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Super 8 Filmmaker John Porter, Toronto, Canada

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documenting the alternative film scene since 2005,
hilighting film projection, super 8, and local film classification laws.

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2012 > 2013 > 2014 > 2015 > 2016 > 2017 > 2018 >
2019: January-March
> April-Aug > Sep-Dec \/ Upcoming


84 RECENT EVENTS 10/29/20

48 EVENTS IN TORONTO 36 EVENTS BEYOND TORONTO
Today & Preceding Days in Toronto
London, Ontario - Johnson City, New York
Last Night from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Last Weekend in Victoria, British Columbia
Only Last Week in Toronto - Regina, Saskatchewan
Earlier This Month in Toronto - Dresden, DE - Calgary, AB
Winnipeg, MB - North Vancouver, BC - A Coruña, Spain
18th Int'l Home Movie Day - October 17 in many cities
Global Super 8 Day - October 10 postponed
Last Month in Toronto - Saskatoon, SK - Hamilton, ON
Last August in Toronto - Sackville, NB - Hamilton, ON
May-July in Toronto - Sackville, NB - Buffalo, NY
Cancelled due to Pandemic, April-June in Toronto
33rd Images Festival, Online April 16-22 in Toronto
Cancelled by Pandemic Earlier in Toronto - London, Ontario
Montréal, Québec - Calgary, Alberta - Dresden, Germany
Pre-pandemic Last March in Toronto - Peterborough, Ontario
Last February in Toronto - Hamilton, Ontario - Montréal, QC
Vancouver - Windsor, ON - Brooklyn, NY - Ottawa, ON
Last January in Toronto - Halifax, NS - London, UK
Stuttgart, Germany - Brooklyn, New York

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48 EVENTS IN TORONTO


1 EVENT TODAY & LAST 37 DAYS 1 EVENT LAST WEEK
4 EVENTS EARLIER THIS MONTH 6 EVENTS LAST MONTH
4 EVENTS LAST AUGUST 3 EVENTS MAY-JULY
CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC APRIL-JUNE
33RD IMAGES FESTIVAL ONLINE APRIL 16-22
8 EARLIER EVENTS CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC
2 EVENTS PRE-PANDEMIC LAST MARCH
7 EVENTS LAST FEBRUARY 8 EVENTS LAST JANUARY

TODAY & LAST 37 DAYS IN TORONTO!

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) presents

Fall 2020 Film, Video &
Interactive Art Workshops

Super 8, 16mm, 35mm! Finish on film!
Limited enrollments. First come - first served.

Registration began Tuesday, September 22

L.I.F.T., 1137 Dupont St. (at Gladstone Ave.), Toronto

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LAST WEEK,
ONLINE FROM TORONTO!

28th Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival (Oct 15-25)
and Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group present

Madwomxn
Recent videos by Chloé Galibert-Laîné,
Kelisha Daley, Vivek Shraya, Camille Pueyo,
Alexandra Douglas, and Eileen O’Meara.
Total running time: 64 min. Facebook

October 20, 6pm - October 22, 6pm, $pwyw
(unclassified)

Panel and Q&A Thursday, October 22, 6pm

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4 EVENTS
EARLIER THIS MONTH IN TORONTO!

EARLIER THIS MONTH ONLINE
FROM TORONTO & VANCOUVER!

Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group
and Video Out Distribution present

New Toronto Works &
New Vancouver Works

Videos by Madi Piller, Freya Björg Olafson,
Sophie Jaworski, Nikole Hidalgo McGregor,
Bo Fan, Cody Rooney, Sonia Beckwith Cole,
Jan Swinburne, Renee Lear, Andrew Lennox,
Lisa G, Jayce Salloum, Gabi Dao, and others.
Total running time: 124 minutes. Facebook

Screening - Friday, October 16, 8pm EDT
Artist Talk - Saturday, October 17, 3pm EDT
free / pwyc
(unclassified)

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ONLINE
EARLIER THIS MONTH IN TORONTO!

The U. of T. Cinema Studies Student Union (CINSSU) presents
Free Friday Films - weekly repertory movies.

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children
(Alberto Vazquez & Pedro Rivero, Spain, 2015, 80 min.)
Facebook

Friday, October 16, 7pm, free! (classified)

Online via @innistownhall
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

Links & passwords shared day of screening.

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CANCELLED
EARLIER THIS MONTH IN TORONTO!

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - since 2007,
presents 16mm features and shorts, second Friday each month.
Facebook group

Piranha II: The Spawning
(James Cameron and Ovidio G. Assonitis,
USA / Italy, 1981, 94 minutes)

Friday, October 9, 9:30pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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ONLINE
EARLIER THIS MONTH IN TORONTO!

The U. of T. Cinema Studies Student Union (CINSSU) presents
Free Friday Films - weekly repertory movies.

Night of the Living Dead
(George A. Romero, USA, 1968, 97 minutes)
Facebook

Friday, October 2, 7pm, free! (classified)

Online via @innistownhall
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

Links & passwords shared day of screening.

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6 EVENTS LAST MONTH IN TORONTO!

SEPTEMBER 23-30,
ONLINE FROM TORONTO!

