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Ad Hoc #26 Women Filmmakers, Embodiment, and Abstraction

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Room 222, Innis College, University of Toronto
2 Sussex Avenue
Toronto ON M5S 1J5
Canada

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This program presents eight short films created by women filmmakers between 1970-1995, which have been drawn from the collections of three experimental film distributors in the U.S. and Canada. Featuring Featuring little-seen films from Canyon, Film-Makers' Co-Op, and CFMDC.
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From Footnote to Main Text: Working with Minor Audiovisual Archives in Latin America with special guest Juana Suárez

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TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
Toronto ON M5V 3X5
Canada

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Archive/Counter-Archive and TIFF Higher Learning are delighted to welcome special guest Juana Suárez to deliver a keynote on working with minor audiovisual archives in Latin America. This event is FREE and open to the public!
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Crossroads and The Exploding Digital Inevitable with special guest Ross Lipman

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TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
Toronto ON M5V 3X5
Canada

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Archive/Counter-Archive and TIFF Higher Learning are delighted to welcome special guest Ross Lipman to deliver a keynote on Bruce Conner's CROSSROADS and Lipman's project THE EXPLODING DIGITAL INEVITABLE. This event is FREE and open to the public!
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How She Sees It: Women’s Films from the CFMDC

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Room IMA 307, School of Image Arts
122 Bond Street, Ryerson University
Toronto ON M5B 1X8
Canada

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Students in Izabella's Pruska-Oldenhof's "Issues in Film Curation and Exhibition" course in Ryerson's Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management program worked with CFMDC on a very special film program, featuring works by Canadian women. This program is one of several initiatives directed by Ryerson’s faculty, who consist of several A/CA Co-Applicants and Collaborators.
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Working Papers Series: Lisa Sloniowski | Theorizing the Library

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Free Times Cafe
320 College St
Toronto ON M5T 1S3
Canada

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Join us for the second iteration of the Archive/Counter-Archive Working Papers Series, which brings together PhD students from different Universities to hear about exciting doctoral research in the area of archival studies. Our second speaker is York librarian and PhD Candidate in York’s Social and Political Thought program, Lisa Sloniowski. Her talk will be followed by a Q&A moderated by the event’s curators, Michael Marlatt and Axelle Demus.
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Public no. 57 “Archive/Counter- Archives”: Reading Group

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Room 407, Faubourg Building, Concordua University
1250 Guy Street
Montreal QC H3H 2T4
Canada

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Archive/Counter-Archive's Epistemologies of the Archive Working Group will be hosting a single-session reading group at Concordia University on Public’s summer 2018 issue entitled “Archive/Counter-Archives.” The reading group is open to all who are interested!
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AIDS Activist Cinema & The Queer Canadian Underground

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Nat Taylor Cinema (102 Ross Building), York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto ON M3J 1P3
Canada

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Archive/Counter-Archive and the Department of Cinema & Media Arts at York University are delighted to welcome A/CA researchers Ryan Conrad and Thomas Waugh to present on their Case Studies.
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"Uncatalogued: A Porn Archive's Risky Arrangements": Public Lecture

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John Molson Building (MB), room 9A
1450 Guy Street
Montreal QC H3H 1J5
Canada

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Archive/Counter-Archive's Epistemologies of the Archive Working Group will be hosting a free public lecture at Concordia University by Dr. Patrick Keilty. Patrick Keilty is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, with affiliate faculty positions in the Technoscience Research Unit, Cinema Studies Institute, Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, and the Women and Gender Studies Institute.
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Archive/Counter-Archive at the Canadian Screens conference

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1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, Thistle 248
St. Catherines ON L2S 3A1
Canada

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A/CA Principal Investigator Janine Marchessault will be delivering the Keynote Presentation and A/CA Student Researcher Claudia Sicondolfo will be presenting a paper at the upcoming Two Days of Canada Conference 2019: Canadian Screens. The conference explores the socio-political, cultural, and technological constructs surrounding Canadian screen production and consumption.
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Working Papers Series: Jonathan Petrychyn | An Archive of Fevers

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Free Times Cafe
320 College St
Toronto ON M5T 1S3
Canada

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Join us for the inaugural iteration of the Archive/Counter-Archive Working Papers Series, which brings together PhD students from different Universities to hear about exciting doctoral research in the area of archival studies. Our first speaker is Dr. Jonathan Petrychyn (PhD, Communication & Culture, York and Ryerson University). Based on his dissertation research, “A Network of Feelings: Affective Economies of Queer & Feminist Film Festivals on the Canadian Prairies,” Jonathan’s talk will explore the affective dimensions of queer and feminist archives in the Prairies, and will be followed by a Q&A with the audience, moderated by our student organizers, Michael Marlatt and Axelle Demus.
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"The Archivettes" at Cinema Politica Concordia: Screening and Discussion

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1455 de Maisonneuve West, Room H110
Montreal QC H3G 1M8
Canada

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Cinema Politica Concordia will be hosting the Quebec premiere of The Archivettes by Megan Rossman, an in-depth look at the founding and sustaining of New York City's Lesbian History Archives, the largest existing collection of materials by and about lesbians. The screening, coupled with Philip Lewis and Jean-François Monette's Eye on the Guy: Alan B. Stone and the Age of Beefcake, will be followed by a discussion with Monette, Julie Podmore, and Archive/ Counter Archive researcher Alanna Thain.
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Gathering Across Moana: Reception

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Trinity Square Video + CFMDC
401 Richmond St W #121 (TSV) + 32 Lisgar Street (CFMDC)
Toronto ON M5V 3A8
Canada

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Indigenous peoples have drawn connections across vast distances, continents, and bodies of water for thousands of years, revealing the space between us as a potential site for sharing knowledge, experience, and technology. Working from the Pacific view of water (moana and vai) as a mode of connection between islands, and by extension, Turtle Island (North America), these exhibitions will explore the transference of ideas through various media across geographic distances, timespans, and cultures. Together these artists delve into the sharing of knowledge and postulate locations of connection in the future, including imagined concepts of place. Presented with by imagineNATIVE, Trinity Square, A Space Gallery, and CFMDC, and curated by GLAM collective with Noor Bhangu.
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