Are you a photog? Join our Flickr group!
 
Ottawa's Latest and Greatest on Cinema

Here Comes The Devil au Mayfair

Written by on
HereComesTheDevil

Par Mariette Delevallée 97 minutes — Adrian Garcia Bogliano, Mexique, 2012 “Ici vient le diable”, gronde le titre de cet opus mexicain sorti de nulle part. Un film d’horreur et de possession? (me demanderez-vous) Non. Des zombies grommelant au rythme d’un rock funèbre et psychotique? Non plus, désolé. Ni vampire, ni exorciste, peut-être un peu mort-vivant… Encore que. Here Comes The Devil s’ouvre sur une scène de sexe embuée par la moiteur d’une nuit fiévreuse. Les bribes du dialogue nous laissent entrevoir les prémices d’un amour lesbien consommé bien qu’inassumé, et... | Continue reading article

Comments

0
 
Filed in: Basement 819, Cinema

Treepot presents The Reel Deal: a screening of short indie films by women

Written by on
Still from Unburden.Still from Unburden.

Ottawa-based film production company Treepot Media aims to support local talent and to foster a community of filmmakers and filmgoers here in the capital. This weekend they’ll be hosting Reel Deal: a program featuring six films by women, and curated by Jennifer Mulligan. Apartment613 caught up with her and got some insight into her perspective on women’s film and her curatorial approach. Apartment613: Tell us a bit about your background in film: is it something you studied formally or is it more of a passion you feed on-the-side? Jennifer Mulligan:... | Continue reading article

Comments

5
 

Basement 819 du 5 février 2014 :: Éric, nouveau collaborateur à la langue déliée, The Yips, Antoni Gilbert, Cinéma : Pumped Up Flix

Written by on
Photo d'Antoni GilbertPhoto d'Antoni Gilbert

Basement 819 du 5 février 2014 Voici notre quatrième et fière édition! Occupé, le duo de BMT 819, avec tous ces shows le samedi 8 février! Mais avant tout, ce mercredi 5 février a marqué l’entrée en ondes de notre collaborateur Éric! Bienvenue Éric! Qui nous a apporté une belle chronique sur Philémon Cimon et son nouvel Album “L’été”! Et pour ce 8 février… - Antoni Gilbert et Francis Belmont seront au Le Troquet à partir de 22h30 ! C’est par ici et aussi par là. - Pour les plus... | Continue reading article

Comments

0
 

Weekend Roundup: What to do in Ottawa + ticket giveaway

Written by on
Photo of the Yips, courtesy of Ming Wu.Photo of the Yips, courtesy of Ming Wu.

The weekend’s almost upon us and Winterlude is in full swing. You might want to save your mandatory stop to look at the pretty sculptures for Sunday, because the weekend is chalk full with fun things to do. Start your Thursday evening early at the Ottawa Art Gallery with the dual exhibit of David R. Harper & Rémi Thériault and Painters Eleven. Thériault’s exhibition consists of a series of large colour photographs on the physical transformation of European sites where Canadian armies fought in WWI. Harper’s exhibit “Entre chien et... | Continue reading article

Comments

1
 

Bright Nights: The 4th Baltic-Nordic Film Festival is on now

Written by on
Still from Tavarataivas (My Stuff), Directed by Petri Luukkainen (Finnish, with English sub-titles).Still from Tavarataivas (My Stuff), Directed by Petri Luukkainen (Finnish, with English sub-titles).

I consider myself to be a good Canadian girl. Minus 40 weather be damned- I’ve got places to go and people to see. Twenty articles of clothing later I’m heading out into the eyelash-freezing, forehead numbing, unsightly snot-inducing wind and snow. We’re Canadians-we laugh in the face of winter’s harsh blows! We’re united in refusing to be defeated by the season! I take pride as an Ottawain to know that every year people flock from all over to be “one of us” to participate in celebrating all that winter has... | Continue reading article

Comments

0
 

Basement 819: NUITS CLAIRES, le 4ème Festival du film balte et nordique aura lieu du 1er au 12 février 2014

Written by on
NARCISSUS, LituanieNARCISSUS, Lituanie

À mesure que le froid se déploie sur Ottawa, le ciel lui, se dégage sur un canal gelé, des statues de glaces et de larges écrans blancs. La logique? Un ciel d’hiver, un ciel polaire, l’Institut du Film Canadien s’affaire, en collaboration avec les ambassades des pays baltes et nordiques, aux derniers préparatifs de son « festival polaire », qu’il intitule « Nuits Claires ». Un recueil de huit films d’autres pays enneigés et inspirés, indépendants et éclectiques, artistiques et philosophiques, qui divertissent et instruisent ceux qui les écoutent. En... | Continue reading article

Comments

0
 

Make a film in 72 hours? Piece of cake

Written by on
Still from 2013 Challenge winner, "Change" by Matt Delaney and Shooter McNally.Still from 2013 Challenge winner, "Change" by Matt Delaney and Shooter McNally.

Vera Grbic is a volunteer for OIFF. Get your quick-as-a-jet film skills ready – the Ottawa International Film Festival (OIFF) is asking you to shoot a short film (3-12 minutes long) in just three days. That’s the premise behind the OIFF 72 Hour Film Challenge. On February 6th, at 6:30 pm at The Lieutenant’s Pump, OIFF will kick off the event, providing contenders specific wildcard requirements they have to use in the films. These may include dialogue, props, locations and even music (local bands like Kalle Mattson, Fevers, and Boyhood... | Continue reading article

Comments

0
 

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

Written by on
Photo of Olenka by Patrick Schmidt.Photo of Olenka by Patrick Schmidt.

2014: the Year of the Horse! Yup, it’s Chinese New Year this weekend – celebrate down in Chinatown at Shanghai or party with jazz group Bamboo Groove Saturday night. At Babylon Thursday night, it’s another edition of “I can’t believe it’s not“, with Nirvana’s Nevermind being played full-out with more than a dozen local musicians. In other covers, Jonesey and The GreyTones continue their quest to cover the Beatles’ 1964 content. On Friday, it’s a night of folk at Pressed with Olenka, Bosveld and Jos Fortin, while The Standstills are down at... | Continue reading article

Comments

0
 

Weekend roundup: Wakefield winter warm up giveaway!

Written by on
Photo of Running Red Lights by Lisa Macintosh Photography courtesy their Facebook page.Photo of Running Red Lights by Lisa Macintosh Photography courtesy their Facebook page.

Need a winter getaway this weekend? Read on to find out how you can escape to Wakefield for a show and overnight stay! First, though, a bit of music closer to home. If you missed Josef Mieto a few weeks back, you can catch his folky sounds tonight at Maxwells, where he’ll be joined by James Leclaire and Ray Harris. Also tonight, you’ll find DJ Nu-Mark at Babylon as part of his 7″ of Pleasure tour – his night of all 45 vinyls will feature a big lineup of other... | Continue reading article

Comments

2
 
Filed in: Cinema, Dance, General, Music

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

Written by on

So things are getting quieter as the holidays inch closer, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had. Thursday night, head to Pressed for a night of zines, featuring the Toronto Queer Zine Fair. The Fast Romantics are over in Wakefield tonight, and, because it’s the third Thursday of the month, Hip Hop Karaoke takes over Babylon. On Friday, head to the Black Sheep for The Weber Brothers, with opening guests Suns of Stone and Miss Polygamy. The Haig are celebrating their album release at Avant Garde, while the... | Continue reading article

Comments

1
 
Interested in advertising with us?Email us at
apartment613@gmail.com