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- JOHN'S RECENT SHOWS -

Last Month in Vienna, Austria - Toronto, Ontario
Last March in Calgary, Alberta Last January in Toronto
2017:
Binghamton, New York - Johnson City, New York
New York City, New York
4 Shows in Toronto
2016: Italy - Spain 3 Shows in Toronto - "Film Busking"
2015: 5 Shows in Toronto
2014: Los Angeles, CA - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Toronto
2013: 3 Shows in Montreal, Quebec 4 Shows in Toronto

2005-2012: Past Shows

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LAST MONTH IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA!

Pix Film Collective, Filmkoop Wien,
Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT),
Setzkasten, Zwischendecke, and Blickle Kino, present

From A to Z
Film Screening and Exhibition
by Canadian film artists, most from Toronto.
Leslie Supnet, Marcos Arriaga, Lisa Myers, John Porter,
Christine Lucy Latimer, Stephen Broomer, Blaine Speigel,
Michael Snow, Dan Browne, Kelly Egan, Winston Hacking.
Curated by Madi Piller and Clint Enns.

Screening & Magazine Release
Friday, April 20, 7pm-9pm
Blickle Kino, Belvedere 21 Contemporary Art Museum,
Arsenalstraße 1, Vienna, Austria Facebook

Exhibition & Live Music
Live sound by B. Fleischmann, Lionoir,
Johannes Bankl, and Jakob Schauer.
Saturday, April 21, 7pm-3am
Setzkasten and Zwischendecke,
Hernalser Hauptstraße 29-37, Vienna, Austria
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LAST MONTH IN TORONTO!

John Porter's First
Film Filibuster

Stand-up Stories of Toronto and Canada Film Scenes!

News! Histories! Politics! Requests! Discussions!
Tonight's topics include "The Calgary Film Scene".
Screenings of super 8 films - John's and BYO!
BYO Super 8 Equipment Clinic! Merch!
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in a come 'n' go cafe setting!
Tuesday, April 17, 9pm-1am, $pwyc (unclassified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

Drop by after the Images Festival!

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LAST MARCH IN CALGARY, ALBERTA!

The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF)
presents, formerly The $100 Film Festival,

26th Annual
Artifact Small Format Film Festival
Recent shorts projected on 16mm and super 8 film!
This year"s Visiting Artist - John Porter from Toronto!
presenting his super 8 films, a Workshop, and a Talk.

Thursday-Saturday, March 8-10, 7pm, $12 each

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

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LAST JANUARY IN TORONTO

The 11th Annual the8fest (January 26-28) presents

It’s All Fun & Games
Until Somebody Breaks a Rule

Super 8 films, 1979-2016, by Ericka Beckman,
John Porter, Karen Asmundson, Stanley Sunday,
Martha Davis, Pascal & Eo Sharp / Munro Ferguson.
Total run time: 54 min. Curated by Cameron Moneo.
Facebook Sponsored by LIFT. Unclassified.

Friday, January 26, 10:30pm, $8, $40 pass

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

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LAST OCTOBER IN NEW YORK CITY

Anthology Film Archives presents its "Show & Tell" series

John Porter:
B-Sides and Rarities

Super 8 Films and
Performance by John Porter
in person from Toronto, Canada!
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Wednesday, October 18, 7:30pm

Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Ave. (at 2nd St.), New York City

JOHN PORTER'S B-SIDES AND RARITIES
Selected partly by Clint Enns. Super 8 and by John Porter unless stated otherwise.

OTHERS'
"Skitzoid Epizoid" (Kate Edwards, 1993, 4.5 min., sound on film, camera by John Porter)
"John Porter's T-Shirt Collection" (digital video) and "John's T-Shirts"
(both by Clint Enns / Leslie Supnet / John Porter, 2014, 2 min., silent)

STUDENT'S
"Independent Filmmaking" (1974, 2.5 min, 16mm, live narration)

SILENTS
"Fashion Show 1" (1978, 5.5 min., silent)
"Light Sleeper" (2011, 3.5 min., silent)
"Spadina Circle" (2014, 8 min., silent)
"A Trip Around Toronto Harbour" (1986, 3.5 min., silent)

