June 29, 2009

Film Club Newsletter - July, 2009


FILM CLUB -- July, 2009

Dear Film Club members,


1st rule of Film Club: Tell everyone about Film Club. Please forward to your friends, family, acquaintances -- anyone you can think of. Show your support: check out some Canadian films.


Film Club Newsletter -- July, 2009

1. Now playing
2. July releases
2. Coming soon


1. Now Playing

a) The Baby Formula
Toronto. Check website for details

A comedy about a lesbian couple who conceive using "female sperm" made from their stem cells.

Directed by Alison Reid. Starring Angela Vint, Megan Fahlenbock

http://thebabyformulamovie.com

b) Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action
Screenings across Canada, check website for details

Filmmaker Velcrow Ripper visits flash points of spiritual activism around the world, from Adrah, India to South Central Los Angeles.

Directed by Velcrow Ripper.

www.fiercelight.org

c) Adoration
Across Canada, check local listings

A high school student gets caught up in his family history.

Directed by Atom Egoyan. Starring Scott Speedman, Devon Bostick

d) Victoria Day
Across Canada, check local listings

Ben, a smart, sensitive kid from Toronto, looks for his missing friend Jordan in the summer of 1988.

Directed by David Bezmozgis. Starring Mark Rendall, Scott Beaudin, John Mavro

www.victoriadaymovie.ca


2. July releases

a) Fifty Dead Men Walking
July 31, across Canada. Check local listings

A young man is recruited by the British police to infiltrate and spy on the Irish Republican Army in the late '80s.

Directed by Kari Skogland. Starring Jim Sturgess, Rose McGowan

3. Coming Soon

a) Coopers' Camera
Winter, 2009

A Christmas comedy set in 1980s suburbia.

Directed by Warren P. Sonoda. Starring Samantha Bee, Jason Jones

Posted by annette FC at 01:30 PM

May 28, 2009

Film Club Newsletter - June, 2009

FILM CLUB -- June, 2009

Dear Film Club members,

1st rule of Film Club: Tell everyone about Film Club.

Please forward to your friends, family, acquaintances -- anyone you can think of.

Show your support: check out some Canadian films.

Film Club Newsletter -- June, 2009

1. Contest!

2. Now playing

3. June releases

4. Coming soon

1. Contest!

Win a pair of tickets to see The Baby Formula at Toronto's AMC Dundas Square during its opening week beginning June 19.

(Scroll down for more details about the film.)

Anyone who emails filmclub@thismagazine.ca before midnight tomorrow (May 29) will be eligible to win via a random draw.

Please include "The Baby Formula" in your subject line.

2. Now Playing

a) 40 is the New 20

Opens May 29 in Toronto

b) Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action

Screenings across Canada, check website for details

Filmmaker Velcrow Ripper visits flash points of spiritual activism around the world, from Adrah, India to South Central Los Angeles.

Directed by Velcrow Ripper.

www.fiercelight.org

c) Adoration

Across Canada, check local listings

A high school student gets caught up in his family history.

Directed by Atom Egoyan. Starring Scott Speedman, Devon Bostick

d) One Week

Select cities, check local listings

A man motorcycles from Toronto to Tofino after being diagnosed with a terminal disease.

Directed by Michael McGowan. Starring Joshua Jackson

3. June releases

a) Lovers in a Dangerous Time

Special screening at 7pm on June 26 in Toronto at Theatre 222 on the U of T campus.

A Canadian love story about two childhood friends who are reunited at their 10-year high school reunion.

Co-directed by and co-starring Mark Hug and May Charters

b) The Baby Formula

June 19, Toronto. Check website for details

A comedy about a lesbian couple who conceive using "female sperm" made from their stem cells.

Directed by Alison Reid. Starring Angela Vint, Megan Fahlenbock

http://thebabyformulamovie.com

3. Coming Soon

a) Fifty Dead Men Walking

Summer, 2009. Across Canada, check local listings

A young man is recruited by the British police to infiltrate and spy on the Irish Republican Army in the late '80s.

Directed by Kari Skogland. Starring Jim Sturgess, Rose McGowan

Posted by annette FC at 11:16 AM

April 29, 2009

Film Club Newsletter - May, 2009

FILM CLUB -- May, 2009

Dear Film Club members,


1st rule of Film Club: Tell everyone about Film Club. Please forward to your friends, family, acquaintances -- anyone you can think of. Show your support: check out some Canadian films.


Film Club Newsletter -- May, 2009

1. Contest!
2. Now playing
3. May releases/ events
4. Coming soon

1. Contest!
Win a signed copy of Guy Maddin's new book, My Winnipeg.
The ninth person to email filmclub@thismagazine.ca telling us what your
favourite Guy Maddin film is wins.

For those of you in the Toronto area who don't win, take heart.
You can still attend the My Winnipeg book launch at 7:30pm on May 12th at Revival, 783 College St.

Visit www.chbooks.com for more information.

2. Now Playing

a) Pontypool
Across Canada, check local listings

A deadly virus infects a small Ontario town.

Directed by Bruce McDonald. Written by Tony Burgess. Starring Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle

b) The Green Chain
Select cities, check website for details

Lumberjacks and environmentalists clash over logging.

