MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ -
|DATE: Friday, February 17, 2012||1 PM to 4 PM (Eastern Standard Time)|
|7 PM to 8 PM (Central European Time)|
HOW: Media in Canada can participate in the conference call by calling 1-866-226-1792; media in Berlin should call 00 800 9559 6849.
Please provide the following access code to the operator: Telefilm Canada.
Kim Nguyen, director of War Witch (Rebelle), as well as Pierre Even and Marie-Claude Poulin, the film's two producers, will take questions from reporters following the world premiere of War Witch at the Berlin International Film Festival. This year, Kim Nguyen's War Witch is in official competition at the Berlinale (February 9 to 19, 2012), making him the first Canadian filmmaker in 13 years to have this honour. The last Canadian director to have a film in competition at Berlin was Léa Pool, with Emporte-moi in 1999.
The Q & A session will be held with:
Carolle Brabant, Executive Director of Telefilm Canada, who will introduce the filmmaker
Kim Nguyen, director
Pierre Even, producer, Item 7
Marie-Claude Poulin, producer, Item 7
For further information:
RSVP by February 16, 2012 to Andréane Leblanc, Telefilm Canada, (514) 283-6363, ext. 2066 or [email protected].