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC), and
Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group present

Essential Work
Recent videos by Shir Handelsman, Laure Provoust,
Ryan Ermacora & Jessica Johnson, Christine Wu,
Yuan Zheng, Ufuoma Essi, and Sophia Jaworski.
Total running time: 65 minutes. Facebook

Online September 23-30
2 days
/ $pwyc. (unclassified)

Closing Q&A + Community Zoom
Wednesday, September 30, 7:30pm

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SEPTEMBER 25,
ONLINE FROM TORONTO!

The U. of T. Cinema Studies Student Union (CINSSU) presents
Free Friday Films - weekly repertory movies.

LA 92
(Daniel Lindsay & T. J. Martin, USA, 2017, 114 min.)
followed by a music video by, and a Q&A with,
local artist Alicia K. Harris. Facebook

Friday, September 25, 7pm, free! (classified)

Online via @innistownhall
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

Links & passwords shared day of screening.

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SEPTEMBER 20
PHYSICALLY IN TORONTO!

Home Movie History Project presents a physical outdoor screening

18th International Home Movie Day
Show your 8mm home movies, or come just to watch!
Confirmed - 1950s films of a suburban Toronto street
and parades in London, Ontario and Victoria, BC.
Add your film! Contact hmhp@hushmail.me then
drop-off at Monkey's Paw, Sept. 15-19, 12-5pm.
Screening 8mm, not super 8. Facebook group

Sunday, September 20, 7:30pm, free! (unclassified)

From the sidewalk out front, watch the screening in window of
The Monkey's Paw Bookshop, 1067 Bloor St. W., Toronto
(between Dovercourt Road and Dufferin Street)

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CANCELLED, FROM TORONTO

The U. of T. Cinema Studies Student Union (CINSSU) presents
Free Friday Films - weekly repertory movies. Facebook

Drumline
(Charles Stone III, USA, 2002, 120 minutes)
Friday, September 18, 7pm, free! (classified)

Online via @innistownhall
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

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JULY 15 - SEPTEMBER 14
ONLINE FROM TORONTO!

Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group presents

We Need
Not An Archive, But Songs

Videos, 2012-2018, by Bo Fan, Basma Alsharif,
and Sky Hopinka. Curated by Tak Pham for
Pleasure Dome’s 30th anniversary which
slipped by in 2019 amidst a revolution.
Total running time: 34 minutes.
Facebook

Online July 15 - September 14,
2 days
/ $10 / pwyc. (unclassified)

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CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
SEPTEMBER 11 IN TORONTO

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - since 2007,
presents 16mm features and shorts, second Friday each month.
Facebook group

Survival Run
(Larry Spiegel, USA, 1979, 89 minutes)

Friday, September 11, 9:30pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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4 EVENTS LAST AUGUST IN TORONTO!


AUGUST 17-25 - AUGUST 23 - ALL LAST SUMMER

AUGUST 26, ONLINE IN TORONTO!

Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group presents its

Annual General Meeting
Become a member by August 16 in order to vote.
To participate, RSVP by August 24. Facebook

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 6:30pm

Zoom Video Conference from Toronto

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AUGUST 17-25,
ONLINE FROM TORONTO!

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC), and
Voices of Today - a poetry festival by and for youth, present

Poetic Justice
Silent works, 2003-2017, from the CFMDC by
Christina Battle, Larissa Fan, Matthieu Hallé,
Francisca Duran, and Philippe Léonard,
paired with new poems by youth poets
Mateo Genoveva, Sydney Dick, Reality,
Austin Ahenakew, and Hector Castaneda.
Total running time: 15 minutes. Facebook

Online August 17-25, free! (unclassified)

View screening via CFMDC on Vimeo, or
Voices of Today (with captions) on Youtube.

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AUGUST 23 IN TORONTO!

The Photographic Historical Society of Canada (PHSC) presents its

10th Annual
Photographic Trunk Sale

A tailgate flea market, outdoors, rain or shine!
Used photo equipment sale - antique & usable,
film & digital, still & cine. Facebook

Sunday, August 23, 8am-Noon, free!
Cash sales only. Face-coverings required.

Trident Hall Parking Lot, 145 Evans Ave., Etobicoke
(east of Islington, south of QEW-Gardiner Expwy).
Free parking. Washrooms on site.

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ALL LAST SUMMER,
ONLINE IN TORONTO!

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) presents

Summer 2020 Film, Video &
Interactive Art Workshops

8mm, 16mm, 35mm!
Finish on film!
Limited enrolments. First come - first served.

Registration began Tuesday, May 19

(Fall 2020 Registration begins September 22)

L.I.F.T., 1137 Dupont St. (at Gladstone Ave.), Toronto

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3 EVENTS MAY TO JULY
ONLINE FROM TORONTO!


JUNE 6 - MAY 16

ONLINE JULY 10-16 IN TORONTO!

The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) presents its

14th Annual Animation Showcase
16 recent Canadian and international short videos
by Sacha Beeley, Kevin Eskew, Flavourcel Collective,
Arielle McCuaig, Luce Grosjean, Kathrin Steinbacher,
Noam Sussman, Mohsen Rezapour, Matthew Walton,
Cliona Noonan, Ivyy Chen, Eric Belanger, Ted Wiggin,
Lynn Dana Wilton, Thor Sivertsen, Rory Waudby-Tolley.
Plus "Anijam" competition with 20, ten-second entries.
Total running time: 80 minutes. Jury awards!
(For mature audiences only.) Facebook

Online July 10-16, free!
or $10 donations to Black Lives Matter

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ONLINE JUNE 6 IN TORONTO!

super8porter.ca 15th Anniversary

June 6, 2005 - June 6, 2020

ONLINE MAY 16 IN TORONTO!

Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group presents its

25th New Toronto Works
Videos by Madi Piller, Freya Björg Olafson,
Sophie Jaworski, Nikole Hidalgo McGregor,
Bo Fan, Cody Rooney, Sonia Beckwith Cole,
Jan Swinburne, Renee Lear, Andrew Lennox.
Total running time: 62 minutes. Facebook

Saturday, May 16, 7:30pm, $10 / pwyc
(unclassified)

Zoom Video Conference, including artists Q&A

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3 EVENTS CANCELLED
APRIL-JUNE IN TORONTO

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - since 2007,
presents 16mm features and shorts, second Friday each month.
Facebook group

Morgan! (Karel Reisz, UK, 1966, 97 minutes)

Friday, June 12, 9:30pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - since 2007,
presents 16mm features and shorts, second Friday each month.
Facebook group

Terror Beneath the Sea
(Hajime Satô, Japan, 1966, 79 minutes)

Friday, May 8, 9:30pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

Antique Shows Canada presents

Vintage Camera & Photo Show
First annual show and sale of vintage cameras,
photographs, film, accessories and related
ephemera, advertising, print and more.

Sunday, April 26, 10am-3pm

Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St., Toronto

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ONLINE APRIL 16-22 IN TORONTO!

33rd Images Festival
of Independent Film, Video and New Media

Video screenings online via livestream. Guest artists!
Performances and installations! Facebook

April 16-22, 2020, free! (unclassified)

from downtown Toronto

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8 EARLIER EVENTS
CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC
MARCH 14 - APRIL 10 IN TORONTO

CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
APRIL 10 IN TORONTO

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - since 2007,
presents 16mm features and shorts, 2nd Friday each month.
Facebook group

Excalibur
(John Boorman, USA, 1981, 140 min.)

Friday, April 10, 9:30pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
APRIL 9 IN TORONTO

Wavelengths series presents

kinema ikon 1975-1984
10 short experimental videos shot on 16mm, made at
Romania's kinema ikon collective by George Sabau,
Romulus Budiu, Ioan T. Morar, Marcela Muntean,
Emanuel Tet, Alexandru Pecican, and Ioan Ples.
Presented in conjunction with the TIFF series,
"Romanian Cinema Before the New Wave".
Total running time: 67 minutes.

Thursday, April 9, 9pm, free! (unclassified)

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

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CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
MARCH 29 IN TORONTO

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

Sunday, March 29, 9:30am-2:30pm, $7

Edward Village Hotel, 185 Yorkland Blvd., Toronto
(west of Victoria Park Ave., south of Sheppard Ave.,
very near intersection of Highway 401 & the DVP)
Free parking! gvperry at gmail dot com 905-550-7477

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CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
MARCH 26 IN TORONTO

York University Department of Cinema & Media Arts and
Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group present

FLUIDØ
(USA, 2017, video, 80 minutes)
by Shu Lea Cheang, in person!
Facebook

Thursday, March 26, 8pm, $10/pwyc (unclassified)

Jackman Hall (entrance on McCaul St.),
Art Gallery of Ontario
, 317 Dundas St. W., Toronto

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CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
MARCH 26 IN TORONTO

Wavelengths series presents

Ganga
(Velu Viswanadhan, France / India, 1985, video, 150 min.)
Experimental doc by the Indian painter, shot on 16mm.

Thursday, March 26, 6:30pm, free! (unclassified)

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

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CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
MARCH 17 IN TORONTO

Moving to an online platform. RSVP to participate.

Media Arts Network of Ontario (MANO-RAMO)
presents its

Advocacy Committee Meeting
Re: the 109-year-old Ontario Film Classification Act
which the current government seeks to modernize.
All are welcome to attend the meeting, but MANO
is primarily seeking input from its membership.
Please RSVP to membership@mano-ramo.ca

Tuesday, March 17, 4pm-6pm, free!

Toronto Media Arts Centre (TMAC), 32 Lisgar St.
(west of Dovercourt, south of Queen), Toronto

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POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
MARCH 15 IN TORONTO

Toronto Film Review presents

New Works by Mike Hoolboom
Local artist Mike Hoolboom in person with his videos.
Facebook

Sunday, March 15, 2pm, free! (unclassified)

Media Commons Theatre, 3rd floor, Robarts Library,
130 St. George St., University of Toronto, Toronto

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POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
MARCH 14 IN TORONTO

The Art Museum at the University of Toronto, and
Hart House present "Listening to Snow" Screenings

La Région Centrale
(Michael Snow, Canada, 1971, 16mm, 190 min.)

Saturday, March 14, 7pm, free! (unclassified)

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto
(at St. George St., south of Bloor St. W.)

in conjunction with the exhibition
Listening to Snow January 18 - March 21
Art Museum, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery,
Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto
Reception: January 18, 3-5pm. Facebook

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2 EVENTS PRE-PANDEMIC
LAST MARCH IN TORONTO!