SOUNDS
"Ellen's Cottage" (1986, 9 min., sound on film)
"Picture Pitcher" (1989, 4 min., sound on film)
"The List of Bicycle Messenger" (1994, 4 min., sound on film)
"The Secret of the Lost Tunnel" (1992, 3.5 min., sound on film)
"In the Gutter" (2000, 3.5 min., wild sound on CD)
"Fifth Column at The Funnel" (1982, 7 min., sound on film)

DANCE
"Scanning 8" (2016, 3.5 min., silent, performance)

Total 66 minutes

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LAST OCTOBER IN BINGHAMTON, NY

Binghamton University
Visiting Film & Video Artists & Speakers Series presents

Super 8 Films and
Performance by John Porter
in person from Toronto, Canada!

Thursday, October 19, 7:30pm, free!

Binghamton University Lecture Hall 6,
4400 Vestal Parkway E., Binghamton, New York

PORTER'S CONDENSED RITUALS
"Landscape" (1977, 1 minute, silent)
"Mother and Child" (1977, 2 minutes, silent)
"Exams" (1982, 3.5 minutes, silent)
"Amusement Park" (1978/79, 6 minutes, silent)

CAMERA DANCES
"Firefly" (1980, 3.5 minutes, silent)
"Light Sleeper" (2010, 3.5 min., silent)
"Angel Baby" (1979, 2 minutes, silent)
"Down on Me" (1980/81, 4 minutes, silent)
"Cinefuge 4 & 5" (1980/81, 4.5 minutes, sound on film)
"Shovelling Snow" (1992, 3.5 minutes, sound on film)
"Calendar Girl" (1981-88, 3.5 minutes, sound on film)
"Ellen's Cottage" (1986, 9 min., sound on film)
"Picture Pitcher" (1989, 4 min., sound on film)
"The List of Bicycle Messenger" (1994, 4 min., sound on film)
"The Secret of the Lost Tunnel" (1992, 3.5 min., sound on film)
"In the Gutter" (2000, 3.5 min., wild sound on CD)

PROJECTOR DANCE
"Scanning 8" (2016, 3.5 min., silent, performance)

Total 64.5 minutes

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LAST OCTOBER IN JOHNSON CITY, NY

5th Transient Visions
Festival of the Moving Image
Screenings, installations, performances! Facebook
Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21, 2017

including
Super 8 Films & Performance by John Porter
in person from Toronto! October 20, 10pm

Spool Contemporary Art Space,
140 Baldwin St., Johnson City, New York

PORTER'S CONDENSED RITUALS
"Landscape" (1977, 1 minute, silent)
"Mother and Child" (1977, 2 minutes, silent)
"Exams" (1982, 3.5 minutes, silent)
"Amusement Park" (1978/79, 6 minutes, silent)

CAMERA DANCES
"Firefly" (1980, 3.5 minutes, silent)
"Light Sleeper" (2010, 3.5 min., silent)
"Angel Baby" (1979, 2 minutes, silent)
"Down on Me" (1980/81, 4 minutes, silent)
"Cinefuge 4 & 5" (1980/81, 4.5 minutes, sound on film)
"Shovelling Snow" (1992, 3.5 minutes, sound on film)
"Calendar Girl" (1981-88, 3.5 minutes, sound on film)

PROJECTOR DANCES
"Shootout with Rebecca" (1983, 3.5 minutes, sound on film, live performance)
"Revolving Restaurant" (1981, 3.5 minutes, silent, live performance)
"Animal in Motion" (1980, 1 minute, sound on film, live performance)
"Scanning 8" (2016, 3.5 min., silent, performance)
Total 48.5 minutes

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4 SHOWS LAST YEAR IN TORONTO


FEBRUARY 2017 2 SHOWS JANUARY 2017

LAST JUNE IN TORONTO

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

Experimental Classics from
The Cinematic Cesspool
16mm films
, 1965-1986, by George Kuchar,
Joyce Wieland, Ed Ackerman & Greg Zbitnew,
Willie Dunn, and Don Shebib, and super 8 films,
2014 & 1996, by Leslie Supnet and John Porter.
Total: 98 minutes. Guest curated by Clint Enns.
Facebook event

Friday, June 9, 9:30pm (unclassified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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FEBRUARY 2017 IN TORONTO

Mike Hoolboom presents

The Funnel, 1977-1988
Panel Discussion moderated by Mike Hoolboom,
with Judith Doyle, Dot Tuer and David McIntosh,
plus a Book Launch for Mike Hoolboom's new book,
Underground: The Untold Story of The Funnel Film Collective
which includes 30 photographs by John Porter!
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Thursday, February 2, 7pm-10pm, free!

