super8porter
Super 8 Filmmaker John Porter, Toronto, Canada

EVENTS | CINEZINE | PHOTOS | LINKS | CONTACT | ABOUT | SITE MAP

 

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

Events: 2005 > 2006 > 2007 > 2008 > 2009 > 2010 > 2011 >
2012 > 2013 > 2014 > 2015 > 2016 > 2017 > 2018 > 2019 >
2020: January-June
> July-December 2021: \/ Upcoming


29 RECENT EVENTS 5/17/21

19 EVENTS IN TORONTO 10 EVENTS BEYOND TORONTO
Earlier This Month from Toronto - Berlin, Germany - Hamilton, ON
Last Month from Toronto - London, ON - Vancouver, BC
Last March from Toronto - London, Ontario
Last February in Toronto - Ottawa, ON - Vancouver, BC
Last January in Toronto - Ottawa, Ontario
Paris, France - Stuttgart, Germany

^^^

19 EVENTS IN TORONTO


8 EVENTS LAST MONTH 3 EVENTS LAST MARCH
4 EVENTS LAST FEBRUARY 3 EVENTS LAST JANUARY

EARLIER THIS MONTH
ONLINE FROM TORONTO!

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre's CFMDC.tv
Symposium The Breadth Of (March 27 - April 30),
and Images Festival (May 20-26), present

Foyer Forest Feelings
Live screening performance broadcast
by Victoria Cheong and Oliver Husain while
projecting 16mm films in an empty theatre
with the films' original sound and a new live score.
Films (1969-2000) by Midi Onodera, Sarah Pucill,
Ellie Epp, Vincent Grenier, Chris Chong Chan Fui,
David Rimmer, Mary J. Daniel, and Tom Chomont.
Total running time: 44 minutes. Facebook

Online Saturday, May 8, 7pm, free! (unclassified)

(Postponed from April 17 due to COVID lockdown.)

^^^

8 EVENTS LAST MONTH IN TORONTO!

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC)
presents the launch of its CFMDC.tv with

"The Breadth Of": A Symposium
Screenings, artist talks, presentations, interventions and
panels investigate and respond to CFMDC’s collection.
Includes contributions by curators and artists Mikiki,
Midi Onodera, Sonya Mwambu, XVK Collective,
Geneviève Wallen, Alec Butler, Oliver Husain,
Jaene Castrillon, Kristin Li, and B.G-Osborne.
Facebook

Online March 27 - April 30, free! (unclassified)

^^^

Hart House Film Board, University of Toronto, presents its 18th

U of T Film Festival 2021
Videos by Hart House members and U. of T. students.
Juried awards presented. Organized by Rick Palidwor.
Facebook

On Zoom, Thursday, April 29, 7pm-10pm, free!
(unclassified)

from Hart House 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto

^^^

Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group presents

Genre Reawakenings:
Experimental Horror Shorts

Videos, 2007-2019, by Ariel Smith, Rae Shaw,
Thirza Cuthand, Mark Pariselli, Hajeer Moradi,
and Monika Estrella Negra & Valérie Bah.
Curated by Katherine Connell.
Total: 42 minutes. Facebook

Online April 21-28, 2 days / $pwyc. (unclassified)

Closing Q&A Wednesday, April 28, 7pm
Moderated by Mariam Bastani of Rue Morgue.

^^^

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

Winter 2021 Film, Video &
Interactive Art Workshops

8mm, 16mm, 35mm!
Analog & digital video.
Limited enrolments. First come - first served.

