Monday, May 31, 2004



Public Service Announcement

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Public Documentary Screenings for Inspired Program

Four world-class documentaries and the award-winning directors behind the films are coming to Halifax. And, the Inspired documentary program is your chance to see it all!

* June 2nd with Go Further, by Ron Mann, Director of Grass. Join actor/activist Woody Harrelson as he pilots a hemp-fuelled bus on an eco-consciousness raising excursion down the Pacific Coast.

* June 3rd with Kate Davis’ Jockey - a disturbing look at the hidden world of thoroughbred horse racing.

* June 4th with Burden of Dreams, by legendary Les Blank - a riveting documentary about the making of a film that managed to get done despite major problems.

* June 5th with Stevie, by the director of Hoop Dreams Steve James, about a troubled young man for whom the director was a Big Brother 10 years earlier and who is charged with a serious crime halfway through filming.

Get Inspired. June 2-5 at the Oxford Theatre. Call 422-3456 for tickets. $10 each or $35 for all four screenings. A presentation of the Atlantic Film Festival.

Inspired is a presentation of the Atlantic Film Festival in partnership with ATV/CTV, IFC – The Independent Film Channel Canada and the National Film Board of Canada.

Monday, May 24, 2004

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Wednesday, May 12, 2004


And the president still edges out John Kerry in polls, even though Mr. Bush observed with no irony to Al Arabiya TV: "Iraqis are sick of foreign people coming in their country and trying to destabilize their country, and we will help them rid Iraq of these killers." From World of Hurt by Maureen Dowd (NY Times)