Cultural Festivals

Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival returns June 9-12

The 16th annual event celebrating indie cinema is stuffed with must-see movies.

By Morgan Mullin

Back with its first in-person slate since 2020, the Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival is ready to make cinephiles's dreams come true from June 9-12. In a city under the heel of movie multiplexes, the annual event (run by the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative) always delivers a feast of art-house and DIY movies that critics are raving about—and you won't see anywhere else...

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