Adam Bentley is a Jewish-Canadian video artist of Israeli origin and founder of the International Festival of Winter Cinema. His films and installations have been presented at film festivals and arts events across Alberta, Canada, in the United States, Scotland, the Netherlands, Belgium, on CBC, and on Air Canada. Through his \"screen name\" #yegfilm, he explores places in his works where we might have felt comfortable in the past such as the home, the community, the city, and the nation -but have significantly shifted due to inequality, environmental degradation, discrimination, and isolation. He\'s the two-time recipient of the Edmonton Arts Council\'s Cultural Diversity in the Arts Award and the two-time recipient of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Cultural Relations Grant. He\'s also a Producer-member at FAVA, Edmonton\'s filmmakers cooperative, where he assists emerging artists to develop their craft and expand distribution of their works.