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21st Annual St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival partner with MusicNL

October 12, 2010

This year St. John’s International Womens Film Festival is proud to announce its partnership with Music NL to host the panel The Art of the Music Film. In this MEET THE FILMMAKERS panel, they offer a chance to chat with filmmakers William D. MacGillivary, Terry Greenlaw (Man of a Thousand Songs), Judith Keenan (Paul Quarrington: Life in Music) and Rita Chiarelli, (Music from the Big House) as they explore and share their artistic journey in creating the ultimate tribute to music and music makers.

To continue MusicNL’s involvement in this year’s festival they celebrate the screening of documentary Music From The Big House (Dir: Bruce MacDonald) with a night of Women of Blues LIVE at The Ship Pub featuring Mary Barry, Lori Cooper and Canadian blues legend Rita Chiarelli (Music From The Big House). Please note that this event is for ticket holders of the Music From The Big House screening and festival pass holders only.

They continue their celebration of music with the documentary film: Paul Quarrington: Life in Music (Dir: Judith Keenan) screening at The Rooms. They are also proud to feature a documentary on Chris “Sandmand” Sand, Roll Out Cowboy by Elizabeth Lawrence documents the journey of this rapping cowboy’s musical tour across the American southwest.

In ending our festival the Festival pays tribute to St. John’s finest. The Man of a Thousand Songs, takes a provocative look at our unconventional folk hero, the legendary Ron Hynes. Written by William D. MacGillivray, Produced by Terry Greenlaw and Jordan Canning, The Man of a Thousand Songs weaves Ron’s live performances with intimate black box ‘interviews’ revealing an insightful and entertaining look into the genesis of song.

Click here to view the full festival schedule

For more information visit the festival website at http://www.womensfilmfestival.com/

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