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Closing Night Screening: It Was All So Wonderful: The Everyday Magic of Mary Pratt • Two • Some Saturdays • Common Law
It Was All So Wonderful: The Everyday Magic of Mary Pratt
Saturday, June 22 • 7:30 pm • LSPU Hall
It Was All So Wonderful: The Everyday Magic of Mary Pratt follows the beloved artist’s development as one of the country’s great realist painters. The documentary features Mary’s final interviews and appearances on film, highlighting her career and life as an artist. Displaced and isolated, Mary Pratt’s life was a highly complicated one of delicate rebellion. In this touching and timely documentary, Harvey captures Pratt’s humour, strength and beauty of spirit, but also Mary’s feminist significance as chronicler of women’s experiences, with her fascination with and elevation of domestic objects. Director & Writer: Kenneth J. Harvey. Producers: Katherine Harvey, Emma Harvey, Jordan Harvey, Kenneth J. Harvey • Runtime: 75 Mins. • Newfoundland & Labrador.
Themes of love, loss and loneliness are explored in this touching pixel-art animation. The two last inhabitants of a forgotten world share their lonely surroundings and remaining time together. Director, Writer & Producer: Angie Sutherland • Runtime: 4 Mins. • Newfoundland & Labrador
Hank and his wife Jules, both in their 40s, set out for a leisurely boat ride on a calm, overcast day. As they drift out into the harbour, their awkward but familiar exchanges reveal a relationship under strain. Director: Steve Cochrane • Writer: Renée Hackett • Producers: Ruth Lawrence, Renée Hackett • Runtime: 9 Mins. • Newfoundland & Labrador
Jay puts off introducing his girlfriend, Sam, to his conservative Cameroonian parents until he can no longer avoid it. A light-hearted comedy about the customs of dating and marriage in the Cameroonian community overseas. Common Law was made with the Nickel New Voices Program, funded by Telus. Writer & Director: Karen Monie • Producers: Karen Monie, Ruth Lawrence • Runtime: 6 Mins. • Newfoundland & Labrador
93 mins total
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