A Tribute to WIDC Alumna, Pepita Ferrari

Pepita and I met at the 1998 WIDC workshop at the Banff Centre for the Arts, a meeting that sparked a life long friendship, numerous trips, a multitude of film projects, and more than one wild adventure. The mid-January cold in Banff was literally breathtaking – but we both found the WIDC experience invigorating. Stacey Curtis was our mentor and she inspired us all with her enthusiasm and can-do attitude. Pepita used the workshop to explore an idea she’d been thinking about for a while – the dramatization of the story of Emma Edmonds, a 19th c. New Brunswick [...]