19th annual film festival highlights ‘Filmed in the Sault, screened in the Sault’

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Pyewacket

The 19th Annual Shadows of the Mind Film Festival is set to run February 26 to March 4, 2018 in Sault Ste. Marie, and while the full schedule has not yet been released, two movies filmed in the Sault, Pyewacket and Prodigals are confirmed for the lineup.

Pyewacket, a psychological horror, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival to great reviews.

A frustrated, angst-ridden teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.

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The drama, Prodigals, is based on a stage play set in the Sault written by former Saultite, Sean Minogue will also be screened.

Prodigals is about a big city dreamer who returns home to testify for an old friend on trial for murder.

Shadows Film Festival traditionally offers 20 to 23 screenings over 6 days featuring Oscar buzz and critically acclaimed films and documentaries from around the world.

Movie tickets will become available when the box office opens in the Station Mall February 13th 2018.

The committee is also pleased to announce the Shadows Gala will be held at The Tech on Tuesday, February 27.

Movie buffs are encouraged to keep checking the Shadows website at www.shadowsfilmfest.com for updates.

About Shadows of the Mind

Shadows once again brings to Sault Ste. Marie a film festivalĀ  thatĀ  meets the mandate of providing insights into mental health, addictions and current social issues through the lens of exciting, unique and entertaining movies and documentaries.