The 8 Fest - Super8 Film Festival
The 8 fest 2013 - 6th ANNUAL FESTIVAL
Friday, February 8 to Sunday, February 10
Workman Arts Theatre, 651 Dufferin St.
“a little festival for small films”
The 8 fest returns to Toronto for its sixth year for three
nights of screenings and also live performances. This year will find the festival at a new venue: Workman Arts (651 Dufferin St., just north of Dundas). The 8 fest is North America’s only festival devoted to all forms of small-gauge film, including Super 8, 8mm, 9.5 and loops, shown in their original formats. The 8 fest showcases the 70+history of small gauge film - from contemporary artists’ work in the form, to its wider cultural use in home movies, instructional loops and beyond.
This year’s edition of the 8 fest consists of seven
programmes, one regular 8mm workshop, and one artist’s talk. The programmes include:
Zinger Vol. 4: More Tales from The Funnel films by Paul McGowan, Michaeline Fontana, Laurie Humphries, Annette Mangaard, Blaine Spiegel + Art Reinstein, and
Adam Swica///Curated by Milada Kovacova
Bageroooooo, six! Part One films, loops, and film performances by 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 Abee,
Dagie Brundert, Sebastian de Trolio, Clint Enns, Naren Wilks, and Jamie Ross
Salome: a feature film by Teo Hernandez (tour de force Super 8 feature film by Mexican artist Hernandez adapted from Oscar Wilde's notorious play)
Where The Sidewalk Ends, Montreal Showcase Begins! films and loops by Nancy Baric and Nicolas Renaud, Alexandra Grimanis and Steven Woloshen, Alexandre Larose, Anne-Michèle Fortin, Kara Blake, Stéphane Calce, Suzie Synnott, Karl Lemieux, Malena Szlam, Daïchi Saïto, André Habib, Karina Mariano
BANG IT OUT! - Impulse, Warhol + Ross McLaren: films by john Porter, G.B. Jones, Louise Noguchi, Wrik Mead, Nadia Sistonen, Ross McLaren, Ross McLaren produced by Eldon Garnet ¾c urated by Milada Kovacova
The Design of Everyday life: Fashions, Interiors, and Household
Objects in the 20th Century: A presentation by Home Movie History Project
Bageroooooo, six! Part Two films and film performances by 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 , Francesco Gagliardi & Clint Enns, Robert Todd, E. Hearte, and Gordon Nelson.
The full programme for the 2013 8 fest can be viewed now at the8fest.com. The 6th edition of the 8 fest takes place from Friday, February 8 to Sunday, February 10, 2013. Our NEW licensed venue is the Workman Arts Theatre, 651 Dufferin St. (just north of Dundas, east side).
Tickets: $5 per event/ $25 festival passes
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