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Have Yourself A Campy Little Christmas!

We are ticketing holiday events galore this month and I’ve been trying to suggest events that offer something a little bit different than the usual fare. We know you’ve seen “It’s A Wonderful Life” a thousand times, so how about mixing it up a little bit? Well, our friends at New Beverly Cinema and the Downtown Independent in Los Angeles, The Castro Theatre in San Francisco, The Royale in Mesa, Arizona and the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York got you covered. We’re talking serial killer Santas, Santa abducted by aliens, tormented sorority girls on Christmas break, vintage holiday curios from Johnny Legend, beer-pong with John McClane and the Griswolds and holiday-themed film noir.

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Saturday, December 10  CHRISTMAS EVIL (1980) at midnight at New Beverly Cinema  Los Angeles, California  A psycho in a Santa suit gets to decide who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 9, 2011 in Film, Seasonal

 

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Bay Area: Scary Cow Film Festival at the Castro Theater Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, is the Scary Cow Film Festival in San Francisco. What is a Scary Cow Film Festival you ask? Well, it’s not a festival dedicated to horror films with bovine killers, although that does sound interesting. No, Scary Cow is a film co-op out of the Bay Area that helps aspiring film-makers produce their films. The members run Scary Cow and all revenue that Scary Cow receives goes back to the members in the form of screenings, budgets, classes and more. Since 2007, they’ve made over 150 films and have given out over $130,000 to their members.

Scary Cow has no restrictions on what kinds of films can be made, so a film-maker could, in theory, make a cow-slasher flick if he or she wanted. The film-makers own all the rights to their film, so if by some odd chance their low-budget, indie film takes off and becomes the next Blair Witch Project, then they keep all the profits. But even if their film goes nowhere, Scary Cow offers a valuable service by allowing aspiring film-makers to actually get out there and make it happen; to actually learn by doing. It’s a great way for aspiring film-makers to hone their craft and build their resumes while working and networking with other Bay Area film-makers. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 5, 2011 in Film

 

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Hot Tickets: San Francisco

Every Tuesday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Thursday, November 3 to Saturday, November 5 | San Francisco Transgender Film Festival: The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival announces its spectacular 10th Anniversary film festival! A stellar collection of transgender short films with tales of defiance, bullying, relationships, sex, humor, enchantment and romance. Get your tickets early; last year’s Festival broke the venue’s all-time audience record!

Opens Thursday, November 3 Working for the Mouse: Ever wonder what really goes on at the Happiest Place on Earth? Playwright and performer Trevor Allen spent a few years in Southern California portraying Pluto, Mr. Smee, the Mad Hatter and other characters in his height range on his quest for voice clearance and his dream of becoming Peter Pan. He recounts his tales of backstage debauchery, sex, drugs, kicks to the crotch, militant managers, and quirky coworkers in this unique coming-of-age tale that blows pixie dust in your eyes while offering a glimpse behind the ears of the Magic Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

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BPT’s Summer Film Festival Guide

Film Festival season is finally among us. We here at Brown Paper Tickets love a good festival. Here are a few you will love.

Mendocino Film Festival June 3-5 This three-day film festival packs in a range of films including the ravishing “The Athlete.”

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Posted by on June 1, 2011 in Film

 

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