The VHS is dead. Long live the VHS!
Josh Wheatley takes a break from his PhD on trash cinema and joins
puppet film critic Harvey Feltztein to host a screening party
dedicated to the VHS. Worship at the altar of the VCR as we pay
tribute to a popular cinema on the verge of extinction.
Home video revolutionised our relationship with cinema. Suddenly we
could own films, watch them in our own homes and even pause during
the nude scenes! The cultural impact of the VHS tape is celebrated
with clips from cult and trash cinema, including titles that never
survived the transition to DVD and will disappear with the
Bring your cued up VHS tapes and share your favourite scenes with
the audience to score free drink vouchers and free pizza!
Saturday 8 June, 8:30-10pm
Theatrette, Sydney Film Festival Hub @ Lower Town Hall
483 George Street (enter on Druitt Street)