GGAP Artists’ Work showcasing Greasy Pole makes international fest finals
By Quinn Allen-Wardell
Gloucester Daily Times Staff Writer
The Greasy Pole walks synonymous with the sporting side of Gloucester’s annual St. Peter’s Fiesta is about to be showcased on the international stage — at least on film.
Four Cape Ann residents are on their way this weekend to the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival in Toronto, where they will present a film they made on the annual Greasy Pole event.
Along with 11 other teams, the Gloucester-based filmmaking group of Michael Pallazola, Emile Doucette, Tom Papows and Brian Wright was named a finalist in the International Documentary Challenge, a timed filmmaking competition in which teams have five days to make a documentary that runs between 4 and 7 minutes in length. The dozen finalists were picked from 142 competitors based in 16 countries….. Read more here
Good luck Guys! Everyone at GMG will be rooting for you!