Kaeja D'dance: Asylum Of Spoons Screening At The Drake Hotel

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Join us for a special evening at the Drake Hotel!

Before the rush of the holiday season and dealing with your own dysfunctional families come join us for a dance film screening of Asylum of Spoons and meet the ultimate dysfunctional family (seriously it will give you perspective before you head home for the holidays!)

Stay after the film for a special chat back with choreographer and filmmaker Allen Kaeja and some of the original cast. Admission to this screening is free and the kitchen and bar will be open so you can watch the film with some cozy comfort food and wonderful libations. Reservations not required but space is limited.

Venue: North Lounge at The Drake Hotel
Type: Film
Cover: FREE
Time: Nov. 15, 2015, 7 p.m.

Asylum of Spoons is a chilling and evocative film adaptation of the original stage work choreographed by Allen Kaeja, with additional choreography by Karen Kaeja and directed by Allen Kaeja and Mark Adam. Asylum of Spoons chronicles the underlying fears, impulsive acts, unspoken desires, longings for acceptance and the power of overwhelming love in a truly eccentric family. Playing with a turn-of-the-century aesthetic and following a dominant Matriarch through her great manor, she strives to attain absolute control. Asylum of Spoons challenges our inherent need for familial love against all odds!

Asylum of Spoons has been broadcast across Canada on Bravo!, ArTV Quebec, and in New Zealand. It has been screened around the world in festivals including InVideo Festival (Italy), Regensberg (Germany), Clermont-Ferrand (France), Sopottfilm Festival (Poland), and American Dance Festival – Dance on Screen (USA). It was nominated in the Playback Magazine: Best Canadian Film for Television and at the Banff World Television Awards for Best Performance, and it was one of six films (out of 1,000 worldwide) short-listed for the Jury’s Grand Prize (which was won by Martin Scorsese for No Direction Home: Bob Dylan).
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