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Farming on Film

guyedoinbigger.jpgDirector Guy Édoin's first feature film Marécages --  that's Wetlands in English -- is a gritty drama about life in rural Quebec. It was filmed on his family farm in St-Armand.

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It seems like a lot of films, theatre, and art reflect an urban existance. Young artistic people are often drawn to the city.

But what happens when art is made in the countryside. Can cutting edge work be done outside the city limits?

Robin Badger and Robert Chartier tackle that question. The husband and wife team create their pottery on 100 acre family farm in the mountains of the Eastern Townships.

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Guy Édoin On Tour

Guy Édoin is taking Marécages on the road. He's already been to Gatineau, Sherbrooke, Alma and Québec.

Here are the upcoming dates:

--Rivière du Loup Oct 25-26
--Festival du film d'Abitibi November 1 to 3
--Magog Nov 11
--Moncton Nov 23-25
--Disraéli Dec 14