The Song and the Sorrow
Director: Millefiore Clarkes
Synopsis: This film is dedicated to the memory and music of Gene Maclellan.
Musician Catherine MacLellan—the daughter of Canadian singer/songwriting legend Gene MacLellan—grew up surrounded by her father’s music. He committed suicide when she was 14. Two decades after his loss, Catherine is finally ready to confront the hurtful mystery of her absent parent and embrace his musical legacy.
Watch the trailer and find out more information.
Director: Ben Proudfoot
Synopsis: A short documentary about the real Melvin Dismukes, one of the main characters in Kathryn Bigelow’s film about the 1968 riots, Detroit.
By Breakwater Studios, of Halifax and Los Angeles. A trailer for Detroit will be shown ahead of this film.
Director: Paco Arango
Synopsis: A young man discovers he has a hidden, miraculous talent … but is afraid to use it.
Shot in Nova Scotia by writer, director and philanthropist Paco Arango, for the express purpose of helping children with cancer. All proceeds from the movie are donated to Serious Fun Children’s Network and other charities for children with cancer. Money from this film was donated to the IWK Hospital Foundation.
The PFF would like to thank Paco Arango, and his team, for their extraordinary efforts over the last two years to get us a copy of this film.
Watch the trailer and find out more information about the movie and Paco Arango
Sunday Afternoon Session Schedule
Oct. 28, 1:30 – 5:00 pm
noon - 1:30 pm BREAK FOR LUNCH
1:31 - 1:34 pm Welcome Back/PFF 2019
1:35 - 1:37 pm PFF for Mille Clarkes
1:38 - 2:21 pm The Song and the Sorrow (43 min )
2:22 - 2:25 pm PFF for Ben Proudfoot
2:26 - 2:29 pm trailer for Detroit (2 min 29 sec)
2:30 - 2:43 pm Still Here (12 min 54 sec)
2:44 - 2:59 pm BREAK (15 min)
3:00 - 3:03 pm PFF for Paco Arango
3:04 - 4:57 pm The Healer (1 hour 53 min)