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Someone in Canada just built a free movie theatre made of snow

There are some things that are so Canadian it's ridiculous. Like maple syrup. Or saying sorry too much. Or taking your team of sled dogs through a Tim Hortons drive-thru. But a movie theatre made out of snow? That takes the cake poutine.

This February, Edmonton's International Festival of Winter Cinema will be screening movies projected on to a giant screen made out of snow. The best part? The movies are free.

IFWC aims to celebrate "local and international cinema with winter, alpine, and polar themes of any style or genre." So make sure to bring a thermos of hot chocolate and a fuzzy blanket to keep you warm during the chilly films.

This year's festival will run from Friday, February 7 to Monday, February 17, 2020. And while you're in the city, why not explore Edmonton's magical ice castle? Or pop by a candy store that gives you a bigger discount when the weather gets cold?

IFWC's full schedule of films should be announced shortly, so make sure to keep an eye on their website for more details.

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International Festival of Winter Cinema


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