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November 2018

DOC Atlantic & DOC 35 Showcase: Secretariat’s Jockey, Ron Turcotte

Secretariat's Jockey

Secretariat's Jockey, Ron Turcotte $5.00 general admission  Director/Writer: Phil Comeau Producer: Maryse Chapdelaine Length: 75:00 Moncton, NB, Canada, 2013 This feature-length documentary tells the story of jockey Ron Turcotte, who, along with his legendary horse Secretariat, won the prestigious American Triple Crown in 1973. Follow along as we witness Turcotte’s rise to fame, the fall in 1978 that left him a paraplegic and his emotional journey back to the people and places that marked his life. This is a road…

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Short Documentary Matinee 1 (People & Places)

November 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5 Canada
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$5.00 general admission Borscht & Fresh Bread Director/Producer: Sarah Gignac Writer: Lulu Keating Length: 1:40 Halifax, NS, Canada, 2018 Filmmaker Lulu Keating recounts an evening when she received an unexpected visitor in Dawson City, Yukon. New Brunswick Premiere Gratitude Director/Writer/Producer: Pamela Gallant Length: 18:50 Moncton, NB, Canada, 2018 Wishing to thank the Saint John community that helped all the Syrian newcomers, Syrian refugee,Reham, organizes a supper for over a hundred homeless individuals. New Brunswick Premiere https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo6mZTbyMdg From The Water Director:…

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New Brunswick Shorts III

November 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Le Centre Communautaire Sainte-Anne, 715 Priestman Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5W7 Canada
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$9.00 adult/$8.00 student & senior Silver Wave Awards: 9:00 PM Social Venue: Gala Party Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Upstairs Garrison Room at 10:30 PM Letters from the Dead Director: Arianna Martinez Writer: Arianna Martinez, Gordon Mihan Producer: Lance Kenneth Blakney, Arianna Martinez, Gordon Mihan Cast: Sasha Mais, Sofie Mais, Tania Breen, Ilkay Silk Length: 12:00 Fredericton, NB, Canada, 2018 After the death of her grandmother, Abigail finds that she is still able to communicate with her through handwritten letters. New Brunswick Premiere…

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New Brunswick Feature Film: Last in League

Last in League

Last In League $5.00 general admission Director/Writer/Producer: Gretchen Kelbaugh Cast: Dr. Cindy McCormick, Jen Chisholm, Gretchen Kelbaugh, Dr Karen Rombaut Length: 53:39 Quispamsis, NB, Canada, 2018 No wins. No sponsors. No luck for the Lucky Puckers. A comedy about 3 memorable hockey players, desperate to save their last-place team. The average age on the team is 55. They have one fan. When they lose 6-1, they celebrate a close game. They come to practice forgetting to bring pucks, shin guards ...…

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Short Documentary Matinee II (People & Places)

November 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5 Canada
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FREE Bernie Langille Wants to Know … Who Killed Bernie Langille Director/Writer: Jackie Torrens Producer: Jessica Brown Length: 18:00 Dartmouth, NB, Canada, 2018 The story is about the mysterious, unsolved death of a military electrician in 1968 and the grandson who is obsessed with finding out what happened to the man he is named after. Reenactments of this strange case are told through the use of intricate, detailed miniature sets. New Brunswick Premiere  Awakening as told by Roman Toi Director/Writer/Producer:…

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International Documentary Showcase: Lobster War

Lobster War

Lobster War: The Fight Over the World’s Richest Fishing Grounds $5.00 general admission  Director/Writer: David Abel Producer: David Abel and Andy Laub Length: 74:00 Jamaica Plain, MA, US, 2018  The climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War is explored. The disputed 277 square miles of sea, known as the Gray Zone, were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine has warmed…

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New Brunswick Documentary Showcase (One Man Can Make a Difference)

November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5 Canada
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Characters Inc.

We Are Characters Inc. FREE Director: Kirk Pennell, Christine McLean Writer: Christine McLean Producer: Christine McLean Length: 80:00 Hubley, NS, Canada, 2017  We are Characters Incorporated is a one-off documentary that nostalgically looks back at a song and dance troupe started by a dedicated teacher at a junior high school in Fredericton in the 1990s.  We are Characters Incorporated toured the world and shaped the lives of hundreds of Maritime kids.  Shot and narrated by former troupe member, Kirk Pennell,…

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New Brunswick Documentary Showcase (Change & Adventure): 12 Dogs Drive

November 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5 Canada
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12 Dogs Drive

12 Dogs Drive - The Run Home FREE Director: Chet Wesley Producer: Jessica Jennings Writer: Chet Wesley, Lauchlan Ough, Dominique van Olm Length: 44:00 Saint John, NB, Canada, 2018 Six years ago, Justin Allen left his New Brunswick home looking for a fresh start in Vancouver as a film set hairdresser. Taking his time to find his way, one of his long stops was Winnipeg, and the subarctic town of Churchill, Manitoba. Accessible only by air, biweekly train and ice roads,…

