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Sunrise Film Festival, Pictou Lodge hosting two-day film festival

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BRAESHORE — The Sunrise Film Festival is holding a two-day festival at the Pictou Lodge next month.

The festival, scheduled for Sept. 4 and 5, will be screening the Canadian premiere of ‘Reliving Marilyn’, a film based on a true story and portraying the true Marilyn Monroe — Norma Jeane. The actress Nadine Banville, along with director Morgan Blackbyrne, will be attending the festival, along with other notables such as Ron Nakahara of the popular Netflix series House of Cards and Daredevil fame. Nakahara is the subject of a short film The Audition. Another film, Osimi, is narrated by Ali MacGraw who starred alongside Ryan O’Neal in Love Story.

The films — 34 in total — will be screened with five slots per day/evening at a price of $10 per slot or buy an all day pass for $42.50 or a two day pass for all films for $85. For tickets email the festival at: or message Sunrise on its Facebook page

A full schedule of films can be seen at