Fogo Island Film 2018: Resistance and Resilience

May 10 to November 1
6:30 pm
Fogo Island Inn
Free and open to all


Fogo Island Arts is proud to launch Fogo Island Film, a new program devoted to international films that consider the diversity of relationships between nature and society. The inaugural edition, Resistance and Resilience, will take place at the Fogo Island Inn cinema with free screenings and conversations from May through November 2018.

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FIA Film 2017

Challenge for Change / Société Nouvelle: Documents in Participatory Democracy

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FIA Film 2017 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Film Board of Canada’s Challenge for Change program, a participatory project that used film as an instigator of social change.
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Film Premiere: Mark Lewis

Tuesday, August 29  
6:30-7:30 pm 
Fogo Island Inn 
Everyone welcome


Fogo Island Arts is proud to present the world premiere of Mark Lewis’ Arrival and Lounge, two films made at the iconic International Departures Lounge of Gander Airport. The 1950s-era terminal, built to accommodate planes that needed to refuel between North America and Europe, is considered to be one of the most important examples of Modernist design in Canada.

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EDM House

Kevin Schmidt, EDM House (2013)

Commissioned by Fogo Island Arts (with the support of the Canada Council and the British Columbia Arts Council) EDM House is a 17-minute long video the artist shot in northern British Columbia last winter. The work continues Schmidt’s investigation into notions of the sublime, including the folly of its human approximation when contrasted with nature’s grandeur. A number of screenings of EDM House will be presented at the Fogo Island Cinema in summer 2014.