New Meetup: Vancouver Art Photography Meetup

From: Sterling
Sent on: Sunday, April 5, 2009 6:11 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Art Photography Group!

What: Vancouver Art Photography Meetup

When: April 19,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Hello again everyone.

I know I said there would be no meetup this month, and that hasn?t changed, but I wanted to let you know about an event, that although film related, still has strong visual elements that I think photographers would be interested in seeing. It also touches on a subject that I think is on a lot of people's minds, so I thought I'd share.

I?ll make a long story short. I worked on a documentary with a local homeless person and I got them to document their day to day life through video. The images turned out really interesting to say the least.

I would love to see anyone interested in this area of research out on April 19th for the festival.

I?ve posted the details and trailer for the film and event below.

Ciao

Sterling

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On April 19th, at 2pm Romantic Child Studios will be screening our film "The Purpose of Life is Rice... Wink" at the Reel Justice Film Festival.

http://www.pivotlegal.org/comingevents.html

The film will be played after "The Devil Plays Hardball" a CBC documentary that pairs homeless people with mentors.

Our documentary takes on a unique perspective. We gave a video camera to Danse Crowkiller (a homeless Vancouver man also featured in "The Devil Plays Hardball") and asked him to show us life through his eyes.

Therefore, rather than an outside-looking-in documentary, we have developed a documentary that is filmed from in the inside looking out.

It's a funny, challenging and charming documentary that allows viewers to do something they wouldn't normally get an opportunity to do: Get to know someone who falls outside the normal gradient of human behavior. It's an intimate opportunity to get to know someone's personality beyond their homelessness.

View the film trailer here:
http://www.romanticchildstudios.com/blog/2009/02/the-purpose-of-life-is-rice-wink/

Sign up for our facebook page here & keep updated with our events:
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/group.php?gid=[masked]&ref=mf

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SFU and Pivot have teamed up to host Reel Justice: a one-day film festival exploring homelessness and intersecting issues through Vancouver-based film and research.

Reel Justice will bring together cutting edge films, film-makers, advocates, academics, and organizations through film screenings, Q&As, panel discussions, a social change expo, and more!

One ticket gets you in for all 24 screenings and will be available at the door on the day or online next week. Tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students and seniors. (No one will be turned away for lack of funds.)


Date: Sunday, April 19, 2009
Time: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: SFU Harbour Centre
Street: 515 West Hastings
City/Town: Vancouver, BC

Learn more here:
http://photo.meetup.com/751/calendar/10123062/

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