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The Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative & The Saskatchewan Writers' Guild
A Screaming of Contemporary Canadian Horror Classic:
Join us ONE NIGHT ONLY for the screening of Canadian Horror Classic - Ginger Snaps. Karen Walton is a talented writer for Canadian film and television, her work includes her celebrated screenplay for the film Ginger Snaps.
THURSDAY MARCH 1ST
AT THE FILMPOOL - 1822 SCARTH STREET
Doors 7pm ~ Show 7:30 p.m.
This exhibition of the film Ginger Snaps is a companion event to the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild’s Talking Fresh 10 - "Projecting the Novel: Books and Film" - happening March 2nd and 3rd at the MacKenzie Art Gallery (3475 Albert Street, Regina). Karen Walton will present : "Adaptables: the difference between Translation to Screens versus Adaptation" from 3:00 - 4:15 p.m. on Saturday March 3rd at the MacKenzie. Talking Fresh 10 is a free event.
Ginger Snaps Synopsis:
The Fitzgerald sisters Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), fascinated by the macabre, have sworn an oath: "Out by sixteen, or dead in the scene, but together forever". When they set out to take revenge on a girl who slighted them, Ginger is attacked by a wild animal: The Beast of Bailey Downs. As Ginger's wounds miraculously heal, it is clear she is changing. Ginger wants to believe it is nothing more than the onset of puberty; but her sister Brigitte knows better . . .