York University Department of Cinema & Media Arts presents
its weekly lunchtime cinema series: "Nat Taylor Tuesdays".

Francisca Duran
Local artist in person! with her videos,
and in a Q&A with Phillip Hoffman!

Tuesday, March 10, 12:45pm, free! (unclassified)

Nat Taylor Cinema, N102, Ross Building,
Campus Walk, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto

"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - presents
16mm features & shorts, 2nd Friday each month. Facebook group

Adiós, Sabata
(Gianfranco Parolini, Italy, 1970, 102 min.)
Facebook event

Friday, March 6, 9:30pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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7 EVENTS LAST FEBRUARY
IN TORONTO!

Pix Film Collective presents

Experiment Leap Day
Sound and Images - analog, electronic music,
film performance by Blaine & Ross Speigel,
impromptu performances. Facebook

Saturday, February 29, 7-11:30pm, free! (unclassified)

Pix Film Gallery, Unit C, 1411 Dufferin St., Toronto
(2 blocks north of Dupont St.)

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The Art Museum at the University of Toronto, and
Hart House present "Listening to Snow" Screenings

Rameau’s Nephew...
(Michael Snow, Canada, 1974, 16mm, 270 min.)
Saturday, February 22, 1pm, free! (unclassified)

Wavelength
(Michael Snow, Canada, 1967, 16mm, 45 min.)
plus Snow in Vienna - a documentary
(Laurie Kwasnik, Canada, 2012, video, 34 min.)
Saturday, February 29, 1pm, free! (unclassified)

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto
(at St. George St., south of Bloor St. W.)

PLUS MARCH 14 - CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC

La Région Centrale
(Michael Snow, Canada, 1971, 16mm, 190 min.)
Saturday, March 14, 7pm, free! (unclassified)

all in conjunction with the exhibition
Listening to Snow January 18 - March 21
Art Museum, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery,
Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto
Reception: January 18, 3-5pm. Facebook

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re:assemblage collective,
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC), and
Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group present

Tribute to Barbara Hammer
16mm films and a super 8 film, 1967-1985,
by USA artist Barbara Hammer (1939-2019),
plus a recent short by Deborah Stratman.
Total running time: 69 min. Facebook

Tuesday, February 18, 7pm (unclassified)
$ by donation - all $$ go to Barbara's
Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Fund!

Toronto Media Arts Centre (TMAC), 32 Lisgar St.
(west of Dovercourt, south of Queen), Toronto

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"Toronto's Classiest Cinema" - Trash Palace Theatre - presents
16mm features & shorts, 2nd Friday each month. Facebook group

Pajama Party
(Don Weis, USA, 1964, 82 min.)
Facebook event

Friday, February 14, 9:30pm, $10 (classified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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Pix Film Gallery and Tricky Women present

Bright Spots and
Pushing Boundaries

Recent animated videos by Austrian women,
Rebecca Akoun, Evelyn Kreinecker, Anna Vasof,
Ingrid Gaier, Martina Tritthart, Eni Brandner, LIA,
Sebastian Doringer, Lucia de Quiqueran-Beaujeu,
Ji-yoon Lee, Esther Martens, Andreas Neudecker,
Marlene Heidinger, Maité Kalita, Silvia Knödlstorfer,
Maria Chalela, Daniela Leitner, Amelie Schlöglhofer.
Curated by Tricky Women / Tricky Realities.
Total running time: 50 minutes. Facebook

Tuesday, February 11, 7pm, free! (unclassified)

Pix Film Gallery, Unit C, 1411 Dufferin St., Toronto
(2 blocks north of Dupont St.)

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Wavelengths series presents

Private Imaginings:
The Films of Edward Owens

3 short videos, 1967-1970, total 60 minutes, by
African-American teenager Edward Owens.

Tuesday, February 4, 8:45pm, free! (unclassified)

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

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8 EVENTS LAST JANUARY
IN TORONTO!

The Revue Cinema, UBC Press,
and Glad Day Bookshop present

Book Launch:
Ruling Out Art by Taryn Sirove

Panel discussion and historical video clips related to
Ontario media arts communities' legal battles with
Ontario government Censor Board in the 1980s.
A timely launch, with changes to regulations of
movies in Ontario currently being considered.

Monday, January 27, 7pm, free!
(postponed from November 25)

The Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto

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13th Annual the8fest
A Little Festival for Small Films
Super 8, 8mm, 9.5mm, UltraPan8!

Performances! Installations! Visiting Artists!
A Workshop! A Talk! 8 programs! Facebook

Friday-Sunday, January 24-26
$pwyc, suggested $8 each, $40 pass
(unclassified)

Polish Combatants Hall, 206 Beverley St., Toronto
(at Cecil St., 1 block south of College St.)

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Toronto Film Review presents

Don Owen Tribute
Partners (Canada, 1976, video, 97 min.)
by Toronto director Don Owen (1931-2016).
His son Andrew Owen in person! for talk.
Facebook

Sunday, January 26, 2:30pm, free! (classified)

Media Commons Theatre, 3rd floor, Robarts Library,
130 St. George St., University of Toronto, Toronto

Wavelengths series presents

The Plagiarists
(Peter Parlow, USA, 2019, video, 76 min.)

