Film North unveils festival lineup

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Film North, the Huntsville International Film Festival, will screen 42 films, 31 of which are Canadian, as part of its third season lineup.

Included in that lineup are Greg Zajac’s Fish, Lewis Hodgson’s Morning Zombies, Christian Martel’s Little Girl Blue and Mazi Khalinghi’s Us.

Ian Harnarine’s Doubles With Slight Pepper, Michael Tyburski’s Angelfish, Chloe Robichaud’s Chef De Meute and Miranda De Pencier’s Throat Song will also screen.

And docs from Canadian directors include Powerful: Energy for Everyone from David Chernushenko, Dolime Dilemma from Kristy Neville, Sisters in Arms from Beth Freeman and Harold Arsenault’s In the Land of Moose.

On the international side, the area’s Algonquin Theatre will also screen documentary Carbon for Water from U.S. filmmaker Kevin Abramson, Bernard Rose’s Two Jacks, One Night Stand from China’s Michael Thai, German comedy Spaghetti fur Zwei from Matthias Rosenberger and La Cosa In Cima Alle Scale from Italy’s Michele Torbidoni.

Canadian actor Sheila McCarthy (Little Mosque on the Prairie) will receive the Riaz Tyab Bull’s Eye Award for Lifetime Achievement. The fest will screen Patricia Rozema’s I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing, in which McCarthy had a breakout role, on Sept. 22.

Elsewhere, the fest will also host a screening of Robert Altman’s MacCabe and Mrs. Miller as part of a director’s retrospective presentation.

The full lineup is available on the Film North website.

The Huntsville International Film Festival runs Sept. 20 to 22.

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