Registration began Tuesday, January 19

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

^^^

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT),
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival,
and the Harbour Collective present

imagineNATIVE x LIFT Originals
10 original videos, 2005-2019, produced as part of
the LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship program by
Jamie Whitecrow, Jani Lauzon, Amanda Strong,
Marnie Parrell, Tyler Hagan, Natasha Naveau,
Samay Arcentales Cajas, Jaene F Castrillon,
Cole Forrest, and Adrienne Marcus Raja.
Followed by a talk with 4 of the artists.
Facebook

Online Thursday, April 22, 2pm-5pm, free!
(available for registrants for 24 hours)
Pre-register

^^^

8th Annual
National Canadian Film Day

100s of screenings across the country,
of Canadian movies. Facebook

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

^^^

Charles Street Video and Pix Film Productions present

Full Circle
Video Installation Exhibition

by participants in 4 online workshops last month,
Freaia de Waal, Lucia Linares, Amanda Wong,
Jacklyn Osadebamwen, Cindy Tibizarwa,
Andrea Holstein, and Seungwoo Baek,
using analog materials and soundscapes, and
facilitated by Madi Piller and Alexandra Gelis.
Facebook

OUTDOORS! April 8-15, 8pm-11pm, free!

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

View in TMAC's front windows from Lisgar Park.
Access sound using Listen Everywhere app.
Social distancing protocols.

^^^

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

Paddington 2
(Paul King, UK / France, 2017, 104 minutes)
Facebook

Friday, April 9, 7pm, free! (classified)

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

Links & passwords shared day of screening.

^^^

3 EVENTS LAST MARCH
ONLINE FROM TORONTO!

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

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey
(Cathy Yan, USA, 2020, video, 109 minutes)
Facebook

Friday, March 26, 7pm, free! (classified)

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

Links & passwords shared day of screening.

^^^

Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group presents its

Call for Board Members
Practicing media artists or cultural workers.
Volunteer work, minimum 4-6 hours per month.
Two-year term, monthly meetings, one staff person.
No compensation including exhibition of member's work.
Submit a current C.V. and a short statement of interest.
Facebook

Submissions February 4 - March 15, 2021

Pleasure Dome, Unit C, 1411 Dufferin St., Toronto

^^^

MA Film Preservation & Collections Management program
(FPCM) 2019-2021 cohort at Ryerson University presents

On This Land: Films from CFMDC
Videos, mostly Canadian, 1986-2018, by Keith Lock,
soJin Chun, Jorge Manzano & Marcel Commanda,
Dawn Wilkinson, Marcos Arriaga, Veronika Soul,
Shelley Niro & Anna Gronau, Christene Browne.
In two parts totalling 132 minutes. Facebook

Online March 1-8, free! (unclassified)

Q&As with individual artists March 5-8

from Ryerson University, Toronto

^^^

4 EVENTS LAST FEBRUARY
ONLINE FROM TORONTO!

Charles Street Video and Pix Film Gallery present

Full Circle
16mm Film Loop Making

Online workshops and a physical exhibition!
Using analog materials, projectors, soundscapes.
Participants receive a home kit and exhibition fee!
Free! Limited capacity! GTA participants only.
Facilitators Madi Piller and Alexandra Gelis.

Application Deadline: Sunday, February 28

Thursdays for 4 weeks, March 11 - April 1,
Public Exhibition April 8-15
out front of
Toronto Media Arts Centre (TMAC), 32 Lisgar St.
(west of Dovercourt, south of Queen), Toronto.

^^^

Pleasure Dome Artists' Film Exhibition Group presents

Welcome to the Memory Palace
Videos, 1997-2020, by Anna Spence, Jennifer Dysart,
John Akomfrah, Sara Angelucci, Sharlene Bamboat,
Madeleine Aimée, Hesam Rahmani, Andrew Lima.
Curated by Clare Samuel. Facebook

Online February 17-24
2 days / $pwyc.
(unclassified)

Closing Q&A Moderated by Samara Chadwick.
Wednesday, February 24, 7pm

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

Brown Sugar
(Rick Famuyiwa, USA, 2002, 109 minutes)
Facebook

Friday, February 12, 7pm, free! (classified)

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

Links & passwords shared day of screening.

