Winnipeggers may soon realize there’s no better way to spend a cold winter evening than to be holed up in a dark theatre watching comedy films from all over the world.
That’s why they are being encouraged to mark a big ‘X” on their calendars for Sat. Feb. 28, when the Third Annual Shart International Comedy Film Festival comes to The Park Theatre.
The final wish of Ulysses W. Shart (pronounced Shaa-aert) was that the best international comedy films could “make us laugh” at this festival, right here in Winnipeg. After our winters, we surely deserve it!
Last year, the festival opened with a funeral procession in honour of the “late” Mr. Shart, who wanted to be present “dead or alive.”
The third installment of this annual comedy film festival may not have his actual urn present this time, but he will be there in “spirit.”
The belly jiggles start with a free afternoon show of international films starting at 1:30 pm.
At 6 pm, the classic metal duo Andrew & Andrew will entertain festival goers during cocktail hour.
The evening gala awards and screenings start at 7:30 pm.
For more info, visit www.shartfilmfestival.com.
Everyone is welcome to come on down to the Third Annual Shart Comedy Film Festival at the Park Theatre.
Champions of the Festival: RBC, RBC Dominion Securities and Aikins Law