FIN Atlantic International Film Festival has announced the lineup for their 2021 festival.
Based in Halifax, FIN celebrates films from Atlantic Canada and around the world. The festival will run from September 16 to 23, with both in-person and online events.
Congratulations to the alumni whose films will stream at the festival:
- A Small Fortune – developed through the NSI Features First program by writer and director Adam Perry (NSI Features First), produced by Jason Arsenault (NSI Features First, NSI Business for Producers) and Mary Sexton (NSI Features First)
- Cinema of Sleep – written and directed by Jeffrey St. Jules, produced by Brendon Sawatzky (both NSI Features First)
- Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy – written, directed and produced by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (NSI IndigiDocs program manager), produced by Lori Lozinski (NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition program advisor)
- Monster Proofing – directed by Donna Davies (NSI Drama Prize)
- Night Raiders – written and directed by Danis Goulet (NSI Drama Prize), executive produced by Lisa Meeches (NSI Indigenous training programs advisor and NSI Storytellers alumna) and Kyle Irving (NSI Global Marketing), associate produced by Eva Thomas (NSI Totally Television) and starring Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers
- One of Ours – produced by Laura Perlmutter (NSI Drama Prize)
- Portraits from a Fire – produced by Rylan Friday, cinematography by Kaayla Whachell (both TELUS STORYHIVE)
- Rare Bird Alert – produced by Rick LeGuerrier and Timothy M. Hogan (both Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program)
- Run Woman Run – written and directed by Zoe Hopkins (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program), produced by Laura Milliken (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program) and Paula Devonshire (NSI Features First, NSI Totally Television)
- Still Max – edited by Anthony Von Seck (NSI Features First)
- Strong Son – directed by Ian Bawa (NSI Totally Television, NSI Business for Producers)
- Subjects of Desire – written, directed and produced by Jennifer Holness (NSI Drama Prize, Telefilm – Canada Spark Plug Program, NSI Global Marketing), produced by Sudz Sutherland (NSI Totally Television)
- Then Sings My Soul – directed by Susan Rodgers (NSI Market-Ready Producers – PEI Edition)
- The White Fortress (Tabija) – produced by Borga Dorter (NSI Totally Television)
- Wildhood – produced by Gharrett Patrick Paon (NSI Features First)
- Wochiigii lo: End of the Peace – cinematography and executive produced by Frederick Kroetsch (NSI Business for Producers)
Learn more about how to attend the festival. Tickets go on sale today.
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