Three words, eight letters 

Is the fear of saying “I love you” to someone a universal experience? Sarah Bahbah’s new short film I__ You inspects why it’s so hard to be vulnerable.  Sarah Bahbah …

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Reviving an age-old story

Walking into a foggy theatre, audiences already knew this play was going to capture them with its design.   While the story of The Woman in Black isn’t a new one, the play is…

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Behind the scenes with Wayne Carter

Wayne Carter believes, “If you work around something you love it’s never really work.” Carter has been the Executive Director at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival for the last decade.   Being…

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FIN’s top films

Wildhood  Directed by Bretten Hannam  Country: Canada  Every year, FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is the best place for cinephiles in Atlantic Canada to discover new films from our backyards…

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The evolution of an artist

Shelley Thompson is a Canadian actress turned writer-director and one of the featured directors at FIN this year.   According to her Twitter bio, she is a “writer, filmmaker, actor, fierce mother, agnostic gambler, LGBTQ+…

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Creativity, personality and community

Shauntay Grant is a Canadian author, poet, playwright and professor at Dalhousie University.   Her work is “mainly rooted in local stories and local histories,” Grant says in an email to the Dalhousie…

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Fall reads

The fall season can mean a lot of things to different people. Regardless of personal feelings, its shorter days and brisker winds make it a great time to start a…

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The kids aren’t all right

There’s no doubt everyone wanted to leave the chaos, unpleasantries and bad news behind in 2020. However, it does not seem like 2021 got the memo.   Even with vaccinations rolling…

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