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David Chariandy interview with James McCreath, on the nature of forgetting
www.movingstoriesfilmfest.com -- Our intrepid and curious colleague, author and de facto Moving Stories reporter JAMES MCCREATH
caught up with David Chariandy
at Toronto's The Word on the Street
(Sep 2008). A timely interview indeed, as Moving Stories prepares screen the premiere of the short film inspired by the book, SOUCOUYANT
. BC filmmaker KEN TSUI
is hard at work with his post-production team preparing the film for its debut OCTOBER 25 at the Vancouver International Writers Festival
, Granville Island. The venue -- Emily Carr University of Art and Design, a generous sponsor of both the production and the screening.
For more reports on front lines of the book scene, visit JamesMcCreath.com; and to find out more about the adaptation of Soucouyant to the silver screen, visit www.MovingStoriesFilmFest.com
to read Ken Tsui's Guest Filmmaker blog.
(c) BookShorts Literacy program for Moving Stories Film Festival 2008.