The event is free and organizers will try to make rides available to anyone who would like to attend. To coordinate a ride contact Elise Thorbeast before noon on the day of the event.
Having librarians on hand who can help people discover books, movies, and other media that relates to the ideas discussed in the film is a great asset for the series.
“Remembering how quiet the trips to the Bay would be as a younger person, it was crazy to have a night out in a place the way you can in the Trinity Bight in 2017,” Sturge says.
Margret Atwood, author of The Handmaid’s Tale and Alias Grace, was a consultant on the project.
“I never even considered that Indigenous music might have been an influence on blues and jazz and the roots of American popular music. It never even occurred to me, and it seems so obvious once you start looking into the history,” Bainbridge said. “…it makes me wonder what else I don’t know about our foundations in North America.”
It’s that exciting time of year again: The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival is taking over the town with a week’s worth of fabulous films, forums, workshops and events.
Fabulous features! Deadly Docs! Sensational Shorts! Wonderful Workshops!
Bridger drew on her experiences behind the camera to write Waste It, the six-minute short she will be making through the RBC Michelle Jackson Emerging Filmmaker Award (RBC MJ Award).
“I was born in Bishop’s Falls, Newfoundland, and in high school did some theatre lighting by using 12 volt car headlights and toy train transformers as dimmers. I soon discovered that the wrong wire size can create spectacular backstage fires.”
“The digital revolution opened up filmmaking to everybody, which is wonderful, but it’s still a craft that requires practice and experience.”
We’re giving away 5 pairs of tickets to Dunn’s award-winning film, Closet Monster
“Clattice Harbour is only accessible by boat,” she says. “Fingers crossed for lovely weather.”