Fun fact: NOW’s 2020 Rising Stars package was originally planned to hit stands four weeks ago, as a prelude to Canadian Screen Week and the theatrical release of Anne at 13,000 Ft.
But the pandemic rolled right over us, cancelling the CSAs and closing theatres and forcing us all inside, so … well, it’s here now and that’s what’s important. I even had to do a few follow-up interviews with our subjects in isolation.
So check it out! There’s also this sidebar offering ten great recent Canadian movies to stream (for free!) for National Canadian Film Day approaches. You’re welcome!