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CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB with VSFF Oct 16, 2019

CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Screening Great Short Films followed by filmmaker Q&A

This month celebrating Award Winning Short Films from the
VSFF VANCOUVER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL https://www.vsff.com

Join the Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/412735419413277

NOTE NEW DOORS OPENING TIME OF 7PM for EXTRA NETWORKING TIME
– PUTTING THE SOCIAL BACK IN THE CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB! –
Doors – 7:00pm Show – 8:00pm No Minors.
The ANZA Club, #3 West 8th Ave. at Ontario St., Vancouver, BC
Free Parking/close to Broadway/Main St bus routes/Skytrain
Admission/Membership:
pay what you can sliding scale $5-$10 cash at door.

Twitter: celluloidsocial
Join the CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB FACEBOOK GROUP at http://www.facebook.com/groups/18306091376/

HOSTED by David C. Jones
Produced by Paul Armstrong
Guest Programming by Marena Dix & Zlatina Pacheva
Technical Direction by Anaisa Visser
Volunteer Coordination by Emily Weldon
Webmaster & Hot Shot Shorts Producer Robin Chan
Founded by PAUL ARMSTRONG, JEANNE HARCO & the late CATHI BLACK

Vancouver, B.C…The CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB, monthly screenings featuring the best in independent provocative short films since November 13, 1997 followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker with networking & socializing. No Minors. Prizes galore.

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SHUTTLECOCK directed by Melanie Jones, written by Melanie Jones & Rhona Rees, produced by Kristyn Stilling, associate produced by Amelia Morris, executive produced by Paul Armstrong, DOP Shawn Seifert, starring Rhona Rees as Winnie Callaghan, Audrey Smallman as Button, Eduard Witzke as Dirk Callaghan, Agnes Tony as Karen Cho Saint Martin, Simon Chin as Rick. 17 min., Comedy, CRAZY8s 2018. Winnie Callaghan puts the bad in Badminton. She should have had it all, the medals, the fame, the glory – but an unfortunate accident took all that away. When her former rival announces a charity game at her local club, Winnie will stop at nothing to prove she’s a winner. Meanwhile a young filmmaker hired by her brother captures more than he bargained for as he documents the seedy underbelly of this seemingly innocent sport. Leo Awards 2019 Nominee: Best Costume Design in Short Drama, Young Entertainer Awards 2019 Nominee: Best Young Actress 12.
Apply for Crazy8s 2020 until Oct 23 at: https://crazy8s.film

GONG JU directed by Jerome Yoo, written by Jerome Yoo, produced by Ingo Lou, Lawrence Le La, Phil Planta, Zlatina Pacheva, DOP Wai Sun Cheng, music by Sean William, starring Gong Ju: Iris Hwang as Gong Ju, Daniel Yang as Sam, Emilija Baranac as Ashley, Natasha Calis as Nicole, Georgia Bradner as Mackenzie, Jessica Kim as Sun Ah, Seungji Lee as Minji, James Yi as Store Clerk. 10 min., Drama/Comedy, 2018. After a violent incident goes viral, Korean high school bully Gong Ju is sent abroad to attend school in Canada, in hopes she changes her violent ways. Instead, she becomes a victim of bullying, but is determined to sit back on her rightful throne. Vancouver Short Film Festival 2019 Winner: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, Leo Awards 2019 Winner: Best Editor, Nominee: Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, BAAFF 2019: Honorable Mention Best Short Film.

ROADSIDE DEAD GUYS directed by Chris Lorenz, written by Chris Lorenz, produced by Ricardo Carneiro, DOP Joaquin Cardoner, starring Nate Kelly as Robbie, Ilias Webbe as Patrick. 6 min, Comedy, 2016. Robbie and Patrick are two unfortunate spirits stuck on the side of a lonely road for the rest of time. To get by, the pair must learn to stave off the boredom of eternity. Or at least how to get along with one another. Air Canada En Route! Selection

SAHAR directed by Alexander Farah, written by Alexander Farah, produced by Alireza Taale, DOP Kenneth Lau, music by Reza Hossaini, starring Behtash Fazlali as Nadim and Panthea Vatandoost as Sahar. 14 min., Drama, 2014. Nadim’s parents struggle to understand the carefree and westernized lifestyle of their daughter Sahar. With tension high and tolerance low, the household remains at a standstill, waiting for her to come home. Leo Awards 2015 Nominee: Best Short Drama, Best Direction in a Short Drama, Best Picture Editing in a Short Drama, Best Performance by a male in a short drama, Best performance by a female in a short drama, Vancouver Short Film Festival 2014 Winner: Best Director, Best Male Actor, Best Student Film, Yorkton Film Festival 2015 Winner: Golden Sheaf Award.