OCAD University, Room 230, 100 McCaul St., Toronto

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2 SHOWS JANUARY 2017 IN TORONTO

Wavelengths presents

The Funnel, 1977-1987
16mm films and videos, 1974-2014, by Judith Doyle,
Annette Mangaard, Midi Onodera, Jim Anderson,
and Peter Dudar. Total running time: 67 minutes.
Plus a Book Launch! for Mike Hoolboom's new book,
Underground: The Untold Story of The Funnel Film Collective
which includes 30 photographs by John Porter!
Mike Hoolboom and some of the screening
and book artists in attendance!

Tuesday, January 31, 6:30pm, free! (classified)

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

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The 10th Annual the8fest
A Little Festival for Small Films
Friday-Sunday, January 27-29
Polish Combatants Hall, 206 Beverley St., Toronto
(at Cecil St., 1 block south of College St.)

INCLUDING

Super 8 Film Performance by John Porter
Friday, January 27, 11pm, $8

Scanning 8 (2016, super 8, colour, 3.5 minutes, silent, projector performance)
A remake of Scanning 5 (1983) with the same movements and actor (David Anderson), but in a new location - Roundhouse Park on Bremner Blvd. in downtown Toronto.
The Scanning series are "surround super 8" projector dances performed live, projecting the image around the room using a hand-held projector in front of the audience.

AND

Super 8 Camera Workshop by John Porter
Cameras provided, or BYO. Shoot some film!
Sunday, January 29, 1pm-4pm, $25

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3 SHOWS 2016 IN TORONTO


MARCH 2016 - JANUARY 2016

NOVEMBER 2016 IN TORONTO

Video of John Porter "Film Busking" at this event!

Type Books presents

Long Live Analog
The world launch of The Revenge of Analog:
Real Things and Why They Matter
by David Sax
of Toronto who will be DJing with his own turntable!
"Bring Your Own Vinyl" - contribute to the music!
David will say some words and sign the books for sale!
Super 8 "Film Busking" by John Porter! Facebook

Monday, November 7, 7pm-9pm, free! (unclassified)

Type Books, 883 Queen St. W., Toronto
(between Bathurst and Ossington)

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MARCH 2016 IN TORONTO

Early Monthly Segments presents its screening #82,
celebrating its 7th Anniversary! with

John Porter in Person
Super 8 & 16mm films with live performance!
by the Toronto artist, agitator and historian.
Films 1968-2011. Total run time: 76 min.
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Monday, March 7, 8pm (unclassified)
$5-10 suggested donation

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

PROGRAMME

16mm films
Pirouette (1972, 2.5 min, 16mm, sound)
Independent Filmmaking (1974, 2.5 min, 16mm, live narration)
Phil's Film Farm (2002, 11 minutes, 16mm, silent)

super 8 films
Sandbox (1968 – 1st film! – 3.5 minutes, silent)
Landscape (1977, 1 minute, silent)
Mother and Child (1977, 2 minutes, silent)
Exams (1982, 3.5 minutes, silent)
Down on Me (1980/81, 4 minutes, silent)
Light Sleeper (2011, 3.5 minutes, silent)
Cinefuge 4&5 (1980/81, 4.5 minutes, sound on film)
Picture Pitcher (1989, 4 minutes, sound on film)
The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (1992, 3.5 minutes, sound on film)
The List of Bicycle Messenger (1994, 4 minutes, sound on film)
Toy Catalogue 3 (1996, excerpt 18 minutes, sound on film)

performances
Shootout with Rebecca (1983, 3.5 min, sound on film/live)
Revolving Restaurant (1981, 3.5 minutes, film performance)
Animal in Motion (1980, 1 min, film performance, sound on film)
Scanning 5 (1983, 3.5 minutes, silent/live)

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JANUARY 2016 IN TORONTO

The 9th Annual the8fest
A Little Festival for Small Films
A new super 8 film by John Porter.
the8fest's first published book!
John Porter's CineScenes

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Friday-Sunday, January 29-31, 7pm & 9pm
6 screenings, $8 each, $40 pass
(unclassified)

INCLUDING

Super 8 Camera Workshop by John Porter
Sunday, January 31, 1pm-4pm, $25

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

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JULY 2016 IN PESARO, ITALY

The 52nd
Pesaro International Film Festival

July 2-9, 2016, Pesaro, Italy

PRESENTS

Super 8 Films and
Performance by John Porter

in person from Toronto, Canada!

