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Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Pal [ ... ]

Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festi...

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, [ ... ]

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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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.

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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
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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
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Gadfly crew

Urban roots dance January 31
Homburg Theatre Gadfly is an eclectic urban dance crew that is steppin [ ... ]

Bluegrass at the Carriage House

February 3
Beaconsfield Carriage House Janet McGarry and Wildwood, a favourite PEI band, will be fea [ ... ]

Roma

January 25–28
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, nudity, mature subject matter
Dir: Alfonso Cuarón, [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]