Arts & Culture

MIFF to Shine Spotlight on Local Student Talent

film wheels Jean LucST HilaireStudent film makers Brendan Rogers of Kincardine, and Markdale’s Drew Juby  will be joining Georgian Bluffs resident Katherine Forsyth along with Dalton Follis of Owen Sound as they share the Meaford International Film Festival screen with productions from Palestine, Russia, England and the U.S. beginning Thursday September 3rd.

We have been opening each night with a student film for four years now and it’s been a terrific crowd pleaser.” said MIFF Artistic Director, Christopher Thomas. He added, “this year they cover a wide range of styles and themes, from a caper about “heisting” filled with original music, to a unique space voyage, poetry, and one man who stands up to tyranny.” 

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Stunning Selma Photo Exhibit at MIFF Opening Gala

ball selma 225When 22 year old Lynn Ball took a few days off work from the Canadian Press in 1965, he drove south to Selma, Alabama and into journalistic history. Determined to try his hand at news photography, Ball ended up documenting a key chapter in the on going struggle for racial equality.

Now fifty years later, Balls’ pictorial essay will be on display in conjunction with the feature film SELMA on opening night of the Meaford International Film Festival (Sept.3-6) at Meaford Hall.

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The African Children’s Choir Coming to Meaford

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The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices, and lively African songs and dances, and they will be performing in Meaford on Friday, August 14 at 7:00 pm at the Meaford United Church.

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Get Caught Reading!


Meaford Public Library staff members have been out and about, looking for people reading in our community. On July 14, they found Karen Kay reading in the Earth Harvest Café.

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