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Closing Gala: Atlantic Documentary Showcase

$9.00 adults/$8.00 students & seniors Social Venue: Gala Party Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Upstairs Garrison Room at 9:30 PM  The Song and the Sorrow Director/Writer: Millefiore Clarkes Producer: Rohan Fernando Length: 42: 28 Belfast, PEI, Canada, 2018  Musician Catherine MacLellan—the daughter of Canadian singer/songwriting legend Gene MacLellan—grew up surrounded by her father’s music. He committed suicide when she was 14. Two decades after his loss, Catherine is finally ready to confront the hurtful mystery of her absent parent and embrace his musical legacy. The…

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November 2019

Opening Gala: Entropic

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tickets: $9.00 adults/$8.00 students & seniors Social Venue: Gala Party Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Upstairs Garrison Room at 9:30 PM Entropic Director/Writer: R. W. Gray/Producer: Matt Rogers, Jon Dewar, R. W. Gray/Cast: Khalid Klein, Sabryn Rock, Stephen Huszar, Christine Horne Length: 90:00 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 An introverted man agrees to help the most beautiful person he knows find freedom from the burden of those who objectify him. On this harrowing journey through the fantasies of others, he has…

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NB Shorts I

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Le Centre Communautaire Sainte-Anne, 715 Priestman Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5W7 Canada
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Tickets: $9.00 adults/$8.00 students & seniors Social Venue: Gala Party Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Upstairs Garrison Room at 11:00 PM The Rubber Match Director/Writer/Producer: Lawren Campbell/Producer: Lynne Post Cast:Anthony LeCoure, Annette Crummey, Liam McNamara, Erin Parker Length: 10:52 Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 A young man must face one of the toughest challenges of adolescence: buying his first package of condoms. The Photograph Director/Writer/Producer: Peter de Niverville Length: 4:16 Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 In a series of surreal images, an…

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Cinema Politica Showcase

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gallery on Queen, 406 Queen Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada

Tickets: Donations welcome at the door. Unnatural Landscapes Director: Bernar Hébert/Producer: Ronald Rudin Length: 22:30 Quebec, Canada, 2018 What is nature or natural? This is the question at the heart of Unnatural Landscapes that tells the story of the 32,000 hectares of marshlands in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia that for over three centuries have been protected from the tides of the Bay of Fundy by structures that allowed water to drain out to make farming possible. After World War…

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NB Shorts II

November 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Le Centre Communautaire Sainte-Anne, 715 Priestman Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5W7 Canada
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Tickets: $9.00 adults/$8.00 students & seniors Social Venue: Gala Party Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Upstairs Garrison Room at 11:00 PM Can You Keep A Secret? Director/Writer/Producer: Alexandre Allard Cast: Simon Peterson, Jaimie Arnold, Jason McIntyre Length 22:02 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 Eric’s life is flipped on its head when he gets a new roommate with a dark secret. Vengeance Remains Director/Writer:Travis Grant/Producer: Carson Manning Cast: Travis Grant, Ryan Barton Length: 10:50 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 After years of…

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Canadian & International Shorts I

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5 Canada
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Tickets: $5.00 general admission The Slater Sisters Director/Writer: Matt Little/Producer: Gwydion Morris/Producer: Beth Amiro, Nicole Steeves, Shawn Beckwith Cast: Beth Amiro, Nicole Steeves, Chaz Libby, Chase Duffy Length: 11:23 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2019 Two genius sisters worry about government forces while inventing cutting edge technology in their hideout. One Last Last Heist Director/Writer: Darrin Rose/Producer: Courtney Hicks, Darrin Rose Cast: Suresh John, Darrin Rose, Ava Julien, Marito Lopez Length: 12:21 Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2019 The best cure for heartbreak…

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Documentary Showcase

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Tickets: $5.00 general admission Searching For A Beautiful Bachelor Director/Writer/Producer: Peter Evanchuck, Helene Lacelle Length: 21:59 Chipman, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 A lonely woman travels across Eastern Canada searching for a bachelor ‘to hang out with.’ She consults with the gypsy ZOLTAR who advises her on her journey. Meanwhile, real people offer unique and diverse advice and information on bachelors. A Short History of Poverty Director/Writer/Producer: Peter Evanchuck, Helene Lacelle Length: 7:54 Chipman, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 Shot over decades,…

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Canadian & International Shorts II

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5 Canada

Tickets: $5.00 general admission Anthology for Fruits and Vegetables Director/Writer/Producer: Dawn George Length: 15:00/Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2019 A refreshing way to get the recommended dose of 26 fruits and vegetables without all the harsh chemicals. This film reveals the secret language of 26 fruits and vegetables through eco-developing and eco-reversal film processing techniques. Selkie Director/Writer/Producer: Rena Thomas Length: 3:01 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2019 According to Scottish mythology Selkies are mythological beings capable of changing from seal to…

