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Short Documentary Matinee II (People & Places)

November 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm


Bernie Langille Wants to Know … Who Killed Bernie Langille

Bernie LangilleDirector/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

AwakeningDirector/Writer/Producer: Kalli Paakspuu

Length: 5:00

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018

 Alongside 20th Century visionaries like Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, Maestro Roman Toi advocated social justice and peaceful resistance through music. When the Republic of Estonia became occupied by the Soviets and his home burned to ashes, Roman Toi became a bridge between Estonians in exile and in his homeland.

New Brunswick Premiere


TransformDirector/Writer: Marie Wright

Producer: Lora Campbell

Length: 23:00

Halifax, NS, Canada 2018

Marie Wright’s perspective on her outcome upon drastically severing four spinal fractures is explored. Though she was hospitalized for weeks, she walked away from the life threatening accident. This was not the case for three others she met along the way. Connor, Jim and Erin coincidentally all dove in pools and were left quadriplegic. In “Transform”, you’ll learn how similar incidents can have completely different outcomes and how one injury can ironically leave you stronger than ever before.

New Brunswick Premiere 

Silent No More – Louise Pentz: A Voice for Social Change

Silent No MoreDirector: Andrea Vandenboer, Grace Butland

Writer: Grace Butland

Length: 27:00

Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada, 2016 

No longer willing to remain silent about the injustice she sees, Nova Scotia ceramist Louise Pentz uses her art as a force for social change. Her sculptures give voice to women around the world who are silenced by social, political, religious or family circumstances.

New Brunswick Premiere 

Growing Farmers: The Hayes Urban Teaching Farm

Hayes Urban Teaching FarmDirector: Gary Weekes

Writer: Lloyd Salomone, Gary Weekes

Producer: Lloyd Salomone

Length: 6:40

Fredericton, NB, Canada, 2018

The Hayes Urban Teaching Farm is located within the City of Fredericton on the Northside. Since the 1800’s, five generations of the Hayes Family worked this 550 acre farm in Devon. Recently the remaining barns and seven and a half acres of land were provided to the New Brunswick Community Harvest Gardens to operate an Urban Teaching Farm, to grow a new generation of farmers. This short film is a tribute to their efforts and accomplishments.

New Brunswick Premiere 

Aliment Roots [an operatic short film] 

Aliment RootsDirector/Producer: Kenneth J Harvey

Writer: Walt Whitman

Length: 8:14

Cupids, NL, Canada, 2018

An exploration of love and lust in nature.

New Brunswick Premiere


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