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The Fruit Machine Ottawa Premiere

On the heels of a sold-out world premiere at Inside Out Film Festival in Toronto, The Fruit Machine will have its Ottawa premiere this weekend at the Mayfair Theatre. The film examines the four decades-long homosexual witch-hunt where survivors recount their personal stories of dedication and betrayal at the hands of the Canadian government.

Free Screening of A Fantastic Woman At Bytowne Theatre

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is hosting a free screening of the film A Fantastic Woman at the ByTowne Cinema on Thursday, May 17 from 8pm to 11pm. Preferential seating for PSAC members. Donations will also be accepted. http://www.mongrelmedia.com/index.php/filmlink?id=cb1c9bdf-e1f9-e611-9443-0ad9f5e1f797

Sex, power & politics in Inside Out opening feature: The Girl King

Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki’s The Girl King gives a modern rendering of Queen Kristina’s unorthodox sexual appetites and socio-political vision for Sweden in the middle of the 17th century. The natural body and the body politic collide as the young Queen goes counter-current and attempts to bring educational reforms while trying to end the Thirty […]