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Occurs on Wednesday June 12 2024

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 31 minutes


3 Victoria Street
St. John's NL A1C 3V2

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The Governor of Georgetown and Others: Documentaries on People Often Overlooked

Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher DIRECTOR: Heather Campbell . NL . 15 minutes Directed by Heather Campbell, Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher tells the story of Evelyn Campbell, a trailblazing Inuk K-12 teacher in Rigolet, Labrador. Combining watercolor paintings, home movies, family photos and animation, Campbell celebrates the resilient spirit of her grandmother and the Inuit heritage she passed down through her dedication to an Inuit-led educational system, and love of music, stories, and family.

The Bearded Beekeeper DIRECTOR: Naomi Russell . NL . 6 minutes An engaging short documentary about Ian Hussey’s journey from farming to becoming Newfoundland's "Bearded Beekeeper". Hussey shares his love for Newfoundland bees, their unique honey, and his mission to share their sweet gifts through sustainable practices, with audiences.

The (Other) 700 Club DIRECTOR: Juan Blanco Garcia . United States . 10 minutes In this poetic reflection on high-speed capitalism, a loose community of delivery workers gathers to wax philosophical on an NYC corner each day. They hang out, share their experiences, discuss their beliefs, goals and motivations, while they wait… for their next job.

The Governor of Georgetown DIRECTOR: Kenneth J Harvey . NL . 60 minutes A full-length documentary by Kenneth J Harvey about the daily life of beloved St. John’s personality, and bottle collector Wayne Skinner, otherwise known as: “The Governor of Georgetown". In this touching tribute, Harvey accompanies Wayne over five days as he ventures around the city of St. John's, collecting bottles, visiting with regular customers and friends in their homes and in the streets.

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