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Opium Den, a nomadic underground cine-club, grew out of the recent collapse of the ‘official’ downtown New York film scene. Roaming from one location to another, Opium Den presents a casual, communal, low-tech ‘salon’ allowing for maximum improvisation and hanging-out. Organized by such artists as Peggy Ahwesh, Jennifer Montgomery, Lewis Klahr, Bradley Eros, Jeannie Liotta […]
Carl Brown continues his exploration of chemically treated hand-developed processing in this, the Canadian premiere of Air Cries, ‘Empty Water’. Part I, Misery Loves Company, guided by the vibrant soundtrack of Kaiser Nietzsche’s chaotic meanderings, repeats and moves through several cinematic spaces in which Brown’s ‘alchemy’ blurs the boundary between what is seen and what […]
A special co-presentation with the Toronto Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival. Pleasure Dome is pleased to present a special late-night screening of gender bending film and video by lesbian and gay producers. Bearded ladies, chicks with dicks and stiletto queens, are among the queer sightings in Gender Bender. Throwing open the question of […]
Paul and Menno de Nooijer are a father and son artist-collaborators who use a mixture of animation, performance and still photography to examine the boundaries of representation. From Middelburg, Holland, the de Nooijers are currently on a North American tour presenting a retrospective of their work. Inspired by such diverse artists as fellow Dutch filmmaker […]