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SEPTEMBER SCREENING: ELEANOR COLLA PRESENTS PARIS IS BURNING (1990)
Screenings

SEPTEMBER SCREENING: ELEANOR COLLA PRESENTS PARIS IS BURNING (1990)

With the weather slowly warming up and the days lasting longer, it is definitely time to head underground. All the way to Paris’ Ball. Cinerarium’s September screening is Jennie Livingston’s 1990 documentary PARIS IS BURNING which captured a moment of time in the underground Vogue scene in Harlem, New York. Filmed over four years, PARIS … Continue reading

August 19th- Jemima Bucknell presents BIG BUSINESS
Screenings

August 19th- Jemima Bucknell presents BIG BUSINESS

Hello all, and welcome to Cinerarium’s August screening. In continuing with our season of chats and films, we are pleased to announce that Jemima Bucknell is this month’s guest presenter. Jemima will be discussing the advantages and disadvantages of apply the Bechdel Test and other feminist models of film theory to modern cinema. Originating from … Continue reading

July 15th 2014 – Ben Buckingham Presents Parents (1989)
Screenings

July 15th 2014 – Ben Buckingham Presents Parents (1989)

Welcome to Cinerarium for July, and the second event in our winter program. For July, we are pleased to welcome guest host Ben Buckingham, introducing Bob Balaban’s 1989 horror film Parents (81 minutes). Amongst the annals of cannibal cinema, Bob Balaban’s Parents is fondly remembered yet rarely acknowledged as one of the more unusual and intriguing … Continue reading

July 20th 2014: For The Love Of The Tape – Cinerarium co-presents VHS Swapmeet! (Part 2: The Legend of Curly’s Gold)
NEWS / VHS Ramblings

July 20th 2014: For The Love Of The Tape – Cinerarium co-presents VHS Swapmeet! (Part 2: The Legend of Curly’s Gold)

I once walked into a video store to find that someone (a gentleman) had come in a week beforehand and bought the entire pornography section. Every. Single. Cassette. Didn’t want the covers though. Why would someone in 2011 need 400 VHS cassettes of late 80s R-Rated Pornography without covers? Beats the shit out of me. … Continue reading

June 17th 2014 – Introduction + Samson Vs The Vampire Women (Santo Vs Las Mujeres Vampiro)
Screenings

June 17th 2014 – Introduction + Samson Vs The Vampire Women (Santo Vs Las Mujeres Vampiro)

Welcome to Cinerarium for June! This month we are screening Samson vs. the Vampire Women, a B-Grade Mexican ‘lucha libre’ film starring the hero of all heroes- el Santo! Arising from popular Mexican wrestling culture these films feature well-known wrestlers- always still wearing their full-face mask- playing the hero against super-human, otherworldly, and just plain … Continue reading