On June 21, summer solstice, the sun never sets in some parts of Yukon. The midnight sun makes for wondrous carmine and magenta skyscapes that last for hours.
Canada’s largest feature film festival North of 60
The Available Light Film Festival (ALFF) has been a fixture in the territory’s cultural scene for over a decade. Every year, the festival screens the best of contemporary Canadian and international film to eager audiences in Whitehorse. ALFF provides the opportunity to see award-winning films, participate in workshops and the ALFF Media Industry Forum, and be transported to other worlds in the dead of winter. Get cozy with the locals in a darkened theatre to share an intimate cinematic adventure.
Highlights for 2015 include Live Music and Film Performances by: Tanya Tagaq and Nanook of the North, John Southworth and the South Seas, Julie Doiron, Jon McKiel, Old Cabin and The Wooden Sky. 23 cinema screenings, including: 20,000 Days on Earth, Down River, Violent, The Sower, Two 4 One, All the Time in the World, Mommy, Virunga and Tu dors Nicole.
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