To get you ready for the Blood in the Snow Film Festival (BITS), which runs from October 22nd to 27th, we sat down with programmer Carolyn Mauricette to discuss this year’s festival. Over the course of the conversation Mauricette touches on Canadian indie films, female genre filmmakers and BITS being a director friendly festival.

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