Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail – February 18

Location: Feminist Art Gallery – 25 Seaforth Avenue (Side Gate)

FREE – arrive early as space is limited

Cinenova is a non-profit womens’ film/video distributor based in London, UK. Cinenova is a source of very specific knowledge, a network and cultural community that engages directly with feminist film and video practice, and with the question of how to make this knowledge more publicly accessible. We are very pleased to present a series of events that access, activate and animate the Cinenova collection here in Toronto under the banner of Cinenova: All Hands on the Archive.

Join us twice every Saturday afternoon in February at the Feminist Art Gallery in Parkdale as local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select work from the collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 18

1-3 PM Syrus Marcus Ware

Syrus Marcus Ware is a visual artist, community activist, researcher, youth advocate, and educator. He is the Program Coordinator of the Teens Behind the Scenes program at the Art Gallery of Ontario. As a visual artist, Syrus works with multiple media to challenge systemic oppression. He is editing a chapter for the forthcoming anthology Trans Bodies, Trans Selves.

3-5 PM Chase Joynt
Chase Joynt is a Toronto-based filmmaker, performer and writer. His latest film, Everyday to Stay, is showing at festivals worldwide and his creative non-fiction has been published in FUSE, Shameless, Bodies That Matter, Original Plumbing, and the anthology Letters for My Brothers. Chase is currently pursuing a PhD in Cinema and Media Studies at York University.

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