SJIWFF Films On The Go 2016

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Posted: April 19th 2016

films on the goThe St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival’s Films On The Go tour invites organizations across the province to screen short films from this year’s Festival between May and July of 2016.

The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival’s invites organizations across the Newfoundland and Labrador to participate in their annual Films On the Go tour which will brings a selection of short films from this year’s Festival to venues all over Newfoundland and Labrador.

Films On The Go offers organizations a unique opportunity for show exciting new films in their community and fundraise for their organization.

All an organization needs to facilitate a Films On The Go screening is a venue, a projector and an audience. The Festival will mail participating organizations at DVD with a curated selection of shorts which the organization mails back to the Festival after the screening. Participating organizations are welcome to keep all profits from the screening.

This year’s Films On The Go program is made up of ten short films. Including, local filmmaker Jenina MacGillivray’s The Tour , a comedic film about a broken hearted tour guide who gives a very personalized tour of the city of St.John’s to an unsuspecting busload of tourists and katatjanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing) , made through a partnership between the Nunatsiavut Government and FRAMED Filmmaking Camp, this a short doc is about throat singing a special talent and traditional game performed by women in Nunatsiavut.

Films On The Go launches with a screening on Saturday, April 30th at the Grenfell Theatre at 7pm. The FRAMED West film Good Grief, which will be filmed in Corner Brook next week with mentor Allison White who has been selected to attend the Cannes Film Festival for her current production project, will also show at this screening.

Information for about how to host your own screening as well as a schedule of upcoming screenings can be found at: www.womensfilmfestival.com/FilmsOnTheGo

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