Frank Giustra of Lions Gate and Thunderbird Films is “openly seething”, The National Post reports, over implications going around, south of the border, about his connections to Bill (and by extension Hillary) Clinton. “And I’m like, seriously folks? I’m giving away money. There’s a campaign, a political campaign.”
Niagara filmmaker April Mullen’s 88, a thriller filmed in and around Niagara Falls, will open at Landmark Cinemas in St. Catharines on May 8th, John Law writes in Niagara Falls Review. All three of Ms. Mullen’s previous films were also made in her home region.
Christopher Lloyd talks about his own “unlikely” part in 88, plus Back to the Future, with MetroNews.
In Ottawa, the House of Commons’ Canadian Heritage Committee goes on reviewing the Canadian feature film industry today, ipolitics.ca reports. It’ll be hearing from Vérité Film Inc., Cinespace Film Studios, and the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA).