Upcoming events

We'll be hosting regular events in addition to the festival itself, including our Monthly Flicks. Come out and enjoy our hand-picked selection of cult classics!

If you're looking for information about the Festival itself, head over to our Festival page.

Monthly Flick
Next Monthly Flick: The Wizard of Oz
Screening: July 26th, 9:00PM at the Okotoks Cinemas
Tickets: $10 ($8 if you come in dress code)

Movies for Change
Next Film: Oscar nominated documentaries - part 2
Next Screening: October 11, 7:00PM at the Rotary Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $5 at the door

July's Monthly Flick

The Wizard of Oz movie poster

The Wizard of Oz

Screening: July 26th, 9:00PM at the Okotoks Cinemas
Tickets: $10 ($8 if you come in dress code)
Rating: G
Dress Code: Slumber party!
Tickets sold at the door. Doors open at 8:30pm

Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well.

First Released: August 25, 1939
Director: Victor Fleming, George Cukor (uncredited)
Screenplay: Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson
Starring: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger

Monthly Flicks dates to add to your calendar:

July 26 - The Wizard of Oz

August 30 - Robin Hood Men in Tights

September 27 - Blade Runner

October 25 - Shaun of the Dead

November 29 - Titanic

December 13 - It's a Wonderful Life

January 31, 2018 - Singin' in the Rain

February 28, 2018 - Moulin Rouge!

March 28, 2018 - The Shawshank Redemption

April 25, 2018 - Donnie Darko

May 30, 2018 - Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

June 27, 2018 - Mortal Kombat

July 25, 2018 - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Movies for Change

Partnering with the Town of Okotoks, the Okotoks Film Festival will be screening a selection of documentary films at the Rotary Performing Arts Center throughout the year. Screenings will start at 7pm and cost $5 at the door. Come enjoy learning about some important issues and join in the short discussion that will follow.

Oscar nominated shorts poster

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts - Part 2

Screening: October 11th, 7:00PM at the Rotary Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $5 at the door
Rating: Not rated

Click here to view trailers

The White Helmets
Brought to you by the team behind the Oscar®-nominated film VIRUNGA, “The White Helmets” is set is Aleppo, Syria in early 2016 as the violence intensifies and follows three volunteer rescue workers as they put everything on the line to save civilians affected by the war, all while wracked with worry about the safety of their own loved ones.

Watani: My Homeland
The whole tragic story of the Syrian Civil war from the initial uprising against the Assad regime, the emergence of Islamic State and the ensuing refugee crisis is captured through this portrayal of four young children and their parents – it’s a deeply personal account of life turned upside down by the Syrian conflict.

Bully movie poster

Bully

Screening: January 10th, 7:00PM at the Rotary Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $5 at the door
Rating: PG-13

Filmmaker Lee Hirsch examines five cases of youths who endure vicious persecution at the hands of their peers. Ja'meye, 14, winds up in reform school after pulling a gun on the youths who tormented her for years. Cameras record the abuse suffered by 14-year-old Alex as he's beaten and teased on the bus. Star athlete Kelby, 16, is ostracized and worse after she comes out as lesbian. Most tragic of all, two boys, one 17 and one 12, commit suicide to escape the torture.