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Images On The Archipelago Film Festival Society Presents:

The Haida Gwaii Film Festival 2016

MARCH 11 - Skidegate, Haida Heritage Centre

MARCH 12 - Queen Charlotte, Community Hall

MARCH 13 - Port Clements, Community Hall



  • ATMOSPHERES OF DEMOCRACY. Social justice, human rights, sociology, politics.

  • WILD WEB WORLD. Environment, ecology of mind, philosophy.

  • FRAME BY FRAME. Animation, non-narrative films.


- Noted as 'Official selected HGFF 2016' on Entries tab

- 2016 Films displayed on Films tab


Skidegate, Queen Charlotte, Port Clements


Festival Pass


A Series of Films in one Block


Family Festival Pass


Elders Over 65 Years Old


Day Pass


Children Under 12 Years Old



Animation Workshop, led by David Donar, March 14th, Queen Charlotte Teen Centre.

Film Presentation, 'The Messenger', by Su Rynard with Q&A and seminar.

Film Presentation, 'Haida Gwaii on the Edge of the World', by Charles Wilkinson & Tina Schliessler

Birdwatch Hike to Spirit Lake. Guided by Su Rynard, director of 'The Messenger' and Carita Bergman of Parks Canada, Saturday morning, time to be announced after the film screening on Friday at Haida Heritage Centre. Open to the public.


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2016 Sponsors


... and make your entry!

We are open for entries in the categories

  • Local films
  • International short films
  • International documentary films

How it works...

  1. Create an account
  2. Fill in the submission form
  3. Accept the terms and conditions
  4. Submit the form and wait for the approval
  5. Ship your DVD to Haida Gwaii
  6. We notify you when your film has been selected

Good to know...

The Deadline for the 2016 Haida Gwaii Film Festival is  December 31st, 2015.



"The mandate of the Images on the Archipelago Film Festival Society is to give exposure to Canadian films, support film-making education, facilitate all our local islanders to express themselves through films, and build bridges between the communities of Haida Gwaii and the world."

Board of Directors

Debra Uliana, Carey Bergman, Barb Wojtaszek, Barbara Chirinos, Nikki Collins


  • Artistic Director/Programmer, Dafne Romero
  • Sound/Projection Technician, Toby Sanmiya
  • Catalogue Layout and Design, Pat Carrie Smith
  • Website, Pat Carrie Smith
  • Artistic Designer, Lexi Forbes
  • Still Photography, Jason Shafto
  • Venue Coordinator, Sabrina Frazier
  • Communications/Programming, Julia Gregory
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  • Students at the animation workshop Film Festivl 2009
  • Kids and Living & Learning Principle at animation workshop 2010
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  • Kevin Element Animation Instructor & Dafne Romero Artistic Director 2010 Film Festival
  • Haida Regalia at the festival 2010
  • Haida Heritage Site Festival Venue 2010
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