Animation Feature: Torrey Pines

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Torrey Pines
FEATURE FILM & PERFORMANCE
by Clyde Petersen with Your Heart Breaks

November 3, 2016
8PM Doors | 8:30PM start
PWYC (Suggested $5)
All Ages event (13+)
Double Double Land
209 Augusta Ave, Kensington Market

Torrey Pines is both a new stop-motion animated feature film by director Clyde Petersen, and a touring theatrical show!

Based on a true story, the film is a queer punk coming-of-age tale, taking place in Southern California in the early 1990's. The film has a soundtrack produced by Chris Walla, while the live theatrical version has a score performed by the band Your Heart Breaks.

TAIS is also excited to announce that the final films from TAIS/The 519's Animazing! Animation Movie Camp will open the evening! If you missed the premiere of these films on September 18th at The 519, don't miss this chance to celebrate fantastic short animated films by Amna Alam, Elijah Williams, Adrian Mo, Kevin O’Brien, Dinaly Tran, Sammy Winter-Specter, and Plum Holtz-Carriere.

About the artist/director:

Clyde Petersen is a Seattle based artist, working in film, animation, music, installation and fabulous spectacle. He is a member of the transgender and queer communities in Seattle. He travels the world with his punk band Your Heart Breaks and hosts a TV show in a small handmade boat in the Washington Park Arboretum. His work has been featured around the world at the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, SXSW, the Henry Art Gallery, the Walker Art Gallery, Portland State University, Western Washington University, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival and many more.

More information about Torrey Pines is available here:
https://www.torreypinesfilm.com/

More information about Clyde Peterson is available here:
http://www.clydepetersen.com/

More information about the Animazing! Animation Movie Camp is available here: http://tais.ca/animazing/
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Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) is thrilled to present this screening of Torrey Pines in partnership with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, The 519, and Inside Out Film Festival.

TAIS programming is presented with support from the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Ontario Arts Council.
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By: TAIS Toronto Animated Image Society

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