^^^

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC) presents

Book Launch Screening
Videos, 1965-2019, by Canadian artists Joyce Wieland,
Phil Hoffman, Eva Kolcze, Penny McCann, Chris Chong
and Francisca Duran. Total running time: 44 minutes.
Helping to launch Kim Knowles' new book:
Experimental Film and Photochemical Practices.
Facebook

Online January 25 - February 2, free! (unclassified)

Online Panel Discussion
Kim Knowles and filmmakers Phil Hoffman,
Penny McCann, Franci Duran, Eva Kolcze.
Tuesday, February 2, 2:30pm
Facebook

^^^

3 EVENTS LAST JANUARY IN TORONTO!

POSTPONED

14th Annual the8fest
A Little Festival for Small Films
Super 8, 8mm, 9.5mm, UltraPan8!

Facebook

Postponed from January 29-31
to sometime later in 2021, TBA.

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

^^^

ONLINE

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

Kiki's Delivery Service
(Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 1989, 103 minutes)
Facebook

Friday, January 29, 7pm, free! (classified)

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

Links & passwords shared day of screening.

^^^

ONLINE

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

Visible
(Maryan Haye & Carol Liu, Toronto, 2020, 23 min.)
plus panel discussion with directors Haye and Liu,
and lead actor Chloe Nava. Facebook

Friday, January 15, 7pm, free! (classified)

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

Links & passwords posted day of screening.

^^^

CONTINUED

Events: 2005 > 2006 > 2007 > 2008 > 2009 > 2010 > 2011 >
2012 > 2013 > 2014 > 2015 > 2016 > 2017 > 2018 > 2019 >
2020: January-June
> July-December 2021: /\ Upcoming

10 EVENTS BEYOND TORONTO


Earlier This Month from Berlin, Germany - Hamilton, Ontario
Last Month Online from Vancouver, BC - London, Ontario
Last March Online from London, Ontario
Last February in Ottawa, Ontario - Vancouver, British Columbia
Last January in Ottawa, ON - Paris, France - Stuttgart, Germany

EARLIER THIS MONTH ONLINE
FROM BERLIN, GERMANY!

The 5th Fracto Film Festival (October 2021) presents

Dream-Delirium-Apparition
Program of found footage films, 1936-1999, by
Cécile Fontaine, Naomi Uman, Martin Arnold,
Joseph Cornell, and Matthias Müller.
Total: 64 minutes. Facebook

Online
Friday, May 7, 7pm - Saturday, May 8, 7pm CET,
suggested donation: 8 Euros or more

^^^

EARLIER THIS MONTH ONLINE &
PHYSICALLY IN HAMILTON, ON!

Workers Arts & Heritage Centre (WAHC)
and Factory Media Centre present

Other forms of being equal
Celebrate May Day with Jorge Lozano!
Recent videos (total 41 minutes) and a
Talk by the Toronto artist. Facebook

Screening April 30 - May 3
Online 24 hours, and OUTDOORS
6pm-10pm in the street-level window of
Factory Media Centre, 228 James St. N., Hamilton, ON

Artist Talk Saturday, May 1
Jorge Lozano with media artists
John Hill & Jessica Rodriguez.
4pm-6pm on YouTube

^^^

2 EVENTS LAST MONTH IN
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA!

POSTPONED IN VANCOUVER, BC

Iris Film Collective presents

Infinite Depth of Field:
Pinhole Cinema

New 16mm & 35mm abstract films by
Amanda Thomson & Alex MacKenzie,
on World Pinhole Photography Day!
Facebook

Outdoors! Sunday, April 25, 9pm, free!
(COVID-19 protocols - masks, distancing)

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

and on Instagram @theirisfilmers

^^^

ONLINE FROM VANCOUVER, BC

Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society and
Capture Photography Festival (April 2-30) present

Left With Dreams
Nine short, experimental, analogue films on digital,
by established and emerging North American artists
Svava Tergesen, Caitlin Diaz, Jae Lew, Jeffery Ellom,
Lindsay McIntyre, Evangeline Belzile, Kellen Jackson,
Rea Saxena, Zoe Kirk-Gushowaty, and Dawn George.
Curated by Brittney Appleby.

