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PROFILE

Photo by: Tanja-Tiziana

WITH ERIC VEILLETTE WHO ARE YOU?

WHAT WAS THE FIRST SCREENING YOU HOSTED AT THE REVUE?

NAME: Eric Veillette BIRTHPLACE: Timmins WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Roncesvalles CAREER: Programming Director at the Revue Cinema. Formerly a journalist and columnist for the Toronto Star.

Photo by: Maureen Nolan

HOW DID YOU BECOME INVOLVED WITH THE REVUE? I was hooked by the Revue Film Society’s community-driven spirit and the way it saved the building. I joined the volunteer newsletter team shortly after it opened. Back then, we published twice a month, promoting new movies and events, but also telling stories about the neighbourhood. I learned a lot from the newsletter editor, Ellen Moorhouse. The Revue has always been about creating opportunities for people.

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I’ve been obsessed with silent film since I was a kid. In June of 2009 I hosted the first Silent Sundays event, which featured a Buster Keaton film accompanied on live piano. Panic set in on the day of the screening as I wondered if anyone would show up. Would it be me and a few friends whose arms were twisted into attending? To my amazement, people were lined up around the block, onto Howard Park. I’ll never forget the laughter in the cinema that day. The series continues to this day as the Silent Revue, and launches its eighth season on October 29.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MOVIE? That changes all the time, but the list usually includes City Lights, Duck Soup, Jaws, a Hammer Horror film of some sort, and anything pairing William Powell and Myrna Loy.


WHAT DOES THE REVUE MEAN TO THE COMMUNITY?

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU’RE NOT AT WORK?

My motto at the cinema is to go “beyond the screen,” to use film as a conduit for discussion on a variety of subjects that are important to the community. We accomplish that with some of our in-house programming, but most importantly, by helping various groups and organizations produce events. Over the last year, we’ve worked with Raising The Roof, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, The Redwood, Students For a Free Tibet, The Mapuche Society, among so many others. We helped raise funds for Planet in Focus Festival’s Attawapiskat Film Lab; Trans Lifeline through Chandler Levack’s Feminist Live Reads; the Hope Goes North organization, which fundraises for asylum seekers in Canada; and after a screening of Desmond Cole’s documentary “The Skin We’re In,” we donated all proceeds to a charity benefitting the family of Andrew Loku.

I have too many hobbies. I was once an opera singer, and although my voice isn’t what it used to be, I still sing and practice a number of instruments in my home studio. I do watch a lot of movies, there’s no escaping that. However, my favourite thing, and I wish I had more time for it, is working on my miniature town, dubbed Spruce Mills. Built using model railroad kits, it’s inspired by the works of the cartoonist Seth, as well as the towns I’d pass by on the train up to Timmins when I was younger. (Instagram: @Sprucemills)

WHAT IS YOUR ROLE AT THE CINEMA? We’re a very small but dedicated team. Our board of directors consists of nine very dedicated volunteers; our Executive Director, Aileen MacDonald, helps steer the cinema’s vision; Rachel Welsh handles operations, staffing, event management, among other important things; I handle all the film bookings, calendar production, cinema rentals and much of the business development. And we all sweep popcorn at the end of the night. The best part of the job is producing our special events. I work with an amazing team of curators who helm different series, like Designing the Movies, which is hosted by Globe & Mail critic Nathalie Atkinson, and Rendezvous With Madness, hosted by programmer and author Geoff Pevere.

HAS CINEMA ALWAYS BEEN A PASSION OF YOURS? From a very young age. My first language is french, and I learned to read english via a giant book at my grandmother’s house called “The Movies.” I grew up on the outskirts of town, where cable TV wasn’t accessible, so I saw many classic films for the first time on a snowy television with bunny ears. Every weekend meant Elwy Yost hosting Saturday Night at the Movies, and a late-nite movie of some sort. Most of the profits I earned from my paper route went to the Victory Theatre or Cinema Six in my hometown. I’m lucky that as an adult, I got to make a living writing about film for various publications and now manage a movie theatre.

THE REVUE TURNS 10 THIS YEAR. CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT THE CHALLENGES OF RUNNING A NOTFOR-PROFIT CINEMA? Despite so much success, it’s a break-even proposition. Our costs increase year after year, and while we’ve been the ever-grateful recipients of two Trillium grants, one to upgrade our projection equipment and the other to renovate the auditorium and lobby, we rely on support from the community (check out our various membership options) as well as advertising revenue from neighbourhood businesses, many of whom, like Bill Mohan of Sutton Realty and Phila Optical, have been with us since the beginning. Fundraising is a top priority for 2017, and we are also about to submit a charitable organization application, which will open us up to more funding and grants.

