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Dancing Queen for Hospice PEI

Join Playing with Choir at Memorial Hall on September 21 from 6–9:30 pm for a fundraiser for Hospi [ ... ]

Call for Vendors

The PEI Crafts Council has put out a call for vendors for the Christmas Craft Show taking place Nove [ ... ]

Charlotetown Film Festival celebrates 10th Anniversary of Screenwriters’ Bootcamp

Charlotetown Film Festival celebrates 10th Anniversary of Screenwriters’ Bootcamp

The upcoming 2nd Annual Charlottetown Film Festival is celebrating the landmark 10th Anniversary of the PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp. Bravo Bootcamp! is the focus for the opening night of “the little film festival of big dreams.” With the support of Telefilm Canada, all the films screened on October 28 at City Cinema will be the works of Bootcamp alumni.

A 5-day intensive, The PEI Screenwriters’


John Hopkins documentary

Award-winning Island filmmaker John Hopkins’ much anticipated feature documentary, Bluefin, had its World premiere at the 2016 Atlantic Film Festival and came to Charlottetown in October 2016 for its Prince Edward Island premiere screening. It played as part of the Charlottetown Film Festival at City Cinema.

Square Deal Productions Atlantic Inc. and its principle

Singing To Myself

Singing To Myself
Feature by Harmony Wagner selected for Atlantic Film Festival

Singing To Myself, a feature length film written and directed by Harmony Wagner has been selected for the Atlantic Film Festival. The film will screen on September 20 at Park Lane Cineplex Cinemas, Halifax as part of the Atlantic Focus Program.

Islander Sophie MacLean plays Iris, a young deaf woman at a crossroads in life. Dissatisfied

Two screenings

Two screenings
Two films by Millefiore Clarkes at Atlantic Film Festival

The Atlantic Film Festival (AFF) is a celebration of film, media and music from around the world. It’s a festival that turns Halifax into an international Mecca for the arts, abuzz with filmmakers, industry types and film lovers. This year’s event celebrates 36 years of the Festival and takes place from September 15 to 22.


D-BOX Motion Seats at Cineplex

Charlottetown movie-goers can now treat themselves to one of Cineplex’s most popular premium experiences, with the addition of D-BOX Motion Seats to Cineplex Cinemas Charlottetown. D-BOX chairs move in concert with the action on the big screen and use some of the most innovative technologies in cinema today.The Legend of Tarzan is the first D-BOX experience available at this location.

Pogey Beach Kickstarter

Pogey Beach is a feature length comedy from the guys who brought you the comedy series Just Passing Through! A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to help fund the project. Pogey Beach is a greasy R-rated beach comedy, an updated version of beach party movies of the 1960s. The story centres on the lives of unemployed beach bums living the pogey dream—collecting employment insurance all summer

Singing to Myself

Singing to Myself
New feature film by Harmony Wagner wraps shooting

Charlottetown’s Periscope Pictures has shot their second feature length film, written and directed by Harmony Wagner. Singing To Myself tells the story of Iris, a young deaf woman, who decides to forsake the world, but soon learns that life, and love, cannot be silenced.

The film was the recipient of a 1K Wave Atlantic award presented by Women in

Anne of Green Gables on PBS

Canadian production company Breakthrough Entertainment and American public broadcaster PBS recently announced a broadcast deal that will bring the newly completed two-hour film of L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables to North American audiences. Anne of Green Gables will be broadcast on PBS stations on November 24 at 8 pm ET as a Thanksgiving family television event.

Directed by John Kent

The shooter

The shooter
Profile: John Hopkins

by Jane Ledwell

“I’m quite laid back, but also quite driven. It’s a real dialectic,” laughs John Hopkins. The filmmaker required the pull of patience and persistence to spend five years on a feature-length documentary on the Bluefin tuna, to be released by the NFB this coming fall.

Filming the massive tuna, which John describes as “the world’s most evolved fish,” “demanded

Harmony Wagner receives 1KWave Atlantic Award for next feature film

Harmony Wagner receives 1KWave Atlantic Award for next feature film

Director Harmony Wagner was recently awarded a 1KWave Atlantic award to produce her latest film, Singing to Yourself. A drama, the story answers the question—when a young deaf woman decides to forsake the world, what can pull her from her island of silence?

Presented by Women in Film and Television Atlantic and pUNK Films, 1KWave Atlantic is a call for brave and bold features from Atlantic

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Summer 1993

September 21–26
City Cinema PG, some language, mature content
Dir: Carla Simón, Spain, 98 min. Lai [ ... ]

Cool Moon

Cross-cultural Arts Festival September–November
Various locations The main stage of Confederation [ ... ]

The Thank You Canada Tour

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Patrick Chan and more in Summerside November 15
Credit Union Place Canada [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]