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Special Feature Presentation: Willie

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Fredericton Playhouse, 686 Queen Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1C2 Canada
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Tickets: $5.00 general admission Willie Director: Laurence Mathieu-Leger/Producer: Laurence Mathieu-Leger, Bryant McBride Length: 89:00 Canada/USA, 2019 In a country filled with hockey heroes, Willie O’Ree stands amongst the greats. In 1958, he broke the colour barrier, becoming the first Black player in the National Hockey League. Sixty years later, his induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame made history again. The youngest of 13 children and a descendant of escaped slaves, O’Ree rose from humble beginnings in Fredericton, New Brunswick,…

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Short Documentary Matinee I (People & Places)

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tickets: $5 General Admission I Am Skylar Director: Rachel Bower/Producer: Rohan Fernando, Annette Clarke Length: 15:03 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2019 I Am Skylar is the emotionally compelling story of an articulate girl who is thoughtfully defining her future and the woman she is to become. Skylar faces the complexities of being a transgender girl on the cusp of puberty with refreshing honesty and unshakeable dignity. The Reunion Director/Writer/Producer: Ian Estey Length: 7:37 Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 After…

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NB Shorts Showcase (Rising Talent)

November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5 Canada

Tickets: $5 General Admission Isosceles Director/Writer: Nyassa Munyonge Cast: Hannah Forest Briand, Isabelle Plourde, Ives Kennedy, Gina Topolniski Length: 36:21 Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 Indirectly dealing with mourning, Lessa, 18, is hit with the ephemeral character of everything. Homeless Director: Raven Blue/Writer/Producer: Raven Blue, Jeff McLennan, Cara Cole Length: 25:00 Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 Homeless is an experimental collaboration combining music and film about the places that make us who we are, based around transformative experiences of…

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New Brunswick Shorts III

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fredericton Playhouse, 686 Queen Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1C2 Canada
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Tickets: $12.00 adults/$10.00 students & seniors Silver Wave Awards: 9:00 PM Social Venue: Gala Party Crown Plaza Lord Beaverbook Upstairs Garrison Room at 10:30 PM Unofficial Selection Director/Writer: Gordon Mihan/ Producer: Lance Kenneth Blakney, Arianna Martinez Cast: Jean-Michel Cliche, Catherine Belzile, Tania Breen, Sharisse LeBrun Length: 14:35 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 A washed up con-artist organizes a film festival, much to the dismay of his sister. Together We Move Director/Writer/Producer: Kaitlyn Adair Cast: Esther Soucoup, Raven Leigh, Anthony Bryan,…

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Short Documentary Matinee II (People & Places)

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5 Canada
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FREE Anarchapocalypse Director/Writer/Producer: Chris Harrigan Length: 6:21 Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, 2018 This film explores the town of Cheran, Mexico, which is now crime-free. An uprising by the residents led to the expulsion of the ruling Cartel, politicians, and police who had turned a blind eye. The Window Writer/Director: Will Sardinsky/ Producer: Steve Foster/Executive Producer: Greg Hemmings Length: 6:41 Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 The film follows a paddler who was instructed through a vision quest to protect the…

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Canadian Feature Film Showcase

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Tickets: $5 General Admission The Dummy Factor Director/Writer/Producer: O. Corbin Saleken Cast: Will Saleken, Rhys Saleken, Jaime Naranjo, Toni-Lynn Frederick Length: 81:00 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2019 A 12 year old boy investigates the disappearance of a child in his neighourhood. World Premiere

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Documentary Showcase (One Man Can Make a Difference)

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5 Canada
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FREE Healing Cancer with Cannabis: The Rick Simpson Story Director/Writer/Producer: Chris Harrigan Length: 102:00 Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, 2018 This is the story of Rick Simpson, a man from Nova Scotia who accidentally rediscovered the medicinal value of the essential oil extracted from the cannabis plant and his difficult journey to inform the world.

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New Brunswick Feature Film Showcase: Petal & Moth

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tickets: $5 General Admission Petal & Moth Director/Writer: Colleen Furlotte/Producer: Colleen Furlotte, John Maher Cast: Colleen Furlottte, Jordan Jardine, Melissa Legresley Length: 102:0 Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada, 2019 Petal and Moth is a film about human connection - both established and unexpected. In its center is Petal, a woman wounded by not so distant betrayal and loss. She has come to her cousin Hannah for healing - to a town with an unusual river, a place with an unusual person…

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Closing Gala: Atlantic Feature

November 10 @ 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 Murmur Director/Writer: Heather Young/Producer: Martha Cooley Cast: Shan MacDonald, Andria Edwards Length: 85:00 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…

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