Sanita Fejzic: “All queer cinema is should be celebrated and I hope you’ll check this film out and enjoy it for what it is: a lighthearted coming out story told from an immigrant perspective.”
The Inside Out Film Festival is back in town from November 10–12, 2017 at the National Gallery of Canada.
Summer is back with a vengeance this weekend, bringing sunny skies and hot hot heat along with it. It’s a great time to get out there and enjoy what this city has to offer, which, as you will see, is plenty.
For decades, the Ottawa International Animation Festival has attracted film and animation buffs, art lovers and filmmakers from around the globe. You won’t want to miss this year’s exciting line-up of screenings, workshops, panels and parties.
No Netflix? No problem. There are many free alternatives for you to enjoy the magic of Hollywood at home or out and about in Ottawa.
Asinabka is an annual Indigenous film and media arts festival taking place here in Algonquin territory from August 9-13. This year will be the 6th edition, and like all previous years, expect fresh and dynamic content not only from Canada but all across the world.
The Canadian Film Institute is looking for digitized visual recordings of celebrations, events and people living their lives in recognizable sites in the Ottawa area as part of the Ottawa 2017 celebrations.
Known as the “Egyptian Jon Stewart,” Bassem Youssef started his own Daily Show-style YouTube show, which he filmed from his basement laundry room. It became very popular, very quickly. This Wednesday June 7, ByTowne Cinema will screen Tickling Giants, a documentary film about Al Bernameg – the most popular political satire show in the Middle East.
Du 26 avril au 13 mai, la 21e édition du Festival du film de l’Amérique latine propose une sélection de 17 films dont plusieurs seront présentés en première mondiale chez nous, à Ottawa.
Pour la huitième fois depuis 2003, le Centre national des Arts proposera son Festival Scène du 15 juin au 23 juillet.Pendant près de six semaines ce seront 1 000 artistes qui viendront présenter quelques 100 évènements culturels au public de la région. De quoi passer un bel été. À condition de ne pas se perdre dans une programmation pléthorique !
Le 19ème Festival du film de l’Outaouais (FFO) a encore une fois tenu toutes ses promesses. Avec une sélection ultra riche de plus de soixante-dix films, le festival a permis aux afficionados du grand écran de découvrir une variété de films assez incroyable. Impossible de ne pas être satisfait face à cette programmation riche et de qualité.
It’s JUNO Week in Ottawa and this weekend is all about Canadian music! From Prozzäk to Sarah McLachlan to A Tribe Called Red, you’re sure to find something to get you moving!
After a brief reminder that we’re not quite out of the winter woods yet, the weekend holds greater promise of spring. And as always, there’s lots going on to keep you distracted from the fact that the spring equinox has passed and there’s “mixed precipitation” in the forecast for Friday.
Since 2014, the Diefenbunker has offered local artists the opportunity to conduct a site-specific project through their Artist-in-Residence program.
Penny McCann makes her top picks from the MMFF 2016 selection. Screening December 2–4 at Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly).