Film Premiere: Mark Lewis

Tuesday, August 29  
6:30-7:30 pm 
Fogo Island Inn 
Everyone welcome


Fogo Island Arts is proud to present the world premiere of Mark Lewis’ Arrival and Lounge, two films made at the iconic International Departures Lounge of Gander Airport. The 1950s-era terminal, built to accommodate planes that needed to refuel between North America and Europe, is considered to be one of the most important examples of Modernist design in Canada.

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EDM House

Kevin Schmidt, EDM House (2013)

Commissioned by Fogo Island Arts (with the support of the Canada Council and the British Columbia Arts Council) EDM House is a 17-minute long video the artist shot in northern British Columbia last winter. The work continues Schmidt’s investigation into notions of the sublime, including the folly of its human approximation when contrasted with nature’s grandeur. A number of screenings of EDM House will be presented at the Fogo Island Cinema in summer 2014.


Fogo Island Cinema

This thirty-seat digital cinema, located in the Fogo Island Inn, presents screenings of national and international film as part of Shorefast Foundation and Fogo Island Arts programs. Film presentations are open to the public and are often accompanied by after-screening discussion.

Please check back here periodically for information about upcoming screenings.