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Give blood on Canada Day at the Palais Royale

1601 Lake Shore Blvd. 416-533-3553

The Parkdale Beauty Pageant Society presents:
10th Annual Parkdale Film and Video Showcase
Two evenings of short films, videos and installations from the friendly streets of Parkdale!

Full program details including lists of participating artists and schedule information:


Friday 27 June 2008
OPENING of REside: installation loops by Chris Curreri in 3 homes on Fuller Avenue north of Queen (DUSK until DAWN all weekend : FREE)

Join us to launch our 10th ANNIVERSARY with an evening of short films and videos at the Revue Cinema!!! Celestial shorts by lovely Parkdalians! Films old and new!!!!
The Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue (PAY WHAT YOU CAN)

Films and videos by: Mammalian Diving Reflex, Lori Chodos, Cheryl Rondeau, Michelle Irving, Allyson Mitchell, Michael Toke, Greg Majster, Evan Tapper, John Greyson, Trevor Tureski, Matt Wyatt, Jonathan Culp and Jay Davidson

Saturday 28 June 2008

3:00 PM — HOME MADE MOVIES : From Parkdale to Guyana
A screening of home movies by Alison Latchana documenting her life in Toronto’s West Indian community. In the 1980’s Alison recorded her daily life, family and travels among the West Indian community, on the road in Europe and back home in Guyana. Hanging out on Jameson and at Queen and Sorauren. Village life in Guyana. Trucking through Portugal. Good times, hard times, family and friends — Alison shot it all with her Canon Super 8 sound camera. Join us for an hour of her autobiographical films AND meet Alison in person.
Parkdale Public Library, 1303 Queen Street West

9:00 PM — PARKDALE UNDER THE STARS! (family friendly!!!)
Two outdoor screenings of Parkdale shorts under the stars in the Fuller Avenue Parkette
(Just north of Queen, 2 blocks west of Lansdowne)
BYOBLC – that’s blankets and lawn chairs!

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