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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 [ ... ]

Knitting for Mission

The Anglican Parish of Summerside will be holding their Knitting for Mission 'knit-ins' throughout t [ ... ]

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition
Call for entries

The 2019 FIN Kids Film Competition Call for Entries is officially open for Atlantic Canadian youth ages 18 and under. This youth film competition, presented by FIN Kids and DHX Media, is an opportunity encouraging young people to create their very own short films, five minutes or less, to share with an audience on the big screen. 

Easy and free to enter, past
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Canadian Labour International Film Festival

The tenth anniversary Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLIFF) returns to PEI December 3 at 7 pm at CUPE’s Donalda MacDonald Boardroom at 26 Paramount Drive, Charlottetown. This Festival brings the best of labour themed documentaries and animated features to locations across Canada.  

This year’s films include the following:

On Your Own

In this 27 minute film from Director
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National broadcast

National broadcast
Singing To Myself scheduled for AMI-TV

Island-made feature film, Singing To Myself, will broadcast nationally on AMI-TV. Also known as the Accessible Media Inc. network, AMI is a Canadian specialty channel that broadcasts programming for those who are visually or hearing impaired, providing described video and closing captioning for all content. The film will air on December 1, with three more
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Another award for The Song and the Sorrow

Another award for The Song and the Sorrow

The Song and the Sorrow is a new documentary produced by the National Film Board of Canada and directed by PEI filmmaker Millefiore Clarkes. It tells the story of JUNO-Award-winning musician Catherine MacLellan as she seeks a deeper understanding of her father, the late Gene MacLellan, and his struggle with mental health. 

The film premiered at FIN Atlantic International Film Festival in
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Film 4Ward Program winners

Film 4Ward Program winners
$80,000 in funding distributed to Island Filmmakers

Film 4Ward grew out of the PEI Culture Action Plan consultations with local filmmakers who identified the need for content and skill development in order for PEI filmmakers to access national and global film and TV markets. In response to this, the Province of PEI worked collaboratively with FilmPEI and a committee of several filmmakers to
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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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Some Upcoming Events

DuffleBag Theatre

Family show comes to Georgetown and Summerside December 30
Harbourfront Theatre & Kings Pla [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily The Ronald Bloore Conservation Project Until January 13 Inspired by then newly-built C [ ... ]

Home for the Holidays

Justin Shaw comedy show December 21
Kings Playhouse Home For The Holidays Comedy Show featuring Jus [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]

18th Music PEI Week and Awards

Credit Unions of PEI returns as sponsor for events in January Music PEI has announced the return of [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: J. J. Steinfeld

Curated by Deirdre Kessler There Are Questions I Would Like to Ask How can you imagine gunfire and [ ... ]