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Presented by Gallery 101. Linda Feesey in Person Gallery 101 presents ‘Variety Show: A Pleasure Dome Sampler’. Celebrating the best of Pleasure Dome’s New Toronto Works show, it features fourteen shorts made by Toronto artists that intrigued audiences at our annual show. For the past sixteen years, the NTW show premiered new work, new artists, […]
Beth B. will be present to screech and discuss her recent video Voices Unheard (1997, 58 min., Hi-8 video). This investigative documentary explores juvenille sex offenders, specifically 13 to 18 year old, living in Middle America in the tough, intelligent way one expects a Beth B film to proceed. Those who have follwed her work, […]
The annual New Toronto Works Show presents Toronto’s newest innovative, experimental and risk-taking film and video. Curated by Pleasure Dome members Larrisa Fan and Hamansu Desai, this year’s program promises to reveal the hidden and unveil the cutting edge in Toronto’s avant-garde — guaranteed to lift your winter blues. Notes: New Toronto Works Show Curated […]
Since the success of ?O, Zoo! (1986), passing through/torn formations (1988) and Kitchener-Berlin (1990) –films which have been described as documentary that is fiction and fiction that is a ‘personal document’ — Philip Hoffman has been exploring a more collaborative approach in his recent open-ended, non-linear film and video projects. Pleasure Dome is pleased to […]
Gwendolyn is hot stuff these days, what with her stage shows Merchants of Love and Hardcore packing them in at the last two Fringe Festivals, and her contribution to the NFB’s Five Feminist Minutes, Prowling By Night, being screened across Canada and abroad. Although she has recently gained wider audiences, Gwendolyn has actually been slugging […]
Pleasure Dome is pleased to present James Benning’s most recent film Used Innocence. Over the last decade and a half Benning has established himself as one of the most important practitioners of the neo-narrative school along with Yvonne Rainer and Chantal Ackerman. Of the three, Benning’s work is perhaps the most austere, often focussing on […]