Flyway Film Festival – 2012
The Flyway Film Festival was founded by Rick Vaicius in 2008 on the beautiful shores of Lake Pepin in southwestern Wisconsin. The Fourth Annual Flyway Film Festival will take place October 20-23, 2011 in the adjoining towns of Pepin & Stockholm, Wisconsin.
The 2011 Festival will feature over 50 films, over 30 visiting filmmakers, panel discussions, the Jon Reiss Think Outside The Box Office workshop, and a Thursday night Kickoff Gala with food, filmmakers and live music. All this in an intimate and interactive environment along the banks of the Mississippi River.
A highlight of the Flyway Film Festival is the opening night awards ceremony in which the talented recipients receive the Flyway Ax, a stone sculpture designed by nationally recognized local artist David Culver.
Prod. Co.: Boris Rodriguez
After witnessing the brutal slaughter of his
girlfriend, Diego goes for the comfort of a
tequila in a dingy Mexico City cantina where an
elderly woman offers him money in exchange for
servicing her dying husband’s sexual needs.
BEST GIRL, THE
Prod. Co.: Dish Pictures Ltd.
When 10-year-old Alice finds out her father is
having an affair, she decides to defend her mom’s
honour by taking revenge on his prize pumpkin.
BEST OF SECTER & THE REST OF SECTER,
Prod. Co.: Gwendolyn Pictures
“The Best of Secter & The Rest of Secter” is a
documentary about Canada’s first acclaimed indie
filmmaker, David Secter – a rebel who lived what
he filmed and filmed what he lived. Made by
David’s nephew and first-time director Joel Secter,
it includes interviews with David Cronenberg and
Michael Ondaatje among others.
BETTER WAY TO CARE BC’S COMMUNITY
HEALTH CENTRES, A
Prod. Co.: The May Street Group
A Better Way to Care, BC’s Community Health
Centres was produced for the BC Nurses Union.
This video will be presented by facilitators across
BC to promote the need, value and creation of
community health centres.
BETWEEN ACTS (ENTREATO)
Prod. Co.: Abafilmes
Different personalities of an actor questioning his
life between acts of a play.
BETWEEN: Living in the Hyphen
National Film Board of Canada
‘Between’ interweaves the experiences of a group of
Canadians with one parent from a European
background and one from a visible minority.
They’re all struggling to find a satisfying frame of
reference. Cultural identity, it seems, is more
complex than what our multicultural utopia implies.
BETWEEN RED AND BLUE/Entre Le Rouge
Et Le Bleu
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
With its brilliant reds, and blues exploding
within the heartbeat of the circle, now a radar
screen, not a target, now a planet, Between Red
and Blue explores the dichotomy inherent in
BETWEEN THE PEAKS
Documentary Under 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: Southern Alberta Institute of
In scenic Banff National Park lies a piece of
Canada’s hidden past. Between the Peaks
reveals the story of a World War I internment
camp, The Castle Mountain camp held 660
internees of Austro-Hungarian descent behind
Canadian barbed wire.
BETWEEN THE ROCK AND A HARD
Documentary Over 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: Jim Hamm Productions Ltd.
The story of Newfoundlanders who have been
forced to leave The Rock to find work in Fort
Nelson, B.C. The film reflects on the irony of
their tragic situation.
BETWEEN TWO WORLDS
Documentary By A Broadcaster
Prod. Co.: Investigative Productions
The tragic life of Joseph Idlout, Canada’s most
famous Inuk, symbolized Canada’s intervention
in the Arctic and the destructive changes it
wreaked on Inuit Society.
Documentary General Subject
Prod. Co.: CBC
Following the horrifying attacks in the United
States, attention focussed on the terrorists. How
could they engineer four highjackings with such
dreadful precision? How had they lived
unnoticed? Linden MacIntyre reveals the
chilling story of one of them, Ziad Samir Jarrah.
BEYOND CORNER GAS: Tales from Dog
90th Parallel Productions Ltd.
This documentary gives viewers a real sense of
the phenomena that is Corner Gas. We’ll meet
some of the locals from Rouleau Saskatchewan
where the show takes place. And we drive four
hours southeast of Regina and visit Corner Gas’s
BEYOND GOLDEN MOUNTAIN
Documentary Over 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: Beyond Golden Mountain
Beyond Golden Mountain is the compelling
story of the Chinese in Canada. “Who are we?
Why are we here?” are unspoken questions as
we witness heartaches and triumphs from early
labourer to contemporary artist.
Prod. Co.: Partners in Motion
Beyond Medicine, now in its third season and
currently airing on WTN gives the viewer an
alternative to traditional style medicine. This
episode highlights eating disorders, Vega
testing and preventative remedies against
Prod. Co.: Partners In Motion
Beyond Medicine is a 13-part series that will
give the public an alternative to traditional-style
BEYOND THE BARBED WIRE
Prod. Co.: Grasslands Entertainment Group Inc.
Beyond the Barbed Wire toys with the great
myths of the redneck prairies.
BEYOND THE BLUES: Child and Youth
Prod. Co.: Bartlett LeRose Productions
Depressed kids don’t have a bad attitude; they
have an illness. And that illness is treatable.
Through personal stories, this documentary
traces the journey of depression, from early
signs and symptoms, to assessment, diagnosis,