Friday, July 8, 6:30pm

Saletta Pasolini, Piazza del Popolo, Pesaro, Italy

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JUNE 2016 IN A CORUÑA, SPAIN

7th (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico
Super 8 and 16mm films, and videos shot on super 8.
Retrospectives, performances, installations!
Many contemporary filmmakers in person!
Work from Toronto's film co-op LIFT, with
LIFT Director Chris Kennedy in person!
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June 1-5, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain

Includes a super 8 film by John Porter,
Light Sleeper (2011, 3.5 minutes),
Saturday, June 4, 5pm, free!

Centro Galego de Artes da Imaxe (CGAI),
Durán Loriga, 10. Baixo, A Coruña, Spain
Facebook event

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5 SHOWS 2015 IN TORONTO


MAY 2015 - APRIL 2015 - FEBRUARY 2015 - JANUARY 2015

DECEMBER 2015 IN TORONTO

the8fest small-gauge film festival (Jan 29-31, 2016)
presents the launch of its first book!

John Porter's CineScenes
Documentary Portraits of Alternative Film Scenes,
Toronto and Beyond, 1978-2015
TONIGHT: Super 8 films and stories by John Porter!
A new 35mm film by CineCycle's Martin Heath!
Guest speakers - Dot Tuer + Mike Hoolboom!
MC - Caroline Azar! Slide-show! Videos!
Book-signing! Surprises! Refreshments!
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Wednesday, December 9, 8:30pm, free! (unclassified)

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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MAY 2015 IN TORONTO

CONTACT Photography Festival (May 1-31) presents

Bright Lights Dark City: Niagara Custom Lab
and Toronto Experimental Film Photo Exhibit

Work by Michael Barker, Carl E. Brown, Sylvain Chaussée,
John Porter, R. Bruce Elder, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof,
Kelly Egan, John Price and Elisa Julia Gilmour.
Curated by Kate Addleman-Frankel. Facebook

May 1-31, daily 12-5pm.
Opening Reception Friday, May 1, 7-10pm.

3rd & 4th Floors, Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto

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APRIL 2015 IN TORONTO

CineCycle presents its Spring 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.
Including a super 8 film by John Porter!
Facebook

Sunday, April 26, 7:45pm, $pwyc (unclassified)
Sign-up begins at 7pm.

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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FEBRUARY 2015 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.
Including 2 super 8 films by John Porter!
Facebook

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

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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JANUARY 2015 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!

Friday-Sunday, January 30 - February 1, 2015
7 screenings, $5 each, $25 pass (unclassified)

INCLUDING

Super 8 Camera Operation Workshop
by local super 8 filmmaker John Porter.
Saturday, January 31, 1pm-4pm, $25

Polish Combatants Hall, 206 Beverley St., Toronto

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6 SHOWS 2014 IN TORONTO

2 SHOWS NOVEMBER 2014 IN TORONTO

CineCycle presents its Autumn 2014

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.
Max 10 min. 1st come, 1st shown.
Premiere of 2 new films by John Porter!
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Sunday, November 23, 7:30pm, $pwyc (unclassified)
Sign-up begins at 7pm.

CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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The St. Thomas Poetry Series presents

Remembering George Johnston (1913-2004)
With readings from his poetry by William Blissett,
Robyn Sarah, Bob Johnston, Andrew Johnston,
John Reibetanz, Richard Greene, John Terpstra,
plus George's 8mm film of Denmark in the 1968.
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Wednesday, November 19, 8pm, free!

