The film series - with screenings June 3-6 as well as June 10 and 12, at the Riddell Centre, MacKenzie Art Gallery, and the Regina Public Library (RPL) Film Theatre - will explore the theme of Canadian male star culture. Feature films to be screened include The Boys of St. Vincent, Jesus of Montreal, Spider, Men With Brooms, and Last Night, with a program of shorts by Queer City Cinema. The film series concludes June 12 with an endnote address and question/answer session with renowned Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, who will screen his new film The Saddest Music in the World at 9 p.m.
For further information on the film series contact Belinda New, RPL Film Theatre, 777-6104. Information is also available in the May/June RPL Film Program.
The conference, which is expected to attract an international audience of academics and critics, will run June 10-11, with panels both days at the University of Regina's Riddell Centre and the MacKenzie Art Gallery. Thomas Waugh, of Concordia University, will deliver the keynote address at 7:30 p.m., June 10 at the Riddell Centre, attempting to answer the question "What Do Heterosexual Men Want?"
The exhibition of art by men about men will run at the MacKenzie Art Gallery June 5-August 22, with special events June 11 and 12. These include a walkabout with curator David Garneau at 7:30 p.m., June 11; an exhibition opening, reception and live performance by The Nancy Ray Guns at 8:30 p.m., June 11; and an artists' panel at 1 p.m., June 12.
For further information about all components of the event visit http://v4.livegate.net/milm/, or contact Christine Ramsay at the U of R Department of Media Production and Studies - 585.4210
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