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Free Screening: Short Films & Live Music | Oakland

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Peralta Junction Pop-Up | 2012 Peralta Street Oakland, CA 94607



Peralta Junction Pop-Up Creative Commons | Oakland

Free Screening: Short Films & Live Music | OaklandWeekends from Oct. 4 – Nov. 30, 2012, the previously vacant 24,000 square-foot lot at the corner of Mandela Parkway and West Grand has been transformed into a creative community space filled with art and commerce.

Featured events include a series of three highly interactive, large scale art installations, a Pumpkin Patch, a Pop-Up Market, featuring local artisans, DIY workshops and demos, Community Movie Night on Thursdayslocal performing artists and Oakland-based food trucks.

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Short Films & Live Music | Peralta Junction Pop-Up Creative Commons | Oakland

Free Screening: Short Films & Live Music | OaklandPeralta Junction will be screening a bunch of short films from (mainly) local filmmakers.

The Picnic is an Oakland-made silent movie directed by Allen White and produced by Bree Hylkema. (25 min.)
The cast includes many local artists and performers and features an original score by Dan Cantrell.
“This is a loving, authentically-styled tribute to the silent two-reelers of the 1920s, specifically the works of Keaton and Sennett, and features an all-original score and historically accurate locations in Northern California.”

Fine Dining (7+ min.)
Dean Mermell wrote, directed, and edited it (He also wrote and played the piano score)
Produced by Dana Castro for Storyfarm
Camera by Pablo 2000 (Paul Andresen)
“A homeless waif stumbles upon a parallel hobo universe, an exagerated world that mirrors our own, with surrealistic accuracy. Fine Dining is built on an original piano score, and shot on 35mm color film with an antique, hand-cranked camera. No electricity was used in its production.”

Dan Cantrell and players will open the evening with a live performance.

Also screening:

  • The Haunting of Yarmouth Port Hall by Khris Brown & John Daniel
  • And This Forest Will be a Desert by C & A Projects
  • Stairway to Paradise by Daniel Jacob & Yolande Sukal
  • Morgenrot by Jeff Desom
  • Requiem for Fat Ernie by Joe Rosato & Mark Oltz
  • My First Date pixilation animation from Slovakia

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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Categories: *Top Pick*, East Bay, Eating & Drinking, Live Music, Movies, Shopping & Fashion
Address: 2012 Peralta Street Oakland, CA 94607

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