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November 2010

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TURKISH STAR WARS

06/11/2010

"Nothing could possibly prepare you for the jaw-dropping insanity of The Turkish Star Wars. This film is not actually a scene-for-scene remake of the George Lucas landmark, although it pirated the special effects footage from the 1977 original and tacked it into a feverish nightmare of celluloid dementia which needs to be seen if only to prove how far the minds of lunatic filmmakers can run."

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IN SEARCH OF SUNN: A multimedia presentation by critic/curator ED HALTER

06/11/2010

Critic and curator Ed Halter presents an illustrated lecture and clip show on the curious success of Sunn Classic Pictures, the tiny Utah-based independent distributor who released a film adaptation of Erich von Däniken’s best-selling book Chariots of the Gods? and a slew of other pseudoscience and parapsychology 'documentaries' in the 70s.

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ENTREZ VITE...VITE, JE MOUILLE! En présence de Jean-Pierre Bouyxou!

07/11/2010

We are proud to welcome Jean-Pierre Bouyxou - iconoclast, underground filmmaker and frequent Jean Rollin collaborator - to Blue Sunshine for a rare screening of his adult film Entrez Vite...vite, je mouille!

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Miskatonic Institute: THE MONSTERS OF HAMMER HORROR

09/11/2010 - 23/11/2010 09/11/2010 - 23/11/2010

Mario DeGiglio-Bellemare leads this course examining Britain's Hammer horror films through their most distinctive feature: the centrality of the monster.

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DU VERTIGE ET DES RUINES

13/11/2010

This short film program celebrates the launch of the DVD 'Cinéma des ruines: les films de Solomon Nagler' and contains work by Solomon Nagler, Alexandre Larose, Karl Lemieux, Philippe Léonard, Catherine Corringer and more!

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ROBERT MORIN in person with PETIT POW! POW! NOËL

20/11/2010

Filmmaker Robert Morin will be at Blue Sunshine in person to introduce the films and host a post-screening Q&A, moderated by filmmaker Denis Côté! PETIT POW! POW! NOËL is the story of a man (played by Robert Morin) who visits his dad (André Morin, Robert’s actual father!) on Christmas with the intent of making him suffer and eventually die for his crimes against his family. Plays with Morin’s short film The Thief Lives in Hell.

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Miskatonic Institute: THE FILMS OF MARIO BAVA

30/11/2010 - 14/12/2010 30/11/2010 - 14/12/2010

Over the past 30 years Italian director Mario Bava has gone from relative obscurity to being acknowledged as perhaps the most significant and influential Post World War 2 European horror director. Offscreen's Donato Totaro examines Bava’s enduring legacy with close analysis of some of his key films, to arrive at an understanding of his unique stylistic and thematic contributions to the horror genre.

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