CinemaSpace at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts is proud to present The Secret Lives of Inanimate Objects: The Films of Janie Geiser on Wednesday, October 5th and levitra show pill Thursday, October 6th at 6:30pm. Geiser makes her first appearance in Montreal buying levitra online usa for her film work with this event, presenting 12 films in two separate programs. Following the screenings, Janie Geiser will be available for a talkback session.

Geiser’s films have been screened at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Guggenheim
Museum and MoMA, and at numerous international film festivals including New York, Toronto, London, Hong Kong and Rotterdam. Three of Geiser’s films are in MoMA’s permanent collection. The Archive of the Academy of Motion Pictures has recently purchasing cialis selected her body of work for preservation in their archive of experimental films. An internationally recognized visual/theatre artist and experimental filmmaker based in Los Angeles, Janie Geiser’s work is known for its investigation of the emotional power of inanimate objects, its sense of ambiguity and mystery, and its strength of design. One of the pioneers in the renaissance of American avant-garde object performance, Geiser has, for over two decades, created innovative, hypnotic works which integrate puppets and performing objects with film and video. She was recognized in the LA Weekly’s 2006 State of the Arts as one of 100 significant Los Angeles Artists.


CinemaSpace at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts | 5170, ch. de la Côte-Ste- Catherine
Metro Snowdon or Côte-Ste-Catherine | Bus 129 / 17 / 51
Tickets: Adults $10.00 | Students (full-time w/ ID) / Seniors (65+) $8.00 | Package $15.00 for two programs.
Box Office: 514.739.7944

About the author:

Kier-La Janisse

Kier-La Janisse is a film writer and programmer, founder of Spectacular Optical Publications and The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies. 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, was the Festival Director of Monster Fest in Melbourne, Australia and was the subject of the documentary Celluloid Horror (2005). She 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) and contributed to Destroy All Movies!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film (Fantagraphics, 2011), Recovering 1940s Horror: Traces of a Lost Decade (Lexington, 2014) The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul (University of Toronto Press, 2015) and We Are the Martians: The Legacy of Nigel Kneale (PS Press, 2017). She co-edited (with Paul Corupe) and published the anthology books KID POWER! (2014), Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s (2015), Lost Girls: The Phantasmagorical Cinema of Jean Rollin (2017) and Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television (2017). She edited the book Warped & Faded: Weird Wednesday and the Birth of the American Genre Film Archive (forthcoming), and is currently co-authoring (with Amy Searles) the book ‘Unhealthy and Aberrant’: Depictions of Horror Fandom in Film and Television and co-curating (with Clint Enns) an anthology book on the films of Robert Downey, Sr., as well as writing a monograph about Monte Hellman’s Cockfighter. She was a producer on Mike Malloy’s Eurocrime: the Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the ’70s and Sean Hogan’s We Always Find Ourselves in the Sea and her first film as director/producer, Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror is due out from Severin Films in 2020.


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