Friday, September 11, 2015

The Al Purdy A-Frame Association Call for applications, and "Al Purdy Was Here"

The Al Purdy Association has just announced Call for Applications for 2017 residencies. Applications are due October 16th. For details see

We are also pleased to announce that the documentary, Al Purdy Was Here will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Check out the trailer.

The doc will be showing in other cities; check local listings for updated details.

Here’s the schedule for TIFF’s 2 public screenings:

World premiere
Tuesday, September 15
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

2nd screening
Thursday, September 17
Isabel Bader Theatre

So far, the film is scheduled to show in three other Canadian cities:

Halifax - Atlantic Film Festival: Monday, September.21, 4:15 pm Park Lane Cinemas

Sudbury Cinefest: Saturday, September 26, 1:00 p.m, location TBA.

Edmonton International Film Festival: Sunday Oct. 4 and Monday Oct 5, times TBA

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