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Since we’re all going to be spending a little more time at home for a while, Cinephile and The Film Stage are proud to present Cinephile Game Night, a twice-weekly livestream series that aims to bring some attention to film-related charities (and beyond) during the COVID-19 crisis.

Each evening will feature The Film Stage crew, including Jordan Raup, Conor O’Donnell, Dan Mecca, and Cinephile creator Cory Everett, and a rotating roster of special guests as we test our knowledge of movie trivia in this online version, adapted for our current self-isolated times. With each show lasting about an hour, we’ll square off and play a few rounds of Cinephile: A Card Game, including Filmography, Movie-Actor, and Six Degrees.

Viewers are invited to tune in and follow along with the cinema-related fun! Each night, we’ll feature a relief fund or charity to spotlight. If you are viewing and donate, send us a screenshot tagged #CinephileGameNight and you’ll be entered for a chance to win the Ultimate Cinephile Prize Pack (details below). See the full gallery of prizes at the bottom of this post.

Watch each show on The Film Stage Twitter feed. If you can’t make it at the exact time, each show will also be able to view after, and we’ll update with videos in this post.

Upcoming Shows

Night 18 – Wednesday May 27 at 9pm ET

Special Guests: Ed Douglas (Coming Soon, Weekend Warrior), Eric Walkuski (JoBlo, Arrow in the Head), Christopher Bumbray (JoBlo), Rebecca Pahle (Box Office Magazine, Pajiba)
Featured Fund: Will Rogers Pioneer Assistance Fund 

Night 19 – Saturday May 30 at 5pm ET

SlashFilm vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Chris Evangelista (SlashFilm), Hoai Tran Bui (SlashFilm), Bradford Oman (SlashFilm), Jacob Hall (SlashFilm)
Featured Fund: TBA 

Night 20 – Wednesday June 3 at 9pm ET

The Big Picture podcast vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Sean Fennessey (The Big Picture podcast, The Ringer), Amanda Dobbins (The Big Picture, The Ringer), Chris Ryan (The Watch podcast, The Ringer)
Featured Fund: TBA 


Past Shows

Night 17 – Saturday May 23 at 9pm ET

Fighting In The War Room podcast vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: David Ehrlich (FITWR, IndieWire), Katey Rich (FITWR, Vanity Fair), Matt Patches (FITWR, Polygon), Da7e Gonzales (FITWR, The Storm podcast)
Featured Fund: Nitehawk Staff Fund 
Watch here.

Night 16 – Wednesday May 20 at 9pm ET

Collider vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Adam Chitwood (Collider), Matt Goldberg (Collider), Perri Nemiroff (Collider), Haleigh Foutch (Collider), Vinnie Mancuso (Collider), Allie Gemmill (Collider)
Featured Fund: Feeding America 
Watch here.

Night 15 – Saturday May 16 at 4pm ET

Little White Lies x Ghibliotheque vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Iana Murray (Little White Lies), Hannah Woodhead (Little White Lies), Kambole Campbell (Little White Lies), Steph Watts (Ghibliotheque podcast), Jake Cunningham (Ghibliotheque podcast)
Featured Fund: UK Cinemas Fund 
Watch here.

Night 14 – Wednesday, May 13 at 9pm ET

Blank Check podcast vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Griffin Newman (Blank Check), David Sims (Blank Check), David Lowery (director, The Green Knight, A Ghost Story), Alex Ross Perry (director, Her Smell, Listen Up Philip), and Emily Yoshida (Night Call podcast)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch here.

Night 13 – Saturday, May 9 at 9pm ET

Special Guests: Leonard Maltin (film critic) and Jessie Maltin (Maltin On Movies podcast)
Featured Fund: Save Larry Edmunds Bookshop
Watch here.

