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Emile's Legacy

When a popular folk-rock band from St. John’s, Newfoundland makes their way to the Port Au Port, they discover a an amazingly talented fiddler, Emile Benoit, the band quickly realize the importance of recording his music. Emile now has a decision to make. Will he stay in his beloved home? Or will he leave, helping to preserve his culture and traditions by spreading his music to the world?

  • Michael Fenwick
  • Michael Fenwick
  • Peter Buckle
  • Keith Bonnell
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    14 minutes 53 seconds
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    June 18, 2015
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  • Emile's Legacy Premiere
    Stephenville, NL
    June 19, 2015
    North American Premiere
Director Biography - Michael Fenwick

Michael Fenwick has worked as an actor, director, writer and technician in theatre and film both in Newfoundland and Vancouver. Having produced many video projects for schools and community organisations, Michael decided to study film at college where he graduated at the top of his class. Since graduating he has worked for Sony Canada, the NFB, the CBC, CTV and Bell Fibre Op. Michael divides his time between producing industrial videos, writing and directing film projects, editing French documentaries and directing theatre.

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Director Statement

Michael is proud of Emile’s Legacy and hopes that it strikes a chord with its audience.