The Shortest Day

FREE films for the shortest day!  Celebrate the Winter Solstice, Sunday, Dec 21 with FREE films at the Al Whittle Theatre.

The Shortest Day is an international event showcasing short films on the shortest day of the year. Canada’s program offers kids, families and film-lovers outstanding new, classic and award-winning shorts by some of Canada’s most talented filmmakers. In Wolfville, The Shortest Day is brought to you by the Acadia Cinema Coop, the Fundy Film Society, the Town of Wolfville and the Wolfville Business Development Corporation. In Canada, the National Film Board (NFB), Quebec’s Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) and Telefilm Canada are making the free screenings available to more than 60 participating communities in every Canadian province and the Yukon.

There are three sets of shorts with different themes and start times (all on Dec 21):

2:30pm – Kids Under 8 (56 min); 4pm – Family 7+ (88 min); and 7pm – Comedy 13+ (99 min). Free admission: PLEASE CONSIDER A FOOD BANK DONATION.  After expenses, any profit will go to the Wolfville Area Food Bank.  Info: