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Super 8 Filmmaker John Porter, Toronto, Canada

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27 UPCOMING EVENTS 1/30/15

In 5 cities in Canada, USA and Europe!
20 EVENTS IN TORONTO 7 EVENTS BEYOND TORONTO
Continuing Today & Tomorrow in Chicago, Illinois
Continuing Tonight & Tomorrow in Montreal, Quebec
2 Events Only Tonight in Toronto This Weekend in Toronto
Next Week in Ottawa, Ont - Toronto - Providence, Rhode Island
Later Next Month in Toronto March in Toronto April in Toronto

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20 UPCOMING EVENTS
IN TORONTO!


2 EVENTS ONLY TONIGHT! - TONIGHT TO SUNDAY!
ONLY TOMORROW AFTERNOON! - ONLY SUNDAY NIGHT!
4 EVENTS NEXT WEEK 7 EVENTS LATER NEXT MONTH
2 EVENTS IN MARCH 2 EVENTS IN APRIL

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4 EVENTS THIS WEEK IN TORONTO!


2 EVENTS ONLY TONIGHT! - TONIGHT TO SUNDAY!

2 EVENTS ONLY TONIGHT
IN TORONTO!

The U. of T. Cinema Studies Student Union (CINSSU) presents

Free Friday Films
Repertory movies sometimes projected on 35mm.
Facebook group

Frances Ha
(Noah Baumbach, USA, 2012, video, 86 min.)
Facebook event

Friday, January 30, 7pm, free! (classified)

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

Pleasure Dome presents

Work Permit
Videos, 16mm films and performance,
2008-2013, by Oliver Husain, in person!
Total running time: 79 minutes. Facebook

Friday, January 30, 7:30pm, $8 (unclassified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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3 EVENTS THIS WEEKEND IN TORONTO!


TOMORROW AFTERNOON! - SUNDAY NIGHT!

TONIGHT TO SUNDAY IN TORONTO!

The 8th Annual the 8 fest
A Little Festival for Small Films
Super 8, 8mm, 9.5mm, UltraPan8!

Performances! Super 8 Camera Workshop!
Facebook

Friday - Sunday, January 30 - February 1
8 screenings, $5 each, $25 pass
(unclassified)

Polish Combatants Hall, 206 Beverley St., Toronto

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TOMORROW AFTERNOON!

TIFF Cinematheque presents

Wavelength preceded by Snow in Vienna
Wavelength (Michael Snow, Canada, 1967, 45 minutes)
preceded by
Snow in Vienna
(Laurie Kwasnik, Canada, 2012, 34 min.)
doc of a rare solo piano concert by Michael Snow.

Saturday, January 31, 1pm, free! (classified)

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W., Toronto

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SUNDAY NIGHT IN TORONTO!

The Free Screen presents

Anouk De Clercq: Architectonics
Anouk De Clercq in person from Belgium!
with her videos, 2002-2013.
Total running time: 63 min.

Sunday, February 1, 6:30pm, free! (classified)

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W., Toronto

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4 EVENTS NEXT WEEK IN TORONTO!

Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) presents

Rainbow’s Gravity
Recent videos by Kerstin Schroedinger,
LIFT's current Artist-in-Residence,
in person from Zurich & London!
Total running time 46 minutes.

Tuesday, February 3, 8pm, $8 (unclassified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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Frameline
Interviews and commentary re: movies.
Hosts: Barbara Goslawski, Arthur Yeung.

Thursdays, 2pm - 2:30 / 3pm

listen online at Radio Regent

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - presents
features and shorts on 16mm! the first Thursday every month.

feature title TBA
Facebook

Thursday, February 5, 9:30pm,
$11 / $8
Revue members (classified)

Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto

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The U. of T. Cinema Studies Student Union (CINSSU) presents

Free Friday Films
Repertory movies sometimes projected
on 35mm, including tonight! Facebook

The Double Life of Véronique
(Krzysztof KieS´lowski, 1991, 35mm, 98 min.,
France / Poland / Norway)

Friday, February 6, 7pm, free! (classified)

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

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7 EVENTS LATER NEXT MONTH
IN TORONTO!

CineCycle presents its Winter 2015

Toronto Open Screening
Bring your films or videos to show!
or just come to watch!
35mm, 16mm, 8mm, super 8 film,
VHS, DVD, Blu-Ray, Quicktime, AVI.
Max 10 min. 1st come, 1st shown.
Facebook

Sunday, February 8, 7:30pm, $pwyc (unclassified)
Sign-up begins at 7pm.

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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The Free Screen presents

Brûle la mer / Burn the Sea
(France, 2014, 35mm, 75 minutes) by
Nathalie Nambot and Maki Berchache,
in person for an introduction!

Thursday, February 12, 6:30pm, free! (classified)

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W., Toronto

The U. of T. Cinema Studies Student Union (CINSSU) presents

Free Friday Films
Repertory movies sometimes projected
on 35mm, including tonight! Facebook

Minnie and Moskowitz
(John Cassavetes, USA, 1971, 35mm, 114 min.)

Friday, February 13, 7pm, free! (classified)

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

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Regional Support Network presents

Film and Video from London, Ontario
Curated by Charlie Egleston, Christine Negus
and Sebastian Di Trolio.

Friday, February 13, 8pm, $5 / pywc

Videofag, 187 Augusta Ave., Toronto

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and
Early Monthly Segments present EMS' monthly screening #70

Mary Helena Clark in Person!
from USA with her 16mm films, 2008-2014,
plus three 16mm films she has selected, by
Amy Halpern, Scott Stark, Stephen Connolly.
Total running time: 53 minutes. Facebook

Monday, February 16, 8pm (unclassified)
$5-10
suggested donation

Ballroom, Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto

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The Royal Cinema and Spectacular Optical
present their KID POWER! series

The Peanut Butter Solution
(Michael Rubbo, Canada, 1985, 35mm, 96 min.)

Saturday, February 21, 2pm, $8 / 5 under 14 (classified)

The Royal Cinema, 608 College St., Toronto
(historic 1939 Art Moderne movie house)

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Vector Game Art & New Media Festival (Feb 19-22) presents

Hello World
Early home computer animation, 1972-1996
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A 16mm film by Larry Cuba, and videos by Tony Conrad,
bpNichol, John Whitney, Manfred Mohr, Loren Carpenter,
Paul Petro, Arnait Video Productions and Mary Kunuk,
plus home computer tv commercials from the era!
Guest-curated by Clint Enns. Facebook

Sunday, February 22, 7pm, $5 (unclassified)
(online tickets now available!)

Videofag, 187 Augusta Ave., Toronto

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2 EVENTS THIS MARCH IN TORONTO!

Early Monthly Segments presents its monthly screening #71

6th Anniversary!
On 16mm. Details TBA

Monday, March 16, 8pm (unclassified)
$5-10
suggested donation

Ballroom, Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto

Pleasure Dome presents

LOUD!!!
Videos by Sebastian Haslauer, Deco Dawson, Max Bernstein,
Loud Objects, Kyle Kessler, Paul Destieu, Adán De La Garza.
Curators Christina Battle & Adán De La Garza in person!

Wednesday, March 25, 7:30pm, $8 (unclassified)

Tallulah's Cabaret, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre,
12 Alexander St., Toronto

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2 EVENTS THIS APRIL IN TORONTO!

Early Monthly Segments presents its

Monthly Screening #72
On 16mm. Details TBA

Monday, April 20, 8pm (unclassified)
$5-10
suggested donation

Ballroom, Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto

Pleasure Dome and Grow-Op 2015 present

Future Ruins
Videos and films by Nora Naranjo-Morse,
Laura Huertas Millán, Sarah J. Christman,
Harun Farocki, Nick Jordan, Francesca Dasso.

Wednesday, April 22, 7:30pm, $8 (unclassified)

Ballroom, Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto

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THIS JUNE IN TORONTO!

10th Anniversary of super8porter.ca

June 6, 2015

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7 UPCOMING EVENTS
BEYOND TORONTO!


Continuing Today & Tomorrow in Chicago, Illinois
Continuing Tonight & Tomorrow in Montreal, Quebec
Next Week in Ottawa, Ontario - Providence, Rhode Island

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CONTINUING TODAY & TOMORROW
IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS!

Chicago Filmmakers presents

Onion City Experimental Film & Video Festival
Mostly video, some 16mm, no super 8.

January 28-31

Ferguson Theater, Columbia College, 600 S. Michigan Ave.,
and Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., Chicago, Illinois

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CONTINUING TONIGHT & TOMORROW
IN MONTREAL, QUEBEC!

