Local artists featured in films

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Four evenings of have been set aside for showing films and having discussions with artists. These events will include three participating groups. On Feb. 17 (7 p.m.) and 20 (1:30 p.m.), the screenings will be held at the Creston and District Public Library and on Feb. 19 and 22 (both at 7 p.m.), they will be held at the Snoring Sasquatch.

Firstly a showing of Sights and Sounds film compilations of interviews with artists from around the valley filmed by local filmmaker and photographer Peter McLennan and multimedia artist Penny A.P. Ander-son. Filming began in 2008 through the Community Arts Council of Creston’s project, A Community Remembers Its History. Artists featured are being invited to attend and there will be time for discussion as part of the event.

Additionally, an evening at the Snoring Sasquatch will include youth film submissions from the Creston Film Club and others. One of the events will feature a showing of an award winning presentation and talk by Don MacKay, director of traditional knowledge and language sector for the Ktunaxa nation council.

For more information, contact Maureen Cameron at 250-428-7939. Watch for posters as well as the BC Spirit Festival website for schedule updates for the screenings and talks.

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