Thursday, January 23, 9pm, $14 (unclassified)

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

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

Sunday, January 19, 9:30am-2:30pm, $7

Edward Village Hotel, 185 Yorkland Blvd., Toronto
(west of Victoria Park Ave., south of Sheppard Ave.,
very near intersection of Highway 401 & the DVP)
Free parking! gvperry at gmail dot com 905-550-7477

^^^

The Art Museum and Hart House
at the University of Toronto present

Listening to Snow
Sound installations by Michael Snow.
January 18 - March 21
Opening Reception
Saturday, January 18, 3-5pm.
Facebook
Art Museum, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery,
Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto

PLUS

Screenings of Michael Snow's 16mm films
February 22 & 29 & March 14, free!

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

^^^

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT)
presents its

Winter 2020 Film, Video &
Interactive Art Workshops

Super 8, 16mm, 35mm! Finish on film!

Limited enrolments. First come - first served.
Over 55 workshops!

Registration began Tuesday, January 14, 10am

L.I.F.T., 1137 Dupont St. (at Gladstone Ave.), Toronto

Medium Density Fibreboard Films (MDFF),
Cinema Scope and TIFF present "MDFF Selects"

Wilcox and vulture with
Denis Côté and Phil Hoffman

vulture (Phil Hoffman, Canada, 2019, video, 57 min.),
Wilcox (Denis Côté, Canada, 2019, video, 66 min.),
followed by a Q&A with the directors in person!
Facebook

Thursday, January 16, 8:45pm, $14 (unclassified)

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

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CONTINUED

Events: 2005 > 2006 > 2007 > 2008 > 2009 > 2010 > 2011 >
2012 > 2013 > 2014 > 2015 > 2016 > 2017 > 2018 >
2019: January-March
> April-Aug > Sep-Dec /\ Upcoming

36 EVENTS BEYOND TORONTO


Today & Preceding Days in Johnson City, NY - London, Ontario
Last Night Online from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Last Weekend in Victoria, British Columbia
Last Thursday in Regina, Saskatchewan
Earlier This Month in Dresden, Germany - Winnipeg, Manitoba
North Vancouver, BC - Calgary, Alberta - A Coruña, Spain
18th Int'l Home Movie Day - October 17 in many cities
Global Super 8 Day - October 10 postponed
Last Month in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Hamilton, Ontario
Last August in Hamilton, ON - Sackville, New Brunswick
June & July Online from Buffalo, New York - Sackville, NB
Cancelled by Pandemic March & April in London, Ontario
Montréal, QC - Calgary, AB - Dresden, Germany
Pre-pandemic Last March in Peterborough, Ontario
Last February in Hamilton, ON - Montréal, QC - Ottawa, ON
Vancouver, BC - Brooklyn, New York - Windsor, ON
Last January in Halifax, Nova Scotia - London, UK
Stuttgart, Germany - Brooklyn, New York

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TODAY & LAST 6 DAYS ONLINE
FROM JOHNSON CITY, NEW YORK!

8th Transient Visions
Festival of the Moving Image
Screenings, installations and performances
by international experimental filmmakers.
4 curated programs, one each week.
Facebook

online October 23 - November 19

from Johnson City, New York

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TODAY & LAST 38 DAYS, ONLINE
FROM LONDON, ONTARIO!

London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA)
presents its first online series, on Instagram.

Holding Space
10 Black Canadian media artists,
Quentin VerCetty, Sylvia D. Hamilton, Jenelle Rouse,
Christina Battle, Aaron Jones, Chantal Gibson,
Jessica Karuhanga, Abdi Osman, Ronnie Clarke, and
Madelyne Beckles, with new works and artist talks!
One each week for 10 weeks. Details every Sunday.

Every Sunday-Saturday,
September 21 - November 28
(unclassified)

LOMAA, London, Ontario, on Instagram

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LAST NIGHT ONLINE FROM
SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN!

Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group, PAVED Arts,
Winnipeg Film Group, and Saskatchewan Filmpool Coop,
present

New Toronto Works
Online screening & panel discussion with
videos by Madi Piller, Freya Björg Olafson,
Sophie Jaworski, Nikole Hidalgo McGregor,
Bo Fan, Cody Rooney, Sonia Beckwith Cole,
Jan Swinburne, Renee Lear, Andrew Lennox.
Total screening time: 62 minutes. Facebook

Wednesday, October 28, 7pm CST

Zoom Video Conference, including artists Q&A

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LAST WEEKEND IN
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA!

23rd Antimatter Media Art Festival
International Media Art and Experimental Cinema.
Video, 16mm, 35mm, super 8. Facebook

October 15-25, in person & online!

Deluge Contemporary Art,
636 Yates St., Victoria, British Columbia

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2 RELATED EVENTS LAST WEEK &
LAST MONTH IN SASKATCHEWAN!


LAST MONTH IN SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN

LAST THURSDAY IN
REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN!

One Take Super 8 Event and
Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative present

The 18th Original
One Take Super 8 Event

Premiering new films shot & shown on super 8!
by Regina-area artists, in person!
using one 3-minute roll of film each, with no "second takes",
no "post" cuts or splices. Edited in-camera, shown as shot.
The filmmakers do not see their film before the screening!
Facebook

Thursday, October 22, 7:30pm, free!

