The Yukon is one of North America’s major wilderness attractions; close to 80 percent remains pristine wilderness with 5,000-metre peaks, forested valleys, unspoiled waters and untamed wildlife.
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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