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Super 8 Filmmaker John Porter, Toronto, Canada

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NEW! - Martin Heath's CineCycle: A History by John Porter, 2001
NEW! - John's upcoming photo book Documentary Portraits, 1978-2014

CineZine
documenting alternative film scenes since 2005
,
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33 UPCOMING EVENTS 3/5/15

In 5 cities in Canada and USA!
26 EVENTS IN TORONTO 7 EVENTS BEYOND TORONTO
This Afternoon in Toronto Tonight in Brooklyn, New York
Tomorrow Night in
Toronto Sunday in Cleveland, OH - Toronto
Next Week in
Ottawa, Ontario - Toronto
Later This Month in Ann Arbor, MI - Montreal -
Toronto - Ottawa
Next Month in
Toronto
- Montreal May-December in Toronto

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25 UPCOMING EVENTS
IN TORONTO!


THIS AFTERNOON - TOMORROW NIGHT - SUNDAY AFTERNOON
2 EVENTS NEXT WEEK 6 EVENTS LATER THIS MONTH
6 EVENTS NEXT MONTH 9 EVENTS MAY-DECEMBER

2 EVENTS THIS WEEK IN TORONTO!


TOMORROW NIGHT

THIS AFTERNOON IN TORONTO!

Frameline
Interviews and commentary re: movies
with host Barbara Goslawski.

Thursdays, 2pm - 2:30 / 3pm

listen online at Radio Regent

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TOMORROW NIGHT IN TORONTO!

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

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

Muscle Shoals
(Greg 'Freddy' Camalier, USA, 2013, 111 min.)
Facebook event

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

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

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SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN TORONTO!

The Revue Cinema presents its "Silent Revue" series.
Celebrate International Women's Day! Louise Brooks in

Beggars of Life
(William A. Wellman, USA, 1928, 16mm, 100 minutes),
plus short Suspense (Lois Weber, USA, 1913, 16mm).
Live musical accompaniment by Jordan Klapman!
In the silent-era Revue Cinema, opened in 1912!
Facebook

Sunday, March 8, 4:15pm, $13 (classified)

The Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto

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2 EVENTS NEXT WEEK IN TORONTO!


FRIDAY NEXT WEEK

NEXT THURSDAY IN TORONTO!

TIFF Cinematheque presents its series

WYSIWYG:
The Films of Michael Snow, Program 3

<----> (Back and Forth)
(Michael Snow, Canada, 1969, 16mm, 50 min.)
preceded by Breakfast (Table Top Dolly)
(Michael Snow, Canada, 1976, 16mm, 15 min.)

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

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

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FRIDAY NEXT WEEK IN TORONTO!

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

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

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
(Howard Hawks, USA, 1953, 91 minutes)

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

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

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6 EVENTS LATER THIS MONTH
IN TORONTO!

Early Monthly Segments presents its monthly screening #71

6th Anniversary!
16mm films, 1966-1986, by
Takashi Ito, Rose Lowder, Paul Sharits.
Total running time: 55 min. Facebook

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

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

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"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - presents
16mm features & shorts monthly on a Thursday. Facebook group

Let's Kill Uncle
(William Castle, USA, 1966, 92 min.)

Thursday, March 19, 9:30pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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

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

The Triplets of Belleville
(Sylvain Chomet, France, 2003)

Friday, March 20, 7pm, free! (classified)

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

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Camerama Camera Show
Used photographic equipment sale.
Antique & usable, film & digital, still & cine.
Many independent merchants' tables.

Sunday, March 22, 10am-3pm, $7

Delta Toronto East Hotel, 2035 Kennedy Rd., Scarborough
(Kennedy & Hwy 401) gvperry@gmail.com, 905-550-7477

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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!
Facebook

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

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

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

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

Stop Making Sense
(Jonathan Demme, USA, 1984)

Friday, March 27, 7pm, free! (classified)

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

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6 EVENTS NEXT MONTH IN TORONTO!

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

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

title TBA

Friday, April 3, 7pm, free! (classified)

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

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28th Images Festival of
Independent Film, Video and New Media
Video, 35mm, 16mm, performance, installations!
Including many guest artists!

April 9-18 (classified)

mostly at Jackman Hall, AGO, 317 Dundas St. W., Toronto

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

The Point! (Fred Wolf, USA, 1971, 16mm, 74 min.)
The original version, narrated by Dustin Hoffman!

Saturday, April 18, 2pm, $8 / 5 under 14 (classified)

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

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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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"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - presents
16mm features & shorts monthly on a Thursday. Facebook group

Puppet on a Chain
(Geoffrey Reeve, UK, 1971, 98 min.)

