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Cabin Fever: Buster Keaton’s Classic Shorts

Sun, Jan 20 / 3 pm
All films directed by Edward Cline & Buster Keaton

There will be will be free stop motion animation workshop offered by Art City one hour prior to the film.

Buster Keaton has emerged as one of the era’s most admired and respected artists. Behind the deadpan expression and trademark porkpie hat was a filmmaking comic genius who conceived and engineered some of the most breathtaking stunts and feats of visual trickery.

One Week
1920, USA, 22 min
Two newlyweds attempt to build a house only to discover the plans have been sabotaged. The result is a hilarious architectural disaster.

Cops
1922 , USA, 18 min
Buster Keaton gets involved in a series of misunderstandings involving a horse and cart. Eventually he infuriates every cop in the city when he accidentally interrupts a police parade and is chased through the city by a horde of Los Angeles police officers.

The Boat
1921, USA, 27 min
Buster loads the wife and kids into their homemade boat, and spend their time on the high seas ducking bridges, battling storms, and defying gravity.

Plays With: Ropa da Salsa / Directed by Papa Mbao / 2016, Canada, 2:18 min
Animator Papa Mbao shows the celebration of couple on a night out in the town using actual clothing, hand drawn and stop motion animation, and photos.


What started as a dream in 2005 has blossomed into a rite of passage for parents and their kids. They can shake the snow off their boots and spend an afternoon at the movies every Sunday all through January and February thanks to the generous support of the Assiniboine Credit Union. Due to the popularity of this series it is our desire that parents and their kids be seated before all others. Thanks for your understanding.

We acknowledge the continued and generous support of the Assiniboine Credit Union.

Reviews

Re: One Week:
There are no stunt doubles, camera tricks, or fancy prop gadgets. One of Keaton's best shorts. There's an abundance of truly classic American comedy here
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Thu 12

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Thu 12

Chained for Life

Thu, Dec 12 / 7 pm
Sat, Dec 14 / 9:15 pm
Sun, Dec 15 / 7 pm
Wed & Thu, Dec 18 & 19 / 9:15 pm
Thu 12

Pain & Glory

Thu Dec 5 / 7 pm
Fri, Dec 6 / 9 pm
Sat, Dec 7 / 5 pm & 7:15 pm
Sun, Dec 8 / 7 pm
Wed, Dec 11 / 7 pm
Thu, Dec 12 / 9 pm
Sat, Dec 14 / 7 pm
Sun, Dec 15 / 2 pm
Fri 13

The Two Popes

Fri, Dec 13 / 9:30 pm
Sat, Dec 14 / 2 pm & 4:30 pm
Sun, Dec 15 / 4:30 pm
Wed & Thu, Dec 18 & 19 / 7 pm
Sat, Dec 21 / 7 pm & 9:15 pm
Sun, Dec 22 / 5 pm

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We’re located in the heart of Winnipeg's historic Exchange District in the Artspace building. We are across the street from Old Market Square at the corner of Arthur Street and Bannatyne - one block west of Main.

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