The province’s emerging talent will be showcased as Film Nova Scotia and Empire Theatres hold a free screening of the short films Little Claus and Big Claus, A Cape Breton Ghost Story, Dirty Laundry and Running Into Edna today, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Oxford Theatre. The three projects, produced by Paul MacNeill, Sean Doyle, Rob Hagen and Debra Taylor, and Heather Houston were recipients of the CBC/Film Nova Scotia Bridge Award. The award is designed for emerging producers, giving them the opportunity to produce a program for broadcast in the Atlantic region. The Bridge Award is a great resource for up-and-coming film makers. The screening increases awareness of the program among emerging producers before the Feb. 6 application deadline and also highlights the next generation of Nova Scotia film makers. Screening Nights are presented by Film Nova Scotia and Empire Theatres four times a year, and allow audiences to see homegrown film productions and enables local filmmakers to promote their work.
Humidity levels are expected to be at a high of 90 percent in Colombo tomorrow and 95 percent in Kandy, Galle, Nuwara Eliya, Ratnapura and Mannar. The department of meteorology said that showers or thundershowers will develop at several places over most provinces of the island during the afternoon or evening tomorrow.There may be temporary localized fairly strong winds during showers and the general public have been requested to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by strong winds, the department of meteorology said. (Colombo Gazette) The hot and humid weather experienced over most parts of Sri Lanka, especially in Colombo, will continue over the course of this week.The department of meteorology said that except for a few showers in the Eastern province, mainly fair weather will prevail over most parts of the island during the morning hours tomorrow (Monday). A similar weather pastern is expected over the next few days although there maybe rain in parts of the country on Tuesday and Wednesday.