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Cary Janks

Designer, General Idea

Ahhhnuld, a life

PRESENTED ON DEC 02, 2015
IN BEACON @ VOL 4

For some god forsaken reason, Cary Janks decides to examine the life and times of Arnold Schwartznegger. Are you ready to get Pumped Up?!?!

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Being Funny When You’re Not Really That Funny

BY ZAINAL BOSTAMAN
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 07, 2015

Zainal Bostaman, engineer by day and stand-up comic by night, talks about how he began his comic career (miserably) and after several hits and misses, reached a point where people can properly laugh at his jokes. He now holds comedy workshops and teaches others on how to be funny when they think they're not really that funny.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 26, 2015.

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Making Movies in Oklahoma

BY LANCE MCDANIEL
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 12, 2015

After working on Oscar winning movie Million Dollar BabyLance McDaniel moved back to Oklahoma to launch his film career and help grow the film community in Oklahoma. This presentation details Lance's wild journey from assisting on low budget horror films to writing and directing successful family comedies. And, he explains how Oklahoma City's deadCenter Film Festival serves as the hub of the now thriving film industry in Oklahoma. 

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Funny Ha Ha

BY JASON KIRK
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 19, 2016

Jason Kirk loves comedy, but not because it makes him laugh (as in Funny Ha Ha), though he likes to laugh too.  Jason takes us through the power of laughter over the times, to tell the truth, for better or worse.

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Dumb Movies for Dumb Men

BY MERYL MURMAN
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 20, 2016

What is a dance that is a film? A film that is a dance? How can we use kinesthetic literacy to read and deconstruct popular forms of action-based cinema through a queer and post-colonial lens? Join Meryl Murman in asking 20 questions we know could be asking ourselves, or our bodies, or both, when we look at media images.

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¿Hay química en el cine?

BY ALBERTO COZ
@ VOL 1 ON APR 27, 2017

Profesor titular del departamento de química, Alberto Coz hablado de combinación de pasión y afición, que es la química y el medio ambiente de trabajo, y desde películas a sus aficiones.

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Food Journey

BY HONEY DAHLIA
@ VOL 1 ON APR 27, 2017

Honey Dahlia is a backpacker, She talked about Food Journey. She shared about her travel and food experiences at some countries and how she got inspired by some movies to visit the countries and taste the local food.

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How Hongkong movies shaped my life

BY TRAN DUY NGUYEN
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 11, 2016

What makes you who you are today? Is it your family, your friends, what you have done or the places you have been to?

For Trần Duy Nguyễn, the answer lies in the 90s Hong Kong movies. To sit around the TV, watching Hong Kong films being played by a VHS player is the kind of memories many 8x and 9x Vietnamese share. It is common, but also very personal since such movies are the main and almost only form of entertainment there used to be.

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

BY JOSHUA GRIMM
@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

Hallmark Christmas movies might just be one of the most underrated, underappreciated film genres around, according to Joshua Grimm.  And he's finally going to give those films the attention that they deserve.

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A Life of Film and Producing a Film Festival

BY CURTIS WOLOSCHUK
@ VOL 46 ON OCT 18, 2018

Curtis Woloschuk is the Associate Director of Programming at the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF). He takes through the meaningful moments in his life associated with film, and into his role with the VIFF.