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Angel Peterson’s short documentary film about Red Deer pianist Curtis Labelle was selected to be screened at the Edmonton Short Film Festival on July 1, in honour of National Pride Month. (Black Press file photo).

Locally made film about Red Deer pianist Curtis Labelle to be screened at Edmonton festival

‘The Other Side of the Rainbow,’ by filmmaker Angel Peterson, will be shown on July 1

 

Anne-Marie Gelinas, left, and Meredith Vuchnich arrive for the Toronto Film Critics' Association Gala, in Toronto, Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Indigenous coming-of-age drama ‘Beans’ wins $100,000 Toronto film critics prize

Indigenous coming-of-age drama ‘Beans’ wins $100,000 Toronto film critics prize

 

Scott Douglas rode his adaptive cycle from Red Deer to Stettler to raise donations for spinal cord injury research. Adaptive cycling and other inclusive sports are examined in Niek Theelen’s new documentary ‘Love of the Game.’ (Contributed photo)

Red Deer filmmaker spotlights inclusive sports in ‘Love of the Game’ documentary

Niek Theelen’s film has been nominated for a film festival award

 

‘Cheaters, Robbers and Outlaws,’ written and directed by Red Deer’s Jason Steele, won an Audience Choice Award at the recent Central Alberta Film Festival. (Contributed image)

Two made-in Red Deer films honoured at recent film festival

Two Central Alberta Film Festival awards went to Red Deer films. Randy…

‘Cheaters, Robbers and Outlaws,’ written and directed by Red Deer’s Jason Steele, won an Audience Choice Award at the recent Central Alberta Film Festival. (Contributed image)
Filmmaker Danis Goulet walks the red carpet for the film “Night Raiders” in Toronto during the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, September 10, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

‘Night Raiders’ filmmaker Danis Goulet explores colonization through sci-fi lens

Film opening in 80 locations Friday in theatres across Canada

Filmmaker Danis Goulet walks the red carpet for the film “Night Raiders” in Toronto during the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, September 10, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Review: Thai cave incident explored in riveting ‘The Rescue’

Review: Thai cave incident explored in riveting ‘The Rescue’

This image released by Apple shows Denzel Washington, left, and Frances McDormand in a scene from “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” premiering at the New York Film Festival. (Alison Rosa/Apple via AP)

Coen premieres a stark ‘Macbeth,’ with Denzel and McDormand

Coen premieres a stark ‘Macbeth,’ with Denzel and McDormand

This image released by Apple shows Denzel Washington, left, and Frances McDormand in a scene from “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” premiering at the New York Film Festival. (Alison Rosa/Apple via AP)
This image released by HBO shows a scene from the documentary "Nuclear Family." (Limor Inbar/HBO via AP)

Filmmaker revisits case that challenged her and her 2 moms

Filmmaker revisits case that challenged her and her 2 moms

This image released by HBO shows a scene from the documentary "Nuclear Family." (Limor Inbar/HBO via AP)
This mage released by Universal Pictures shows Ben Platt in a scene from "Dear Evan Hansen." (Erika Doss/Universal Pictures via AP)

A Toronto Film Festival that straddles normal and virtual

A Toronto Film Festival that straddles normal and virtual

This mage released by Universal Pictures shows Ben Platt in a scene from "Dear Evan Hansen." (Erika Doss/Universal Pictures via AP)
“Come From Away” creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein, pose for a photo in Toronto, Tuesday, Jan.14, 2020. Plans to turn “Come From Away” into a big-screen movie musical have been indefinitely placed on hold, say the Canadians behind the Broadway hit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Development of ‘Come From Away’ film adaptation paused amid COVID-19, say creators

Shooting on East Coast was always a stipulation for the creators

“Come From Away” creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein, pose for a photo in Toronto, Tuesday, Jan.14, 2020. Plans to turn “Come From Away” into a big-screen movie musical have been indefinitely placed on hold, say the Canadians behind the Broadway hit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Cinematic icon, Rock Demers, left, is invested as Companion to the Order of Canada by Governor General Michaelle Jean during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, in Ottawa on February 22, 2008. Rock Demers, one of the most influential figures in Quebec children's cinema, has died at the age of 87. Through his company Productions La Fête, Demers produced a number of films that captured childrens' imaginations, including "La guerre des tuques", "Bach et Bottine" and "'La grenouille et la baleine." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Quebec producer Rock Demers, of films including ‘Peanut Butter Solution,’ dies at 87

Quebec producer Rock Demers, of films including ‘Peanut Butter Solution,’ dies at 87

Cinematic icon, Rock Demers, left, is invested as Companion to the Order of Canada by Governor General Michaelle Jean during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, in Ottawa on February 22, 2008. Rock Demers, one of the most influential figures in Quebec children's cinema, has died at the age of 87. Through his company Productions La Fête, Demers produced a number of films that captured childrens' imaginations, including "La guerre des tuques", "Bach et Bottine" and "'La grenouille et la baleine." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
John Lennon was among artists who participated in a one-day Canadian festival that took place Sept. 13, 1969. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
John Lennon was among artists who participated in a one-day Canadian festival that took place Sept. 13, 1969. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
British director and producer Alfred Hitchcock appears with his eldest granddaughter, six-year old Mary O'Connell, who makes her acting debut on Sept. 24, 1959, when she appears with her mother, actress Pat Hitchcock, right, in an episode of the famed "Alfred Hitchcock presents" television series in America. The only child of Alfred Hitchcock has died. Pat Hitchcock, who made a memorable appearance in her father's "Strangers on a Train," was 93. (AP Photo)

