Category: Film Shows

SHOW IS NOW AUGUST 6!!!

Show has been moved to Aug 6th. Weather forecast was not looking good so we decided to go with the rain date.

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9th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theater: 5 days to go!!

5 days to go! Keeping an eye on the weather.

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9th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theatre

9th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theatre

Saturday, August 5 at 7 PM – 11 PM Join your friendly projectionist for an evening of Mirth, Laughs, Excitement and Adventure! Popcorn will be served – Bring your drink of choice. If you don’t want to stand, bring a lawn chair and/or blanket. Ask for your FREE raffle tickets for some COOL prizes.

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Backyard Theater

9th Annual Backyard Theater Coming: Summer 2017

Stay Tuned:

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Help Is (1971)

From the NFB website First aid at the roadside — a clear demonstration of what the first person, or persons, on the scene of a motor vehicle accident should do during those critical minutes before ambulance and police arrive. A comprehensive film, dealing not only with on-the-spot treatment of injuries, but with the individual responsibility […]

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Bad Cartoon Review Of The Month: Two By Two – GAC Forums Archives

A cartoon so bad it actually got its own director fired (I don’t buy that it was just because of its religious satire). Title: Two By Two Director: Howard Post Year: 1966 Follow the link and read the full review below! Source: Bad Cartoon Review Of The Month: Two By Two – GAC Forums Archives […]

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Home Movie Day 2015 Event Report

Held on the day The Toronto Blue Jays were playing for a World Series spot may have hampered the turnout for our second Home Movie Day. Nevertheless we were able to give our undivided attention to our guest who brought films. We screened all of Ron’s films and had a pleasant discussion on the history […]

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Home Movie Day 2014 Event Report

The first Home Movie Day in Whitby was our small but successful inaugural event. We had a few participants with a wide range of film styles from the documenting of a day in the life of a rural family to a young auteurs crime drama to some beautifully shot Kodachrome 40 “found film” featuring Hula […]

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The Projector Stash

What’s in the current 8mm / super 8 projector stash at the Filmshows? (an almost complete representation) ……….and while we’re at it. A small sampling of projectors that have passed my way.

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8th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theater

Finally! Some show highlights. The Program: Reel 1 Pluto in “Bone Trouble” (Walt Disney Home Movies) Abbott & Costello in “Have Badge Will Chase” (Castle Films) Chillie Willie in Tex Avery’s “Legend Of Rock-A-Bye Point” (Universal 8) The Three Stooges “Studio Stoops” (Columbia Home Movies) Road Runner “Zipping Along” (Techno Films) Reel 2 Charlie Chaplin […]

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