Film Nova Scotia and Empire Theatres to Host Cape Breton Screening

first_img Afghan, directed and produced by Pardis Parker Discrimination of the Dead, directed and produced by Angus Swantee Like Father, directed by Jesse Harley and produced by Chris Turner Pawnshop, directed by Andrew Bush and produced by Angus Swantee Rhonda’s Party, directed by Ashley McKenzie and produced by Nelson MacDonald Super Science, directed by Joel MacKenzie and produced by Mark Purdy The Wake of Calum MacLeod, directed by Marc Almon and produced by Nona MacDermid The screening will be held at Empire Theatres, 325 Prince St., at 7 p.m. Film Nova Scotia is a provincial Crown corporation reporting to the Minister of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism. The corporation provides a wide range of programs and services to support the province’s audiovisual industry. Nova Scotia is among the largest production centres in Canada. Film Nova Scotia and Empire Theatres are expanding their screening night program, featuring local productions, to Cape Breton. The organizations will host a free Short Film Spotlight on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in Sydney. The screening nights, held throughout the year, allow local audiences to see homegrown productions and help local filmmakers promote their work. This is the first time this program has been expanded outside of Halifax. “We are excited that Empire Theatres has provided us with the opportunity to expand our program into Sydney,” said Ann MacKenzie, president and CEO of Film Nova Scotia. “Expanding this program throughout the province allows us to showcase local productions in Nova Scotia communities to highlight the great talent in our industry.” The following seven short films from Nova Scotia will be screened at the event:last_img

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