Hello! We are the Trent Film Society and we just want to give a huge thank you to everyone who has joined us for our past few screenings. Firstly, we’d like to thank those who participated in the screening of...
On October 23, Peterborough residents and Trent students gathered in Otonabee College’s Wenjack Theatre for a panel discussion and live screening of Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie’s...

The Call Back

It was just a few days before Halloween and everyone was gearing up for what could be the scariest yet. In the year 2000 everyone in the world went through quite a fright when they thought computers were going...
As many of you have experienced when going through old boxes at your childhood home while moving, you tend to find things from your childhood that stick with you. For me, I was always obsessed with writing stories. Unfortunately,...
Whenever I went on a trip, I would buy her a mask—porcelain and paint and feathers and ribbon and glitter swirled together. I used to think they were so majestic, that they were posh (even though I couldn't afford...
Translated by: Felipe Cazar Myths and legends are reflections of the culture that crafted them. They mirror the anxieties, aspirations, and nightmares of their people. They survive to communicate a message to the young or to trick people into what...
Creepy crawly critters creep While the crawlspace creeks And the creatures moan A voice cries out Another falls inward Papers crash on the floor I laugh, maniacally There are voices in my head Telling me evil things Deadly things Murderous things And I know now what I HAVE TO DO (I...
The viejitos, old folks, in western Honduras, especially in Copán Ruinas, tell of a being called El Duende, the goblin.  El Duende is referred to as an evil being.  It is said that he is a little dark-skinned man,...
Central American folklore is rich. Each town you visit has stories and legends. Many of the legends from Central America are ancient, with origins in the isthmus's indigenous populations, like the Maya and Kuna. Some others were brought over...
A loathsome director has been murdered and it’s up to the audience to uncover who did it—over lunch! Murder on McDonnel, a murder mystery luncheon, takes place on Friday, November 18 at the McDonnell Street Activity Centre. Presented by The Theater...