Thursday, April 23, 9:30pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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2 EVENTS THIS MAY IN TORONTO!


MONTHLY, MAY-DECEMBER

The Photographic Historical Society of Canada (PHSC) presents

The Big One - 41st Spring Photographica Fair
Canada's oldest, largest, used photographic equipment sale.
Antique & usable, film & digital, still & cine. 100 tables. Facebook

Sunday, May 31, 10am-3pm, $7, students free!

NEW LOCATION!
Trident Banquet Hall, Unit 200, 145 Evans Ave., Etobicoke
(east of Islington Ave., south of the QEW / Gardiner Expwy)

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TRASH PALACE AT CINECYCLE!
MONTHLY MAY-DECEMBER 2015

Trash Palace Theatre - "Toronto's Classiest Cinema"
presents 16mm features & shorts. Facebook group
Monthly, Fridays, 9:30pm, $10
CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

Skip Tracer (1977) May 29

This is a Hijack (1973) June 26

Day of the Animals (1977) July 24

The Thing with Two Heads (1972) August 28

Three Bullets for a Long Gun (1971) September 25

Deadly Eyes (1982) October 30

Image of the Beast (1980) November 27

Annual "Classroom Films" December 18

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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!


Tonight in Brooklyn, New York This Sunday near Cleveland, Ohio
Next Monday Morning in
Ottawa, Ontario
Later This Month in Ann Arbor, Michigan - Montreal -
Ottawa
Next Month in Montreal

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TONIGHT IN BROOKLYN!

Millennium Film Workshop presents

Ross Meckfessel: The Golden Hour
Ross Meckfessel in person with his
recent super 8, 8mm and 16mm films!

All New York premieres! Many film originals!
A work-in-progress! Total running time: 55 min.
Followed by a Q&A! Facebook

Thursday, March 5, 7:30pm, $10

Millennium Film Workshop, Brooklyn Fire Proof,
119 Ingraham St., Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York
(enter at rear, on Johnson Ave., at Porter Ave.)

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THIS SUNDAY NEAR CLEVELAND, OHIO!

Photorama USA presents

Cleveland Camera Collectors Show
Used photographic equipment sale.
Antique & usable, film & digital, still & cine.

Sunday, March 8, 10am-3pm, $6

Cleveland-Richfield Days Inn, 4742 Breckville Rd., Richfield, Ohio
(Off I-80, east Exit 173, south on Route 21.
Route 77, use Exit 145, north on Route 21.)

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NEXT MONDAY MORNING 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

LATER THIS MONTH IN ANN ARBOR, MI!

The 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival
Video, 35mm, 16mm, super 8.
Filmmakers in person!

March 24-29, $9 each, $95 Pass

Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, Michigan

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LATER THIS MONTH IN MONTREAL!

The Documentary, Nontheatrical Film & Media, Urban Studies SIGs,
The Double Negative Collective, ExFM, and CinemArts, present

HABITAT:
Experimental Visions of Montreal

Screening and Social Event for the Society for
Cinema & Media Studies
' 2015 Conference.

60 years of artists’ films of Montreal, by
Daïchi Saïto, Julian Biggs, Malena Szlam, Arthur Lipsett,
Michael Snow, Alexandre Larose, and more, all on film!
Curated by Leo Goldsmith & Brett Kashmere. Facebook

Thursday, March 26, 8pm, $5 (SCMS members free!)

La Sala Rossa, 4848 St. Laurent Blvd., Montréal, Quebec

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LATER THIS MONTH IN OTTAWA!

The Lost Dominion Screening Collective presents

The Luck of Ginger Coffey
(Irvin Kershner, Canada, 1964, 35mm, 100 min.)
Plus a recent short by local artist Pixie Cram.
Facebook

Tuesday, March 31, 9:15pm, $12

Bytowne Theatre, 325 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario

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NEXT MONTH NEAR MONTREAL!

The Range Finder presents

55th Montreal Camera Show
Used photographic equipment sale.
Antique & usable, film & digital, still & cine.

Sunday, April 12, 10am-3pm, $7

Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire,
6700 Trans Canada Hwy, Pointe-Claire, Quebec
(Hwy 40, Exit 52/Boul. St-Jean, facing Fairview Shopping Centre).
sol at therangefinder dot com

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END OF UPCOMING EVENTS

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

 

 

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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.
Facebook Group | Facebook Friends

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 March 5, 2015)