition of the Halifax Black Film Festival (HBFF) will kick off with Storm Saulter’s Sprinter and will close with Bernard Attal’s Restless. This year’s festival will showcase 28 films and brings back the HBFF Black Market and Community Program which includes panel discussions and masterclasses. Festival-goers can also look forward to a Youth Program. This year also features an initiative produced by The Fabienne Colas Foundation’s Youth & Diversity Program titled Being Black in Canada. As part of this program, 15 emerging Canadian directors (ages 18-30) from…

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FIN Fridays: Conviction

March 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1723 Hollis St
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9 Canada
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Free – $6
FIN Fridays: Conviction

Three filmmakers collaborate with women on the inside to imagine what they would have needed in their lives to avoid incarceration. Bianca, Treena, Laura, and Caitlin are a stark reflection of the troubling worldwide tendency to criminalize and imprison the most vulnerable in society—those most affected by poverty, addiction, childhood trauma, and mental illness. Together with long-time prisoners’ rights advocate Kim Pate and others, these women collaborate with the filmmakers to answer a deceptively simple question: What would you have…

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