Written and directed by Mark Leiren-Young. Starring Tricia Helfer, Babz Chula

www.thegreenchain.com

c) One Week
Select cities, check local listings

A man motorcycles from Toronto to Tofino after being diagnosed with a terminal disease.

Directed by Michael McGowan. Starring Joshua Jackson


3. May releases/ events

a) Adoration
May 8, check local listings

A high school student gets caught up in his family history.

Directed by Atom Egoyan. Starring Scott Speedman, Devon Bostick

b)Hot Docs
Toronto, April 30-May 10

Screening documentaries from around the world.

www.hotdocs.ca

c) Love at the Starlight Motel
May 3 & May 9, The Royal Cinema, Toronto, during Hot Docs

A glimpse at the personalities that converge at the busiest by-the-hour motel in Miami's Little Havana. Winner of the NFB/ Documentary Channel Feature Film Fund.

Film by Alison Rose.


3. Coming Soon

a) Fifty Dead Men Walking
Summer, 2009. Across Canada, check local listings

A young man is recruited by the British police to infiltrate and spy on the Irish Republican Army in the late '80s.

Directed by Kari Skogland. Starring Jim Sturgess, Rose McGowan

Posted by annette FC at 03:48 PM

March 31, 2009

Film Club Newsletter - April, 2009

FILM CLUB -- April, 2009

Dear Film Club members,


1st rule of Film Club: Tell everyone about Film Club. Please forward to your friends, family, acquaintances -- anyone you can think of. Show your support: check out some Canadian films.


Film Club Newsletter -- March, 2009

1. Now playing
2. April releases/ events
3. Coming soon


1. Now Playing

a) Saving Luna
Across Canada, check website for details

An award-winning documentary about Luna, the lonely Orca that tried to befriend humans on B.C.'s Nootka Sound.

Directed and produced by Suzanne Chisholm and Michael Parfit.

www.mountainsidefilms.com/savingluna

b) Pontypool
Across Canada, check local listings

A deadly virus infects a small Ontario town.

Directed by Bruce McDonald. Written by Tony Burgess. Starring Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle

c) The Green Chain
Select cities, check website for details

Lumberjacks and environmentalists clash over logging.

Written and directed by Mark Leiren-Young. Starring Tricia Helfer, Babz Chula

www.thegreenchain.com

d) One Week
Select cities, check local listings

A man motorcycles from Toronto to Tofino after being diagnosed with a terminal disease.

Directed by Michael McGowan. Starring Joshua Jackson

2. April releases/ events

a) Fifty Dead Men Walking
April 24. Across Canada, check local listings

A young man is recruited by the British police to infiltrate and spy on the Irish Republican Army in the late '80s.

Directed by Kari Skogland. Starring Jim Sturgess, Rose McGowan

b) Dawson City International Short Film Festival
Dawson City, Yukon. April 9-12, 2009

A four-day celebration of short film, including screenings, awards presentations and workshops.

www.dawsonfilmfest.com

c) Toronto Jewish Film Festival
Toronto. April 18-26, 2009

Highlighting films by Jewish filmmakers.

www.tjff.com

3. Coming Soon

a)Hot Docs
Toronto, April 30-May 10

Screening documentaries from around the world.

www.hotdocs.ca

b) Love at the Starlight Motel
May 3 & May 9, The Royal Cinema, Toronto, during Hot Docs

A glimpse at the personalities that converge at the busiest by-the-hour motel in Miami's Little Havana. Winner of the NFB/ Documentary Channel Feature Film Fund.

Film by Alison Rose.

Posted by annette FC at 01:43 PM

Film Club Newsletter - March, 2009

FILM CLUB -- March, 2009

Dear Film Club members,

1st rule of Film Club: Tell everyone about Film Club.

Please forward to your friends, family, acquaintances -- anyone you can think of. Show your support: check out some Canadian films.

Film Club Newsletter -- March, 2009

1. Now playing

2. March releases/ events

3. Coming soon

1. Now Playing

a) Saving Luna

Across Canada, check website for details

An award-winning documentary about Luna, the lonely Orca that tried to befriend humans on B.C.'s Nootka Sound.

Directed and produced by Suzanne Chisholm and Michael Parfit.

www.mountainsidefilms.com/savingluna

b) Babine

Across Quebec, check local listings

Following the adventures of the son of a witch and the village pariah.

Directed by Luc Picard. Starring Antoine Bertrand, Fred Pellerin


2. March releases/ events

a) WIFTV Women in Film Festival

Vancouver, March 5-7

Celebrating female filmmakers and films featuring strong female characters.

www.wifbc.com

b) Villains

Toronto, March 12, 8pm at the Revue Cinema

Screening five videos exploring the theme of "villains" commissioned by Trinity Square Video. Hosted by Keith Cole; live musical performance by Radius and Helena.

www.trinitysquarevideo.com

c) Female Eye Film Festival

Toronto, March 25-29, 2009

Showcasing films by Canadian and international female filmmakers.

www.femaleeyefilmfestival.com


3. Coming Soon

a) Dawson City International Short Film Festival

Dawson City, Yukon. April 9-12, 2009

A four-day celebration of short film, including screenings, awards presentations and workshops.

www.dawsonfilmfest.com

Posted by annette FC at 01:41 PM