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A Date with Miss Fortune will be opening in 3 theatres in the Greater Toronto Area (Cineplex Winston Churchill, Cineplex Vaughan and Cineplex Yonge & Dundas).The movie will be released on January 29th. Written by the Luso-Canadian actress Jeannette Sousa, this feature film is about the fantasy of love at first sight and what happens when that fantasy simultaneously crashes into reality. The film also stars Joaquim de Almeida, Ryan Scott, Vik Sahay, George Stroumboulopoulos, Claudia Ferri and Nelly Furtado.
OPEN TO LUSO DESCENDANTS:
Submissions are now open for the DISQUIET Prize for writing in any genre. Winners will be published in Guernica (fiction), Ninth Letter (non-fiction) or The Collagist (poetry). One grand prize winner will receive a full scholarship, accommodations, and travel stipend to attend the sixth annual DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon taking place July 3-15, 2016. Runners-up and other outstanding entrants will also be considered for financial aid.
Deadline: January 31, 2016. Reading fee: $15