Peanut for Mayor

Oct 15, 2022
Field:

Screening

Location:

Grand Luxe Hall, Western Front

Time:

8:00 p.m.

Description:

On the night of Vancouver’s 2022 mayoral election, Western Front premiered Peanut for Mayor, a thirty-minute documentary by Andrew Muir and Greg Bartels about Vincent Trasov’s candidacy for mayor as Mr. Peanut in the 1974 Vancouver municipal election. The film also featured interviews with Lin Bennett, Hank Bull, Glenn Lewis, Eric Metcalfe, Michael Morris, and Elizabeth Vander Zaag. 

The screening was followed by a question and answer period with the filmmakers.

Screening of Peanut For Mayor (2022) at Western Front, Oct 15, 2022. Photo by Alison Boulier.

Screening of Peanut For Mayor (2022) at Western Front, Oct 15, 2022. Photo by Alison Boulier.

Andrew Muir and Greg Bartels at Western Front, Oct 15, 2022. Photo by Alision Boulier.

Captions:

Western Front is a non-profit
artist-run centre in Vancouver.

We acknowledge the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations as traditional owners of the land upon which Western Front stands.