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR ROUTINES IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD? I usually start my day with a coffee at Coffee & All That Jazz (72 Howard Park Ave.), while I pore over box office results for the films we want to show at the cinema. My days are usually spent at the cinema, meeting with renters, collaborators, or at my home office, where I produce the cinema’s in-house trailers and pre-show content. When work is done on Friday, I usually saunter over to She Said Boom! (393 Roncesvalles Ave.) to check out new vinyl arrivals.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT LIVING IN RONCESVALLES? I’m lucky to live around the corner from the cinema (most of our staff live within a stone’s throw of the building) in a gorgeous apartment I share with my partner, pastry chef Cora James. I store a sizeable collection of 16mm film prints at the cinema. On weekends during the summer, our patio becomes an outdoor cinema, and we invite pals (and sometimes a racoon or two) over to watch classic films while drinking cocktails.

Photo by: Tanja-Tiziana

HOW DOES SOMEONE GO ABOUT ORGANIZING A SCREENING OR PROPOSING A FILM SERIES OR FUNDRAISER AT THE REVUE? Please get in touch! We are always open to new ideas and our rental rates are very reasonable. So much of our success over the last ten years is due to the tireless work of our volunteers. We always need help with marketing (flyer delivery, graphic design, social media) and other areas, so if you’d love to help us make it to a 20th anniversary, we want to hear from you! Eric can be reached at eric@revuecinema.ca.

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BOOK REVIEW

NOVEMBER'S BOOK SUGGESTION

George, the husband and father and beloved teacher, maintains his innocence when arrested for sexual misconduct against female students. The reader is taken into the thoughts of Joan, the wife; Andrew, the son; and Sadie, the daughter, who are struggling to decide what to believe. They also have to somehow continue with their everyday lives in the midst of this tragedy and function in a town divided while waiting for George's trial. Sexual assault cases are complex and emotional, yet Whittal writes about this charged topic in a way that isn't offensive and that looks into an angle that I'd never considered-the accused's family. They have to continue their lives during the months before the trial while facing judgement from the town and grappling with the implications of this event. Whittal satisfies some of our curiosity about George and the sexual assault charges, but doesn't let the details overshadow the point of this book, which is to allow Sadie, Joan and Andrew to tell their stories.

THE BEST KIND OF PEOPLE

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ANOTHER STORY BOOKSHOP

30TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY AND TRIBUTE TO OWNER SHEILA KOFFMAN 01

Besides celebrating 30 years of independent bookselling, Roncesvalles Avenue’s Another Story Bookshop hosted an in-shop, day long, sale & celebration on October 12th, that also coincided with a spectacular Tribute to the memory of it’s founding member, Sheila Koffman.

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Social Justice Activist Koffman, who passed away on September 15th, was honoured with a New Orleans style Brass Band Procession that marched along Roncesvalles Avenue to PARC on Queen Street West. Local dignitaries, friends and family took turns speaking of her many virtues.

01: Scott. 02: The Band. 03: Beverly, Peter & Mary. 04: Victor. 05: Peter, Melanie & Harris. 06: Gord Perks.

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Bloor by the Park’s Taras Shevchenko Museum, held an opening reception for Artist Roksolyana Pidhainy-Benoit on October 28th, that included cultural acknowledgments from her father, Dr. Oleh Pidhainy and Parkdale High Park’s Member of Parliament Arif Virani, who is Parliamentary Secretary for Multiculturalism. The exhibition and sale titled Reflections, will run until December 15th. For more info, please visit: www.infoukes.com/shevchenkomuseum 01: Khrystyna, Lyudmyla & Dr. Oleh Pidhainy. 02: MP Arif Virani. 03: Roksolyana & Anahe.

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@ COLBORNE LODGE Presented as part of TO Canada with Love, and meant to honour Canada’s 150th Birthday, this year’s October 1st Harvest Festival paid homage to the Spirit of the Confederation Generation.

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21st Century, Historical Innovation was showcased in addition to the Harvest Festival’s usual autumn draws such as family dance time, children’s activities, pumpkin carving, as well as some featured artisans & performers.

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01: Participant Rebekka from the Mosaic Yoga Grand Opening by photographer Nancy Rahija. 02: City Councillor Sarah Doucette, Bhutila, & Organizer Charlotte at EcoFest. 03: Participants Mark, Jasper, Emerich & Morgan from the Mosaic Yoga Grand Opening by photographer Nancy Rahija. 04: Participants Taryn and her child from the Mosaic Yoga Grand Opening by photographer Nancy Rahija. 05: MP Arif Virani at Sorauren Park Pumpkin Sale. 06: Green 13 Volunteers.

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THE YOUNG’UNS

NOVEMBER 27 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

THE AULT SISTERS

DECEMBER 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

THE JITTERS – REUNION SHOW

JANUARY 13, 2018 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

CRAIG CARDIFF

DECEMBER 15 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

LAZER LLOYD

DECEMBER 20 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

LORI CULLEN

JANUARY 27, 2018 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

ANTHONY GOMES

DECEMBER 16 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

SUZIE VINNICK

DECEMBER 29 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

THE FUGITIVES

JANUARY 31, 2018 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

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Community Captured Roncy/Parkdale NOV 2017  

A Picture Book of Our Community and the People that Live Here

Community Captured Roncy/Parkdale NOV 2017  

A Picture Book of Our Community and the People that Live Here