Sled Island 2017 Film

Announcing the Sled Island Film lineup for 2017

Sled Island excited to feature experimental works, a twist on a horror classic, shorts from emerging artists and several Canadian premieres at this year's festival.

Show schedule

Tuesday, June 20 @ the Hifi Club

The first Canadian presentation of Videokills - The Explorer Series: Invisible City Symphonies. It pairs international experimental films with live scores from Sled Island 2017 performers! Stay tuned to find out which filmmakers and bands are participating.

Wednesday, June 21 @ Globe Cinema

7:00pm -  A Time to Swim (Canadian premiere), is a documentary following a former voice of Indigenous resistance making a pilgrimage home.

9:00pm - Cassette: A Documentary Mixtape (Canadian premiere) chronicles why the cassette has held on all this time through high profile interviews with musicians. Shorts Broken Communication and Goran will precede the film.

Thursday, June 22 @ Globe Cinema

7:00pm - A Story of Sahel Sounds follows musicians of the Sahel region of Africa, such as 2016 performer Mdou Moctar and 2017 act Les Filles de Illighadad. The short Subnivean Snuff will precede the film.

9:00pm - Nosferatu (with Shooting Guns Live Score) is exactly what it sounds like — a screening of the 1922 classic and a booming performance by the Saskatoon heavyweights.

About Sled Island

Each June, this five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of over 250 bands, comedians, filmmakers and artists as well as over 30,000 attendees in more than 35 venues, transforming the city into an arts lover's paradise that has earned rave reviews from artists, fans and media from across the globe.

Single film tickets will be available later this month, but remember that Discovery Passes and Discovery Plus Passes give you access to all programming at Sled Island (subject to capacity). Get yours before rates go up on June 19! Get yours at

Kindly note: the Sled Island film screenings are special event screenings, and as such passes, Groupons, and Friends of CJSW discounts are not valid. This is an 18+ event.

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