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March 2011

misogyny class

Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies: MISOGYNY IN HORROR - Part Two

07/03/2011 - 21/03/2011 07/03/2011 - 21/03/2011

Women’s bodies––as slashed, maimed, mutilated and murdered, as sexually deviant and devious, as monstrous and horrifying, and even as the victim-hero––scream for interrogation, particularly by those who consume her time and time again. In a few short classes, we’ll turn a critical eye on these familiar images, asking key questions about why women are the prime victims in these films, what ideas about gender, sexuality and the body they normalize, what (and whose) fantasies are addressed when a film’s aesthetic centerpiece is a woman’s death, and how we––as fans of the genre––engage with these images.

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birdemic

Miskatonic Institute: REGARD SUR LA NANAROPHILIE

09/03/2011 - 23/03/2011 09/03/2011 - 23/03/2011

Communément appelée la « nanarophilie », l'acte de regarder un film au deuxième degré pour en rire est aujourd'hui une pratique courante dans les milieux cinéphiliques. Avec humour et dérision, le présent séminaire proposera une approche historique et théorique de ce phénomène ludique. Néophytes et vénérables nanarophiles sont les bienvenus !

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dead celluloid

Miskatonic Institute: DEAD CELLULOID: A Brief History of Zombies in Cinema

12/03/2011 - 13/03/2011 12/03/2011 - 13/03/2011

RUE MORGUE RADIO head honcho Stuart 'Feedback' Andrews will take you on a two day journey into the black, putrifying heart of darkness with this exciting, lively and shuddery history of the living dead on-screen.

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video jukebox

VIDEO JUKEBOX: The 48 Hour Music Video Contest

25/03/2011 - 29/03/2011 25/03/2011 - 29/03/2011

We give you the song, you make the video! Filming: Friday March 25th – Sunday March 27th, 2011 / Screening: Tuesday March 29th. A fundraiser for the PLASTIC PAPER animation festival!

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wheedle's groove

WHEEDLE'S GROOVE - Lost Funk + Soul!

26/03/2011

WINNIPEG SCREENING: WHEEDLE’S GROOVE - The story of Seattle's forgotten soul and funk scene of the 1960s and 1970s, as heard on the Light in the Attic label's smokin' compilation of the same name!

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