September 11

The start of the 28th Atlantic Film Festival is only days away!

With over 250 films, dozens of parties & receptions and great live music showcases, there's something for everyone.

For more information on what's playing throughout the 10 days - September 11-20 - pick up one a Festival Program Guide at the Festival Box Office at 1599 South Park Street in Halifax, at Video Difference on Quinpool Street or at any TicketPro location.

Or, check out our Online Program Guide where you can read about the films and events at this year's Festival. You can also join the online Festival community where you can rate the films and events you attend, talk to the filmmakers and read more about the films you'll like. And you can buy your tickets online too.

NBC Universal Canada Opening Night Film - Blindness

Thursday, Sept. 11 - 7 pm
The Festival's opening film, Blindness, which also opened this year's Cannes Film Festival was directed by Academy Award-nominated Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener), and stars Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Danny Glover, Gael Garcia Bernal and Alice Braga. Blindness takes place in a city ravaged by an epidemic of instant 'white blindness'. At first, the authorities in abandoned mental hospital quarantine those afflicted, but the newly created 'society of the blind' quickly breaks down and a small group must band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions. Tickets are $15.00

Justin Nozuka with El Viento Flamenco at the Opening Night Party
Check out the great urban blues pop sound of VH1's Artist On The Rise, Justin Nozuka at the NBC Universal Canada Opening Night Party on Thursday, September 11th- it's the biggest outdoor street party in Atlantic Canada and Argyle Street shuts down for this annual event to roll out the red carpet and welcome stars from around the corner, and around the world. Tickets are $25.

For more info: and to buy tickets online, visit the Atlantic Film Website, or to buy tickets in person call 902-422-6965, go to the Festival Box Office at 1599 South Park Street or at Video Difference on Quinpool Street.