THE NORTHLANDER IS SUCCESSFULLY SHOWING at LANDMARK CINEMAS in Calgary Until October 26th 2016.
Benjamin Ross Hayden is the only film director from the Telefilm micro-budget program to ever to receive a theatrical release by Landmark Cinemas.
The Northlander (2016) is the most widely released feature film in Western Canada this year.
The Official Sponsors are; AMPIA are the official sponsor of the Edmonton Premiere October 27th at 6:00PM Landmark Cinemas, Edmonton city Centre, with reception at the downtown Delta Hotel lounge”.
The Northlander is an adventure/fantasy feature film by Métis director Benjamin Ross Hayden, which was granted a direct Theatrical Release with Landmark Cinemas and Raven Banner Releasing across Canada! The Northlander is the first Telefilm micro-budget feature selected for the Perspective Canada program at Cannes which earned a distribution deal with Raven Banner and Spotlight Pictures in Studio City, LA as international sales agents. An official selection to the international film festivals the 17th imagineNATIVE Film Festival in Toronto, 18th Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre Fantastic Festival, 9th Feratum International Fantastic Film Festival, Dreamspeakers Film Festival, and the 15th Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival.
For those who have had the honor of working with Benjamin, they all walk away wanting to do it all over again! He instills passion, to be yourself, to think very outside the box and to always stand up for what is right! He is one of the smartest young artists in Alberta making a big name for Canadian Film! He looks like a young Ryan Gosling and has the qualities of Feature Film Director Denis Villeneuve!
The Northlander stars Corey Sevier (Lassie, The Immortals), Roseanne Supernault (Blackstone, Maina), Michelle Thrush (Blackstone, Making Treaty 7), and Nathaniel Arcand (CBC’s Heartland). Canada Media Fund (CMF) administered by Telefilm Canada, and the Government of Alberta (AMF) is confirmed in development on a six-part Television mini-series based on The Northlander, and The Northlander has obtained a broadcast deal with Aboriginal People’s Television Network (APTN) beginning May 2017 for the next four years. Benjamin Ross Hayden is the youngest recipient of the Telefilm Canada Micro-budget program, and in this capacity has garnered repute as a Rising Star (E. Volmers, The Calgary Herald) and to quote Séquences la Revue de Cinema Editor-in-Chief Élie Castiele who introduced Northlander at Montreal World Film Festival premiere, “How today we speak of David Cronenberg and Atom Egoyan, tomorrow we will speak of Benjamin Ross Hayden”. The Northlander took the Rosie for Best Screenplay at the 40th AMPIA Awards, who are the official sponsor of the Edmonton Gala October 27th at Landmark Cinemas Edmonton Downtown with reception at the downtown Delta Hotel Lounge.
This theatrical experience is sponsored by Telefilm Canada, Alberta Film, Alberta Media Producer’s Association (AMPIA), and Calgary Economic Development.
The Northlander is Screening over 50 Times across Alberta Landmark Cinemas! Don’t miss this epic adventure that will leave you wanting to find you’re own true identity!
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Julian Black Antelope and Corey Sevier on screen.