Created in 1989, the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival has become one of the most important and consistently exciting festivals in the province. They’re so good, in fact, that their story might as well be a model for how to start your own festival.
Film critics Adam Clarke and Jill Butler review the highlights of this year’s Women’s Film Festival.
Originally made as an entry for the 48-Hour Film Challenge in Toronto, The Hall ended up cleaning house at that festival’s award ceremony, was slingshotted to festivals in the States, continued to win awards, and even caught the attention of Roger Ebert, who wrote about the film.
Members of the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival board pick their favourites from this year’s offerings.
Jill Butler caught up with filmmaker Sherry White between destinations to find out more about Crackie, a story about a young outport girl who brings a rebellious mutt into an already fractured home.
The Festival Du Vent (Festival of the Wind) is happening this weekend, so why not?
Sex by numbers.
Kerri Breen listens for local culture.
Chris Brookes, a local audio documentary producer and self-described sound nerd went on a quest to discover what Elizabethan England sounded like.
Show me the button and I probably won’t push it, says Andreae Prozesky.
Asian Variety, partridgeberry crystals, home decor and Halloween costumes.
David Keating sat down with Amy House, the company’s artistic animateur, to talk about RCA’s new production, Rocking the Cradle, and about the ongoing renovations at the LSPU Hall.
Photo by Rachel Jean Harding (www.flickr.com/racheljeanharding/)
Shawn Hayward talks to one St. John’s mother about her child’s experience with autism.