lundi 18 janvier 2010

8 fest 2010 - Toronto

the 8 fest 2010 – 3rd ANNUAL FESTIVAL
Wednesday, January 27 to Sunday, January 31
“a little festival for small films”

the 8 fest returns to Toronto for its third year for three nights of screenings book-endedby a six-person group installation! This year will find the festival at a larger screening venue,Toronto’s Canadian Corps Headquarters (201 Niagara Street at King). The 8 fest is NorthAmerica’s only festival devoted to all forms of small-gauge film, including Super 8, 8mm, 9.5and loops, shown in their original formats. The 8 fest showcases the 70+ year history of small gauge film—from contemporary artists' work in the form, to its wider cultural use in homemovies, instructional loops and beyond.

More info and downloadable catalogue:
All screenings at:Canadian Corps Headquarters, 201 Niagara Street (Just South of King) Toronto, ON

Friday, January 29
7pm ZINGER: tales from The Funnel, Volume 1 curated by Milada Kovacova. Films by Dave Anderson, Jim Anderson and Lorna Mills (starring Julie Voyce!)
9pm Acadian Super 8 Now! curated by Mario Doucette (Moncton, NB - in person!). Films by Christian Roy, David LeBlanc, Julie Haché, David Gregory, Jennifer Bélanger, Julien Cadieux, Nisk Imbeault, Joseph Teakles, Amanda Dawn Christie, Jocelyne Chaput, Tracy Lavoie, Mathieu Saulnier & Martin Cormier and Linda Rae Dornan.
11pm FAG OFF! J.D.’s HomoPunk HitParade curated by Kevin Hegge. Films by Bruce LaBruce, Candy Parker, others + a new film by GB Jones!

Saturday, January 30
7pm Golden: the Polyphonic Aural Experience curated by Milada Kovacova. Films by Deco Dawson, John Kneller, Nicholas Kovats, Tricia Martin, Midi Onodera, Sound by Steve Reinke, Kevin Gregory, Darsha Hewitt, Talmaz Moslemian, Sym Corrigan
9pm Another Day and Night in Japan - curated by Tomonari Nishikawa (Binghamton/Japan - in person!)Contemporary Japanese Super 8!

Sunday, January 31
7pm Guardiarega a film by Giovanni Sampogna
9pm Bagerooo, three! survey of submitted Canadian & international films. Films by Paul Clipson, Nicky Hamlyn, Siue Moffat, Cecila Arenada, Peggy Anne Berton and others!
Tickets $5 per event/$25 festival pass *(Tickets/passes available at the door only!)*more info:

Wednesday January 27
7pm - Opening - free!up & down & back & forth & round & roundthe 8 fest installations
Thursday, January 28 - Sunday, January 31, 12-6pmFountain Enterprises, 1261 Dundas Street West, (East of Dovercourt)Installations by Rob Cruickshank, Vuk Dragojevic, Alexi Manis, John Porter, Lina Rodriguez and Alex Rogalski

the 8 fest is made possible through the generous support from: The Canada Council for the Arts, The Ontario Arts Council and the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Councilas well as our sponsors and community partners: Art Gallery of York University, CanadianFilmmakers Distribution Centre, Exclusive Film & Video, FADO Performance Art Centre,Fountain Enterprises, Homemade Movies home movie history project, The Images Festival,Kodak Canada, Pleasure Dome and Trinity Square Video.

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