Tag Archives: Michael Melski

The AFF 2016 Atlantic Program Announced

On Wednesday morning the Atlantic Film Festival announced their program of films from the Atlantic region to screen at the annual festival, which runs September 15-22. The national and international films are announced in two weeks, on August 24. There are a few strong contenders in this year's list. I'm interested in seeing Bruce McDonald's new… Read More

Charlie Zone opens

A heads up for FITI readers living in Halifax, Cape Breton or Toronto, Michael Melski's thriller Charlie Zone is opening today at a cinema near you.It's a tale of the dark underbelly of Halifax, one that I totally believe exists but is rarely represented in locally made movies. I think the last time I took… Read More

2011 Atlantic Film Festival

For Halifax film lovers, this is Christmas: 10 days of films screened at downtown cinemas.Lots of local pictures—the Atlantic Shorts programs are always packed—and new features by regional filmmakers are also hot tickets: check out the AFF Guide in this week's issue of The Coast, where I am film editor, for my story on Picnicface,… Read More