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Séance Film Festival - Closing Program (postponed)

Séance Film Festival - Closing Program (postponed)

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Please note, this screening has been postponed due to illness. Ticket and pass-buyers have been notified and we will update with new information as it is available. Sorry for the inconvenience. 

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Séance Film Festival – Closing Program

Lehigh Valley Cinema Club presents the first Séance Film Festival, a weekend film festival (Friday, July 5 – Sunday, July 7, 2024) celebrating cinema as séance and portal to the afterlife, and the parallels between film projection and reincarnation.

This closing program contains four short films made between 1927 and 2021, will feature a Q&A with filmmaker Daniel Paashaus (Katabasis) and two films with live musical accompaniment by Sarah Schimeneck & Jesse Sparhawk. Curator Herb Shellenberger will introduce the program.

Tickets: $10 per night
Weekend pass: $18
Supporter pass: $40

Prelude, dir. Castleton Knight, 1927, UK, digital, 7', live soundtrack by Sarah Schimeneck & Jesse Sparhawk
Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales 2.0, dir. Stanley Schtinter, 2021, UK, digital, 13'
Katabasis, dir. Daniel Paashaus, 2011, US, digital, 18'
Witch’s Cradle, dir. Maya Deren, 1944, US, digital, 13', live soundtrack by Sarah Schimeneck & Jesse Sparhawk

Total running time: 52'

Please note! Tickets include entry to this program and the following Séance Film Festival program—Nature Intended the Abstract: Films by Célia Hay and others—at 7:00pm in the same venue. 

Thanks to Francisco Aguilar (Civic Theatre of Allentown), Brian Belovarac (Janus Films), Bret Berg (American Genre Film Archive), Canyon Cinema Foundation, Rick Charnoski, Jesse Pires (Lightbox Film Center), Chris Regec & Steak (National Sokol's), Doug Roysdon (Ice House Performing Arts Collaborative), Drew Swedberg, the University of Texas at Dallas and all the filmmakers, performers and audience members who have supported this event. 

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