Holiday Favorites

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so Bravo!FACT’s December feature playlist is chock full of holiday spirit. Get some eggnog and cookies and enjoy!
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Liane Balaban

Liane Balaban made her feature film debut in New Waterford Girl (1999), playing a 15-year-old misfit longing to escape a Cape Breton coal-mining town. Balaban had studied drama in high school, but had not intended to be an actor. After seven auditions, Balaban landed the part that won a Special Jury Citation at the 1999 Toronto International Film Festival and a nomination for a Canadian Comedy Award.
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Four Bravo!FACT-funded Shorts Screen at Whistler

This year’s Whistler Film Festival will screen four Bravo!FACT shorts November 30 through December 4 at the mountain ski resort in British Columbia: Tabula Rasa directed by Matthew Rankin, Up in Cottage Country by Simon Ennis starring Liane Balaban, At Lunchtime: A Story of Love by Brad Dryborough, and Pleased to Meet You by Michael MacLennan, based on a short story by B.C.-based author Caroline Adderson.

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