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By LARA BRADLEY THE SUDBURY STAR

April 1 2010

 

With the credits of Meatballs rolling on the screen, Jack Blum, executive director

of the REEL Canada film festival, took the microphone and asked the high school

students if they knew what character he played in the 1979 classic.

 

"Spaz," they screamed and then laughed.

 

Another actor from the film, Norma Dell'Agnese, who played a nerdy red-haired

girl in the tennis scene, joined him on stage for the question-and-answer session.

It's the first time REEL Canada made its way to Sudbury. More than 700

secondary students from eight area schools attended the one day-festival,

presented in part by Cinefest Sudbury and held at Sudbury Secondary School on

Thursday. Read More...