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The Hidden Gems Film Festival continues its season online with The Warrior, starring Indian actor Irrfan Khan who died in April, available from Oct. 1-8. Online, hiddengemsfilmfest.com.
Meanwhile, the Calgary International Film Festival continues with its hybrid online/cinema model until Sunday. Highlights include the doc Us Kids, The Truffle Hunters and Death of Nintendo. Online and at Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas, ciffcalgary.ca.
RBC Live from the King Eddy also offers a choice in how you experience the latest concert with Wyatt C. Louis and Carter Felker on Friday: at the King Eddy or from the National Music Centre’s Facebook page. At King Eddy, kingeddy.ca.
The University of Calgary School of Performing Arts offers a live stream of A Celebration of Music by Black Composers including Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price and Nathaniel Dett on Friday. Online, arts.ucalgary.ca/creative-performing-arts.
The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is also going virtual. It hosts Saturday a concert titled Solo + Duet featuring Donovan Seidle on violin and Arnold Choi on cello. Online, calgaryphil.com.
Thursday is National Seniors Day. The Third ACTion Film Festival marks the occasion with a watch party screening of The Age of Love, about a speed-dating event for 70- to 90-year-olds. Online, showpass.com/national-seniors-day-celebration-watch-party.
Wordfest continues to celebrate its 25th year with another online event Thursday, this time with Governor General’s Literary Award-winner David A. Robertson. He talks with host Alice Kuipers about two new books: his memoir Black Water and the young-adult novel The Barren Grounds. Online, wordfest.com.