The Faux Museum Faux Reel MicroCinema 139 NW Second Ave (NW 2nd and Davis) Films for February every night of the week except Mondays. Note, Will Vinton and Bob Gardiner in Portland won an Oscar for their cartoon Closed Mondays in 1974. Being Closed Monday is in honor of them. All films will be screened in 16mm. Each program will be preceded by an episode of Perils of Nyoka.
Showtime is 7:30 Every night except closed Mondays
Friday -Sunday February 1,2,3 Bad Bugs Bunny Since creating this program in 1993 it has been screened all around the world and just sold out a weekend at the Trylon Microcinema in Minneapolis.
Tuesday and Wednesday February 5 and 6 Let’s Go to the Circus! This will be the world premiere of a new Dennis Nyback creation. Great short films featuring circuses including Boy of the Circus shot in technicolor in the mid 1950′s and the 1979 film Cotton Candy and Elephant Stuff. Much more.
Thursday February 7 Sex Ed Films Included will be what were called “pink slip” films which were shown to girls only in the sixth grade across the US. Also from Canada the jaw dropping About Conception and Contraception. Much more!
Tuesday-Wednesday February 12 and 13 Vaudeville Deluxe A wonderful look at vaudeville in films from the twenties and thirties. It will include early sound test films including Gus Visser. Many other acts that defy belief! You will be delighted and amazed, and if a vaudevillian yourself, inspired
Friday – Sunday February 15, 16, 17 The Dark Side of Dr. Seuss. The last time I showed this program in Tuscon five hundred people came to see it. Here is a review. Also this youtube. Don’t miss it!
Tuesday and Wednesday February 19 and 20 I Love a Ukulele! A wonderful program of vintage short films and cartoons featuring that wonderful portable instrument. The virtuoso player Roy Smeck will be featured.
Thursday February 21 The Blaxploitation Cartoon Special Ten banned cartoons showing how African Americans were portrayed in animation from 1916 to 1943.
Friday – Sunday February 22, 23, 24
Stag Party Special A delightful evening of vintage smut! Comprised of hard core Stag Films and Risque Rarities. Films from 1915 to 1950. A lot of fun for the curious one.
Here's the full program list:
(The silent portions of the show will be accompanied by a choice selection of dirty songs recorded from the 1920's into the 1950's.)
How To Undress In Front of Your Husband (c1940)
tease film Starring Mrs. John Barrrymore
A Free Ride (c1916)
Stag Considered the oldest stag film in existence
Three Party Girls (c1929)
Nudie cutie. Three girls get creative with costuming.
Bedroom Frolics (c1940)
Stag This one ends with a truly shocking act
Princess Papouli (c1943)
Hokum The Magician (c1933)
Stag An elegant stag possibly inspired by Man Ray photography
How To Hold a Husband (c1950)
Tease Film Considered by some to have been made by Ed Wood Jr.
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (c1942)
Naughty Soundie. A patriotic woman goes for a foursome?
The Black Mass (c1928)
German Stag A Satanic ritual featuring dozens of women and one man
The Martins and The Coys c1943
Fly Man (c1935)
Stag Creative use of slo-mo
Strip Polka (c1943)
Dixie Evans (1950)
Strip Tease The best strip number ever filmed
The Further Adventures of Pete The Tramp (c1944)
Stag A very funny film
Call us 206-218-3984.
Tuesday – Wednesday February 26 and 27 Scopitone A Go Go When I showed this in New York in 1997 MTV put me on the world wide news. A wonderful program of music shorts from the early 1960′s in garish color and magnetic sound. If you have never seen a Scopitone on the big screen you have not lived.
Thursday February 28 The Birth of Betty Boop (Or, My Life as a Dog) Yes, Betty Boop began her animated career in 1930 as a dog. And not just any dog, but the carnal love interest of Bimbo the dog. See how she morphed into the Betty we all know and love in ten cartoons from 1930 and 1931.