2024  film festival

March 1 – 9, 2024

qathet international film festival runs from March 1 to 9, 2024

PASSES

Full Festival Passes Adults $140 – Seniors $120
Matinee Passes Adults $70 – Seniors $60
A full pass now includes 16 films!
A savings of up to $52 over single ticket pricing

TICKETS

Individual Tickets Adults $12 – Seniors $10
Opening/Closing Films All Tickets $16
qathet Film Society Membership $5 (required)

Purchase Passes, Tickets and Memberships Online
Also available for sale at the Patricia box office before every screening

The Old Oak

Friday March 1 — 7 pm

1hr 53min | Drama

UK | English
Released 2023

The Delinquents

Saturday March 2 — 1:30 pm

3hr 9min | Comedy / Drama

Argentina | Spanish
Released 2023

Perfect Days

Saturday March 2 — 7 pm

2hr 3min | Drama
Japan/Germany | Japanese
Released 2023

The Taste of Things

Sunday March 3 — 1:30 pm

2hr 14min | Romance

France | French
Released 2023

Songs of Earth

Sunday March 3 — 7 pm

1hr 30min | Documentary
Norway | Norwegian
Released 2023

Seagrass

Monday March 4 — 7 pm

1hr 55min | Drama

Canada | English
Released 2023

Common Ground

Tuesday March 5 — 1:30 pm

1hr 45min | Documentary

USA | English
Released 2023

Monster

Tuesday March 5 — 7 pm

2hr 5min | Drama

Japan | Japanese
Released 2023

Fremont

Wednesday March 6 — 1:30 pm

1hr 31min | Drama

USA | English
Released 2023

Deep Rising

Wednesday March 6 — 7 pm

1hr 33min | Documentary

USA | English/Spanish
Released 2023

32 Sounds

Thursday March 7 — 1:30 pm

1hr 37min | Documentary

USA | English
Released 2023

The Ordinaries

Thursday March 7 — 7 pm

1hr 31min | SciFi / Tragicomedy

Germany | German
Released 2023

Analogue Revolution: How Feminist Media Changed the World

Friday March 8 — 1:30 pm

1hr 33min | Documentary

Canada | English/French
Released 2023

WaaPaKe

Friday March 8 — 7 pm

1hr 20min | Documentary

Canada | English/Cree
Released 2023

Fallen Leaves

Saturday March 9 — 1:30 pm

1hr 21min | Comedy / Drama

Finland/Germany | Finnish
Released 2023

Solo

Saturday March 9 — 7 pm

1hr 41min | Romance

Canada | French
Released 2023

Special Guests at qathet international film festival March 1 to 9, 2024

We have an exciting line up of filmmakers, performers, and special guests at this year’s film festival. On opening night, March 1, local actor and star Kymo Van Oers will introduce the short film Cloud Striker, along with director A.W. Hopkins. Kymo can tell us about fighting back in this historical film on Residential School abuse. Old Enough to Know Better will perform during the opening party. • On March 3, local filmmaker Ryan Mathieson will premiere his experimental film Jeanne’s Hands, shot on Super 8 film in a garden in Lund. • Getting us in the mood to listen, Cuore Piano Trio will perform prior to 32 Sounds on March 7. • International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8, is an especially moving day with filmmakers at both screenings. MP Rachel Blaney will be speak inspiring words in honour of IWD. In the afternoon, director Marusya Bociurkiw, and film subjects Penny Goldsmith and Nancy Pollak will introduce Analogue Revolution: How Feminist Media Changed the World. In the Q&A, moderated by Peg Campbell, they will give more background on the work of feminist media collectives in Canada from the 1970’s to today. • Local Tla’amin filmmaker Eileen Francis will premiere her short film tiskwәt in the evening, with director Dr. Jules Koostachin and NFB producer Teri Snelgrove introducing their feature WaaPaKe (Tomorrow). Dr. Evan Adams will hold a  conversation with Jules after the screening. Join our guests for the Morning-After Film Salon on Saturday, March 9 at noon, upstairs in the Patricia’s Media Lounge where Teri Snelgrove will give an overview of NFB documentary productions. Local author Jason Schreurs hosts these daily salons. • Closing out our festival, drag queen Connie Smudge will perform extravagantly.