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This program highlights local proflic artist, writer, film and videomaker Kika Thorne. ‘Come into my life: these films are my relationships – lover, sister, daddy, friend. Each intimacy reduced to a fiction of power.’ This evenings repertoire includes the super 8 films School, a bad movie about a bad schoolgirl, ‘the kind of spanking fetish […]
Pleasure Dome is pleased to have Rick Prelinger return to Toronto to present two evenings of ephemeral films from the renowned Prelinger Archives (New York). Busy Bodies Friday, June 20, 7 & 10 pm ‘Two wildly different strands of opinion characterize twentieth-century attitudes towards sexual expression. The first and prohibitionist strand has little tolerance for […]
From Brigitte Helm’s cyborg monster-body in Metropolis to slime goddess Alice Krieg in Star Trek: First Contact, female extra-terrestrials have cemented their territory in contemporary apocalyptic visual culture. An alien women…she’ll steal your soul, place it in her pod and clone it over and over again, she is the egg-women, she is the Walrus, koo […]