A truck full of electrical cables is on site where an independent film

This and That December 10

Brief news articles of interest to Sooke News Mirror readers

  • Dec. 10, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Hollywood Sooke

The People Garden is being filmed out at Camp Barnard. The low-budget independent film is directed by Canadian actress Nadia Litz. Litz is an award winning actress turned filmmaker.

The film stars Dree Hemingway as an actress who is searching for her rock star boyfriend who disappears in the forest.

Hemingway is a fashion model and actress who’s mother was Mariel Hemingway. She has been noted as an actress to watch by Variety.

Hemingway starred in the U.S. independent film Starlet (2012). She portrayed a young woman who befriends an elderly widow. Her other credits include Nous York and Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2012).

As this is an active film set, casual onlookers and visitors are not encouraged to be on site.

Fire stats

Sooke Fire Rescue Department – Monthly Report for November 2014:

67 calls for service this month.

1 Structure fire – mutual aid to East Sooke, two fatalities in this tragic fire

1 Chimney fire

2 smoke in a structure

1 Vehicle fire

2 Elevator rescues

8 motor vehicle crashes

34 medical first response calls

5 downed power lines

1 shorting electrical equipment

1 tree down on roadway

2 public service calls

2 accidental alarm activations

1 intentional alarm activation

7 burning complaints

 

Safety tip of the month:

With the coming cold season, ensure that you have and test your carbon monoxide alarm.   If the power goes out and you use a generator, ensure that you operate it outdoors.

20 years

The Awareness Film Night is celebrating 20 years, not 10, as stated in the Sooke News Mirror, December 3. Apparently someone can’t add or subtract.

Manufacturing Consent will be shown tonight at 7 p.m. at EMCS. Admission by donation.

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