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A Q&A with Lost Dominion Screening Collective’s Paul Gordon

Based out of Ottawa, the Lost Dominion Screening Collective is a group of film professionals, enthusiasts and students that are dedicated to bringing forgotten,┬á rarely-shown Canadian classics back to the big screen. A lofty goal for any programmer, but the recently formed collective, or LDSC for short, makes a special effort to delve deeply into tax shelter era for their popular screenings at Ottawa’s Bytowne and Mayfair theatres.

On September 17, 2011, the LDSC is set to launch the second season of their largest film series, the Canadian Cult Revue, the only long running program of its kind in Canada. Tickets are already on sale for this unique screening series that features double and triple-bills of an exciting lineup of classic Canadian B-movie fare, including DEADLY EYES, RABID, PAPERBACK HERO and THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION, as well as a few “lost” gems recently uncovered in the film collection of Library and Archives Canada. One of the collective’s founders, Paul Gordon, talked to Canuxploitation.com about the LDSC’s upcoming Canadian Cult Revue series and offered some of his thoughts on the state of Canadian genre filmmaking today.

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