CFF 2014

cff-webTuesday, April 1, 8:00 PM
CFF 2014 PREVIEW NIGHT
Video Pirates provide a comedic multimedia tour through this year’s program guide.  FREE ADMISSION AND PIZZA COURTESY OF RUSTICA!
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analogartifactswebFriday, April 4, 8:00 PM
VIDEO PIRATES: ANALOG ARTIFACTS
A FREE three hour program of video store-related docs and shorts including the Philly Premieres of VIDEO NASTIES and SEVEN YEAR RENTAL.  Held at Viva Video!
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sonofthewhitemarewebTuesday, April 8, 8:00 PM
SON OF THE WHITE MARE (1981) w/ a live score by Ryan M. Todd – The animated Hungarian classic screened with an original live score by synth-based local Ryan M. Todd.
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video-wars-1-smThursday, April 10, 7:30 PM
Opening Night Film
VIDEO WARS (1983) – Rare presentation of a virtually lost Philly-shot James Bond spoof with the film’s cast and crew in attendance!
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lifeofpiaFriday, April 11, 8:00 PM
World Premiere!
VIDEO PIRATES: LIFE OF PIA – A comedic, multimedia celebration of the life of ’80s icon Pia Zadora!  A feature-length presentation six months in the making.
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Friday, April 11, 10:00 PMtriple-fisher-1
Philadelphia Premiere!
TRIPLE FISHER – A metadrama mashup of three early ’90s Amy Fisher biopics that “unspools like a Lifetime fever dream”.  Director Dan Kapelovitz in attendance.
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Friday, April 11, Midnightthreeegeniusesmain
THREEE GENIUSES: A RETROSPECTIVE – A guided history of the legendary L.A.-based public access show plus Genius Dan’s solo pop culture and found footage oddities and rarities.
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dr-laoSaturday, April 12, 1:00 PM
7 FACES OF DR. LAO (1964) – 50th anniversary screening of the George Pal family-friendly classic starring Tony Randall as Dr. Lao and his additional six faces.
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Saturday, April 12, 3:30 PMthiefcobbler
THE THIEF AND THE COBBLER Double Feature – Featuring the documentary PERSISTENCE OF VISION plus the special “Recobbled Cut” of the animated masterpiece that was never fully realized.
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funinballoonlandSaturday, April 12, 7:30 PM
TRIPPY KIDDIE Double Feature – Super rare screening of the Philly-shot oddity FUN IN BALLOONLAND (1965) plus the animal wonders of THE SECRET OF MAGIC ISLAND (1957).
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Saturday, April 12, 10:00 PMcomputer-error
COMPUTER ERROR: The Worst of CGI – A scathing critique of Hollywood’s overreliance on CGI illustrated via a seemingly endless stream of clips from the worst that modern movies have to offer.
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road-to-revengeSaturday, April 12, Midnight
GETEVEN (1993/2007) – Philadelphia Premiere of L.A.-based trial lawyer John De Hart’s gleefully low-budget acting/writing/directing debut. For fans of THE ROOM, DEADLY PREY, etc.
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axeSunday, April 13, 7:30 PM
Frederick R. Friedel Double Feature
AXE (1974) + KIDNAPPED COED (1976) – Digitally restored editions of two offbeat regional horror films from North Carolina’s Frederick R. Friedel.
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diverdanMonday, April 14, 7:30 PM
FILMADELPHIA: THE SEQUEL – Irv Slifkin returns with a new installment in his popular FILMADELPHIA series, a visual history of Philadelphia in film and television.
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whamcityTuesday, April 15, 8:00 PM
WHAM CITY COMEDY TOUR – A multimedia performance featuring some of Baltimore’s best alt-comics, all from Dan Deacon’s Wham City collective.  Also locals The New Dreamz and Aaron Nevins.
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sarnos Wednesday, April 16, 7:30 PM
Joe Sarno Double Feature
THE SARNOS (2013) + SIN IN THE SUBURBS (1964) – Philly Premiere of a new documentary on the sexploitation legend + a screening of one of his classics.
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Thursday, April 17, 8:00 PMmrmikeweb
MR. MIKE’S MONDO VIDEO (1979) – Special 35th Anniversary screening of SNL writer/featured performer Michael O’Donoghue’s spoof of MONDO CANE starring Sid Vicious, Bill Murray, and more.
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coldheartsThursday, April 17, 10:00 PM
COLD HEARTS (1999) – Special 15th anniversary screening of the Ocean City, NJ-shot vampire film, a Video Pirates favorite!  Director Robert A. Masciantonio in attendance!
