The Last Days of Okak
In 1918, Okak was visited by a Moravian ship carrying supplies — and the Spanish influenza. Within days, the adult population was dead, and Okak was gone.[ Read
An Overview of the Film Industry
By Heidi Wicks
Big Hollywood productions like The Shipping News (2001), Rare Birds (2001) and Behind The Red Door (2003) are swell. But they are rare in Newfoundland and Labrador's film industry, thereby creating the illusion that there are dismal durations of inactivity.
The Fogo Process By
The history of filmmaking in Newfoundland and Labrador includes a revolutionary method of community-based and -focused documentary cinema that has been exported all over the world. It is called the 'Fogo Process' in acknowledgement of the place where it debuted: Fogo Island, Newfoundland.
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