Celebrate National Canadian Film Day
...with these great Canadian films
Celebrate along in Twillingate as we screen a selection of films by Canadian filmmaker Anita McGee.
Seven Brides for Uncle Sam
An Award-winning National Film Board Production, documenting the stories of seven Newfoundland women who married American servicemen.
Award-winning short film: When someone new moves in next door, an elderly woman's quiet way of life is disrupted.
A mysterious woman enters a saloon and tries to make small talk.When she asks "What's a girl gotta do to get a little conversation goin' around here," she gets more than she bargained for. A short musical comedy that was inspired by actual pick-up lines.
A short film: A man is not enjoying his 95th birthday party until he meets a woman with the same "motor skills".
Secure a seat by calling 884-2777 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry is free and donations will be accepted for the Route 340 Film Festival Fund.
Refreshments will be served.
Filmmaker Bio: Anita McGee
Anita McGee is a published writer, director and producer. A graduate from York University’s Theatre department, she began her foray into filmmaking at the Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative, where she made her first film.
In addition to several shot films, she has directed two documentaries: Seven Brides for Uncle Sam, which won a Gemini Award for Best Short Dramatic Program in 2002, and Portrait of a 70 Foot Artist, a half-hour documentary. The BreadMaker was her debut feature film.
She serves on several committees and is the 1999-2001 president of NIFCO. She has been instrumental in developing programs for emerging filmmakers and as such has Executive Producer credits on four short films produced through NIFCO.
Anita’s bravoFACT shorts include Little Dickie, New Neighbours, and The Art of Seduction: Electric Chairs.