21.01.11 by Jeff

“An Island” Vancouver Screening!

Vancouver! I am so so so excited to announce that at 8pm on February 3rd we will be hosting a FREE screening of “An Island”, the highly anticipated new film from Efterklang and Vincent Moon.

This was made possible by the wonderful folks at W2 who are tirelessly supporting arts in our community.

RSVP our Facebook Event so we can make sure to have enough seats!

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Reasons why you should come:

1. Vincent Moon is the Parisian filmmaker behind Le Blogotheque’s now infamous “Take Away Shows”. He is a genius.

2. Last year Efterklang filled the Biltmore with a glorious racket the likes of which I had never experienced before or since. It was spectacular, they are amazing.

3. There will be bevvies and popcorn.

4. Admission is FREE.

Watch the trailer below!

“August 2010, French filmmaker Vincent Moon and Efterklang’s 8 piece-live band met up on an island in the Danish country side. The objective was to shoot a film. A film with the same length as an album, and a film full of performances, experiments and collaborations.

Over an intense period of 4 days Efterklang collaborated with more than 200 local musicians, kids and parents, creating new performances and interpretations of songs from their Magic Chairs album. It was all filmed by Vincent Moon who same time conducted several filmic and musical experiments with Efterklang as his dedicated play mates.”

Trailer:

Details:

8PM – Thursday – February 3

W2 Storyeum (151 West Cordova Street – Vancouver)

See you there!!!

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Fabrice D*

    I’m very sad that it’s not taking place in Paris :(

    • vincent is from paris no? holler at him for a screening!

  • David

    yes! awesome!

    oh wait i live 4500 miles away :(

    • host a screening!!!

  • If this was on a Saturday I would totally bus up from the states for a day, Vincent Moon is just that cool.

  • drea

    that is sweeeeet! it’s too bad it’s chinese new year, otherwise i would totally go!

    • do both! its like 2 hrs haha

  • Gideon

    Isn’t the Private-Public Screening idea fantastic? We’re hosting one of the California showings, I’m so excited.

    • ya such a great idea! great way to get people together and invite friendly strangers into your home or local spot

  • fiorella

    i wish i could go. so sad i’m nowhere close to vancouver, yet. but thanks for posting. the whole project sounds amazing.

    • wish you could come!

  • Joel

    For you, and for Vincent Moon, I will totally do what I can to be there. Luckily I don’t work too late, so it should probably work…

  • sad to miss it!

  • i love vincent moon and efterklang. Met him some years ago, cool guy. The band makes me proud of being a dane.

  • Vincent Moon, my hero!

  • TOM WOLF

    AWWWWW, why don’t i live in Vancouver? Stupid London.

  • I am so excited about this! I really wish I could be there to screen it with you guys. Moooooooon!

  • santos

    WOW this looks amazing!
    He gave a lecture here in Mtl last year, which was pretty damn dope. Gonna peep to see if there’s a screening here

  • lovely =)

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  • Joel

    Hey, any chance I could get a tracklist of the songs in the movie? Still trying to find/remember some of the awesome tracks…

    • email the band via the anisland.cc site!





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

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