Regina Public Library Film Theatre,
Central Branch, 2311 12th Ave., Regina, Saskatchewan

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EARLIER THIS MONTH IN
DRESDEN, GERMANY!

21st Dresdner Schmalfilmtage
Films and videos shot on super 8, 8mm, 16mm.
Facebook

October 15-18, 2020

Motorenhalle, Wachsbleichstraße 4a, Dresden, Germany

INCLUDING EARLIER THIS MONTH!

21st Dresdner Schmalfilmtage (October 15-18) presents

Focus Canada:
Super Super 8

Super 8 films showing on video, by Canadian artists
John Porter, Renata Mohamed, Midi Onodera,
Juliana Saragosa, Kika Thorne, Jamie Phelan,
Chris Kennedy, Steven Topping, Stevi Urben.

Thursday, October 15, 7pm

Motorenhalle, Wachsbleichstraße 4a, Dresden, Germany

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OCTOBER 17 FROM MANY CITIES!

18th International Home Movie Day
Screenings and clinics from many cities of
8mm, super 8 and 16mm films!
Facebook group

Online Saturday, October 17, free!

INCLUDING

OCTOBER 17 FROM
NORTH VANCOUVER, BC!

The North Vancouver Museum and Archives (NVMA) presents

18th International Home Movie Day
Screening of local 8mm, 16mm and super 8 home movies,
and a home movie preservation clinic. Facebook

Online Saturday, October 17, 12pm PDT, free!

The North Vancouver Museum and Archives,
3203 Institute Rd., Lynn Valley, North Vancouver, BC

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EARLIER THIS MONTH, ONLINE
FROM WINNIPEG, MANITOBA!

15th WNDX
Festival of Moving Image

Recent experimental film and video,
performances, studio visits, workshop.
Facebook

October 7-11, 2020

Online from Winnipeg, Manitoba

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POSTPONED EARLIER
THIS MONTH WORLD-WIDE

Global Super 8 Day 2020
Celebrating 55th Anniversary of Super 8 Film
Events in many cities are postponed to next year.

Postponed
from October 10, 2020 to October 9, 2021

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EARLIER THIS MONTH IN
CALGARY, ALBERTA!

Monograph and Contemporary Calgary present

The Arboretum Cycle
(Nathaniel Dorsky, USA, 2017, 16mm, silent)
A cycle of seven films totalling 137 minutes.
Postponed from September 22. Facebook

Tuesday, October 6, 7pm, $pwyc
Limited capacity for physical distancing.
Eventbrite ticket reservation required.

Contemporary Calgary,
701 11th St. SW, Calgary, Alberta

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EARLIER THIS MONTH
IN A CORUÑA, SPAIN!

11th Annual
(S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico

35mm, 16mm, super 8 films, videos, workshops,
talks, retrospectives, performances, installations!
Many contemporary filmmakers in person!
Facebook

September 27 - October 3, 2020

A Coruña, Spain

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2 RELATED EVENTS
SEPTEMBER 22 & OCTOBER 22
IN SASKATCHEWAN!


OCTOBER 22 IN REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN

SEPTEMBER 22 IN
SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN!

"SHOOT & SHOW" SUPER 8 SCREENINGS RECOMMENDS

PAVED Arts presents

The 7th Saskatoon
One Take Super 8 Event

Premieres of 19 new films shot on super 8
for this screening by Saskatoon filmmakers!
Dana Durell, Kaley Evans, John Harper, Kevin Wesaquate,
Peter Nicholas Stinson, Toria Summerfield, Ancient Greens,
Shawn Cuthand, Curtis Kerr, Adam Logan, Lenore M Maier,
Simon Garez, James Miller, Manuela Valle, Ania Slusarczyk,
Marcel Petit, Laura Lee Giesbrecht, Dex Riley, Alex Rogalski.
Using one 3-minute roll of film each, with no "second takes",
no "post" cuts or splices. Edited in-camera, shown as shot.
The filmmakers do not see their film before the screening!
Facebook

Tuesday, September 22, 7pm, free & all ages!

on Facebook and Twitch

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SEPTEMBER 11, PHYSICALLY
IN HAMILTON, ONTARIO!

Soul Time & Horror Film
Hamilton's Stacey Case spins his collection of
soul music 45's, then projects a 16mm print of
Dawn of the Dead
(George A. Romero, USA, 1978, 144 min.)
Facebook

Friday, September 11, free!
Music from 6pm. Movie at 10:30pm.

Very limited seating, book your table now!
The Casbah Patio, 306 King St. W., Hamilton, Ontario

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ALL LAST AUGUST, PHYSICALLY
IN HAMILTON, ONTARIO!

Factory Media Centre and you me gallery present

Layne Hinton: Shadow Machines
A sculpture / installation of moving shadows using
analog cinematic projection apparatus without film,
by Layne Hinton, Toronto-based artist and curator.
Facebook

On view all day August 3 - September 4, free!,
activated nightly 6pm-10pm.
(unclassified)

street-level window of Factory Media Centre,
228 James St. N., Hamilton, Ontario

PLUS

Protective Relays by Aaron Murphy
Window installation - 24/7, August 3-9.
Performance - Wednesday, August 5, 7pm-8pm
you me gallery, 330 James St. N., Hamilton, Ontario

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 IN
SACKVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICK!

