National Canadian Film Day April 18

Canadians make great films. This year marks the fifth annual celebration of homegrown filmmaking, with film events planned across the country. In the Georgian Bay area, catch the award-winning “Maudie” at the Collingwood Public Library at 7 p.m., starring Salley Hawkins and Ethan Hawke. It’s the true story of beloved Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis who rose to fame despite serious physical challenges. A recently rescued documentary of British Columbia in 1915 by a Collingwood’s Alfred Staples will also be shown for the first time in over 100 years. At the Craigleith Heritage Depot in the Blue Mountains, explore the Elvis contest phenomenon at 1 p.m. in “King for a Day” by local filmmakers Mountain Goat Film Company.

2018-04-13T20:31:12+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Local Scene|