Central Alberta Film Festival announces award nominees

By Stephen Moore
February 11, 2019 - 12:30pm

Nineteen films are nominated for awards at this year's Central Alberta Film Festival (CAFF).

Categories for the awards are “Best Feature Narrative”, “Best Feature Documentary”, and “Best Short Narrative”. The awards will be presented at the CAFF on February 23 at Carnival Cinemas after a special screening of Making Coco: The Grant Fuhr Story.

One of the films nominated for “Best Feature Documentary," Cor Values was filmed in central Alberta and tells the story of a young reporter travelling back to his hometown only to find out his home wasn’t what it once was.

Vice President of CAFF, Don Tjart is excited about this year’s awards.

“The festival is showing some amazing films. The nominees for this year’s awards are special though. There are going to be some difficult choices.”

A list of the nominees is below:

Best Feature Narrative:

Barren & Empty The Sea

Prairie Dog

Cor Values

Best Feature Documentary:

Before the Plate

From Seed to Seed

Last of the Fur Traders

RISE: The Story of Augustines

Best Short Narrative:

Beautiful Idiot

Emily

The Wall

Beautiful Cake

Amen

Cambion

Best Short Documentary:

Waniska

Salaam B’y

Farm

Finding Water

Once a Raider, Always a Raider: Inside the St. Albert Raiders Hockey Club

Power on Water

More on film descriptions, screening times and tickets can be found at cafilmfestival.ca.

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