News Round 2: Busy in the North

Once again, there’s film news from Sudbury, thanks to Music and Film in Motion: The locally shot crime thriller The Road to Tophet will screen there on Saturday, June 27th to raise money for the Sudbury Indie Cinema. More details here. Also, the deadline to register for the courses given in Sudbury by the  Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) has been extended see more here.

Kirsten Carthew, the writer-director of feature film The Sun at Midnight, needs a cast, the CBC says. Some 40 people are needed, both actors and non-actors, but the majority of the characters are Gwich’in. Things are going to be busy up North this summer.

Toronto Pride is giving a free screening of 15 short films on Wednesday to launch the  “LGBTQ interpretation of IMDb, the Queer Media Database” reports  The Globe and Mail’s Laura Beeston.

Vancouver’s Canada Place will be the site of free outdoor movie nights this summer as Waterfront Cinema returns for its second year, Digital Journal announces. It all starts on July 9th with Despicable Me (this is a family-friendly event) and continues every Thursday in July and August at dusk.

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