Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Brooks, the City of 100 Hellos” has received an Honorable Mention Award for the Best Documentary under 60 minutes at the 2011 Commffest Global Community Festival

“Brooks, the City of 100 Hellos” has received an Honorable Mention Award for the “Best Documentary under 60 minutes at the 2011 Commffest Global Community Festival in Toronto.

“Brooks, the City of 100 Hellos” has received an Honorable Mention Award for Humanitarian Approach in the 8th annual Montana CINE International Film Festival

“Brooks, the City of 100 Hellos” has received an Honorable Mention Award for “Humanitarian Approach” in the 8th annual Montana CINE International Film Festival.

“Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” appears in the Prairie Post

The Prairie Post interviews Brandy Yanchyk, the Director, Producer and Writer of the documentary “Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos”. Click here to read the short version of it. A more indepth look at the City of Brooks and an interview with Brandy Yanchyk and Composer Mark Zagorsky will appear in The Prairie Post on October 28th, 2011.

“Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” to air on OMNI TV 2 with subtitles in Tagalog on November 13th, 2011 at 9pm.

“Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” will air on Canada’s OMNI TV 2 with subtitles in Tagalog (the Filipino version) on Sunday, Nov 13th at 9pm in Ontario. Here’s the trailer: http://vimeo.com/28109255

“Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” to air on OMNI TV in Alberta and BC on October 23rd at 9pm

“Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” will air in Alberta and British Columbia on Canada’s OMNI TV in English on Oct 23rd at 9pm. Here’s the trailer: http://vimeo.com/28109255

Tycoon’s lifeline to Canadian island prompts mixed reactions

“Zita Cobb, a multimillionaire in the high tech industry, has returned to her remote childhood island home off Newfoundland to save its endangered rural community from extinction.” Brandy Yanchyk reports from Fogo Island.

Canadian Universities and libraries purchase “Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” to show their students

Queen’s University, Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Alberta and the University of Ottawa have all purchased the documentary “Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” to show to their students. The Edmonton Public Library and the Calgary Public Library have also acquired the documentary for their collections.

The 47 minute documentary looks at how immigration is changing and challenging the cowboy town of Brooks, Alberta. For more information on how to acquire the DVD please email Executive Producer Brandy Yanchyk at brandy@brandyYproductions.com.
Thank you.

Private Screening of the documentary “Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos”

The City of Brooks will be holding a private screening by invitation only of the new documentary “Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” on Friday, October 21st. Refreshments and appetizers will be served from 6:00-7:00 and the film screening will begin at 7:00pm. For more details please contact:
Lisa Tiffin
Communications Officer
403-362-3333
ltiffin@brooks.ca

“Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” will air on CBC’s documentary channel in 2012

“Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” will air on CBC’s documentary channel in 2012.

“Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” airing in Ontario on OMNI 2 on Oct 16, 2011

“Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos” will air on Canada’s OMNI TV 2 in Ontario in English on Oct 16th at 9pm. The Filipino version (Tagalog) will air on Sunday, Nov 13th at 9pm in Ontario. Here’s the trailer: http://vimeo.com/28109255