Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Elliott Hale, Angelo LucierDirector Elliott Hale coaches actor Angelo Lucier on the set of the film “Snow,” one of four local shorts to be shown Saturday on CBC TV.

CBC to rebroadcast local short films

CBC-TV will air a collection of independent local films, curated by UWindsor professor Mike Stasko, at 7 p.m. Saturday, September 1.

Rob Stewart gets up close and personal with a tiger shark during the filming of Sharkwater Extinction. The film is produced and edited by UWindsor assistant professor Nick Hector. Rob Stewart gets up close and personal with a tiger shark during the filming of Sharkwater Extinction. The film is produced and edited by UWindsor assistant professor Nick Hector.

New UWindsor prof's shark doc premiering at TIFF

Nick Hector faced a daunting challenge.

How do you take more than 500 terabytes of raw video footage and edit a documentary that honours the director’s legacy while holding true to his artistic vision?

“Rob Stewart was just so earnest and genuine and there was no artifice about him wanting to change the world,” Hector said, a University of Windsor assistant professor.

Free poetry reading this weekend

A trio of poets will be reading at the Storyteller Bookstore on Ottawa Street this Sunday.

Tom Gannon Hamilton, Sharon Berg and Laurie Smith from Windsor will be reading at the bookstore at 1473 Ottawa St. between 1 and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Along with Lenore Langs (professor in the University of Windsor’s English department), Laurie Smith publishes and edits Windsor’s Cranberry Tree Press.

Smith is promoting her newest book, Said the Cannibal. She has an upcoming book on Charles Darwin.