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The Royal Canadian Movie Podcast
28 min2020 MAR 3
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The Grizzlies (2018) with Penny Eizinga


This week, we’re heading back to Norther Canada to explore 2018’s TIFF rocking film “The Grizzlies” with writer/director/actor Penny Eizenga.

Penny is a fantastic example of do it yourself filmmaking and education and her short films have won awards all over the world. She’s also known for working with Canadian film icons like Sheila McCarthy and Gordon Pinset,. Join us, as we discuss the “based on a true story” movie about a small town in Nunavut with a shockingly high youth suicide rate, whose young people youth found connection and hope in playing lacrosse as a team.

The story behind this film, and the making of the film is just as important as the film itself. You won’t want to miss this one.

The Grizzlies is available right now on iTunes for rent.