The Double Negative Collective, and
Cinémathèque québécoise present

The 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour
AAFF Program Director, David Dinnell in person!
with 31 new international short videos and 16mm films!
Award-winners and other selections from 13 countries!
Facebook
Thursday-Saturday, January 29-31, $25/22 all 3

Cinémathèque québécoise,
335 de Maisonneuve Blvd. E., Montréal, Quebec

Thursday, January 29, 7pm, $10/9, Salle Fernand-Seguin.
Videos by Matthias Müller & Christoph Girardet, Sarah J. Christman,
Michael Robinson, Lois Patiño, Johan Rijpma, Wojciech Bakowski,
Chema García Ibarra, Mónica Savirón, Kevin Jerome Everson.
Total running time 81 minutes.

Friday, January 30, 7pm, $10/9, Salle Fernand-Seguin.
Videos by Ian Cheng, Karolina Glusiec, Jessica Bardsley,
Seamus Harahan, Margaret Rorison, Karimah Ashadu,
Shambhavi Kaul, Jim Finn, Atsushi Wada. Total 86 min.

Saturday, January 31, 9pm, $10/9, Salle Claude-Jutra.
16mm films by Anja Dornieden & Juan David González Monroy,
Mike Stoltz, Malena Szlam, Rebecca Meyers, Courtney Krantz,
Leandro Listorti, Andrew Kim, Tinne Zenner, Paul Clipson,
Mark Toscano, Silvia das Fadas, Sasha Waters Freyer,
Charlotte Pryce, Pablo Mazzolo. Total 110 minutes.

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2 EVENTS NEXT WEEK IN OTTAWA!

Drunken Master Revue
A movie-related variety radio program.

Every Monday, 9-10am

listen in Ottawa, Ontario or online on CKCU-FM 93.1

The Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa (IFCO)
and the Downtown Rideau BIA's "Chill Factor" presents

COOL
10 new short super 8 films (on digital),
each shot in 24 hours by local filmmakers.
Facebook

Friday, February 6, 7pm, free! (unclassified)

Councillor's Lounge, City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. W., Ottawa, Ontario

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NEXT THURSDAY IN PROVIDENCE, RI!

Magic Lantern Cinema presents

Masses and Swarms
16mm films, 1929-2001, by Joyce Wieland,
Len Lye, Alice Anne Parker, Leonard M. Henny,
Marie Menken, Hans Richter, Emmanuel Lefrant,
and videos, 1920-2007, by Bray Animation Studios,
Chris Oakley and JODI. Total running time: 90 min.
Curated by Seth Watter. Facebook

Thursday, February 5, 7pm, $5

Cable Car Cinema and Cafe,
204 S. Main St., Providence, Rhode Island

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END OF UPCOMING EVENTS

Exhibits - Workshops - Calls for Work - Past Events - CineCycle

 

 

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PAST 2013 EVENTS TWEETED

OCTOBER 21 IN TORONTO

Early Monthly Segments presents its monthly screening #56

A. by Luther Price
(USA, 1995, super 8, 60 min., sound on audio cassette)
A fundraiser for the8fest (January 24-26, 2014).
Facebook

Monday, October 21, 8pm,
$5-10
suggested donation (unclassified)

Artbar, Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto

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AUGUST 8 IN TORONTO

The Free Screen presents

Phil Hoffman: Lessons in Process
Toronto filmmaker Phil Hoffman in person! with
his latest video, (Canada / Cuba, 2012, 31 min.),
plus a 16mm film (Canada, 1988, 43 min.).

Thursday, August 8, 6:30pm, free! (classified)

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W., Toronto

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JULY 29 IN DUBLIN, IRELAND

The Experimental Film Club and the Irish Film Institute
present the The Experimental Film Club's Projection #33

Stom Sogo
Videos and super 8 films, 2000-2008, by
Japanese artist Stom Sogo (1975-2012).
Super 8 projectionist: Moira Tierney!
Total running time: 68 minutes.

