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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Portland, OR – April 13, 2009

Heather Harlow’s “Nous Deux Encore” to screen in Cannes Film Festival’s “Short Film Corner”

Portland filmmaker Heather Harlow will be heading to the Cannes Film Festival next month to screen her film, “Nous Deux Encore,” in the Festival des Cannes’ “Short Film Corner” showcase. The 17-minute film is also under consideration as an official selection in “Critic’s Week.” “Nous Deux Encore” was recently chosen as “Best Short” in the 32nd Portland International Film Festival. Narrated by former French television journalist Maxie Leoussis, who lived the story from 1971 to 1984, and captured visually through actual photographs, “Nous Deux Encore” is a compelling portrait of one couple’s profound passion for life and each other, recounted by Leoussis 22 years following her husband’s premature death. Tessa Papas, the Portland-based arts curator and former owner of the Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery, served as executive producer. Papas has known Maxie Leoussis since 1972, when they first met in the Greek fishing village of Ermioni, where Papas and her late husband, the renowned

NOUS DEUX ENCORE to screen at Cannes  
NOUS DEUX ENCORE to screen at Cannes