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Upcoming Screenings: April 2012

While many of us discovered Canuxploitation films through late night TV screenings and VHS rentals, there’s still something special about catching a locally produced B-movie classic in the theatre alongside other Canadian film fans. Here’s our monthly update featuring upcoming classic Canadian cinema screenings.

WINTER KEPT US WARM — 16mm
April 28, 8pm
Blue Sunshine, Montreal
The first English-language Canadian film ever to be invited to Cannes, David Secter’s rarely seen 1965 debut is an early gay cinema love story that will be presented here by Concordia film professors Matthew Hays and Thomas Waugh. More info here.

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Upcoming Screenings: March 2012

While many of us discovered Canuxploitation films through late night TV screenings and VHS rentals, there’s still something special about catching a locally produced B-movie classic in the theatre alongside other Canadian film fans. Here’s our monthly update featuring upcoming classic Canadian cinema screenings.

MYSTERY OF THE MILLION DOLLAR HOCKEY PUCK — 16mm
March 3, 8pm
Blue Sunshine, Montreal
Classic Cinepix kid’s film features hockey, winter carnival, jewel smugglers and intrigue. More info here.

THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION— 35mm
March 14, 1:30pm
Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa
A classic “Tales for All” kiddie matinee courtesy Lost Dominion Screening Collective‘s Canadian Cult Revue! More info here.

Lost Films from Library and Archives of Canada— 35mm
March 28
Bytowne Theatre, Ottawa
Lost Dominion Screening Collective presents a rare opportunity to screen lost films from the vaults of Library and Archives Canada, set to new live musical scores. More info here.

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Upcoming Screenings: February 2012

While many of us discovered Canuxploitation films through late night TV screenings and VHS rentals, there’s still something special about catching a locally produced B-movie classic in the theatre alongside other Canadian film fans. Here’s our monthly update featuring upcoming classic Canadian cinema screenings.

MONSTER BRAWL
February 17-20, various times
Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa
Eight classic creatures — including Frankenstein’s monster, the Mummy, the Wolfman and the Cyclops — battle it out, WWF-Pay-Per-View-style in an abandoned, cursed graveyard. More info here.

MY DEAD GIRLFRIEND
February 16, 9pm
Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa
Brett Kelly shows his indie comedy classic plus short zombie-related films by Ottawa filmmakers at this benefit screening to raise money for Kelly’s new project, MY FAIR ZOMBIE. More info here.

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Upcoming Screenings: January 2012

While many of us discovered Canuxploitation films through late night TV screenings and VHS rentals, there’s still something special about catching a locally produced B-movie classic in the theatre alongside other Canadian film fans. Here’s a selection of classic Canadian B-movie screenings happening soon.

THE LITTLE GIRL WHO LIVED DOWN THE LANE — 16mm
Friday January 6, 7pm
Trash Palace, Toronto
This understated, genuinely creepy psycho-thriller is one of the finest Canadian co-productions of its time. More info here.

ILSA, SHE-WOLF OF THE SS — 35mm
Friday January 20, 11:55pm
Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa
A midnight screening of this Cinepix classic of sleaze, sex and sadism. More info here.

VIDEODROME— 35mm
Wednesday January 25, 7pm
Bytowne Theatre, Ottawa
Long live the Lost Dominion Screening Collective‘s Canadian Cult Revue! More info here.

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Upcoming Screenings: December 2011

While many of us discovered Canuxploitation films through late night TV screenings and VHS rentals, there’s still something special about catching a locally produced B-movie classic in the theatre alongside other Canadian film fans. Here’s a selection of classic Canadian B-movie screenings happening soon.

DEATH WEEKEND — 35mm
Monday December 5, 7pm
Innis Hall, University of Toronto
Free screening!  Bill Fruet’s rape revenge classic doesn’t screen very often, so make sure you check this one out! More info here.

JANIS — 35mm
Wednesday December 7, 7pm
Bytowne Cinema, Ottawa
The latest film in the Lost Dominion Screening Collective‘s Canadian Cult Revue season is this 1974 rock doc that features archival footage and performances by the iconic female rocker. More info here.

BLACK CHRISTMAS — 35mm
Friday December 9, 11:30pm
Metro Cinema at the Garneau, Edmonton
To me, nothing says Christmas in Canada more than Margot Kidder getting impaled on a glass unicorn. More info here.

A CHRISTMAS STORY & BLACK CHRISTMAS— 16mm
Friday December 9, 7pm & 9pm
Blue Sunshine, Montreal
Nothing will get you more in the holiday mood with this essential Bob Clark holiday double bill! More info here.

HIGH — 16mm
Saturday December 10, 8pm
Blue Sunshine, Montreal
Don’t forget to bring your patchouli for this Montreal-shot LSD art/exploitation movie. Director Larry Kent will be in attendance! More info here.

DOWN THE ROAD AGAIN & GOIN’ DOWN THE ROAD— DV/35mm
Sunday December 11, 3:15pm & 5pm
Tuesday December 13, 7pm & 9pm
Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa
Christmas got you down? Wallow in your holiday funk with a double bill of Don Shebib’s original tale of Maritimer joblessness and its brand new follow up, released earlier this year! Two chances to catch it! More info here.

THE DOG WHO STOPPED THE WAR — 35mm
Wednesday December 28, 1pm
Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa
This klassic Montreal kiddie matinee hits the Lost Dominion Screening Collective‘s Canadian Cult Revue! Take the whole family! More info here.

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