Gross goes to Ghana

PASSCHENDAELE  Photo credit:   CHRIS LARGE

Paul Gross’ Passchendaele is one of several films that will screen during Canada Film Week in Accra, Ghana – an initiative between The High Commission of Canada to Ghana and the Goethe Institut-Ghana.

Over three nights (Nov. 3 to 5) Canada Film Week in Accra will present a collection of short films from the NSI Drama Prize, run by the National Screen Institute, as well as special presentations of Passchendaele and Deepa Mehta’s Heaven on Earth.

“We are delighted to be collaborating with the National Screen Institute to introduce Ghanaian friends and our international partners in Ghana to Canada through film,” said Canadian High Commissioner to Ghana, Trudy Kernighan. “These popular feature films as well as the prize-winning short films represent some of the best that Canadian filmmakers have to offer.”

Short films screened include Apparent Woes, Countdown, Dual Citizen, For My Father, In Between, Redeemable in Merchandise, Rider Pride, The Auburn Hills Breakdown, The Curiosity of Penny Parker and The Way It Used to Be.

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