Susan Rodgers debuts her short film Then Sings My Soul, and Millefiore Clarkes screens her award-winning documentary Love in Quarantine this September at FIN Atlantic International Film Festival.
Then Sings My Soul
September 19 at 12:30 pm at Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane | FIN STREAM: Online from September 16 to September 23
Prince Edward Island singer and part-time fisherman Chad Matthews is a hardworking father of four and a Stompin’ Tom Connors tribute artist. In a rural town where making a living means only earning minimum wage, PEI director and author Susan Rodgers’ Then Sings My Soul follows Chad as he reaches for a guitar to help ease the pain.
Produced by Rohan Fernando and executive produced by Annette Clarke for the NFB’s Quebec and Atlantic Studio.
Love in Quarantine
September 19 at 7 p.m. at Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane | FIN STREAM: Online for 24 hours, from September 19 at 7 pm to September 20, 7 pm
When COVID protocols impose restrictions on human interaction, PEI filmmaker Millefiore Clarkes seizes the opportunity to reflect on the nature of love itself, juxtaposing her own existential quest with those of a teenager grappling with identity and self-worth in a time of social distancing, and a woman who finds surprising new romance despite pandemic isolation.
Awards: Short Subject Non-fiction, 2021 Yorkton Film Festival
Produced by Rohan Fernando and executive produced by Annette Clarke at the NFB’s Quebec and Atlantic Studio for the NFB COVID-19 project, The Curve.