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Theatre Festival 2018

It’s time to start planning Prince Edward Island’s annual celebration of World Theatre Day is t [ ... ]

Anne & Gilbert auditions

The PEI producers of the musical Anne & Gilbert will be holding auditions for their 2018 season  [ ... ]

PEI-made film on addictions

A new Prince Edward Island-made short film speaks to the importance of seeking help as the first step in recovering from addiction.

Health PEI commissioned Island filmmaker Jenna MacMillan to bring greater awareness to addictions and their relationship to mental health. The 10-minute documentary-style short includes interviews with clinicians from a variety of services available to Islanders and
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Pop Up Film Festival

Pop Up Film Festival with The Spirit of Open Mic directed by Joscelynne Bordeaux, Three Point Hitch by Kier Kenny, Black Guitar by Devin Cassario and Beautiful Edge by Monica Lacey, plus other short films, takes place at 7:30 pm November 3 at Hot Shots Lounge, 101 Longworth Ave, Charlottetown. Info: 902-940-5864

Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels

As part of Wapikoni Mobile’s first-ever coast-to-coast tour, Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels will be stopping in various cities and communities across the Maritimes to bring a selection of award-winning short films with compelling stories and visuals directed by Indigenous youth from Eastern Canada to the Indigenous and non-Indigenous public across the country, hoping to help bridge the gap between
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Counting blessings

Counting blessings
Profile: Adam Perry

by Jane Ledwell

By the time October arrives, Adam Perry’s seventeen-and-a-half minute short film, A Blessing from the Sea, a “violent thriller” filmed on PEI’s west coast (near Tignish) with mainly Island talent, will have debuted as the closer of the short-film gala at FIN: The Atlantic International Film Festival.

“The film ends on a tense moment, a tense scene” Adam says
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Eptek Lunch Time Film Series

Eptek Lunchtime Films will resume October 19. The films, mostly travelogues, are screened each Thursday at noon. Coffee, tea, and cookies will be served by volunteer Friends and everyone is invited to bring their own sandwich. There is no charge; however, donations are accepted for the refreshments. Enjoy new films as well as some from late Friend Blanche Hogg. For a list, call 902-888-8373 or
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A Blessing from the Sea

A Blessing from the Sea
Island film premieres at Atlantic Film Festival

A short film shot near Skinners Pond and Tignish using largely PEI talent and an Island script will premiere at FIN: the Atlantic International Film Festival in September. A Blessing from the Sea is directed by Adam Perry, written by Perry and Jason Arsenault and produced by Jenna MacMillan and Jason Arsenault.

The film tells the story of two Irish
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Acting for the Camera Workshop with Harmony Wagner

Holland College’s School of the Performing Arts is joining forces with the Charlottetown Film Festival to provide an Acting for the Camera Workshop with director Harmony Wagner.

Ms. Wagner, the Charlottetown-based director, followed up the success of her short film Queen of the Crows—which travelled to the Cannes Film Festival—with two feature films: the comic comedy Kooperman and Singing to
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Charlottetown Film Festival international exchange

The 3rd Annual Charlottetown Film Festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 at City Cinema, is sending a slate of nine short films by Island filmmakers to the Shetland Islands as part of an exchange with their annual film festival Screen Play.

Cheryl Wagner, Executive Director of ChFF17 confessed: “It was difficult to narrow it down to just nine from the deep well of remarkable works by
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Casting call for family violence prevention videos

At the beginning of September, actors should look for a casting call to be part of a unique in Canada video series aimed to help recognize signs of family violence in everyday settings—and to take action to safely intervene.

There will be up to twenty on-screen speaking roles for male, female, and non-binary actors of a variety of ages, abilities, and backgrounds. For those successfully cast,
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Bluefin in UK

Bluefin in UK
John Hopkins’ film nominated at Raindance festival

PEI Filmmaker John Hopkins’ NFB feature documentary Bluefin is continuing its run on the international festival circuit. Most recently the film has been nominated for Best Feature Documentary Award at Raindance, the UK’s largest independent festival (September 20 to October 1), and will screen at the festival. Raindance received a total of 7,500
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Music and poetry at Confed Art Gallery

Dominic Langlois, Andy Creeggan November 30
Confederation Centre Art Gallery  On November 30 a [ ... ]

ArtTalk with Ron Hawker

November 30
Confederation Centre Art Gallery  The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlotte [ ... ]

Island Christmas Review at Harmony House

December 7–8 & 14–15 
Harmony House Theatre When putting together “The Island Christm [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Counting blessings

Profile: Adam Perry by Jane Ledwell By the time October arrives, Adam Perry’s seventeen-and-a-ha [ ... ]

Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels

As part of Wapikoni Mobile’s first-ever coast-to-coast tour, Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels will be st [ ... ]

Singsong

Profile: Kelsea McLean by Jane Ledwell Students at Morell High School where choral leader Kelsea M [ ... ]