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Men of the Harvest position

Men of the Harvest, a male Gospel choir, is seeking a pianist-musical director beginning in Jan [ ... ]

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with members age 40 and over. [ ... ]

The Song and the Sorrow

The Song and the Sorrow
Millefiore Clarkes documentary wins in Halifax and Lunenburg

Best Atlantic Short Documentary was presented by FIN Atlantic International Film Festival held in Halifax, Nova Scotia to The Song and the Sorrow, directed by Millefiore Clarkes, produced by Rohan Fernando and Paul McNeill.

The film followed PEI musician Catherine MacLellan in her journey to learn more about the life of her father,
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A passion for cinema

A passion for cinema
Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema

by Dave Stewart

Anyone checking out City Cinema’s schedule over the last few months has probably noticed the presence of more and more classic films. It’s an opportunity for all of us to expand our viewing experience and knowledge, and to see some of our favourites on a large screen with an engaged audience. And it’s all because of Laurent
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Bluefin in San Francisco

John Hopkins was in San Francisco in September to screen his National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentary Bluefin for a Global Climate Change Conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, as organized by the International Ocean Film Festival and sponsored by the Canadian Consulate of San Francisco and Hawaii. A panel discussion after the film about how wildlife in our oceans are being
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Film 4Ward program

Film 4Ward program

FilmPEI has announced the Film 4Ward program, an incubator program for film production and skill capacity building for both emerging and mid-career filmmakers. Leveraging industry expertise across PEI and Canada, participants will be trained by industry professionals through a series of workshops and job shadowing opportunities. Four filmmaking teams will be chosen in a juried process and given
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The Charlottetown Film Festival

The Charlottetown Film Festival
Life is a Balancing Act

For the first time, Charlottetown Film Festival is exploring a theme: Life is a Balancing Act. The majority of films that have been selected to screen at City Cinema from October 12 to 14 are explorations of facing life’s challenges, some silly, some sweet but most are deep and some are dark.

“We are still celebrating and showcasing films about Atlantic Canada, by Atlantic
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FIN Film Fest winners

FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film, media and music from this region and around the world. It’s a festival that turns Halifax into an international mecca for the arts, abuzz with film lovers and filmmakers alike.

After a highly successful 38th year, FIN Atlantic International Film Festival announces its award winners for the event, September
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Triple threat

Triple threat
Profile: Emma Fugate

by Jane Ledwell

Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my accounting business, one for my role as president of Film PEI, and one as a partner in Onset Communications, a (film industry equipment) start-up.” 

Side roles as an organizer of Playing with Choir or treasurer of West Kent Home and school, the Charlottetown Film Society, and Women in Film and
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Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season

Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12 with the film Puzzle.

Agnes (Kelly MacDonald), a taken-for-granted suburban wife and mother, discovers a gift and passion for solving jigsaw puzzles which draws her into a new world where her life unfolds in ways she could never have imagined.

All films are screened at Cineplex Cinemas Summerside,
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Charlottetown Film Festival: Pogey Beach and more

Charlottetown Film Festival: Pogey Beach and more
Web series now becomes a feature film

—Submitted by Cheryl Wagner, Executive Director, Charlottetown Film Festival

Yes, it is rude, crude, and not for a prude, but hiding under the tsunami of f-bombs, Jeremy Larter’s first feature film Pogey Beach has heart. 

It is a love story. A coming-of-age story. A high–five to the importance of family. But most of all Pogey Beach is a triumph. A triumph
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The Song and the Sorrow enters festivals

The Song and the Sorrow enters festivals

The Song and the Sorrow is a new documentary produced by the National Film Board and directed by PEI filmmaker Millefiore Clarkes. The Song and the Sorrow follows JUNO-award winning musician Catherine MacLellan as she journeys to understand her father, Gene MacLellan, and his legacy of music and mental health struggles.

The film will have its premier at The Atlantic International Film Festival in
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Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

Trailside Café 2018

Select dates Trailside Café  Amanda Jackson Band
November 18 Amanda Jackson Band’s lates [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]