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  Sarah Bahbah self-identifies as a Palestinian/Jordanian-Australian artist and director. She has an instantly recognizable style, revealing her thoughts and emotions through pastel-embraced cinematic stills and…

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Don’t Look Up is turning heads

The trending Netflix movie Don’t Look Up, directed by Adam McKay, is undeniably an allegory or satire of our current climate crisis and how society is dealing with it. Spoiler alert: not well.  Although the title implies that we should keep our heads down, the film itself demands that we look up at our impending doom and do something about…

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Art house films return to Halifax

On Oct. 15, Carbon Arc Cinema hosted a full-capacity screening of French director Mia Hansen-Løve’s new film Bergman Island, and for the first time since March 2020, people in peninsular Halifax had a place to see a movie other than Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane.   “We show things because they’re not getting shown,” said Kenny Lewis, the chair of Carbon…

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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 in the film industry over the years  Carter’s career started with managing a film theatre in the late 1970s, when he was in high school.  …

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