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OPEN CINEMA screens Victoria Premiere of Occupy Love, December 5

We are very excited to announce the Victoria premiere of Velcrow Ripper’s new film “Occupy Love” on December 5th, 2012. Occupy Love is the latest in Velcrow’s Fierce Love Trilogy (‘Scared Sacred’ and ‘Fierce Light’). This moving and uplifting film recently premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival to rave reviews. Please read more about […]

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OPEN CINEMA celebrates Season Ten with Symphony of the Soil

Wed. October 3 at the Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St. doors: 5:30pm screening: 7pm Suggested donation $15 OPEN CINEMA Celebrates its 10th Season with the Canadian Premiere screening of Symphony of the Soil! Symphony of the Soil explores the complexity and mystery of soil. Using a captivating mix of art and science, the film […]

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MAGIC Lab Final Exhibition

7pm on August 9 at Open Space, 510 Fort St. The participants of MediaNet’s MAGIC Lab workshop will have an exhibition of their completed projects. Come down and meet the artists and see exciting new interactive and video installation works! For more information on MAGIC Lab, please contact info@media-net.bc.ca or see our website: www.media-net.bc.ca

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Deirdre Logue Exhibition at Open Space, Friday July 13, 7pm

Id’s Its — Installations by Deirdre Logue Since early May, Deirdre Logue (Toronto, ON) has immersed herself in Victoria’s springtime energy, inhabiting a summer residency studio at Open Space. She has completed a major new video installation entitled Id’s Its, which opens on Friday, July 13, at 7 p.m. Following the previous success of Enlightened […]

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Representing the Personal symposium, June 21, 22

symposium-poster-2012 Greetings! MediaNet invites you to attend our upcoming Symposium, “Representing the Personal.” The events take place at Open Space (510 Fort St.) this coming Thursday, June 21 and Friday, June 22. June 21 1. Screening and artists’ talks On June 21, at 7 pm, we will be screening films and videos by Deirdre Logue […]

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Grant Writing workshop with Peter Sandmark

Saturday, April 21, 2 pm – 4 pm at MediaNet. Registration $25 Peter Sandmark will show you how to enhance your chances of getting a grant from either the Canada Council for the Arts or the BC Arts Council (deadline May 31st), as well as how to deduct expenses as an artist for your taxes […]

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OPEN CINEMA year-end fundraising event, featuring Surviving Progress, April 25

Our next OPEN CINEMA event, and the last event of Season Nine, will take place on Wednesday, April 25. Featuring a screening of Surviving Progress, in partnership with the Sierra Club. The event will take place at the Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St. Special guest Ronald Wright, author of A Short History of Progress, which influenced this film, will join us for […]

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MediaNet and Open Space Present: The Future of Film

 Saturday, February 25 at 2pm, at Open Space, 510 Fort St.  A panel discussion with Rick Raxlen, Marilyn Brakhage and Peter Sandmark,  followed by a screening of films by Stan Brackhage. This is the final day of Rick Raxlen’s exhibition introspective?!*√º”ç¥å?! A reception will follow. Hope to see you there!

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OPEN CINEMA presents Rainforest: The Limit of Splendour February 22 at the Victoria Event Centre (1415 Broad St.)

Our next event  features a screening of the documentary Rainforest: The Limit of Splendour by Victoria filmmaker Richard Boyce. Inspired by Kwaxsistalla, a Kwakwaka’wakw clan chief, Vancouver Islandfilmmaker Richard Boyce embarks upon a cinematic journey contrastingthe tree-farms that dominate the landscape surrounding his home, with an ancient rainforest on the Pacific Coast of Canada. This documentary has received lots […]

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Korn-U-Kopia Premiere, Thursday January 26 5pm at Open Space

Join Victoria filmmaker Richard Raxlen on Thursday, January 26 at 5:00 pm at Open Space, 510 Fort Street for the premiere of Korn-U-Kopia, a new dual screen projection. Korn-U-Kopia extends Raxlen’s love of 16mm film, and treats viewers to a cinematic survey of his creative strategies and play: flipbooks and comic books, Mutt and Jeff […]

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