Night 12 – Wednesday, May 6 at 9pm ET

We Hate Movies podcast vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Stephen Sajdak (We Hate Movies podcast), Chris Cabin (We Hate Movies podcast), Eric Szyszka (We Hate Movies podcast), and Andrew Jupin (We Hate Movies podcast)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch Part 1 here.
Watch Part 2 here.

Night 11 – Saturday, May 2 at 9pm ET

Special Guests: April Wolfe (co-writer, Black Christmas, host, Switchblade Sisters podcast), Brett Pierce & Drew Pierce (co-directors, The Wretched)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch here.

Night 10 – Wednesday, April 29 at 9pm ET

Special Guests: Drew McWeeny (80s All Over Podcast), Joe Lynch (director, Point Blank)
Featured Fund: Alamo Family Fund
Watch here.

Night 9 – Saturday, April 25 at 5pm ET

Film School Rejects vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Brianna Zigler (Film School Rejects), Emily Kubincanek (Film School Rejects), Mary Beth McAndrews (Film School Rejects), and Luke Hicks (Film School Rejects)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch here.

Night 8 – Wednesday, April 22 at 9pm ET

Awards Daily vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Sasha Stone (Awards Daily), Marshall Flores (Awards Daily), Megan McLachlan (Awards Daily), and Joey Moser (Awards Daily)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch here.

Night 7 – Saturday, April 18 at 9pm ET

Alamo Drafthouse LA vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Rachel Walker (Alamo Drafthouse LA), Anam Syed (Alamo Drafthouse LA), Ash Minnick (Alamo Drafthouse LA), Claire Brooks (Alamo Drafthouse LA), and Jake Isgar (Alamo Drafthouse SF)
Featured Fund: Alamo Family Fund
Watch here.

Night 6 – Wednesday, April 15 at 9pm EST

Special Guests: Tomris Laffly (RogerEbert.com, Variety) and Rodrigo Perez (The Playlist)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch here.

Night 5 – Saturday, April 11 at 9pm EST

The Flop House vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Dan McCoy (The Flop House Podcast), Elliott Kalan (The Flop House Podcast), and Stuart Wellington (The Flop House Podcast) and Hallie Haglund (HBO’s Problem Areas)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch here.

Night 4 – Wednesday, April 8 at 9pm EST

Special Guests: Monica Castillo (RogerEbert.com, The Wrap), Brian Raftery (The Ringer, author, Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up The Big Screen)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch here.

Night 3 – Saturday, April 4 at 9pm EST

Special Guests: Kimber Myers (LA Times, The Playlist) and Alonso Duralde (The Wrap, Who Shot Ya? Podcast)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch here.

Night 2 – Wednesday, April 1 at 9pm EST

IndieWire vs. The Film Stage
Special Guests: Anne Thompson (IndieWire), Kate Erbland (IndieWire), Zack Sharf (IndieWire) and Ryan Lattanzio (IndieWire)
Featured Fund: Art-House America Campaign
Watch here.

Night 1Saturday, March 28 at 9pm EST

Special Guests: Katie Walsh (LA Times, Tribune Agency) and Jordan Hoffman (The Guardian, TV Guide)
Featured Fund: Freelancers Relief Fund
Watch here.

Prize Pack

Donate to our featured fund and send us a screenshot tagged #CinephileGameNight and you’ll be entered for a chance to win the Ultimate Cinephile Prize Pack including Cinephile: A Card Game, Leave Her To Heaven Criterion Collection Blu-ray, Jordan Peele’s The Pieces of Us book, Peter Jackson’s King Kong Production Diaries box set, Have Yourself A Movie Little Christmas book signed by Alonso Duralde, Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up The Big Screen book signed by author Brian Raftery, Rotten Movies We Love: Cult Classics, Underrated Gems and Films So Bad They’re Good book, exclusive The Flop House podcast merch, Badass Cinema Shirt, AGFA tote bag, Birth.Movies.Death. magazine, Alamo Drafthouse ticket and food vouchers, The Irishman: The Making of The Movie book and more!

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