Sappyfest (Jul 29 - Aug 1), Owens Art Gallery, and
Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre present

The Cube Show
Videos, 1972-2020, by Colin Campbell, Daniel Barrow,
Michèle Pearson Clark, Benny Nemerofsy Ramsay,
Diane Borsato & Rita McKeough, Jeremy Dutcher.
Total run time: 39 min., followed by a projected
live concert performance by Lido Pimienta!
Projected on "The Cube", a new, 44-metre-high,
food storage silo full of frozen berries. Facebook

Outdoors, in-person! & livestreamed online
Saturday, August 1, sundown,
free!
Pre-registration, physical-distancing & wearing
face-coverings all required. Masks provided.
No pets, alcohol, or washrooms. BYO chair.

Terra Beata Cranberries Storage Building,
96 Crescent St., Sackville, New Brunswick

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JUNE 22 - JULY 31, ONLINE
FROM BUFFALO, NEW YORK!

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center presents

Notes Towards an Infinite Film
Program II: Signal, Skin, Pixel, Camera

Experimental works, 1979-2018, on digital video
(some from 16mm film, super 8 film, 3/4 inch Umatic), by
Anna Scime, Jax Deluca, Laura Kraning & Blue Kraning,
Sara Hornbacher, Andrew Deutsch, Vincenzo Mistretta,
Su Hyun Nam, Hank Linehart, Kalpana Subramanian,
Tammy McGovern, Brian Milbrand, Barbara Lattanzi.
Curator: Laura McGough. Total: 87 min. Facebook

Online June 22 - July 31

Hallwalls, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, New York

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JUNE 11 - JULY 8, ONLINE FROM
SACKVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICK!

Owens Art Gallery presents videos by local artists

Owens Video Club
Program 1: Analog Film & The Environment
4 videos by Dawn George, Louise Bourque,
Rena Thomas, and Amanda Dawn Christie.
Curated by local artist Todd Fraser.

online, one video each week, all week,
Thursdays-Wednesdays, June 11-July 8

Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University,
61 York Street, Sackville, New Brunswick

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CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
IN LONDON, ONTARIO

London Vintage Film Camera Shows presents

London Spring
Vintage Film Camera Show

Southwestern Ontario's largest, best and friendliest
used and vintage film photo equipment sale.
Antique & usable, still & cine, 1880s-1980s.
More than 70 local merchants' tables.
Facebook

Sunday, April 19, 10am-3pm, $4 / kids free

Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre,
656 Elizabeth St., London, Ontario
(behind Wolseley Barracks on Oxford)

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POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
NEAR MONTREAL, QUEBEC

The Range Finder presents

65th Montreal Camera Show
Used photographic equipment sale. Since 1988!
Antique & usable, film & digital, still & cine.

Sunday, April 5, 9:30am-2:30pm, $7

Marriott Hotel Montreal Airport,
7000 Place Robert-Joncas, Saint-Laurent, Québec

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POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
IN CALGARY, ALBERTA

The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) presents its

28th Annual
Artifact Small Format Film Festival
(formerly The $100 Film Festival)
Recent shorts projected on 16mm and super 8 film!
Each program opens with a different work made collaboratively
by a different local artist and band performing live with the film.

Thursday-Saturday, April 2-4, 7pm, $20 each / $40 Pass

Theatre Junction Grand, 608 1st St. SW, Calgary, Alberta

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POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC,
IN DRESDEN, GERMANY

21st Dresdner Schmalfilmtage (March 19-22) presents

Focus Canada: SUPERSUPER8
Videos shot on super 8 film by Canadian artists
John Porter, Renata Mohamed, Jamie Phelan,
Juliana Saragosa, Midi Onodera, Kika Thorne,
Chris Kennedy, Steven Topping, Stevi Urben.
Facebook

Sunday, March 22, 5pm

Thalia Cinema, Görlitzer Str. 6, Dresden, Germany

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PRE-PANDEMIC LAST MARCH
IN PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO!

The Canadian Images in Conversation collective and
Trent University present the collective's inaugural screening

The Early Works of Shelley Niro
Shelley Niro in person! with her early films
Honey Moccasin (Canada, 1998, 16mm, 47 min.) plus
It Starts with a Whisper (Canada, 1993, 16mm, 28 min.),
followed by a discussion with Shelley Niro. Facebook

Tuesday, March 3, 7pm, free! (unclassified)

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre,
140 Charlotte St., Peterborough, Ontario

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LAST FEBRUARY IN
HAMILTON, ONTARIO!

The Art Gallery of Hamilton presents

Michael Snow's Wavelength
(Canada, 1967, 16mm, 45 minutes)
Michael Snow in person! for a discussion
with James King, curator of the exhibition
"Early Snow: Michael Snow 1947-1962",
at the AGH until May 24. Facebook

Thursday, February 27, 7pm, $12 (classified)

The Art Gallery of Hamilton Pavilion,
123 King Street W., Hamilton, Ontario

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2 EVENTS LAST FEBRUARY
IN MONTREAL, QUEBEC!

Double Negative Collective, Visions and la lumière present

Tomonari Nishikawa
in person from Binghamton, New York! with
2 screenings of his films! Facebook

Thursday, February 20, $7

Shades and Motifs - 7pm
16mm and 35mm films, 2009-2019,
by Tomonari Nishikawa, plus a
35mm slide projector performance
with Jeremy Young. Total: 60 min.

