Metro Cinema Presents...Close-Up

Metro Cinema Presents...Close-Up

By Owen Armstrong
A monthly roundup of films and events coming soon to the historic Metro Cinema in Edmonton, Alberta. As well as an overall look at the Metro calendar for the coming month, each episode also features interviews with some of our guest curators as we discuss their respective seasons - both new and ongoing.
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Metro Cinema Presents... Close-Up - September
A monthly roundup of films and  events coming soon to the historic Metro Cinema in Edmonton, Alberta. In this episode some of our regular contributors - Owen Armstrong, Heather Noel, Talicia Dutchin and William Latham - discuss the Metro calendar for September as we get ready to usher in an exciting new season of curatorial programming.  Throughout the episode,  you'll also hear music from local artists Mark Templeton, Pigeon  Breeders, Boosh and Soft Ions, as well as excerpts from Leonard J.  Paul's excellent procedural film score to Beep - A Documentary History  Of Game Sound. Follow the links below to hear more, and enjoy! https://leonardjpaul.bandcamp.com/releases  https://pseudolaboratories.bandcamp.com/album/soft-ions  https://marktempleton.bandcamp.com/  https://pigeonbreeders.bandcamp.com/music  https://boosh1.bandcamp.com/ 
51:05
August 16, 2019
Metro Cinema Presents... Close-Up - August
A monthly roundup of films and events coming soon to the historic Metro Cinema in Edmonton, Alberta. As well as an overall look at the Metro  calendar for August, this episode also features interviews with DEDFemme's Lacey Paige, Julian Faid from Rapid Fire Theatre & TedxRFT, Delia Barnett from Send In The Girls Burlesque, and Maggie Hardy discusses her upcoming co-curatorial retrospective of Pier Paolo Pasolini. Throughout the episode, you'll also hear music from local artists Mark Templeton, Pigeon Breeders, Boosh and Soft Ions, as well as excerpts from Leonard J. Paul's excellent procedural film score to Beep - A Documentary History Of Game Sound. Follow the links below to hear more, and enjoy! https://leonardjpaul.bandcamp.com/releases  https://pseudolaboratories.bandcamp.com/album/soft-ions  https://marktempleton.bandcamp.com/  https://pigeonbreeders.bandcamp.com/music  https://boosh1.bandcamp.com/ 
1:13:04
July 17, 2019
Metro Cinema Presents... Close-Up - July
A monthly roundup of films and events coming soon to the historic  Metro Cinema in Edmonton, Alberta. As well as an overall look at the Metro  calendar for July, this episode also features interviews with Banned In Alberta's Dave Clarke, Maggie Hardy of Silent Sundays, Metro Cinema Executive Director David Cheoros, and Dylan Rhys Howard discusses his John Cassavetes retrospective. Throughout the episode, you'll also  hear music from local artists Mark Templeton, Pigeon Breeders, and Soft Ions, as well as excerpts from Leonard J. Paul's excellent  procedural film score to Beep - A Documentary History Of Game Sound.  Follow the links below to hear more, and enjoy! https://leonardjpaul.bandcamp.com/releases  https://pseudolaboratories.bandcamp.com/album/soft-ions https://marktempleton.bandcamp.com/  https://pigeonbreeders.bandcamp.com/music 
1:00:20
June 19, 2019
Metro Cinema Presents... Close-Up - June
A monthly roundup of films and  events coming soon to the historic Metro Cinema in Edmonton, Alberta. We take an overall look at the Metro calendar for June, as well as discussing some of our favorite picks from the last year. This episode also features interviews with Night Gallery's Allan Mulholland, Banned In Alberta's Dave Clarke, and Boom Bap Cinema's Ramneek Tung.  Throughout the episode, you'll also hear music from local artists Mark  Templeton,  Pigeon Breeders, Boosh!, and Westfalia, as well as excerpts from Leonard J. Paul's excellent procedural film score to Beep - A Documentary History Of Game Sound. Follow the links below to hear more, and enjoy! https://leonardjpaul.bandcamp.com/releases  https://westfalia.bandcamp.com/music  https://marktempleton.bandcamp.com/  https://pigeonbreeders.bandcamp.com/music 
56:00
May 14, 2019
Metro Cinema Presents... Close-Up - May
A monthly roundup of films and  events coming soon to the historic Metro Cinema in Edmonton, Alberta. As  well as an overall look at the Metro calendar for May, this episode  also features interviews with Alexis Kienlan as she discusses her  selection of films Asian Canadian Heritage Month, and Northwest Fest  Director Of Programming Guy Lavalee. We'll also be talking with Reel  Revolution's Michael Janz, and DEDFemme's Lacey Paige and Sidney Marie  Curtis. This episode features music from local artists Mark  Templeton, Pigeon Breeders, Boosh!, Westfalia, and Ryan Hegedus, as well  as excerpts from Leonard J. Paul's excellent procedural film score to  Beep - A Documentary History Of Game Sound. Follow the links below to  hear more, and enjoy! https://leonardjpaul.bandcamp.com/releases  https://westfalia.bandcamp.com/music  https://marktempleton.bandcamp.com/  https://pigeonbreeders.bandcamp.com/music 
1:08:15
April 14, 2019
Metro Cinema Presents... Close-Up - April
A monthly  roundup of films and  events coming soon to the historic Metro Cinema in  Edmonton, Alberta. As  well as an overall look at the Metro calendar for April, this episode  also features interviews with some of our guest  curators as we discuss  their respective seasons - both new and ongoing  - including Maggie Hardy's Silent Sundays, Dave Clarke's Banned In Alberta, Hitomi Suzuta's Any Excuse For Food, and Scott McArthur's Direct Play. This episode also features music from local artists Mark Templeton, Pigeon Breeders, Westfalia, and Maggie Hardy, as well as excerpts from Leonard J. Paul's excellent procedural film score to Beep - A Documentary History Of Game Sound. Follow the links below to hear more, and enjoy! https://leonardjpaul.bandcamp.com/releases https://westfalia.bandcamp.com/music https://marktempleton.bandcamp.com/ https://pigeonbreeders.bandcamp.com/music
59:05
March 15, 2019
Metro Cinema Presents... Close-up - March
A monthly roundup of films and  events coming soon to the historic Metro Cinema in Edmonton, Alberta. As  well as an overall look at the Metro calendar for March, this episode  also features interviews with some of our guest curators as we discuss  their respective seasons - both new and ongoing - including Michael  Janz's Reel Revolution, Allan Mulholland's Night Gallery, Liz Hay's Kink  On Screen, Geraldine Carr's The Female Gaze, and Lacey Paige's  DEDFemme. This episode also features music from local artists Mark Templeton, Pigeon Breeders, and Westfalia. Enjoy!
59:47
February 22, 2019
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