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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

Celluloid Social Club August 14, 2019

CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Screening Great Short Films
in Celebration of THE VANCOUVER CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL August 11-16

With Special Guest Los Angles-based EMMY-nominated Canadian Director SHELDON LARRY (Remington Steele, Twilight Zone, Doogie Howser, M.D., Long Shadows)

Join the Event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/490365835047025/

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

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 Nathanael Vass
Volunteer Coordination by Emily Weldon
Webmaster & Hot Shot Shorts Producer Robin Chan
Founded by PAUL ARMSTRONG, JEANNE HARCO & 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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THE RIDE by Dihan Xu, Executive Produced by Sheldon Larry, filmed in Shanghai, China, 2017, 18 min – A married businessman takes an Uber to the airport on his way home. His driver is a beautiful, mysterious woman and the two do seem to have sparks. Or is something else going on?

UNRAVEL written and directed by Evan Luchkow, produced by Scott Franchuk, DOP Austin Kvaale, music by Royce Costa, starring Alicia Rusu, and David Vatousios. 11 min., science fiction/drama, 2017 – Mary lives a lonely and isolated existence, meticulously documenting suspicious activity in the skies. When she connects with a fellow conspiracy theorist, she struggles to open up and reveal her secret: painful and mysterious fibres growing out of her skin. , Nominee – Best Script, Best of BC – Chilliwack Independent Film Festival, Official Selection – 2018 Palm Springs International ShortFest; Winner Best 3rd Year Film at UBC’s POV Film Festival.

SEARCH FOR THE MANCHUS by Evan Luchkow, filmed in Northeast China as part of Looking China 2016 – Vancouver director Evan Luchkow seeks where the culture of the Manchu people of Northeast China is today, searching for it both in the big city as well as the country side and uncovers it in the unlikeliest places.

MATTRESS directed by Michelle Kee, written by Michelle Kee & Quinn Spicker, produced by Emma Peterson, DOP Graham and Nelson Talbot, music by Robin Andrew Hughes, executive produced by Paul Armstrong & Ines Eisses, associate produced by Jackie Nguyen, starring Sean Quan, Valerie Sing-Turner, Doralynn Mui, Kenneth Chan, Fiona Vroom, Ava Dewhurst, Aaron Hutchinson, Celeste Insell, Kalvin Olafson, Craig Meester, Alvin To, Julia Hartnett, Blaine Toderian, Nathan Thomas. 9:52 min., Comedy, Crazy8s 2014 – Under cover of darkness, the Lees discard an old mattress in a Strathcona alley, right next to a “No Dumping” sign. The next day, a near-riot breaks out in the neighbourhood when no one takes responsibility for it. Dodging rotten eggs and Molotov cocktails, it’s up to the youngest member of the Lee family to do the right thing. – Crazy8s 2014, ICCG Think Forward Film Festival 2014 *Special Mention (Venice, Italy), Vancouver Women in Film Festival 2015 (Vancouver, BC, Canada) *Honorable Mention.

SWEETNESS IN THE SHADOWS directed by Nathanael Vass, written by Natalie Moon, produced by Pangman Moving Pictures, Nathanael Vass & Natalie Moon, DOP James River Brooks, music by Natalie Moon, featuring Shayda Yazdanmehr, Masa Kateb, Benji Baker, Claire Baker, Béatrice Lou Strong, Alex Strong, Siona Gareau-Brennan, Natalie Moon, Alyssa Serpa, Jayden Doan, Hannah Gilgoff, Christopher Ho, Jesse Gary Harder, Nathanael Vass, James River Brooks, Marley the Cat, & Fabian Frangipane. 4 min., Music Video, 2019 – “Sweetness in the Shadows”, the new music video for Daughter of the Moon directed by Nathanael Vass (who also directed her previous music video “Wind & Fire”) is an exploration of love in all its many forms and featuring an ensemble cast of Vancouver artists and performers.  It is also a distillation of what it means to live as a millenial in urban Vancouver. One of the often-overlooked positive outcomes of the economic instability that plagues so many urban millenials is the return to a community-based living model–in order to survive, so many of them (us) have eschewed the single-family home life in favour of a constantly-shifting communal model in which a community of people (including partners and children) work together to create a full, meaningful, cooperative life. La vita è bella!

PsychoUber directed by Jacob Weldon, written by Jacob Weldon & Nigel Vendrasco, produced by Jacob Weldon, Nigel Vendrasco & Dylan Wilson, DOP: Jacob Weldon, starring Rohan Mathew as The Driver, Mat Prince as The Passenger, Garrick Geraghty as The Gangster, Nigel Vendrasco as Death, Dylan Wilson as Father John and Chad Gautreau as the Pizza Guy. 2 min., Comedy, 2019, Strap in for the craziest rideshare of your life – Tied for Second Place in Audience Choice at the 4th Vancouver Shi*ty Film Festival

THE BAR by Peter New, directed by Mike Jackson, starring Peter DeLuise & Simone Bailly – Whiskey music plays in a seedy bar, where pool sharks roam and the liquor flows like forgotten tears. A film noir comedy about love, life, tulips and xylophones. 2006 Winner of the 1st Annual Hot Shot Shorts Contest.

TOO LATE directed by Simon Chin & Christopher Cho. Made for the VAFF MAMM13 2018. MAMM14 2019 screening coming up August 31. http://vaff.org/mamm14

TRAILER for COOL DADDY directed by Roger Larry, produced by Paul Armstrong & Roger Larry, executive produced by Earl Hong Tai & Chris Phillips, featuring Kenny Colman and Chase Colman. https://kennysjazzpad.com/

https://www.facebook.com/CoolDaddyTheKennyColmanStory

Screening on the documentary Channel August 23.

https://www.cbc.ca/documentarychannel/

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SPONSORS:
The ANZA Club – www.anzaclub.org
Vancouver Chinese Film Festival – http://www.vcff.org

Vancouver International Youth Film Festival – http://www.viyff.org

Like Minded Media – www.likemindedmedia.com
GearBase Camera Rentals – http://camerarentalsvancouver.com

Fusion Cine – www.fusioncine.com
Ameland Films Inc.

RAFFLE PRIZE SPONSORS:
Crazy8s – www.crazy8s.film

GearBase Camera Rentals – http://camerarentalsvancouver.com

Vancouver Chinese Film Festival – http://www.vcff.org