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By Posted on: Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Friday the 13th Bingo Fundrasier

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Click Here To Buy Tickets Online

Date: May 13th
Time7:00pm
Location: The Elks Lodge, 31 Carpasian Rd

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door, tickets include seven bingo cards and a bingo dabber. You will be able to up your chances of going home with a prize by buying additional cards at the event. There will be a cash bar.

There will be over $2,000 in prizes up for grabs, including:

A Grand Prize of $500 Cold Hard Cash

A 32-Inch Smart TV

Passes for 2 for an 18 Hole Round of Golf at Pippy Park Golf Club

4 Tickets to an Ice Caps Game and a Kit Bag

A Hair Factory and Avon Cosmetics Gift Basket

Gin, The Third Place Tonic and Martini Glasses

Hair Products from John Jacques Salon and a Belbin’s Grocery Gift Certificate

Fall Passes to the Mun Cinema Series and the 27th annual St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival

Six Passes to Empire Theatres – Studio 12 and Gourmet Popcorn

A Sobeys Gift Card and Jumping Bean Coffee Coffee

Door Prizes including: Ten Bottles of Wine, a $100 The Party Bus gift certificate, gift certificates to Shamrock City Pub and Jungle Jim’s

And more!

Playing bingo won’t be your only opportunity to score on Friday the 13th, we will also be selling tickets on a 50/50!

Comedian and sketch comedy writer, Amanda Bulman will host SJIWFF’s Friday the 13th Bingo. She’s opened for Eugene Mirman at the Halifax Pop Explosion and Cheryl Hann of PicnicFace. She also founded Halifax’s first all-female comedy ensemble, That Time of the Month, and the celebrated I Panic stand-up comedy and storytelling series. She’s worked with Ghost with a Knife, an improv and sketch troupe based in Nova Scotia, and her film credits include voice work on Emily of New Moon and Bobby’s Peace. Amanda recently won WIFT-At and PUnk Films’ 1k Wave Award which will allow her to make a short documentary called, “The First Five Minutes” about amateur comics. In St. John’s, she runs the Holy Grail Donut Pop-up.

 

 

 

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By Posted on: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

National Canadian Film Day Screening of Ninth Floor

 

Where: NIFCO, 40 Kings Rd
When: 7:00pm
Admission: Free

In celebration of National Canadian Film Day, The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (SJIWFF), the Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative (NIFCO) and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) are partnering to show the feature length documentary Ninth Floor and the animated short film If I Was God. 

 

Ninth Floor
Director: Mina Shum
Run time: 1h 21 min

In 1969, to protest the administration’s mishandling of racist accusations towards a professor, students at Sir George Williams University occupied a ninth floor computer lab.

If I Was God
Animator: Cordell Barker
Run time: 8 mins

In this short animated film, a Grade 7 boy’s mind starts to wander while dissecting a frog in Biology class. What would you do if you suddenly found yourself charged with God-like powers? Would you use them for good? For bad? Perhaps a little of both? The possibilities seem endless. Oh to have the power to toy with life and death, to create monsters who can punish those who torment him daily, or better yet, to create that one perfect day with Lily, the love of his 12-year-old life!

If I Was God is the latest offering from two-time Oscar®-nominated animator (The Cat Came Back, Strange Invaders) and long-time NFB collaborator Cordell Barker.

Click here to see the trailer for If I Was God on the NFB website.

Check out Cordell Barker’s Animation Master Class on the NFB website here.

Learn more about National Canadian Film Day here.

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