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June 2013

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Roman Polanski's REPULSION (35mm)

02/06/2013

Montreal's long-standing Le Cineclub/The Film Society asked me to introduce Polanski's REPULSION (in 35mm!) on June 2nd.

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THE FALLS HORROR FEST - Niagara Falls - June 8+9, 2013

08/06/2013 - 09/06/2013 08/06/2013 - 09/06/2013

The Niagara Falls Comicon is mounting the inaugural FALLS HORROR FEST, with screenings, panels, dealers' tables and more, all set against the weird and wondrous backdrop of Niagara Falls. They actually have me listed as a celebrity! (?) alongside Tom Savini, Kane Hodder, Lori Cardille and David Prowse, not to mention my pal and FANGO cohort Chris Alexander!

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MYTHS OF THE NEAR FUTURE: An Evening of Ballardian Film + Video

14/06/2013

Taking its name and inspiration from the works of British sci-fi writer J.G. Ballard, this program features films that are both directly Ballardian as well as those which (perhaps unconsciously) explore a sampling of Ballard’s thematic obsessions: environmental desolation and transformation, concretization and the rise of the megalopolis, automotive fetishism and destruction, advertising and consumerism, celebrity spectacle, societal stratification and gated communities, alienation and inner space, interrogation and incarceration.

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