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Livable Income

November 20 (International Children’s Day-UN) PEI Working Group for a Livable Income in partnershi [ ... ]

this town is small Critique Sessions

TTIS Critique Sessions for Artists returns on Thursday, November 29 from 7–10 pm at 171 Great Geor [ ... ]

Quest for love

Singing to Myself

Review by Emily Jelliffe

After viewing Harmony Wagner’s film, Singing to Myself, my impression as I stood up to clap with the full house of satisfied viewers was a pulling sensation at my heart.

It wasn’t just the beautiful Jenn Grant song that ran with the ending credits, or the delightful closing scene in the film that moved me. It was the storytelling of two main
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New Anne of Green Gables films

Breakthrough Entertainment has secured a relationship with the Anne of Green Gables Licensing Authority Inc. to globally represent merchandising interests related to their new Anne of Green Gables film franchise. L.M. Montgomery’s granddaughter Kate Macdonald Butler manages the family owned company, Heirs of L.M. Montgomery Inc., which authorized and endorsed the new Breakthrough film adaptations
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The Guest Book: Susan Rodgers

Island inspiration

When I pointed my old Sunfire east in 2008 to return home to Prince Edward Island after an exhilarating year at Vancouver Film School, I had no clue what awaited me. I left my soul behind in that mountain-hugged city—my son, the promise of film and television work, new friends, great coffee. I was scared to death.

I chose to take a chance on carving out a career in film on my
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BLUEFIN wins at Lunenberg DocFest

Island filmmaker John Hopkins continues to rack up accolades for his work by winning the prestigious Best Atlantic Filmmaker Award recently at Lunenburg DocFest in Lunenburg Nova Scotia for his new NFB produced feature documentary BLUEFIN.

John Hopkins says, “Wow, this is amazing. BLUEFIN has sold out at both Atlantic Film Festival and Lunenburg DocFest! Many feel the doc is an emotional and
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Lighthouse keeper

Lighthouse keeper
Profile: Cheryl Wagner

by Jane Ledwell

Oh my heart—“ begins Cheryl Wagner, with a flourish of her hands, “I was in a movie theatre waiting for a film to start, and I reached for a seatbelt.” She mimes the gesture for belting up and then for embarrassed confusion. “In a way,” she says, “we need psychological seatbelts to watch a film. You invite into your brain forever images that are possibly
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Anne of Green Gables film

Breakthrough Entertainment brings the Canadian character “Anne Shirley” to television screens across the UK with in their two-hour film. In addition to PBS in the US and ARD in Germany, the Canadian icon is now heading into homes across Great Britain. 

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’
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Bluefin

Bluefin
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
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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
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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.

Several
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Discover Charlottetown Presents:

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

Rainbow Valley—An Island Musical

ACT presents Hank Stinson’s adaptation at The Guild November 15, 16 & 17
The Guild As PEI’s [ ... ]

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

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