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mpartyFriday, April 18, 8:00 PM
MONDO MAUSOLEUM PARTY – A special giant-sized edition of PhilaMOCA’s variety show featuring live performances from JAN TERRI, MARY OCHER, and DEAD with guest hosts SCOTT AND GARY!
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tomthumbSaturday, April 19, 1:30 PM
TOM THUMB (1958) – The Academy Award-winning George Pal musical classic starring Russ Tamblyn as the tiny titular hero.  FREE ADMISSION courtesy of Warner Archive!
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phillycamSaturday, April 19, 4:00 PM
SPOTLIGHT ON
PhillyCAM – Highlights from five years worth of Philadelphia’s premiere “anything goes” public access station, the future home of PhilaMOCA’s own Mausoleum Party.  FREE ADMISSION!
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magiconSaturday, April 19, 6:00 PM
Philadelphia Premiere!
MAGIC ON MUSIC MOUNTAIN (2014)
A new documentary on Lambertville, NJ’s legendary Music Circus.  Filmmakers in attendance!
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herzogSaturday, April 19, 9:00 PM
WERNER HERZOG BURLESQUE – Miss Rose’s Sexploitation Follies returns to the CFF with a show dedicated to everyone’s favorite maverick filmmaker, Werner Herzog!
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ledzepSunday, April 20, 7:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere!
LED ZEPPELIN PLAYED HERE (2013) – Did Led Zeppelin actually perform at a youth center in Maryland in 1969?  Filmmaker Jeff Krulik in attendance!
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heartofbrunowizardSunday, April 20, 9:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere!
THE HEART OF BRUNO WIZARD (2013) – A documentary on the tumultuous life of UK mystery punk Bruno Wizard of The Rejects and The Homosexuals.
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dertodeskingMonday, April 21, 8:00 PM
DER TODESKING (1989) – 25th anniversary screening of Jorg Buttgereit’s dark horror classic plus shorts from filmmaker Carey Burtt who will be in attendance.  Presented by Matt Garrett.
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shiningTuesday, April 22, 8:00 PM
THE SHINING (1980) projected forwards and backwards w/ a live score by Psychic Teens – The Stanley Kubrick classic presented in the experimental form demonstrated in ROOM 237.
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wellesWednesday, April 23, 8:00 PM
THE LATE ORSON WELLES – Herb Shellenberger presents a program exploring Welles’ strange, money-motivated late period.  Video clips and 16mm projections.
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trickbabyThursday, April 24, 8:00 PM
Exhumed Films presents TRICK BABY (1972) – Philly’s favorite promoters of genre cinema present a special 16mm screening of the locally shot crime drama TRICK BABY!
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256colorsFriday, April 25, 8:00 PM
Philadelphia Premiere!
twohundredfiftysixcolors – A hysterical compilation of animated GIFs that traces the file format’s history and importance. Director Eric Fleischauer in attendance!
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starwarsFriday, April 25, 10:00 PM
STAR WARS UNCUT: A NEW HOPE Director’s Cut – STAR WARS recreated in 15 second fan-created segments. Possibly the internet’s greatest achievement, rare theatrical screening!
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underdogSaturday, April 26, 3:00 PM
UNDERDOG 50th ANNIVERSARY CLASSIC Suzanne “Underdog Lady” Muldowney hosts an Underdog celebration featuring cartoons, interpretative dances, and birthday cake!
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doubledareSaturday, April 26, 6:00 PM
DOUBLE DARE Retrospective – A video history of the classic, Philly-shot game show for kids, from DD to FAMILY DD to SUPER SLOPPY DD.  Original DD announcer John “Harvey” in attendance!
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eitSaturday, April 26, 8:00 PM
EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE! Retrospective – EIT! present a video history of their found footage achievements, from fan favorites to little-seen rarities.  EIT! in attendance!
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nukeemhighSaturday, April 26, 10:00 PM + Midnight
Philadelphia Premiere!
RETURN TO NUKE ‘EM HIGH: VOLUME 1 – Troma celebrate their 40th anniversary with a brand new NUKE ‘EM HIGH film!  Director Lloyd Kaufman in attendance!
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thewizardwebSunday, April 27, 3:00 PM
THE WIZARD (1989) w/ Nintendo World Championship reenactment – 25th Anniversary screening of the video game classic w/ a live video game tournament! Compete for vintage NWC prizes!
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thx1138Tuesday, April 29, 8:00 PM
THX 1138 (1971) w/ a live score by CONVEYOR – Dystopian sci-fi classic that marked George Lucas’ feature-film debut presented with an original live score by NYC’s Conveyor.
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