Close to Home – Performance + Screening

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The Parkdale Film + Video Showcase presents our 2016 program ‘Close to Home’ on Friday September 16th from 7-11 pm at Gallery 1313. This event is PWYC with a $5 suggested donation. The showcase will include a live performance at 8 pm by sound artist Colin Roy Gillespie, followed by our 60 minute screening of works selected from the open call starting at 9 pm. The program was curated by the Parkdale Film + Video Showcase programming committee.

All the artists in the program are living or working in Parkdale or are Toronto community members making work about issues relevant to the neighborhood. This includes ideas around community cultures, gentrification, affordable housing, community resources, health and wealth disparities, immigration, settlement and feelings of home.

Featuring work by:
Raghed Charabaty: http://raghed.ca
Giselle Mira Diaz: http://www.gisellemiradiaz.com
Hannah Epstein: http://www.hannahness.com
Colin Roy Gillespie: http://www.colinroygillespie.com/
Emily Harrison: https://www.instagram.com/emilygharrison/
Mike Hoolboom: http://www.mikehoolboom.com
Spencer Julien: http://www.spencerjulien.ca
ULIFE: http://www.ulife.solutions
John Nobrega: http://johnnobrega.tumblr.com
Mariana Osuna: https://vimeo.com/121082016
Michael Seleski: http://www.michaelseleski.com
Jess Shane
Kelsey Whyte
Brian Woodford: http://www.brianwoodford.com

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @PFVShowcase for previews of their work!

2016 Programming Committee Members:
Ginger Scott
Mary Porter
Maddie Alexander
Rachelle Walker
Xander Gopen
Michael Burtt

The Parkdale Film + Video Showcase would like to acknowledge the generous community support we’ve received that’s made this year’s event possible. A huge thank you to: The Parkdale Village BIA, Gallery 1313, The Tenant, Making Room, LIFT, Trinity Square Video, Xpace, FADO, Inside Out

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And a BIG thanks to Muskoka Brewery and Lake of Bays Brewery for donating refreshments

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