New documentary by Veronica Tennant explores the creation of Dove’s first-ever stage production
Finding Body & Soul, a new documentary airing on CBC Television at 9:00 p.m. on September 10, takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Body & Soul, the original play commissioned by Dove and created by award-winning playwright Judith Thompson in May 2008.
About Finding Body & Soul: • Finding Body & Soul was Directed and Produced by Veronica Tennant, working together with Co-Director and Cinematographer Anita Doron. • This new documentary takes a backstage look at the inspirational real life stories of the thirteen cast members aged 45 to 78 who, with no previous acting experience, performed for the first time in Body & Soul. • Nine sold out performances of Body & Soul were staged at Toronto’s Young Centre for the Performing Arts in May 2008. • Finding Body & Soul is one-hour in length and will be aired without commercial interruption. • Finding Body & Soul airs on CBC Television Wednesday September 10 at 9:00 p.m. EST.
Alison Leung, Marketing Manager, Dove Canada on Finding Body & Soul: “Finding Body & Soul brings Dove’s commitment to real beauty to life. It is Dove’s hope that the raw emotion and bravery of the thirteen real women showcased in this documentary resonate with Canadian women, demonstrating that beauty truly lies in the eye of the beholder.”
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For more information on Finding Body & Soul, please contact:
Laura Holding, Harbinger
416-960-5100 x. 246