The Celluloid Social Club
10 Year Anniversary
CSC BIRTHDAY GREETING from KEN HEGAN, the original host of the CSC for 9 years
MON AMOUR MON PARAPLUIE directed by Giada Dobrzenska, 10 min., 35 mm., B & W, 2001 - A young woman loses her umbrella in a café, altering her perception of the world forever. Mon Amour Mon Parapluie is a timeless visual poem about loss and acceptance of change. Grand Prix winner and Best Narrative film in CBC Radio 3’s 120seconds.com 2002 Digital Film Festival
CLIP from THE BAR directed by Mike
Jackson, HD, 10 min. 2007 - ‘The Bar’ is a typical boy-meets-girl
story involving chicken breasts, pool sharks, and a xylophone. Film
noir meets Airplane! This Bar is the place where nobody knows your
name. Best Comedy winner at the 2007 Sea to Sky Film Festival.
The Bar was selected among 96 script entries in the first annual Hot Shot Shorts Film Contest submitted at The Celluloid Social Club. Executive producers from the Contest on the film include Paul Armstrong, Aaron Houston & Ed Brando.
TRAILER for feature film SMILE OF APRIL written, directed and produced by Jessica Brajoux & Sabrina Karine, DOP Kimm Michallik, Nandini Singh, edited by Sabrina Karine, starring Torri Higginson, Anne Marie Deluise, Kristine Cofksy, Mackenzie Mowat, Dan Payne, Lori Triolo, Ryan Rrobbins, Aaron Hutchinston - four stories, fives women, four destinies linked by a car accident.
November 14, 2007
This month we celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Celluloid Social Club which has been presenting short and feature independent films monthly since November 13, 1997. The Club was founded by Paul Armstrong, Jeanne Harco & Cathi Black.
We will be showing several films screened on opening night 1997 as well as favourites over the years plus new films. Special guest speakers Chris Jones & Genevieve Jolliffe (‘Guerrilla Film Makers Handbook’) and Andrew Zines (‘Documentary Film Makers Handbook’) from FTXWest will also be on hand for a meet and greet.
Music after the screening featuring DJ P with fresh live violin n’ vocals from Suzka.
The CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB, monthly screenings featuring the best in independent provocative short and feature films & videos followed by a Q&A. No Minors. Prizes galore.
FILMS SCREENED OPENING NIGHT November 13, 1997:
THE SECOND COMING written & directed by Kellie Benz, 16 min., comedy, 1997 - A woman wakes up to discover that she's had a one night stand with Jesus Christ, the son of God. Premiered at the Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival.
THE OPERATION directed by Jacob Pander, written by Pander & Marne Lucas, starring Gina Velou & Otto Wrek. 13 min, 1995, infrared video - In a cold tile operating room, a surgeon clad in a protective Ty-Vek suit, goggles and tight rubber gloves demonstrates her skills before a group of observers.