Online on VUCAVU, April 15 - April 25, free!

from Vancouver, British Columbia

^^^

LAST MONTH ONLINE
FROM LONDON, ONTARIO!

London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA) and
Femme Art Review present the Queer Frontiers series.

Jess MacCormack
Canadian multidisciplinary artist. Facebook

Video Screening on Vimeo
Monday, April 19 - Sunday, April 25

Animated Gifs on Instagram
Tuesday, April 20 - Saturday, April 24

Discussion and Q&A on Zoom
with MacCormack and Rebecca Casalino.
Pre-registration required on Eventbrite.
Sunday, April 25, 3pm

^^^

LAST MARCH ONLINE
FROM LONDON, ONTARIO!

London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA) and
Museum London present the Queer Frontiers series.

Adrian Stimson
Vimeo screening, artist talk and Q&A
by the Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation
artist based in southern Alberta.
Videos 2006-2019, total 31 min.

Online Monday-Sunday, March 15-21, free!
(unclassified)

Artist Talk Saturday, March 20, 3pm, free!
Register to receive Zoom link.

^^^

LAST FEBRUARY ONLINE
FROM OTTAWA, ONTARIO!

Ottawa's new filmmaking collective!
Lightproof Film Collective presents it's first public event

Organic 16mm Filmmaking Workshop
A DIY workshop with Cooper - The Film Scientist!
Set up DIY darkroom, process & tint photograms
using organic materials from the local grocer.

Saturdays, February 13, 20, 27, 10am-Noon,
$50
(2 free spots)
includes 50ft b&w film stock.
Limit: 12. Register: email admin@lightproof.ca

Virtual workshop on Zoom

^^^

LAST FEBRUARY, PHYSICALLY IN
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA!

Iris Film Collective presents

Compost Film Window Screening
Artist Kellen Jackson will wrap up their mini-residency
composting 16mm colour film at Iris' Fieldhouse,
with a public screening in the Fieldhouse window.
(Please maintain proper COVID-19 protocols.)
Facebook

Outdoors! Sunday, February 14, 7pm, free!

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

^^^

LAST JANUARY ONLINE
FROM OTTAWA, ONTARIO!

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

Trevor Anderson
from Edmonton with his videos, 2007-2020.
Total running time: 80 minutes, plus more!
Followed by his talk with Matthew Rankin
(61 minutes). Facebook

Begin online from Thursday, January 28, 7pm to
Saturday, January 30, 7pm, $pwyc
(unclassified).
Once you begin watching, you have 48 hours to finish!

^^^

LAST JANUARY ONLINE
FROM PARIS, FRANCE!

Light Cone Experimental Film Distribution presents

Book Launch Screening
16mm films on video, 2006-2018,
by Charlotte Pryce, Vicky Smith, Esther Urlus,
Emmanuel Lefrant, Richard Tuohy, Bea Haut,
helping to launch Kim Knowles' new book:
Experimental Film and Photochemical Practices.
Total running time: 35 minutes. Facebook

Streaming on Vimeo January 18-24, free!

PLUS

Book Launch Public Discussion
with Kim Knowles and Luis Recoder, followed by a Q&A.
Participants receive 20% off the book!
Tuesday, January 19, 17:00 GMT / 12pm EST
Details and registration

Book Launch Panel Discussion
with author Kim Knowles and the screening filmmakers,
and moderated by Mariya Nikiforova. Facebook
Thursday, January 21, 17:00 GMT / 12pm EST
Details and registration

^^^

LAST JANUARY ONLINE FROM
STUTTGART, GERMANY!

34th Stuttgarter Filmwinter
Festival for Expanded Media
Film, New Media, Video, Installation, Performance.
Facebook

Online January 6-20, 2021

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

^^^

CONTINUED

Events: 2005 > 2006 > 2007 > 2008 > 2009 > 2010 > 2011 >
2012 > 2013 > 2014 > 2015 > 2016 > 2017 > 2018 > 2019 >
2020: January-June
> July-December 2021: /\ Upcoming