Media Advisory - OMDC, Telefilm Canada and Capri Films to co-host special screening of Sarah Polley film Away From Her



    TORONTO, April 4 /CNW/ -

    
    WHO:      Ontario Ministry of Culture, Ontario Media Development
              Corporation (OMDC), Telefilm Canada and Capri Films

    WHAT:     A special screening of Sarah Polley's film AWAY FROM HER based
              on Alice Munro's short story The Bear Came Over The Mountain.
              The film stars Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Wendy Crewson
              and Olympia Dukakis.

              Director Sarah Polley will be in attendance, as well as key
              cast Gordon Pinsent, Michael Murphy and Kristen Thomson.

    WHEN:     Tuesday, April 10, 2007

    WHERE:    Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto, Ontario
              (South side of Charles on the grounds of Victoria College)

              6:00 p.m.   Pre-screening reception - photo and interview
                          opportunities

              7:00 p.m.   Kevin Shea, Chair of OMDC welcomes audience

              7:02 p.m.   Gabriella Martinelli, President & CEO of Capri
                          Films Inc. Opening remarks

              7:04 p.m.   Remarks by Wayne Clarkson, Executive Director of
                          Telefilm Canada

              7:06 p.m.   Remarks by the Hon. Monte Kwinter, Minister of
                          Community Safety and Correctional Services (on
                          behalf of the Hon. Caroline Di Cocco, Minister of
                          Culture)

              7:08 p.m.   Director Sarah Polley introduces her film, key cast
                          and crew

              7:12 p.m.   Media Photo Opportunity
    




For further information:

For further information: Sharon Wilson, Communications, Ontario Media
Development Corporation, T: (416) 314-6858, E: swilson@omdc.on.ca; Douglas
Chow, Strategic Communications, Telefilm Canada, T: (514) 283-6363, or
1-800-567-0890, E: chowd@telefilm.gc.ca


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