Sport film festival returns to Winnipeg: Feb 8-9

Hockey and Football Take Centre Stage

(Winnipeg, Jan 15) – The Canadian Sport Film Festival returns to Winnipeg for two days celebrating sport and film, both indoors and in the great outdoors.

Highlights include a FREE outdoor screening of five short films on hockey at The Forks on Friday, February 8, at 7pm.

CSFF moves to the Park Theatre on Osborne for its closing night screenings on Saturday, February 9. At 7pm, an inspiring group of cancer survivors join together to form a dragon boat racing team and more importantly a community in the Manitoba premiere of Awaken the Dragon.

CSFF 2013 wraps up in Winnipeg on Saturday, February 9, at 9:30pm, with Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football, a fast-paced and powerful documentary about a group of Arab-American high school students playing the All-American sport in a post 9/11 world.

There is also a FREE screening and panel discussion on children, sport, and film at 2:30pm on Friday, February 8, on the University of Manitoba campus.

Full details and ticket information are available online at sportfilmfestival.ca.

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