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FIA FILM: Ama-san

Join Fogo Island Arts September 6th at Fogo Island Inn cinema for a screening of Ama-san (Cláudia Varejão, Portugal / Japan, 2016, 112 min). This film explores a practice carried out in Japan for over 2000 years, wherein women free dive without the help of a dive cylinder or any other apparatus to aid them in staying underwater. Known as the Ama-San, these women are at the same time revered and misunderstood. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

FIA FILM: Ama-san

Join Fogo Island Arts September 6th at Fogo Island Inn cinema for a screening of Ama-san (Cláudia Varejão, Portugal / Japan, 2016, 112 min). This film explores a practice carried out in Japan for over 2000 years, wherein women free dive without the help of a dive cylinder or any other apparatus to aid them in staying underwater. Known as the Ama-San, these women are at the same time revered and misunderstood. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

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Fogo Island Half Marathon & Marathon

The annual Fogo Island Marathon. Full marathon begins at Man O'War Cove, with half marathon starting at Deep Bay/Island Harbour Crossroad. 

Fogo Island Half Marathon & Marathon

The annual Fogo Island Marathon. Full marathon begins at Man O'War Cove, with half marathon starting at Deep Bay/Island Harbour Crossroad. 

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FIA Talk: Wayne Baerwaldt

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by Canadian visual arts curator Wayne Baerwaldt September 18th at Fogo Island Inn cinema. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

FIA Talk: Wayne Baerwaldt

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by Canadian visual arts curator Wayne Baerwaldt September 18th at Fogo Island Inn cinema. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

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Feile Tilting

A celebration of Irish and Newfoundland culture taking place in Tilting, September 20th-23rd.

Feile Tilting

A celebration of Irish and Newfoundland culture taking place in Tilting, September 20th-23rd.

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Peter Croal in Residence for Geology at the Edge

Peter Croal arrives on Fogo Island September 20th for his second residency with Geology at the Edge.

Peter Croal in Residence for Geology at the Edge

Peter Croal arrives on Fogo Island September 20th for his second residency with Geology at the Edge.

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FIA Talk: Oscar Enberg

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist Oscar Enberg September 25th at Fogo Island Inn cinema. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

FIA Talk: Oscar Enberg

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist Oscar Enberg September 25th at Fogo Island Inn cinema. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

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Geology Talk: Peter Croal

Peter Croal, in residence for Geology at the Edge, presents his first lecture of the season on September 28th at the Fogo Island Inn cinema. The event will run from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.

Geology Talk: Peter Croal

Peter Croal, in residence for Geology at the Edge, presents his first lecture of the season on September 28th at the Fogo Island Inn cinema. The event will run from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.

Resources
and Video

Reading list

Non-Fiction

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

Becoming Human Jean Vanier

Becoming Human by Jean Vanier

Prosperity Without Growth Tim Jackson

Prosperity Without Growth by Tim Jackson

Culture by Zygmunt Bauman

Culture in a Liquid Modern World by Zygmunt Bauman

The Necessary Revolution by Peter Senge

The Necessary Revolution by Peter Senge

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Toward Sustainable Communities by Mark Roseland

Toward Sustainable Communities by Mark Roseland

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

Cod by Mark Kurlansky

Cod by Mark Kurlansky

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

The Dismal Science by Stephen A. Marglin

The Dismal Science by Stephen A. Marglin

Resilience by Andrew Zolli

Resilience by Andrew Zolli

Economics of Good and Evil by Tomas Sedlacek

Economics of Good and Evil by Tomas Sedlacek

Salt by Mark Kurlansky

Salt by Mark Kurlansky

Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara by Tim Robinson

Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara by Tim Robinson

The Solution Revolution by William D. Eggers & Paul MacMillan

The Solution Revolution by William D. Eggers & Paul MacMillan

The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

The World Beyond Your Head by Matthew B. Crawford

The World Beyond Your Head by Matthew B. Crawford

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

A Guide for the Perplexed by E. F. Schumacher

A Guide for the Perplexed by E. F. Schumacher

Fiction

A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland

A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland

The Possibility of an Island by Michel Houellebecq

The Possibility of an Island by Michel Rouellebecq

February by Lisa Moore

February by Lisa Moore

Hard Light by Michael Crummey

Hard Light by Michael Crummey

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

The Navigator of New York by Wayne Johnston

The Navigator of New York by Wayne Johnston

Salka Valka by Halldor Laxness

Salka Valka by Halldor Laxness

The Big Why by Michael Winter

The Big Why by Michael Winter

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Wayfinders by Wade Davis

The Wayfinders by Wade Davis

By The Rivers of Brooklyn by Trudy Morgan-Cole

By The Rivers of Brooklyn by Trudy Morgan-Cole

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