Screen shot 2013-02-07 at 3.39.03 PMMechanical Eye Cinema sounds like a lotta fun. The founders, who got started last October, describe their outfit as a “mobile microcinema” that will show unusual films at a different location each month.

More from Mechanical Eye Cinema:

Mechanical Eye Microcinema was founded by Charlotte Taylor and Lisa Sousa, two film enthusiasts wanting to exhibit exciting work in Asheville. We are enamored with showing actual celluloid when feasible in an age when digital projection is ubiquitous, to keep alive the magical flicker of the film projector. To this end, we strive to project S8 and 16mm prints regularly, although these will be mixed with conventional video. We invite you to join us.

And here’s an event that Mechanical Eye is hosting on Feb. 14 at the BeBe Theater.

The film program is a mix of handmade, animated, collage, cut-paper animation, live action and even a glitched video game. We’ll be showing a mix of video and 16mm prints! Come prepared for beauty, humor, cuteness, romance, strange, and a little bit of sad.

The BeBe Theater, 20 Commerce Street, Asheville
Thursday, February 14th at 8 p.m.
$5 (No one turned away for lack of funds)

Film line-up:

Jodie Mack – The Saddest Song in the World
Evan Meaney – the well of representation
Jamie Olson – Broccoli and Carrots
Chris Renaud – Two by One
Ben Popp – Laszlo Lassu
Drake Arnold – Aphrodite
Penny Lane – Voyagers
Helen Hill – Tunnel of Love
Joe Lachajczyk – I Love (St.) Louis
Natalie Abshez – 3 Kisses
Casey Swoyer – Court
Alex Ingersoll — condiment

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