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TSF #2 “The Private Lesson” – FULL EPISODE

FULL EPISODE of Tango Silent Films #2 “The Private Lesson” for your enjoyment! So Enjoy!

(Runtime: 11 minutes; 2010)

Nov 4th – Screening of 4 Tango Silent Films at studio Tango montréal!

Screening of FOUR episodes of the Tango Silent Films series
at studio Tango montréal in Montréal, Québec!

When: Sunday, November 4, 2012 — 6:15pm
Where: studio Tango montréal
643 Notre-Dame West, 2nd floor, Montreal, Canada (MAP)
$10 includes snacks, films, and dancing at a practica 4pm-6pm!

Facebook Event Page

Films to be screened:
Ep #2 “The Private Lesson”
Ep. #3 “Oh My, What a Night!”
Ep. #4 “One, Two, Three!”
Ep. #5 “Pornography”

Joe Leonardo, writer and director of the Tango Silent Films project will also be at the screening to introduce the films and take part in a Q&A afterward.

tangosilentfilms.com

Premiere Screening of “Pornography” September 22nd in Portland

Tango Silent Films #5 "Pornography"

Premiere Screening of “Pornography”
September 22nd in Portland

We are very pleased announce the premiere screening of the newest Tango Silent Film, “Pornogarphy” in Portland OR at Tango Berretín. This is our 5th episode in the Tango Silent Films series and features Reynold and Natasha discovering just how difficult tango relationships can be, especially when someone like Mabel May comes into the picture! This film is an EPIC tango adventure and we are SO excited to share with you!

Tango Silent Films #5 "Pornography"
Saturday, September 22nd – 11pm
During The “aime comme moi” Milonga
at Tango Berretín
6305 SE Foster Rd. Portland, OR

Film Screening at 11pm sharp
Drop-in Beginners Tango Lesson 8pm
Dancing 9pm-1am
$11 for Dancing and Film – $5 for Film only

The Film:
“Pornography” (Episode #5 of TSF)
Runtime 15 minutes
Description: In the world of Argentine Tango, relationships can be tricky! And this is exactly what Reynold Clifton and Natasha Primrose discover when their own relationship is put to the test by Reynold’s wandering eye and the ever-flighty Mabel May. “Pornography” tells the hilarious and surprising story of a typical tango couple’s trials and tribulations through lust, jealousy, and fantasy.

Watch the trailer for “Pornography”

Trailer for "Pornography" - Tango Silent Films Ep. #5 on Vimeo.

The Dance:
The film will be screened during a very special “aime comme moi” Milonga (Argentine tango social dance party). If you are new to Argentine tango, Joe Leonardo will be offering a wonderful beginner’s class this evening from 8 to 9pm. Dancing will be 9pm-1am with the screening at 11pm in the main room.

Check out the FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE!

For more information about the Tango Silent Films project, visit tangosilentfilms.com.

This film was made in part with the support of PROJECT TANGO (SF Bay Area)

Trailer for “Pornography” – Tango Silent Films Ep. #5

Tango Silent Films #5 "Pornography"

Trailer for “Pornography” – Tango Silent Films Ep. #5 from Tango Silent Films on Vimeo.

Episode #5 of the Tango Silent Films project created by Joe Leonardo and members of the Portland Argentine Tango Community.

“Pornography” premieres in Portland OR on September 22, 2012.

Visit www.tangosilentfilms.com for more information.

Interview with Joe Leonardo about Tango Silent Films

Published March 21, 2012 on Oxygen Tango’s blog. Clink the links to read the full interview on O2′s website:

Interview with Joe Leonardo!
Creator of Tango Silent Films from Portland !

by Holly Darling

photo by Isaac Oboka at www.iOboka.com

Joe beautifully expresses the connection between Tango and Silent Films, combining the two in a brilliant project.  At the Oxygen Beginners’ Milonga, we are so fortunate to have our very own screening of his silent film ”Oh, My, What a Night!” based on theharrowing experience of being a beginner at a milonga. We may think these are times we want to forget, but upon watching this film, we also remember the sweetness that comes with our first memorable dance with a stranger, and the connection that can bloom even from the most awkward of cabeceos.

Interview with Joe of Tango Silent Films :

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