Cinemafantastique 4 will be at the Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street in Vancouver, Saturday AUGUST 25th. This year’s 10 hours of genre film mayhem includes a block of short films guaranteed to slay and three insane feature films including our opening films KYRSYA TUFTLAD and a wild adaptation of Stephen King’s “POPSY”, and the new cult fan-favourite festival closer THE THETA GIRL. Local filmmakers from Bad Cookie Pictures and last year’s horror-short winners, Richard and Samantha Lukacs, along with several other guests including Jimmie Gonzalez (director of 2016’s The Red Man) who will be our “Cinema Therapy” DJ throughout the day. More local filmmakers will be in attendance, along with the Vancouver genre film distribution company Darkside Releasing, who will be soft-launching their newest release, Rob Grant’s 16mm zombie gore-a-thon Yesterday on blu-ray, and David Aboussafy from the annual Vancouver BADASS film festival! This all-day event is a must for all local indie and genre filmmakers, a chance to get out and network with peers, filmmakers, actors, and to celebrate amazing genre cinema and thrilling grindhouse-style feature films, which have never before been seen in Western Canada! Prizes, giveaways, raffle tickets at the door, and one cheap-ass entry free that gets you in ALL DAY – everything starts at noon on the 25th! (Doors at 11:30am). $18 at the door or to get cheaper tickets ahead of time just go here:
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Pride weekend is in full swing this weekend in Vancouver, and we hope everyone is having a fabulous time!!! After that great celebration starts another one, The Vancouver Queer Film Festival August 9th-19th 2018. The theme this year is ‘To the Moon and Back’
We are always happy to be asked to be a Community Partner and to once again have a partner screening. Let’s introduce you to this year’s film, playing Friday August 10 at 7pm at the International Village. The Director Sook-Yin Lee will be in attendance for a Q& A after the film!!! Tickets available now.
Run time: 88 min
On the same day Tyler is fired from her dead-end job, she learns her estranged father, Octavio, has passed away. All her life, Tyler’s overbearing mother has lead her to believe her father wanted nothing to do with her, but after a strained meeting with Octavio’s lawyer, Tyler finds herself in possession of his decrepit and eccentric apartment—an apartment that both scares her and compels her to change her life.
Directed by the multi-talented Sook-Yin Lee a filmmaker, musician, actor, visual artist, dance-maker, and radio & TV broadcaster. The former MuchMusic VJ is a three-time Gabriel Award-winning radio and TV broadcaster know for her personal storytelling program DNTO on CBC Radio One, and the podcast Sleepover. She starred in John Cameron Mitchell’s groundbreaking movie Shortbus, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. Year of the Carnivore, Leeʼs debut feature as writer-director, stars Cristin Milioti and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. She is in the band JOOJ with albums on Last Gang Records/eONE Music Canada. – I remember her from the band Bob’s your Uncle 🙂
Hope to see you there!
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Vancouver Queer Film Festival is almost upon us! Running August 10-20, 2017, this years festival theme is ‘LOVE. RESIST.’ #VQFF2017
We are once again delighted to be a Community Partner, and thank Out on Screen and the festival organizers for having us.
We have a great little block of shorts for our partnered film(s) this year! Really looking forward to seeing them.
9:30pm, Friday August 11, at the International Village
Tonight It’s You
Dominc Haxton/ USA / 18min
A late night on a hook-up app leads CJ to a backwoods farmhouse.
Blake Mawson/ Canada / 15min
-Russian w/ English Subtitles
Pyotr is online catfished by a violent anti-gay group, but he has a diabolical surprise of his own for his attackers.
The Night Cleaner
Blair Fukumura/ Canada / 5min
The Cleaner at Canada’s busiest bath house has some harrowing work to do.
Sauna the Dead – A fairy Tale
Tom Frederic/ UK / 21Min
The men at this sauna are hungry…really hungry! Who will live to see the dawn? Who will still find a hook-up in the midst of a zombie outbreak?
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The Annual Vancouver Film Festival is right around the corner! This August 11 – 21, 2016.
We are proud to be a community partner, and thank the festival organizers and Out on Screen for having us.
Our partnered film this year is:
Women Who Kill:
Commitment phobic Morgan and her ex-girlfriend Jean, hosts of a female serial killer-centric podcast, still show all the signs of being a couple. But everything changes when Morgan falls hard and fast for the mysterious Simone, who may or may not be a killer.
The film had it’s World premier at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival and has won Best Screenplay at both the Tribeca Film Festival and Outfest in LA
Writer/ Director Ingrid Jungermann will be in attendance!
Playing Saturday August 13 at 6:45pm at Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinema
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