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The 10th-anniversary edition of the Whistler Film Festival will feature three films by Canadian director Bruce McDonald, including the world premiere of Hard Core Logo 2. The hotly-anticipated sequel to the Canadian cult classic is one of three features which will have their world premieres at Whistler, along with Rob Leickner's Everything Louder than Everything Else and Leif Bristow's Sophie.

McDonald's Trigger and Music from the Big House will also screen at Whistler.

The full line-up was announced on Friday.

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This year's festival will feature a sneak peek of U.S. cult director Monte Hellman's Road to Nowhere and screenings of some high-profile Canadian films, including Larysa Kondracki's The Whistleblower (starring Rachel Weisz), Michael Greenspan's psychological thriller Wrecked (starring Adrien Brody) and Steven Silver's The Bang Bang Club (starring Ryan Phillippe), a co-production with South Africa.

The festival opens with Daydream Nation, directed by Michael Goldbach and filmed in B.C.

The festival, featuring a total of 68 films, including 34 features, runs from Dec. 1 - 5 ( whistlerfilmfestival.com).

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