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Empress Theatre hosts 7th annual Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival

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The Empress Theatre is pleased to present the seventh annual Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival Nov. 11-12 in Fort Macleod.

Veterans, history lovers, military personnel and film aficionados will not want to miss this year’s screenings of four military-related films as well as an on-stage interview with a Second World War veteran.
Dr. Stéphane Guevremont, a military history instructor from Calgary who holds a PhD in Canadian Military Aviation, is the festival’s Master of Ceremonies again this year. Before the screening of each of the festival’s films, Guevremont will provide insight and context on topics from the Battle of Verdun to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour.
Royal Canadian Navy Telegrapher Peter Jones, a veteran from Calgary, will speak about his time on the HMCS Huron, a Tribal-class destroyer that served with the Canadian Forces during the Second World War.
Weekend and single event passes are available at www.macleodempress.com or by phoning 403-553-4404 (toll-free at 1-800-540-9229).
Ticket prices are $30 weekend pass ($15 for seniors/under 18) and $12 single event ticket ($6 for seniors/under 18). There is no charge for uniformed service personnel.
All events take place at the Empress Theatre, 235 Main Street, Fort Macleod.
For more information about the festival, contact Tim Ranson, executive director, at 403-553-4404 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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