Upcoming Screenings: November 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. Want your screening listed? Contact us.

All month long
Various theatres
Steve Kostanski’s throwback sci-fi actioner MANBORG  goes across the country this month and will hit the following theatres:

  • Nov. 2-8 Royal Theatre, Toronto
  • Nov. 3 Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa
  • Nov. 4 Rio Grand, Vancouver
  • Nov. 10 Carbon Arc, Halifax
  • Nov. 16 The Staircase Theatre, Hamilton
  • Nov. 23 The Metro, Edmonton

See more on the MANBORG site.

November 3, 2012, 7pm
Winnipeg Cinematheque
Kier-La Janisse returns to Winnipeg to launch her new book House of Psychotic Women, an autobiographical exploration of female neurosis in horror and exploitation film, including a screening of THE BROOD. More info here.

CRISIS (1997) and RYAN’S BABE (200) Shot-in-Saskatchewan double feature 35mm/digital
November 23, 2012, 10pm
Broadway Theatre, Saskatoon

A unique look at Saskatoon’s homegrown genre scene pairs up action-fest CRISIS, the FIRST 35mm feature film shot in Saskatoon, and the bizarrely campy road trip odyssey RYAN’S BABE. More info here.

November 27, 2012
Bytowne Cinema, Ottawa

The Canadian Cult Revue is back with a screening of Budge Crawley’s quirky, almost forgotten comedy about lawn care. More info here.