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Posted: May 9, 2012 BANDS VS. FILMMAKERS
Source: The Winnipeg Film Group
The West End Cultural Centre and Cinematheque presents....
BANDS VS. FILMMAKERS II
A concert and visual event in support of the Cinematheque.
With Winnipeg icon Sylvia Kuzyk as host, five of Winnipeg’s finest independent filmmakers present their film and video work live to accompany electrifying performances by five of Winnipeg’s hottest independent bands. Each artist will work individually with a particular band to create an incredible visual and musical experience. Filmmakers will project their work from the back of the hall which will be simultaneously screened behind each band’s performance.
Thursday May 31, 2012 @ The West End Cultural Centre
Doors 7:15 pm | Show 8:00 pm
Tickets: $20 advance | $25 door
Tickets available now.
Featured bands include some of Winnipeg’s finest including Cannon Bros., Nova, Magnificent 7s, This Hisses, and SitDownTracy.
Each group is working with a different independent filmmaker including Danishka Esterhazy (acclaimed, award winning director of Black Field ), Curtis Wiebe (sculptor, puppeteer and filmmaking wizard) Stéphane Oystryk (Franco Manitoban rebel and independent artist), Rhayne Vermette (emerging independent filmmaker and participant in this year’s Mosaic Women’s Project which premieres in June) and Scott Fitzpatrick (an outstanding emerging visual artist who is breaking new ground in experimental film).
A silent auction of fabulous prizes includes a signed DVD copy of the cult classic A Clockwork Orange by British actor Malcolm McDowell, passes from the Winnipeg Folk Festival and Winnipeg Jazz Festival, signed copies of the Comedy Fest poster and Kids in the Hall film Brain Candy by comedian Kevin McDonald and lots more.