Peace Arch Entertainment's 'Luna: Spirit of the
Whale' Nominated for Canadian Film and Television
Production Assn.'s Prestigious Indie Award - 30th
Arch Entertainment Group Inc. (AMEX: PAE) (TSX:
PAE), an integrated global entertainment company,
today announced that its dramatic production "Luna:
Spirit of The Whale" received a nomination
for best television movie from the prestigious
Canadian Film and Television Production Assn.'s
(CFTPA) Indie Awards.
by Trish Dolman, "Luna: Spirit of The Whale,"
will compete for the award at a special CFTPA
ceremony Feb. 20 in Ottawa recognizing the outstanding
achievements of Canadian independent producers.
Flock, President and COO of Peace Arch Entertainment
Group, said, "Peace Arch continues to broaden
its distribution slate by adding content from
various genres, including uplifting family movies
like 'Luna: Spirit of The Whale.' The critical
and commercial success of this film is an example
of our commitment to acquiring and producing quality
entertainment that has tangible value in the worldwide
Spirit of The Whale" has become a film festival
favorite in 2007 with screenings at Reel to Real
International Film Festival for Youth (Vancouver,
Canada), Oulu International Children's Film Festival
(Finland), Mill Valley Film Festival (California),
Sprockets International Film Festival for Children
(Toronto, Canada), American Indian Festival (San
Francisco), Dreamspeakers Aboriginal Film Festival
(Edmonton, Canada), Carrousel International Film
Festival (Quebec, Canada), and upcoming in 2008
at Cinema K: Children's Film Festival (Seattle),
Ashland Film Festival (Ashland, Oregon) and KidsBestFest
(San Rafael, California).
in 2007 on CTV, "Luna: Spirit of The Whale"
tells the fictionalized account of an orphaned
orca that becomes the center of a spiritual and
movie stars Adam Beach ("Flags of Our Fathers,"
"Wind Talkers"), Graham Greene ("Transamerica,"
"The Green Mile"), Tantoo Cardinal ("Indian
Summer: The Oka Crisis," "H2O")
and Jason Priestley ("Beverly Hills 90210").
on a true story, an indigenous local tribe adopts
Luna, a young stray whale, when they identify
it as embodying the spirit of their late chief.
When the government decides to transport Luna
hundreds of miles overland in an attempt to reunite
him with his pod, the tribe fights to protect
their whale in a battle that pits political power
against spiritual strength. The tribe's young,
new chief Mike Maquinna (Adam Beach) finds himself
embroiled in a storm that tests his abilities
to lead the tribe and maintain their ancient spiritual
beliefs in a modern world.
Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.
Arch Entertainment produces and acquires feature
films, television and home entertainment content
for distribution to worldwide markets. Peace Arch
owns one of the largest libraries of top quality
independent feature films in the world, featuring
more than 1000 classic and contemporary titles.
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