By 1:30 on Homecoming Saturday, over 60 Film alumni had arrived in Kingston.
2009 was well represented by Andrew Edmonds, Kailey Fisher and Brian Mullen. (Andrew Gurney is in the Blue Jays cap.)
Peter Baxter chatted with David and Valerie Delcloo.
A last photo was taken on the steps of Film House, due to be demolished in November for parking space.
Around Linda Graham were Erin (Whitten) Crysdale, Sara Pickett, Joanne Rider, Radha Chaddah and Dorit Naaman.
After the photo was taken, everybody walked over for tours of our new home, the Isabel Bader Centre.
Radha Chaddah, Lorin Raine and many others had a look at the old photos on display.
Dan Fiedler's son Hilkiah thought he recognized former prof Nick Kendall.
Current prof Scott MacKenzie posed with Linda and '09 grads Vithiya Murugadas and Brian and Andrew.
Souvenirs of Film House were up for auction. (Bricks are still available.)
Brad Leonard bid on light fixtures, while early 70's grad Mike Fuller looked at the stained glass.
On display in the Art and Media Lab downstairs was Radha Chaddah's show of micro photographs, Awakening.
The Student Film Society had Film House T-shirts on sale.
Saturday evening at the banquet, Department Head Susan Lord chatted with Sahar Jamal, Connie Kuang, Kailey Fisher and Conor O'Neil.
Alumnus and former Film Studies technician Marc Griffin (centre) met current students Jon Vamos and Charlotte Orzel.
Clarke Mackey and Brad Leonard talked while Lawrie Schneider and Ellen Tang shared a laugh.
Ed Leung (Arts '94) was one of our first grads to go into the interactive media industry.
Glenn Chenney, Amanda Sage and Frank Burke, with Linda (foreground).
Michael MacMillan (left) talked with Clarke Mackey, current student Jared Aronoff, and Mike Craig.
Eighties grads Mike Showers, Doug Knutson and John Esford after dinner.
Darcy Polito and Alex Jansen, with Jason Gilmore.
Michael Kot and Derek Redmond reminisced about the old days.
Dorit Naaman (left) with Kathryn Ellis and Yan Moore.
Trio of early-90's grads: Erin Whitten, Dee-Dee Pincott and Sharon McDonell.
Susan Lord introduced the after-dinner proceedings.
Clarke spoke about Queen's Film Studies founder, the late Peter Harcourt.
Peter Raymont also reminisced about Peter, and created a weekend highlight with a chorus of Joni Mitchell's "they paved paradise and put up a parking lot."
Derek did a slide show of 45 years of Film House and some of the people who passed through it. (Online version coming soon.)
Peter Baxter wrapped up the evening with an optimistic look ahead to the next 45 years.
Denise and Linda turned our new lounge into a beautiful dining room for Sunday brunch.
Laura Black and Lindsay (Harrigan) Carriere (with baby Gwendolyn) chatted with Frank.
Stephen George and Hayley Fuller had a few laughs with Derek.
Discussions after brunch went on until it was time to head for home. This table had Suzanne Lacey, Liane Kotler, early-70's grads Peter Raymont and Robert Lang, and Peter Baxter.
Thanks to Jackie Li and Erin Prysiaszny for photos, and to everybody who attended Film Homecoming 2014. And to all our alumni: feel free to drop in on us anytime at our new home.
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