Reel Femme

Check this out! It's going to be awesome. The Edmonton Women’s Film Society (EWFS) is proud to present the 6th Annual Film Festival, Reel Femme, promoting women’s voices in film.

This year Reel Femme will be braiding together the experiences and vision of women from around the world, across Canada and through out Edmonton in this one day festival April 10, 2010, rooted in downtown Edmonton. Visit: www.ewfs.ca

Highlights include:

Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy Screening and Community Discussion featuring: Dr. Malinda Smith Ph D. - Associate Professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics from the U of A; Sushila Samy, Alberta Human Rights; Nyambura - Edmonton Multicultural Society, Miguelina Valcin from Haiti. 2:00pm, Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre (7 Sir Winston Churchill Square) $5.00

Canadian Shorts Screening highlights include a new music video from poet Karen Hines, an NFB multi award-winning animation by Jean-Francois Levesque, and a layered look at her life and influences by Alberta Métis artist Mo Clark. 7:00 pm, Metro Cinema (Zeidler Hall, Main Floor, Citadel Theatre 9828 - 101a Avenue) $10 / $8 for seniors, students with ID and anyone under-employed

CRACKIE directed by Sherry White A feature film staring Mary Walsh in a surprising role that finds her not always getting the laughs. This film tackles the complex and loving relationship between three generations of related women. 9:00 pm, Metro Cinema (Zeidler Hall, Main Floor, Citadel Theatre 9828 - 101a Avenue) $10.00 / $8.00 for seniors, students with ID and anyone under-employed.