Presented by The Cinematheque's Education Department, Cinema Sunday is an afternoon film program for children and their families featuring special film introductions and activities!
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Last updated: Mon, 06/24/2013 - 16:08
Our 4th Annual Open House took place on Saturday, June 16, and featured a free screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey along with a complimentary bag of the city's best popcorn. The afternoon also included tours of the projection booth and library, activities by our educational department, and more!
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Last updated: Thu, 07/05/2012 - 13:28
The Cinematheque's 4th annual SCENE was a tiki themed red carpet fundraiser event, held on on Thursday, November 3, at the Waldorf Hotel. Hosted by CityTV's Breakfast Television's Dawn Chubai, the evening featured mai tais and a canapés supper catered by Nuba, a tiki themed photo booth, and an extensive Silent Auction.
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Last updated: Tue, 09/11/2012 - 14:46
Distinguished American documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles in person at Pacific Cinémathèque, speaking in between screenings of his seminal documentaries GIMME SHELTER (with bonus short film: GET YER YA-YAS OUT) and GREY GARDENS. Mr. Maysles’s presence was made possible by the Documentary Program, School of Motion Picture Arts, Capilano University (North Vancouver), and by Maysles Films (New York).
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Last updated: Mon, 05/03/2010 - 14:07
The acclaimed Vancouver filmmaker Nettie Wild, one of Canada’s leading documentarians, is the subject of Wild at Heart: The Films of Nettie Wild (Anvil Press, 2009), the second title in Pacific Cinémathèque’s new Monograph Series celebrating the innovations and achievements of Western Canadian media artists. Wild’s exemplary work was the subject of a career retrospective at Pacific Cinémathèque.
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Last updated: Mon, 02/01/2010 - 16:35
Pacific Cinémathèque hosted its first-ever Open House, complete with a free screening of Alfred Hitchcock's classic Vertigo, on Saturday June 13. Over 150 people dropped by to participate in tours of the library, bid on the poster auction, make their own phenakistoscopes with our Education Department, and try some free popcorn. Many visitors also enjoyed tours of the projection booth, which turned out to be the most popular activity of the day!
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Last updated: Wed, 12/23/2009 - 10:22
We opened our doors on Saturday, June 12 for our 2nd Annual Open House! The Open House featured a free screening of Casablanca along with a complimentary bag of the city's best popcorn. The afternoon also included tours of the projection booth and library, activities by our educational department, a membership drive and poster auction!
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Last updated: Fri, 06/18/2010 - 15:16
Our 3rd Annual Open House took place on Saturday, June 11! The Open House featured a free screening of The African Queen along with a complimentary bag of the city's best popcorn. The afternoon also included tours of the projection booth and library, activities by our educational department, and more!
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Last updated: Wed, 06/15/2011 - 13:57
Pacific Cinematheque hosted its first annual silent auction fundraiser SCENE at the chic Canvas Gallery on Thursday, October 23rd, 2008. A near sold-out crowd enjoyed a selection of gourmet canapés, cocktails, film projections, lounge music and even had a chance to star in their own one minute silent film. Co-hosts Jacqueline Samuda and CBC’s Fred Lee kept guests entertained as they bid feverously over a number of items at what can only be described as a cinephile’s dream silent auction. In total, the event raised over $21,000!
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Last updated: Wed, 12/23/2009 - 10:23
A huge round of applause for all the attendees, donors and volunteers who helped make SCENE 2009 – Pacific Cinematheque’s second annual red carpet gala benefit - a success! The evening of November 19th was a fabulous one with film lovers taking advantage of all the night had to offer including a silent auction, a one-minute silent film activity and touchups by make-up artist Dena Kent. BC’s man about town Fred Lee, film reviewer Ian Caddell and film writer Katherine Monk hosted the evening and Canvas Lounge staff did an amazing job serving up supreme customer service along with tasty canapés and yummy cocktails. Over $21,000 was raised at the event and plans are already in motion for a 2010 gala.
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Last updated: Wed, 01/20/2010 - 15:40
The Cinematheque's 3rd annual SCENE fundraiser event, was held on on Thursday, November 18 at the Canvas Lounge. A "Night on A Film Set" themed event offered opportunities to get behind and in front of the camera, and guests made their own one-minute silent films, had their makeup touched up by the pros, grazed the gourmet 'craft' services table, and bid on 'props' at the silent auction. Hosted by CBC's Fred Lee, the evening raised over $17,000.
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Last updated: Tue, 09/11/2012 - 15:45