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A 24-hour movie marathon is coming to Vancouver this March

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DH Vancouver Staff Feb 28, 2019 10:32 am 1,160

Vancouver film fans are advised to start stocking up on sleep, as the city’s biennial dose of 24 consecutive hours of cinema returns to The Cinematheque this spring.

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Appropriately billed as The Cinematheque’s 24 Hour Movie Marathon, the event is described by organizers as a “sleep-be-damned challenge that only the most seasoned cinephiles dare tussle with.”

They add that “as per usual, a carefully crafted, super-secret lineup of films will be served — a medley of forgotten gems, arthouse hits, and WTF curios from the four corners of our spinning globe.”

The 19-plus event will include prizes, complimentary craft beer, and tasty treats. For attendees, blankets, pillows, and ” tip-top hygiene” are recommended.

The Marathon is a fundraising event for The Cinematheque, and helps to support its year-round programming and award-winning education workshops.

More details around the event are available on The Cinematheque’s website.

24-Hour Movie Marathon

When: Saturday, March 30 to Sunday, March 31

Time: 10 am to 1o am

Where: The Cinematheque – 1131 Howe St, Vancouver

Admission: $60

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