THE GOOD FIGHT directed by Mintie Pardoe, written by Farhad Ghaderi, Mintie Pardoe, Chloe Rose, produced by Farhad Ghaderi, Mintie Pardoe, DOP Farhad Ghaderi, music by Luke Ascencio, Carter and the Capitals, starring Teresa: Jean Parsons, Mother Superior: Amanda Burke, Father: Alan Colodey Sister Louise: Tammy McCaffrey. 11 min., Drama, 2018 – A young nun yearns to explore her sexuality before taking her final vows and committing to a lifetime of celibacy. Vancouver Short Film Festival 2018 Winner: Best Student Short, Best Actor Female, Best Director.

SENSE MEMORY by Julie Bruns.

Plus a selection of Trailers & Clips including:
IDOLS NEVER DIE by Jerome Yoo
EXTRA-ORDINARY AMY by Christopher Graham & Zlatina Pacheva
GONERS by Ken Hegan
TIME HELMET by Mike Jackson & Peter New
FREAKS by Zach Lipovsky
Vancouver Asian Film Festival

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SPONSORS:
The ANZA Club – www.anzaclub.org
Vancouver Short Film Festival – https://www.vsff.com
Like Minded Media – www.likemindedmedia.com
GearBase Camera Rentals – http://camerarentalsvancouver.com
Fusion Cine – www.fusioncine.com
Ameland Films Inc.

RAFFLE PRIZE SPONSORS (if interested: armspaul@gmail.com):
Crazy8s – www.crazy8s.film
Vancouver Short Film Festival – https://www.vsff.com
GearBase Camera Rentals – http://camerarentalsvancouver.com

Celluloid Social Club September 18

CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Screening Great Short Films followed by filmmaker Q&A

This month celebrating the Launch of Crazy8s 2020 #Crazy8sFilms20

plus previewing films screening at the 38th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival VIFF including the Crazy8s film UNKEPT by Michael P. Vidler

and other great short films

Join the Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/238182547065731/

NOTE NEW DOORS OPENING TIME OF 7PM for EXTRA NETWORKING TIME
– PUTTING THE SOCIAL BACK IN THE CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB! –
Doors – 7:00pm Show – 8:00pm No Minors.
The ANZA Club, #3 West 8th Ave. at Ontario St., Vancouver, BC
Free Parking/close to Broadway/Main St bus routes/Skytrain
Admission/Membership:
pay what you can sliding scale $5-$10 cash at door.

Call for Volunteers: for Front of House.
Arrive approx 5:45pm.
Free Entry & Drink. If interested: Emily Weldon

Twitter: celluloidsocial
Web: http://celluloidsocialclub.com/
Join the CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB FACEBOOK GROUP at http://www.facebook.com/groups/18306091376/

HOSTED by David C. Jones
Produced by Paul Armstrong
Technical Direction by Anaisa Visser
Volunteer Coordination by Emily Weldon
Webmaster & Hot Shot Shorts Producer Robin Chan
Founded by PAUL ARMSTRONG, JEANNE HARCO & the late CATHI BLACK

Vancouver, B.C…The CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB, monthly screenings featuring the best in independent provocative short films since November 13, 1997 followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker with networking & socializing. No Minors. Prizes galore.

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GEMINI directed and written by Mily Mumford, produced by Philip Planta, Mayumi Yoshida, DOP Wai Sun Cheng, music by Warren Hall, executive produced by Paul Armstrong, starring Donna Benedicto, Cody Kearsley, Mayumi Yoshida. 13 min, Sci-fi drama, Crazy8s 2018 – Angie is a popular figure in a near future VR Game “Gemini”. On her way back home she meets a man called Chad on the subway platform. Through their conversation, Chad recognizes her voice and realizes they both play “Gemini” and she is the game’s star player. As sparks fly, they discover they have a past- which exposes the dark side of virtual reality and gaming.

THE JINDALIA FLOWER 金达莱花开 by Laura Arboleda, executive produced by Paul Armstrong. Looking China 2016 – ‘The Jindalia Flower’ explores how multiple generations of several Korean families from the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture in Northeast China have attempted to maintain their Korean culture while also living in general Chinese society in Changchun, China.

SCREENING OF TRAILERS /CLIPS OF FILMS SCREENING AT VIFF 2019 Vancouver Short Film Festival including:
UNKEPT by Michael P. Vidler (MINE)
ASH by Andrew Huculiak (VIOLENT)
THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN by
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (A RED GIRLS REASONING) & Kathleen Hepburn (NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL)
MY DADS, MY MOMS AND ME by Julia Ivanova (LIMIT IS THE SKY)
DAUGHTER by Anthony Shim (two x 4)

OTHER FILMS TBA

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SPONSORS:
The ANZA Club – www.anzaclub.org
Like Minded Media – www.likemindedmedia.com
GearBase Camera Rentals – http://camerarentalsvancouver.com
Fusion Cine – www.fusioncine.com
Ameland Films Inc.

RAFFLE PRIZE SPONSORS (if interested: armspaul@gmail.com):
Crazy8s – www.crazy8s.film
Vancouver International Film Festival – https://viff.org
GearBase Camera Rentals – http://camerarentalsvancouver.com
Circus – https://www.circushr.com