The Goodbye Girl
The Goodbye Girl, from Amber Ripley and Michelle Kim, and The Underground, from Michelle Latimer and Kerry Swanson (both NSI Drama Prize films), are screening at the Women in Film and Television Festival in Vancouver on March 5.
The Goodbye Girl is a surreal tale about the relationship of a lonely ‘reaper’ – who escorts the newly deceased into the afterlife – and a neglected young boy.
The Underground is a visceral portrayal of an Iranian man’s struggle to fit into western culture. Anticipating a fresh start, he discovers Canadian life is not what he had dreamed.
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NSI Drama Prize is made possible by Presenting Sponsors Telefilm Canada and Shaw Media; Program Partner The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation; Bootcamp Presenting Sponsor Manitoba Film & Music; Supporting Sponsors Entertainment One, Super Channel, Corus Entertainment, Lionsgate and Thunderbird; Award Sponsors Rogers Group of Funds and Telefilm Canada; Provincial Sponsor Film & Creative Industries Nova Scotia and Manitoba Film & Music; Service Sponsors William F. White International (exclusive lighting and grip sponsor), Deluxe, Eastern Script, Line 21; Bursary sponsor ZoomerMedia; Industry Partner Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.
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