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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: 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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Upcoming Screenings – November 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.

CARRY ON, SERGEANT! — 35mm
Wednesday November 9, 7pm
Bytowne Cinema, Ottawa
The latest film in The Lost Dominion Screening Collective‘s Canadian Cult Revue season is a restored print of this WWI silent Canadian classic. More info here.

THE NEPTUNE FACTOR— 16mm
Friday November 11, 9:30pm
Trash Palace, Toronto
Mind-boggling tax shelter excess plays out like an underwater version of 2001 with special effects that look like they were shot in the fish aisle of a local pet store. More info here.

SMASH CUT — DV
Saturday November 19, 9pm

Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa
A David Hess memorial screening of Lee Demarbre’s 2009 Ottawa-shot H.G. Lewis tribute, part of a double bill with LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT. More info here.

THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION — 35mm
Monday November 21, 7pm
Innis Hall, University of Toronto
Free screening! This mind-warping kid’s film, part of Rock Demer’s TALES FOR ALL lineup, has it all–pubic hair jokes, scary homeless people, paintbrushes made out of children’s hair and Degrassi’s Yick. More info here.

DEADLY EYES — 16mm
Friday November 25, 8pm
Blue Sunshine Psychotronic Film Centre, Montreal
Hide your fancy cheeses! Toronto is overrun by giant killer rats in this fun piece of 1980s schlock by director Robert Clouse (ENTER THE DRAGON).  More info here.

LOVING & LAUGHING — 35mm
Monday November 28, 7pm
Innis Hall, University of Toronto
Free screening! A very rare screening of a 1971 maple syrup porn comedy direct from the vaults of Cinepix! More info here.

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Upcoming Screenings – Halloween Edition!

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. With the Halloween season well upon us, here’s just a selection of worthwhile classic Canadian horror screenings happening this week.

CATHY’S CURSE — 35mm
Monday October 24, 7pm
Innis Hall, University of Toronto
Free screening! Cinepix tapped French director Eddy Matalon for this Montreal-lensed rip-off of The Exorcist.

THE MASK
Wednesday October 26, 8:30pm
TIFF BELL Lightbox, Toronto
 The Toronto Film Reference Library presents Julian Roffman’s 1961 classic The Mask, in 3-D! Don’t miss this rare screening of the first Canadian horror film on its 50th anniversary! More info here.

RABID — 35mm
Wednesday October 26,  6:50pm
Bytowne Cinema, Ottawa
The Lost Dominion Screening Collective keeps the ball rolling on its second Canadian Cult Revue season as rabid Montrealers run wild, infected by Marilyn Chamber’s parasitic underarms. More info here.

SHIVERS — 35mm
Thursday October 27, 9pm
Revue Cinema, Toronto
Free screening! Fango editor-in-chief Chris Alexander unspools David Cronenberg’s nightmarish 1975 classic of body horror paranoia as part of his ongoing Film School Confidential series. Special guests are slated to appear. More info here.

PROM NIGHT — 16mm
Friday October 28, 8pm
Blue Sunshine Psychotronic Film Centre, Montreal
Blood-spattered prom suits and dresses highly encouraged– be crowned the king and queen of Blue Sunshine’s BLOODY PROM as you thrill to this bloody “dead teenager” Canadian slasher classic. More info here.

MY BLOODY VALENTINE
Monday October 31, 6:30pm
TIFF BELL Lightbox, Toronto
Director George Mihalka will be in attendance to discuss the MPAA’s attack of his gleefully gory East coast Canadian slasher flick and to present the film’s censored scenes. More info here.