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Metro Cinema Presents… Close-Up – Episode 5 – May 2019

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 NorthwestFest 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!

Metro Cinema Presents… Close-Up – Episode 4 – April 2019

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!

Metro Cinema Presents… Close-Up – Episode 3 – March 2019

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!

Metro Cinema Presents… Close-Up – Episode 2 – February 2019

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 February.

This episode 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, Tim Rechner’s Music Docs, Ramneek Tung’s Boom Bap Cinema, and Jonathan Busch of HOMO-CIDAL.

Metro Cinema Presents… Close-Up – Episode 1 – January 2019

A new monthly podcast in which we take a closer look at the Metro calendar for the coming month. Hosted by Owen Armstrong, and featuring a cast of staff, volunteers and board members, plus a selection of music from the films we’re screening.

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, Ramneek Tung’s Boom Bap Cinema, Allan Mulholland’s Night Gallery, Scott MacArthur’s Direct-Play, and Hitomi Suzuta’s Any Excuse For Food.