Friday, February 8, 2013

The 8 Fest at Workman Arts Theatre (Feb 8 - 10)

The 8 Fest is a festival for anyone using small-gauge to create rough little gems on film – personal, handmade, experimental, animations, diaries, essays, collage, cut-ups, performance/film, music/film. It is also one of most fun festivals in Toronto! - Clint Enns

(The Toronto 8 Fest is on from February 8 - 10 and the primary venue is the Workman Arts Theatre. Tickets are $5 per event or $25 for a festival pass. For more info:
Friday, February 8 at 7PM 
Zingers! Tales from the Funnel, Volume 4
The Funnel was an expermintal theatre in Toronto that operated from 1977 until 1989.  This program includes six films by Annette Mangaard, Laurie Humphries, Blaine Spiegel, Paul McGowan, Adam Swica, Michaelina Fontana.

Friday, February 8 at 9PM
Bagerooooo Six, Volume 1
This program includes films by many local, national and international filmmakers including Zoe Heyn-Jones, Graham Hollings, Pablo Marin, Brett Bell, Elie Vadakan, Baba Hillman, Stephen Broomer, Evanna Chan, Paul Clipson, John Creson + Adam Rosen, Penelope Uribe, Dagie Brundert, Sebastian de Trolio, Naren Wilks and Jamie Ross.

Friday, February 8 at 11PM
Salome by Teo Hernandez 
A tour de force by Super 8 feature film by Mexican artist Hernandez.

Saturday, February 9 at 7PM
Where the Sidewalk Ends, Montreal Showcase Begins
Curated by Claudie Levesque.
Recent Super 8 films from Montreal including work by Alexandra Grimanis & Steven Woloshen, Alexandre Larose, Anne-Michele Fortin, Suzie Synnott, Stephane Calce, Kara Blake, Malena Szlam, Daichi Saito, Andre Habib and Karina Mariano.
Saturday, February 9 at 9 PM
BANG IT OUT: Impulse + Warhol + Ross McLaren
Curated by Milada Kovacova
Ross McLaren will be in attendence!
Spotlight on the seminal work of New York-based filmmaker and mentor McLaren and those who entered his orbit. Films by Nadia Sistonen, G.B. Jones, Wrik Mead, Louise Noguchi, Eldon Garnet, John Porter and Ross McLaren.

Sunday, February 10 at 7PM
The Design of Everyday Life
Fashions, Interiors and household objects in the 20th Century presented by the Home Movie History Project.

Sunday, February 10 at 9PM 
Bagerooooo Six, Volume 2
This program includes films by many local, national and international filmmakers includingOxidize Sharlene Bamboat, Tara Nelson, Madi Piller, Nicholas Kovats, Leslie Supnet, John Rodgers, Ilse Kramer, Stephanie Gray, Naren Wilks,Pablo Valencia, David Frankovich, Aaron Zeghers, Kristen Mommertz, Clint Enns and Francesco Gagliardi, Scott Fitzpatrick, Robert Todd, E. Hearte, Gordon Nelson.

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