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Vintage Film Festival

movie-reels79The Foundation produces the Vintage Film Festival every year on a weekend in October. Full details here.

 

Marie Dressler House

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The history of the Marie Dressler House is here.  It is now the home of the Interactive Canadian Women in Film Museum.

Dressler House is located at:
212 King street West (Hwy 2),
Cobourg, Ontario, Canada.


The Marie Dressler Museum has been expanded and is now called "Canadian Women in Film Museum".


Hours

Due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols, the museum will be open by appointment only.

Visit the new museum's website here for details of how to book your visit.

 

Latest Bursaries

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    Ben Hughes 2018

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    Kieva Earle 2018

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    Sydney Stewart 2018

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    Olivia Rapsos 2019

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    Mackenzie Earle 2017

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    Morgan Murray 2017

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    Andrew Atanasoff 2019

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    David Robert 2016

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    Christian Hodge 2016

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    Stephanie Kooman 2017

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    Juliette Sinnott 2019

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    Amy Scott 2016

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    Carter Holmes 2017

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    Kyler Tonkin 2017

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    Carlie White 2016

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    Ava Bogyay 2019

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    Graham Beer 2018

Saturday November 9, 2019 was Marie Dressler’s 151st birthday and we celebrated it.  After an introduction by Town Crier Mandy Robinson, foundation chair Rick Miller presented the documentary Without Lying Down which is about women in early Hollywood who were very successful. The film focused particularly on screenwriter Frances Marion and her close friend Mary Pickford. Rick then briefly spoke about the Foundation’s plans to expand the existing Marie Dressler museum to include female Canadian stars Mary Pickford and Norma Shearer.  He also called on Mayor John Henderson to draw the ticket for the winner of the first of three door prizes.  After the event, the good-sized audience in the Citizen’s Forum in Victoria Hall were invited to enjoy the refreshments.

Below are some photos of the event.  Click any photo to enlarge then scroll through all of them.

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