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Penumbrag #3

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The Story of the "I’m Alone,” produced by Penumbra Press, was recently selected as the winner in the Animated Short category at the Toronto Independent Film Awards. The Wade Hemsworth video animation was directed by Allison Wolvers.The animation is about Prohibition, and the “I’m Alone,” a contraband schooner out of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, that was attacked and sunk by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1929.Wade Hemsworth is the singer and songwriter who also sang “The Blackfly Song” (an Oscar nominee in 1991 in the Animated Short category) and “The Log Driver’s Waltz,” both NFB animations. https://buzzpei.com/the-story-of-the-im-alone-wins-at-tifa/

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Penumbrag #2

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Penumbrag #2

Since our last posting, we are pleased to announce that The Story of the “I’m Alone” has garnered another First Place Award in the film festival competitions, bringing our total awards to two first place wins (Toronto Independent Film Festival and Canada Shorts: Canadian& International Short Film Fest); four semi-finalist placements; one nominee; and thirteen screen selections. In addition, we are proud to announce that the video is scheduled for broadcasting in its entirety on Season Six of Reel East Coast available on CBC Gem. Here’s a link to the schedule.   https://gem.cbc.ca/season/reel-east-coast/season-6/018ae86e-2a24-485a-8d0e-8dabc655781f   We have also learned that one of our books...

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Penumbrag #1

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Penumbrag #1

Now in its fifth decade of operation, Penumbra Press is a small, independent publishing house that has its roots in both Northern Canada and the East Coast. Founded in 1979 as an outgrowth of the award-winning fine arts & literary magazine, Northward Journal, A Quarterly of Northern Arts, Penumbra Press continues to publish titles in various genres and disciplines. From children’s and young adult books, to history, poetry, and memoirs, and books on Art and First Nations, our goal has always been to explore traditions in art, culture, and society that are both informative and transformative.       While...

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