“Allow yourself to be transported through various decades, thanks to carefully chosen material from our collection.”
That is the pitch the Dalkeith Historical Society is making as it stages a mini film/photo festival, Photoville 2019, June 15 to June 30 at the Robertson Clark Building.
The displays feature select people and places from Glengarry and beyond. June 15, the exhibit will be open from 2 to 6 p.m. Starting at 2:30 p.m., Katie Ditschun will perform a selection of vintage songs.
June 16, from noon to 2 p.m., the spotlight will be on Academy Award winner, Co Hoedemnan, whose work includes the films The Sand Castle, The Owl & the Raven, Tchou-tchou and La Boîte.
June 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, another Oscar winner, Eunice Macaulay, will be celebrated. She worked on films such as Special Delivery, Lucretia, Blackberry Subway Jam, George and Rosemary.
June 23, from noon to 2 p.m., the focus will be on early eminent cinematographer Gordon Sparling will be recognized.
June 29, from 10 a.m. to noon, the 80th anniversary of the National Film Board of Canada with the film, “Fraser’s River -- the river that helped make Canada.”
June 30, from noon to 2 p.m. the results of the “Snap & Submit” student digital photo contest will be announced, and “Notman’s World” will be screened.