Pat Hitchcock, daughter of Alfred Hitchcock, dead at 93

Pat Hitchcock, daughter of Alfred Hitchcock, dead at 93

British director and producer Alfred Hitchcock appears with his eldest granddaughter, six-year old Mary O'Connell, who makes her acting debut on Sept. 24, 1959, when she appears with her mother, actress Pat Hitchcock, right, in an episode of the famed "Alfred Hitchcock presents" television series in America. The only child of Alfred Hitchcock has died. Pat Hitchcock, who made a memorable appearance in her father's "Strangers on a Train," was 93. (AP Photo)
In this Aug. 2, 2021 photo, Jennifer Hudson poses for a portrait to promote “Respect” at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. Hudson has in some ways been preparing to play Aretha Franklin for her entire life, but she was still surprised when the Queen of Soul asked her to take on the role following her Oscar win for “Dreamgirls” in 2007. The film from director Liesl Tommy follows Franklin from childhood through the 1972 recording of the gospel album “Amazing Grace.” It opens nationwide Friday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Jennifer Hudson plays her idol Aretha Franklin in ‘Respect’

An almost 15-year journey to get “Respect” to the big screen

  • Aug 11, 2021
In this Aug. 2, 2021 photo, Jennifer Hudson poses for a portrait to promote “Respect” at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. Hudson has in some ways been preparing to play Aretha Franklin for her entire life, but she was still surprised when the Queen of Soul asked her to take on the role following her Oscar win for “Dreamgirls” in 2007. The film from director Liesl Tommy follows Franklin from childhood through the 1972 recording of the gospel album “Amazing Grace.” It opens nationwide Friday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Scarlett Johansson in “Black Widow.” (Photo by Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios)

For Johansson, fans, ‘Black Widow’ is a decade in the making

Character introduced in the comics in 1964

  • Jul 6, 2021
Scarlett Johansson in “Black Widow.” (Photo by Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios)
FILE - Richard Donner arrives at the American Film Institute's 41st Lifetime Achievement Gala on June 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. The filmmaker, who helped create the modern superhero blockbuster with 1978’s “Superman” and mastered the buddy comedy with the “Lethal Weapon” franchise, has died. He was 91. Lauren Shuler Donner, his wife and producing partner, told the Hollywood trade "Deadline" that Donner died Monday, July 5, 2021. (Photo by Katy Winn/Invision/AP, File)

‘Superman,’ ‘Lethal Weapon’ director Richard Donner dies

‘Superman,’ ‘Lethal Weapon’ director Richard Donner dies

FILE - Richard Donner arrives at the American Film Institute's 41st Lifetime Achievement Gala on June 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. The filmmaker, who helped create the modern superhero blockbuster with 1978’s “Superman” and mastered the buddy comedy with the “Lethal Weapon” franchise, has died. He was 91. Lauren Shuler Donner, his wife and producing partner, told the Hollywood trade "Deadline" that Donner died Monday, July 5, 2021. (Photo by Katy Winn/Invision/AP, File)
Members of the public walk in front of the Palais des Festival prior to the 74th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, July 5, 2021. The Cannes film festival runs from July 6 - July 17, 2021. (AP Photo/ Brynn Anderson)

Cannes reawakens, pins hopes on film festival’s return

Cannes reawakens, pins hopes on film festival’s return

Members of the public walk in front of the Palais des Festival prior to the 74th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, July 5, 2021. The Cannes film festival runs from July 6 - July 17, 2021. (AP Photo/ Brynn Anderson)
FILE - Riley Keough, back row from left, Colman Domingo, Jeremy O. Harris, A'Ziah King, and fromt row from left, Taylour Paige, writer/director Janicza Bravo, and Nicholas Braun pose for a portrait to promote their film "Zola" during the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)

In ‘Zola,’ Janicza Bravo’s cinema of ‘life at high volume’

In ‘Zola,’ Janicza Bravo’s cinema of ‘life at high volume’

FILE - Riley Keough, back row from left, Colman Domingo, Jeremy O. Harris, A'Ziah King, and fromt row from left, Taylour Paige, writer/director Janicza Bravo, and Nicholas Braun pose for a portrait to promote their film "Zola" during the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)
This group of children attended Thunderchild Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. (Contributed photo)

Residential school experiences recounted in Red Deer documentary film

‘A Historic Survival’ is available at the Red Deer museum

This group of children attended Thunderchild Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. (Contributed photo)

A year later, Krasinski’s ‘Quiet Place’ ready to make noise

A year later, Krasinski’s ‘Quiet Place’ ready to make noise