Written & Directed
by Rhonda Buckley

Official Selection

The Genie nominated feature film has shown in over 30 international festivals including Perspective Canada Cannes, TIFF, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, and won the Jury Special Prize at Torino Film Festival. Crackie was one of Canada’s Top Ten Films in 2009.

John Doyle, The Globe & Mail

Written and Directed by
Produced by
Jennice Ripley and
Rhonda Buckley

Media Connections Film Inc. produces independent documentary and feature film work.

Rhonda Buckley is a Newfoundland filmmaker who makes documentary and feature films with a feminist point of view. Her work has screened at TIFF, Cannes and Hot Docs.

Buckley is an award-winning director/producer of documentary films.  Rhonda’s feature length documentary Avon Ladies… Rural Style on hearty Newfoundland women who became top sellers of Avon makeup in the 60’s will be airing on CBC in 2017. Terranova Matadora, a documentary on a Newfoundland woman bullfighter Carolyn Hayward, screened at Hot Docs 2016 and was funded by BravoFact Canada. Buckley’s next documentary, Freedom 95, asks the oldest generation in human history a hard fraught question: Will you be eating cat food or caviar out of cans when you retire?

Rhonda is the producer of three feature films with Telefilm Canada: Mary Walsh’s Come Home Year, Des Walsh is the writer for Bullet For General Hugh Tudor and Rhonda Buckley’s Limelight for which she is the screenwriter with Noel Baker as script editor. Rhonda has also just optioned the Joan Morrissey story, Yes My Dear, for a feature length documentary and feature film.

Rhonda was selected to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and (TIFF) Talent Lab with films she produced by writer/director Sherry White including the Genie nominated feature film Crackie produced with Jennice Ripley. 

Rhonda’s additional documentaries include: Vocation (CBC, 2014), The Real Matriarch (CBC, 2009), and James Andersen; 50 Years of Taking Pictures (CBC, APTN, 2008). Memorial University of Newfoundland has commissioned Buckley to produce work in Labrador on Inuit Heritage. Labrador Roadshow has been purchased for the Department of Education and is apart of the provincial school curriculum.

A film by Rhonda Buckley

A film by Rhonda Buckley

A film by Rhonda Buckley

A film by Rhonda Buckley

A film by Rhonda Buckley

Come Home Year
Written by Mary Walsh

Bullet For A General: Hugh Tudor
Written by Des Walsh

A film by Rhonda Buckley

A film by Sherry White – bio

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