Monday, July 29, 6:30pm, €8 / 7

The Irish Film Institute,
6 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

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JULY 21 IN TORONTO

CineCycle presents

The Adventures of Prince Achmed
(Lotte Reiniger, Germany, 1926, 87 min.)
Rare 16mm print with live score by Odradek!
plus a short documentary on Lotte Reiniger.
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Sunday, July 21, 8pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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JULY 20 IN TORONTO

Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group presents its

Annual Open Screening
Bring your latest experimental films or videos to show
(finished or unfinished, found or stolen), before 8pm,
or just come to watch!
16mm, super 8, VHS, DVD, Blu-Ray, Quicktime, Mp3
Maximum 10 minutes. First come, first shown.

Saturday, July 20, 9pm, $pwyc (unclassified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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2 EVENTS JULY 19 IN TORONTO

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - presents
features and shorts projected on 16mm every Friday night!

Frogs (George McCowan, USA, 1972, 90 min.)

Friday, July 19, 9:30pm, $5 (classified)

Trash Palace, 89B Niagara St., Toronto Facebook

The Parkdale Beauty Pageant Society presents

15th Parkdale Film + Video Showcase
July 19-21
including

Recent Videos by Parkdale Artists
Friday, July 19, 8pm, $pwyc (unclassified)
Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto

Screening Under the Stars
Recent, family-friendly videos & 35mm films,
Bring your own chair, blankets, snacks, etc.
Saturday, July 20, 9pm, $pwyc (unclassified)
Albert Crosland Parkette, Fuller Ave., Toronto
(north from Queen W., west of Lansdowne)

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JULY 17 IN HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA

"SHOOT & SHOW" SUPER 8 SCREENINGS RECOMMENDS

The Atlantic Filmmakers Co-op (AFCOOP) presentation of

Cinema Park: Summer Super-8 Film Challenge
Super 8 films recently shot and edited-in-camera in two days,
tonight being shown for the first time, even to the filmmakers!
Natelie Boterman, Vanessa Waller & Halley Davies,
Brett Hannam, David Middleton, Jacqueline Pool,
Emma Devost, Dan Smeby, Andrew Flemming,
Matthew Hayes, Hillary Titley, Martha Cooley.
Prizes!

Wednesday, July 17, 8:30pm, free!
AFCOOP Annual General Meeting: 6:30pm

AFCOOP, Suite 101, 5663 Cornwallis St., Halifax, Nova Scotia

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JULY 14 IN PERTH, AUSTRALIA

Revelation 16 - Perth International Film Festival (July 4-14),
and Edith Cowan University, present

Revel-8 Super 8 Competition
18 new super 8 films by Australian artists,
Nick Vlahadamis, Harry Quinlan, Hector Ortiz & Dion Borrett,
Nicola Walkerden, Mike Rigoll, Paul Donnelly, Carl Anthonisz,
Mark Abberton, Phillip Salmon & Simon Naylor, Daniel Marano,
Byron Wheeler, Adrian Warren, Elyse de Valle, Reuben Unkovich,
Luke Griffiths, Daniel Nicholls, Jasmine Leivers & Samuel Harford.
Each film shot on one roll of silent film, edited in-camera,
now premiering tonight, projected on super 8! with
each filmmaker seeing their own film for the first time!
Soundtracks recorded by Australian composers!
Prizes awarded, including Audience Choice Award!

Sunday, July 14, 8pm, $17 (adults only)

Luna Cinema Leederville, 155 Oxford St.,
North Perth
, Western Australia, 6906

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JUNE 14 IN TORONTO

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - presents
features and shorts projected on 16mm every Friday night!

The Revengers (Daniel Mann, USA, 1972, 106 min.)

Friday, June 14, 9:30pm, $5 (classified)

Trash Palace, 89B Niagara St., Toronto Facebook

MAY 31 IN TORONTO

Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and
Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group present

Intertidal
Film Performance by Alex MacKenzie
in person from Vancouver!

Expanded cinema with two 16mm projectors!
His two most recent works, 2011/12, total 80 min.

Friday, May 31, 7:30pm, $8 (unclassified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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3 EVENTS MAY 26 IN TORONTO

Silent Toronto presents

Silent Sundays
Peter Pan (Herbert Brenon, USA, 1924, on video, 105 min.)
Plus silent short films projected on 16mm!
Live piano accompaniment by William O'Meara!

In the silent-era Revue Cinema, opened 100 years ago!

