Gaelic Film Up For Genie Award

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Great news!! The Gaelic film shot in Cape Breton (Faire Chalium MhicLèoid/The Wake of Calum MacLeod) has been nominated for a Genie Award. The Genie Awards are Canada’s version of the Academy Awards for Canadian films, and the ceremonies will be held in Toronto on March 3rd 2008. It will be telecast on the Global TV network.

The film is nominated in the “Best Live Action Short Drama” category.

The AGA’s President Angus MacLeod stars in the film, and AGA student Nona MacDermid produced it. Marc Almon was the director/writer.

Tha sinn a’cur meala-naidheachd air Aonghas, Nona, is Marc. Cuireamaid gach deagh dhùrachd thuca agus bitheamaid an dòchas gun tèid gu math leotha ann an Toronto. (We congratulate Angus, Nona, and Marc. Let’s wish them all the best, and hope that it goes well for them in Toronto.)

Beannachd leibh,


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