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Closing Gala: Atlantic Feature
November 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tickets: $9.00 adults/$8.00 students & seniors
Social Venue: Gala Party
Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel Upstairs Garrison Room at 9:30 PM
Director/Writer: Heather Young/Producer: Martha Cooley
Cast: Shan MacDonald, Andria Edwards
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2019
Donna has recently been convicted of “Driving While Impaired” and is ordered to perform community service at the local animal shelter. When an elderly dog is scheduled to be euthanized, Donna decides to take the dog home and quickly realizes his companionship can ease her loneliness. In a futile attempt to fill the emptiness she feels, Donna begins to take home more and more animals and she is soon in over her head.
New Brunswick Premiere
TIFF – FIPRESCI Prize, Discovery Programme
Atlantic Film Festival: Best Atlantic Screenwriter, Director, Cinematography, Feature
Calgary: RBC Emerging Artist Award: Best Canadian Narrative Feature
Vancouver: Emerging Director Award