CinemaSpace presents: The Travelling Tour of the 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival

The Travelling Tour of the 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival
The Longest-Running Experimental Film Festival in North America

Program 1: January 19th at 7:30pm
Program 2: January 22nd at 6pm


Home Movie (Best Narrative Film Award) by Braden King, director of the award-winning feature HERE (Berlinale 2011, Sundance 2011)

The Florestine Collection (Jury Award) by the late animator Helen Hill, who was murdered in a home invasion in New Orleans in 2007. Her husband Paul Gailiunas survived the incident and completed the film in 2010.

The Mechanism of Spring (DeVarti prize for most comic film) by Japanese animator Atsushi Wada (Day of Nose)

CinemaSpace unveils a brand-new series on the environment, a long-awaited retrospective of Phil Solomon’s exquisite work, plus a four-part series on the great master Stan Brakhage, feminist/queer cinema pioneer Barbara Hammer, and much more!


CinemaSpace @ the Segal Centre for Performing Arts
5170, ch. de la Côte-Ste- Catherine

Metro Snowdon or Côte-Ste-Catherine | Bus 129 / 17 / 51

Box Office: 514.739.7944
More details at:
Regular: $10.00
Student (full-time w/ ID) / Senior (65+): $8.00
Package: $15.00 for two programs

About the author:

Kier-La Janisse

Kier-La Janisse is a film writer and programmer, Editor-in-Chief of Spectacular Optical Publications, founding director of The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies and the Festival Director of Monster Fest in Melbourne, Australia. She has been a programmer for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, co-founded Montreal microcinema Blue Sunshine, founded the CineMuerte Horror Film Festival (1999-2005) in Vancouver and was the subject of the documentary Celluloid Horror (2005). She has written for Incite: Journal of Experimental Media, Filmmaker, Offscreen, Shindig!, Rue Morgue and Fangoria magazines, has contributed to Destroy All Movies!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film (Fantagraphics, 2011), and is the author of A Violent Professional: The Films of Luciano Rossi (FAB Press, 2007) and House of Psychotic Women: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films (FAB Press, 2012). She recently co-edited and published the anthology books KID POWER! (Spectacular Optical, 2014) about kids in cult film and television and Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s. She is currently working on the book A Song From the Heart Beats the Devil Every Time about children’s programming from 1965-1985.


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