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SATURDAY, March 3

0730 The Genies will be handed out this coming Thursday (March 8) and CBC Television will be on hand to broadcast this celebration of the very best in Canadian cinema. Fresh Air's favourite movie guy, TVO's Saturday Night at The Movies host Thom Ernst, joined Mary to list some of his favourite Canadian flicks.


Here's Thom's List Of Some Great Canadian Films To See Again
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1/Monsieur Lazhar (2010) and It's Not Me, I Swear (2008) Phillipe Falardeau
2/ Away From Her (2007) Sarah Polley (Best Motion Picture/Genies)
3/ Café Flore (2011) Jean- Marc Vallee
4/ Silent Partner (1978) Daryl Duke (Best Feature Film/Cdn Film Awards)
5/Incendies (2010) (Best Motion Picture/Genies) and Polytechnique (2009) (Best Motion Picture/Genies) Denis Villeneuve
6/ The Grey Fox (1983) (Best Motion Picture/Genies)
7/ C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005) Jean- Marc Vallee (Best Motion Picture/Genies)
8/ Small Town Murder Songs (2010) Ed Gass-Donnelly
9/ The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974) (Best Feature Film/Cdn Film Awards)
10/ You Are Here (II) (2010) Daniel Cockburn


There's always a good movie to watch on Saturday Night at The Movies...and you can choose one at the SNAM website.
If you're interested in this Thursday's broadcast of The Genie Awards, check out the CBC's Genies website.
The audio for this item will be posted on the following Tuesday.


0800 Muscato Madness is sweeping wine circles south of the border. Shelley Boettcher, executive editor of Wine Access magazine, told Mary why there's so much buzz about this wine...and whether Canadians will be equally entranced by it.
Listen audio (runs 5:02)
If wine's your thing, there's lots of vino info to view at the Wine Access website.


0830 Weekends are a time to get out and socialize. But some people are extremely uncomfortable in social settings. Shyness is one reason. However the cause may actually be a syndrome known as social phobia...and it's more common than you might believe. Dr. Judith Laposa, a psychologist with the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, joined Mary to elaborate.
Listen audio (runs 8:51)
For more information about social phobia, visit the CAMH website.