Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier
Dalhousie Arts Centre

Halifax represented Atlantic Canada for the sixth Movie Nights Across Canada event. As the prestigious Opening Night Gala of FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival, Movie Nights Across Canada – Halifax celebrated the highly anticipated The Tragically Hip documentary Long Time Running.

Long Time Running follows The Hip’s 2016 cross-Canada tour after the band’s announcement that lead singer Gord Downie was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer. Hosted by talent ambassadors Measha Brueggergosman and Allan Hawco, the audience was treated to a spectacular performance of the song “Long Time Running” by Ms. Brueggergosman, celebrated singer.