Red Carpet: Screening of No Clue
Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. at the Rainbow Theatre
Vancouver's Jason Priestley's bittersweet road movie starring Richard Dreyfuss and Tatiana Maslany has already gained a lot of attention in the run-up to the festival. Dreyfuss plays a terminally ill doctor and Maslany the hitchhiker who comes along for the ride.
Winter Kick Off: Outdoor Screening and Fireworks
Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. at Skiers Plaza
A free outdoor screening under the stars featuring a collection of the Whistler Film Festival's short films based on true stories about Whistler and the region, plus some of the top shorts of the festival. There is an outdoor street hockey game and fireworks at 8 p.m.
Red Carpet: In Conversation with Jason Priestley
Saturday, Dec. 7. Red Carpet at 7:30 p.m., event at 8 p.m. at the Whistler Conference Centre
Jason Priestley gives an intimate view of his life and work with CBC interview and chat show host George Stroumboulopoulos. Priestley's first film as director, Cas & Dylan, opened the festival.
Red Carpet: Melissa Leo, Ali Liebert and Emily Hampshire
Thursday, Dec. 5. Red Carpet at 7:30 p.m., event at 8 p.m. at the Whistler Conference Centre
Elle Canada and the WFF shine the spotlight on three female actors, who will talk about their work in an intimate on-stage interview. Oscar winner Leo is this year's Luminary, while Liebert and Hampshire are Stars to Watch.
Celebrating Whistler's filmmaking heritage
Sunday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Whistler Museum
Industry icons with behind-the-scene stories discuss three decades of Whistler's ski and snowboard filmmaking world. With Garry Pendygrasse, Christian Begin, Ace Mackay-Smith, Feet Banks and the team of Switchback Entertainment.
Red Carpet: Tribute to Richard Dreyfus
Friday, Dec. 1. Red Carpet at 7:15 p.m., event at 8 p.m. at the Whistler Conference Centre
Oscar winner and WFF Tribute honoured Richard Dreyfus is in conversation with Steven Gaydos, executive editor of Variety magazine. Dreyfus is in town as the star of Cas & Dylan, which opened the festival on Dec. 4.