This Side of Paradise - 9pm
Recent super 8 films by Tomonari Nishikawa,
16mm films by Ernie Gehr and Mark LaPore,
1991 & 2002, Total: 60 minutes.

la lumière, #506, 7080, rue Alexandra, Montréal, Québec

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Visions and la lumière present

Rhayne Vermette:
Message from the Darkroom

Rhayne Vermette in person from Winnipeg!
with her recent videos made from 16mm film.
Total running time: 42 minutes. Facebook

Monday, February 10, 8pm, $7

la lumière, #506, 7080, rue Alexandra, Montréal, Québec

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LAST FEBRUARY IN
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA!

Iris Film Collective presents its Works In Progress series

The Hollow Mountain
Iris Film Collective member Alex MacKenzie's
35mm film performance, manually projecting
with a modified film viewer, and lens play.
Free! Facebook

Open House - Sunday, February 16, 4-6pm
Window Screening - Thursday, Feb. 20, 6-7pm

Iris Film Collective's Burrard View Park Fieldhouse,
545 N. Slocan StAve., Vancouver, British Columbia

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LAST FEBRUARY IN WINDSOR, ON!

House of Toast presents

24th Media City Film Festival
International Experimental Film and Video Art.
16mm, 35mm, super 8, video, performance!
Facebook

February 13-16, 2020
$pwyc, suggested $5, Pass $25

(adults only, by law)

Mackenzie Hall, 3277 Sandwich St. W., Windsor, Ontario

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LAST FEBRUARY IN BROOKLYN, NY!

Light Industry presents

The Children's Cinema
Recreation of The Children’s Cinema's first program,
in February 1958, at Beekman Theatre, Manhattan.
The series was part of Amos and Marcia Vogel’s
seminal "Cinema 16" film society, 1947-1963.
16mm films and a video, 1923-1954, by Len Lye,
Lotte Reiniger, Buster Keaton & Eddie Cline,
Shirley Clarke, and Charles & Ray Eames.
Total running time: 61 min. Facebook

Saturday, February 8, 2pm, $8
Limited seating. Doors at 6:30pm.

Light Industry, 155 Freeman St., Brooklyn, New York

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LAST FEBRUARY IN OTTAWA, ON!

The Canadian Film Institute (CFI) presents it's Café Ex series

Rhayne Vermette:
Messages from the Darkroom

Rhayne Vermette in person from Winnipeg!
with her recent videos made from 16mm film.
Facebook

Thursday, February 6, 7pm, $pwyc (unclassified)

Club SAW, 67 Nicholas St., Ottawa, Ontario

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LAST JANUARY IN HALIFAX, NS!

The Handmade Film Collective and the
Atlantic Filmmakers Co-op (AFCOOP),
present their second annual

A Handmade Film Screening:
From West Coast to East Coast

20 recent short Canadian handmade films & videos,
shot on super 8, 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm film, by
Zyanya Bárbara Juárez Arellano, Ross Unger, Dan Smeby,
Jelovina, Kristina Campbell, Peter Sandmark, Todd Fraser,
Margaret Lapp, i kramer, Linda Dornan, Sarah MacArthur,
Rachel Evans, Sasha Lanine, Susy Raxlen, Trace Nelson,
Christopher Reiche, Ursula Handleigh, Soloman Nagler,
the tata sisters, Elvie Simons, Grace Salez, Jason Lei,
Herb Theriault, Rena Thomas, and Dawn George.
Preceded by a film performance in the lobby.
Followed by Q&A with some of the filmmakers.
Popcorn! Facebook

Tuesday, January 28, 6:30pm, free!

The Bus Stop Theatre Co-op,
2203 Gottingen St., Halifax, Nova Scotia

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2 EVENTS LAST JANUARY
IN LONDON, UK!

Close-Up Film Centre and Lithuanian Culture Institute present

Reminiscences of Jonas Mekas
Two 16mm films by Lithuanian-American film artist
and advocate Jonas Mekas (1922-2019).

As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally
I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

(Jonas Mekas, 2000, 16mm, 288 minutes)
Sunday, January 19, 2pm, €16 (adults only)

Walden (Jonas Mekas, 1969, 16mm, 180 min.)
Wednesday, January 22, 7pm, €13 (adults only)

Close-Up Film Centre, 97 Sclater St., London, UK

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LAST JANUARY IN
STUTTGART, GERMANY!

33rd Stuttgarter Filmwinter
Festival for Expanded Media
Film, New Media, Video, Installation, Performance.
Facebook

January 16-19, 2020, €7 each

FITZ! Center for Figurentheater,
Eberhardstraße 61, Stuttgart, Germany

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LAST JANUARY IN BROOKLYN, NY!

Light Industry presents

Hollis Frampton + Owen Land
Palindrome (Hollis Frampton, 1969, 16mm, 22 min.),
Wide Angle Saxon
(Owen Land/George Landow, 1975, 16mm, 22 min.).
Introduced by P. Adams Sitney! Facebook

Tuesday, January 14, 7pm, $8
Limited seating. Doors at 6:30pm.

Light Industry, 155 Freeman St., Brooklyn, New York

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