Parish Hall, St. Thomas’s Church, 383 Huron St., Toronto

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Program

1. Welcome
2. John Porter intro. "Denmark and Faroe Islands" (8mm film, 1970s, 13 minutes).
3. William Blissett: George Johnston and Reciting Poetry.
4. George Johnston: “Elaine in a Bikini”.
5. Andrew Johnston: “Multitude”; “An Affluent Grace”; “Night Noises”.
6. Bob Johnston: “Us Together”; “Veterans”.
7. Robyn Sarah: “Cathleen Sweeping”; “There”; “Indoors”; “Outdoors”; “Delay”.
8. Richard Greene:
“Rest Hour”; “Art and Life”; “O Earth Turn”; “Bargain Sale”; “October Snow”.
9. John Reibetanz:
“Terror”; “Bedtime”; “No Way Out”; “Ecstatic”; "For William Frank Blissett”.
10. John Terpstra:
“In It,” “Honey”; “Happy Enough”; “Wintering”; “Fred’s Sixty-Fifth Birthday“.
11. George Johnston: “Goodbye Margaret”.

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OCTOBER 2014 IN TORONTO

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) presents

Super 8 Filmmaking Intensive Workshop
All-inclusive 'mini-course'. Instructor: John Porter!
Make your own super 8 film in a month!
Shoot, view, edit and project on film!
Includes a roll of film with processing, camera rental,
editing time, transfer to video. Enrollment limited to 8.

Two Saturdays, Oct. 18 & Nov. 1, Noon-4pm, $165

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

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JUNE 2014 IN TORONTO

Don Pyle, celebrating WorldPride 2014 (Toronto, June 20-29),
curated and presents

The City’s In Flame!
Archival and rarely seen videos and films, 1977-2011,
on music and queer themes - the gay roots of art/punk rock,
by GB Jones, Suzanne Naughton, John Porter, Matt Thomas,
Andrew J. Paterson, Wrik Mead, Martin Sorrondeguy, Alan Fox.
Some video and filmmakers in person!
Total running time: 105 minutes. Facebook

Wednesday, June 25, 7pm, free! (unclassified)

Fort York Branch of the Toronto Public Library,
190 Fort York Blvd., Toronto (wheelchair accessible)

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2 SHOWS JANUARY 2014 IN TORONTO

The 7th Annual the 8 fest
A Little Festival for Small Films
Super 8, 8mm, 9.5mm, UltraPan8!
Friday-Sunday, January 24-26, 2014
$5 each, $25 pass
(unclassified) Facebook

INCLUDING

Super 8 Camera Operation Workshop
by local super 8 filmmaker John Porter.
Saturday, January 25, 1pm-4pm, $25

AND

Tit-For-Tat
beginning with Daily Double Dick Van Dykes
(John Porter, 1985, triple-projection performance, 4 minutes),
then performative films by Eldon Garnet & Duncan Johnson,
Madi Piller, John Caffery & Michael Barry, Rena Thomas,
Shawna Dempsey & Lorri Millan, Gordon & Tara Nelson,
and Matt Whitman. Curated by Milada Kovacova.
Saturday, January 25, 11pm, $5

Polish Combatants Hall, 206 Beverley St., Toronto

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AUGUST 2014 IN LOS ANGELES

Echo Park Film Center's Filmmobile presents

Film Farm L.A. 20th Anniversary Show
The Independent Imaging Retreat or "Film Farm",
an annual summer week of 16mm filmmaking,
overseen by Philip Hoffman in rural Ontario.
Early and recent 16mm films and videos by
Trixy Sweetvittles, John Porter, Chris Chong,
Helen Hill, Lisa Marr, Maia Cybelle Carpenter,
Clint Enns, Deirdre Logue, Pouyan Jafarizadeh,
Brenda Longfellow, Lillah Halla, Jennifer Reeves.
Philip Hoffman and other artists in person!
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Sunday, August 31, 8pm, free!

Outdoors! in Echo Park, Los Angeles, California
(corner of Echo Park Ave. and Park Ave.)

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JUNE 2014 IN WINNIPEG, MANITOBA

Open City Cinema presents its

2nd Annual Winnipeg Underground Film Festival
Videos, 16mm and a super 8 films, live performances!
June 27-29 Facebook
Frame Arts Warehouse, 318 Ross Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba

including John Porter"s T-Shirt Collection by Clint Enns!
(a loop consisting of John Porter"s film-related t-shirts)
in "the 90 Second" screening, Friday, June 27, 7pm.