Sunday, May 26, 4:15pm, $12 (classified)

The Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto

CineCycle presents its "From the Vault" screening #6

Leo the Last (John Boorman, UK, 1970, 104 min.)
on 16mm! plus 16mm shorts! including
one by Wladyslaw Starewicz. Facebook

Sunday, May 26, 8pm - NEW TIME!, $5 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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The Photographic Historical Society of Canada (PHSC) presents

The Big One - 39th Spring Photographica Fair
Canada's oldest, largest, used photographic equipment sale.
Antique & usable, film & digital, still & cine. 100 tables. Facebook

Sunday, May 26, 10am-3pm, $7, students free!

The Soccer Centre, 7601 Martin Grove Rd. (at Hwy 7), Woodbridge, Ontario
(free bus from Kipling subway station Kiss-n-Ride - hourly from 9:30am)

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MAY 24 IN TORONTO

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - presents
features and shorts projected on 16mm every Friday night!

Modesty Blaise
(Joseph Losey, UK, 1966, 119 min.) Facebook
Friday, May 24, 9:30pm, $5
(classified)

The Angry Breed
(David Commons, USA, 1968, 94 minutes) Facebook
Friday, May 17, 9:30pm, $5
(classified)

Trash Palace, 89B Niagara St., Toronto

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LAST MAY IN SACKVILLE, NB

Faucet Media Arts Centre & Struts Gallery present

The Sackville Cinematheque
Weekly screenings of experimental
16mm and super 8 films, hosted by
Solomon Nagler from Halifax and
Alexandre Larose from Montreal!
Artists-in-residence Apr 22 - May 24.
16mm films by Joyce Wieland, Barbara Sternberg, Dziga Vertov,
Maya Deren, Arthur Lipsett and Walter Ruttmann, and live scores!
Tonight - super 8 films by Solomon Nagler & Alexandre Larose!

Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15 & 22, 8pm, free!

Struts Gallery, 7 Lorne St., Sackville, New Brunswick

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MAY 17 IN SACKVILLE, NB

THE SHOOT & SHOW SUPER 8 SPRING SEASON CONTINUES WITH

Faucet Media Arts Centre & Struts Gallery present

14th Annual Super 8 Hotel Film Festival
Premieres of new super 8 films by local artists!
Norene Smiley, Rena Thomas, Elizabeth Horner, Shamus Griffith,
Linda Rae Dornan, Rebecca Blankert, Navarana Igloliorte, and
Faucet Media Arts Centre Youth Program participants.
The artists took a super 8 filmmaking workshop last month,
then each had 3 days to shoot a 1-roll film, edited-in-camera,
which were then shipped to Toronto for processing (Niagara),
all just in time for their first screening tonight, on super 8!
Popcorn and refreshments!

Friday, May 17, 8pm, free! all ages!

Faucet Media Arts Centre, 7 Lorne St., Sackville, New Brunswick

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MAY 11 IN TORONTO

The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) presents

TAIS Animation Showcase 2013
Recent shorts & installations by TAIS members.
A 35mm film by Madi Piller, and videos by Evan DeRushie,
Osman Cerfon & Gregory Duroy, Mike Maryniuk & John Scoles,
Aaron Long, Brandon Blommaert, Elise Simard, Esmunds Janson,
Siamak Haseli, Max Swiecki, Pasquale LaMontagna & Astra Burka,
Tess Martin, Jennifer Linton, Juan Camilo Gonzalez, Leslie Supnet,
Jeff Tran, Haiyang Wang, Iriz Paabo, Janice Schulman & Allan Kane.
Many of the artists in person!

Saturday, May 11, 7pm, $10 (unclassified) Facebook

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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MAY 10 IN TORONTO

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - presents
features and shorts projected on 16mm every Friday night!

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
(Russ Meyer, USA, 1970, 110 minutes)
Facebook

Friday, May 10, 9:30pm, $5 (classified)

Trash Palace, 89B Niagara St., Toronto

MAY 5 IN TORONTO

CineCycle presents its "From the Vault" screening #5

Teorema / Theorem
(Pier Paolo Passolini, Italy, 1968, 99 minutes)
on 16mm! Italian with English subtitles.
+ surprise 16mm shorts! Facebook

Sunday, May 5, 7pm, $5 (unclassified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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Exhibits - Workshops - Calls for Work - Past Events - CineCycle

 

(Updated January 30, 2015)