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P.E.I. events part of world’s largest film festival April 19

“To The Ends of the Earth” will be shown on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at UPEI.
“To The Ends of the Earth” will be shown on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at UPEI.

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Twenty-five film screenings in P.E.I. will help mark the world’s largest film festival in celebration of national Canadian Film Day 150.

Proof that the April 19 festival is the world’s largest is on display through a Google Map that shows all the screenings taking place in Canada and across the globe.

Reel Canada, the not-for-profit organization hosting NCFD 150 in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, released the map showing screenings taking place in Kazakhstan at the Embassy of Canada, which will be screening “The Rocket,” and the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will be playing “Window Horses.” Canadians can also use the map to find a National Canadian Film Day screening in their community.

In Prince Edward Island some local events include:

• As part of the TIFF Film Circuit event, “The Bitter Ash” will be screened at City Cinema in Charlottetown at 9:05 p.m.

• The Murray River Leona Giddings Memorial Library will present a 7 p.m. screening of the romantic comedy “Breakaway.”

• "My American Cousin," City Cinema in Charlottetown, noon

• Thirty-Two Short Films about Glenn Gould at City Cinema, 2 p.m.  

• Mi'kmaq Family Resource Centre in Charlottetown presents "The Whale," 1:30 p.m.

• Montague Rotary Library presents "Barney's Version," 3 p.m.

• City Cinema presents "My Winnipeg" at 4:10 p.m.

• Stratford Public Library, "NFB Collection: Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man - From Montreal to the World," 6 p.m.

• Le Conseil Scolaire-Communautaire Evangeline presents "Zachary Richard, toujours batailleur," 6:30 p.m.

• "Stories We Tell" at Filmworks Summerside, 6:30 p.m., 130 Ryan St.

• "Life Classes," City Cinema, 6:45 p.m.

• Le Centre Acadien du Grand Rustico presents "Zachary Richard, toujours batailleur," 7 p.m.

• Le Carrefour de l'Ile-Saine-Jean in Charlottetown presents "La grande séduction," 7 p.m.

• La Belle-Alliance in Summerside presents "Zachary Richard, toujours batailleur," 7 p.m.


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