PREMIERING ON CBC AND GEM | SEPTEMBER 2019

HEAR! HERE!
A MUSICAL GEOGRAPHIC
44 MIN. | MUSIC DOCUMENTARY | FILM

About the Film

Hear! Here! A Musical Geographic – North Preston

The audience joins our hosts, Nova Scotia’s own Old Man Luedecke, the multiple Juno award-winning minstrel bard and Lesley Robinson, a banjo player born and raised in the First Nation Algonquin community of Kipawa, Quebec. Focusing on three generations of the deep-rooted and talented Smith Family, the audience discovers the rich musical community of North Preston, Nova Scotia, Canada’s oldest and largest indigenous black community… Read more

VERTICAL PRODUCTIONS AND CBC PRESENTS “HEAR! HERE! A MUSICAL GEOGRAPHIC”

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY JEFF WHEATON EDITOR RHYS WATERS SOUND RECORDIST & MIXER JAMES O’TOOLE CONCEPT DANIEL J. BAUGH & CHARLES AUSTIN PRODUCER ANN BERNIER WRITER/DIRECTOR DANIEL J. BAUGH

WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF THE ROGERS DOCUMENTARY FUND, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE GOVERNMENT OF NOVA SCOTIA, NOVA SCOTIA FILM & TELEVISION PRODUCTION INCENTIVE FUND AND THE CANADIAN FILM OR VIDEO FILM TAX CREDIT.

FEATURING

A masterful banjo player with a storyteller’s heart, his narrative-driven folk songs are playful, coy, and soul-warming; his music appeals to anyone looking for new growth from old roots. Old Man Luedecke

Host

Les played in bluegrass bands throughout the ‘90’s and now works in the oil fields of Medicine Hat Alberta where he lives with his two daughters Wawatay & Usinece. Lesley Robinson

Banjo Player

In the mid – eighties Wallace was summoned to serve a higher power, and became an ordained minister and eventually the pastor at St. Thomas Baptist Church where he calls upon his musical abilities to spread the good word of God. Reverend Wallace Smith Sr

Pastor

Her extraordinary vocals, confident stage presence and energetic live show make for a truly unforgettable, entertaining experience. Reeny has been building her audience from an early age. Reeny Smith

Singer

Behind the scene

Here are few shots from the shoot in Chester, Halifax and North Preston, Nova Scotia.

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