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3 SHOWS IN 2013 IN MONTREAL

The Double Negative Collective, la Société des arts technologiques
(SAT), et du Partenariat du Quartier des spectacles present

Projection Super 8 en Plein Air
25 super 8 films by local filmmakers, projected on super 8!
Charles-André Coderre, Steven Woloshen & Alexandra Grimanis,
Amber Goodwyn, Marjorie Lemay, Terryll Loffler, Stéphane Calce,
Sonya Stefan & Charlotte Bonin, André Habib, Anne-Michèle Fortin,
Claudie Lévesque, David J. Romero, Suzie Synnott & Georges Mauro,
José Garcia-Lozano, Alexandre Larose, Kara Blake, Guillaume Vallée,
including Double Negative members Karl Lemieux, Eduardo Menz,
Daïchi Saïto, Mike Rollo, Malena Szlam, Toronto's John Porter.
Each film shot on one roll of film, edited in-camera, in one take,
most made for past Montreal "One Take Super 8 Events".
Total running time: 85 minutes. Facebook

Wednesday, August 21, 9pm, free!
BBQ
w/ DJ Diagraf & chef Chrissy Durcak! 7-9pm

Place de la Paix, St. Laurent Blvd., Montréal, Quebec
(between Ste Catherine & René-Lévesque E, next to SAT)

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The Double Negative Collective presents

30X30: Films for 30 Years of L.I.F.T,
The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (L.I.F.T.),
celebrating 30 years in 2012, commissioned 30 videos & films.
Tonight: videos by R. Bruce Elder, Christina Battle, Alan Zweig,
Scott Miller Berry, Kika Thorne, Tess Girard, Francisca Duran,
Adam Rosen & John Creson, 16mm films by Susan Oxtoby,
Chris Kennedy, Nobu Adilman, Larissa Fan, John Price, and
super 8 films by John Porter and Alexandre Larose.
Total running time: 102 minutes. Facebook
2012 LIFT Director Ben Donoghue in attendance!

Thursday, April 25, 9pm, $8

Casa del Popolo, 4873 St. Laurent Blvd., Montréal, Quebec

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The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA), March 14-24, presents

Super 8 - Cinema According to John Porter
in person from Toronto with his
super 8 films and live performance!
In French and in English.
Program Description

Thursday, March 21, 9pm, $12

Cinémathèque québécoise (Salle Claude-Jutra),
335, de Maisonneuve Blvd. E., Montréal, Québec

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4 SHOWS IN 2013 IN TORONTO

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) presents

Super 8 Filmmaking Intensive Workshop
All-inclusive 'mini-course' with John Porter!
including screening of some of his many films!
Shoot, view, edit, paint and project on film!
Includes a roll of film, processing, camera rental,
editing time, transfer to video. Max enrollment 10.

Two Saturdays, July 6 & 20, Noon-4pm
and every Spring, Summer, Fall since 2010!

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

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The 26th Images Festival (April 11-20) presents its

Book Launch of
Explosion in the Movie Machine:

Essays & Documents on Toronto Artists' Film & Video
An anthology book including writing & photos by John Porter.
Event includes a panel discussion about censorship and more,
with David Poole, Su Ditta, Wanda Nanibush, Chris Kennedy,
and moderated by the book's Editor, Chris Gehman.

Thursday, April 18, 3pm-4pm, free!

Urbanspace Gallery, #117, 401 Richmond St. W., Toronto

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The 6th Annual the 8 fest
A Little Festival for Small Films
Super 8 & 8mm! February 8-10

a short film by John Porter - Sat., Feb. 9, 9pm

Workman Arts Theatre,
St. Anne's Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St., Toronto

POSTER DESIGNED BY JOHN PORTER

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Sackville, Augusta's Yours
Shorts from Sackville, New Brunswick
New videos by Sackville artists including Ilse Kramer,
Amanda Fauteux, Sue Johnson, and Tara K. Wells,
a Sackville super 8 film by John Porter, and
old Sackville footage from 1945-1967.

Saturday, February 2, 4:30pm, $pwyc (unclassified)

Videofag, 187 Augusta Ave. (north of Dundas), Toronto

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John's Upcoming Shows - John's Past Shows 2006-2018
100 Solo Shows - Sample Show - 300 Films - New Films - Bio