Miguel de Armas Quartet, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Whitehorse and more to record live concerts at Arts Court Theatre.
Marvest festival organizers have announced that this year’s festival is going virtual, with online concerts from 15 of the region’s most exciting artists.
Set in patriarchal and homophobic post-Soviet Kazakhstan, writer/director/producer Asel Aushakimova’s Welcome to the USA follows independent and brooding Aliya (marvellously played by Saltanat Nauruz) as she struggles with the news of having won an American Green Card through a lottery system.
In Breaking Fast, Mo is an American-born son of loving and accepting Muslim immigrant parents from Lebanon; he’s a successful doctor in West Hollywood, best friend to quirky and less-observant Sam (Amin El Gamal), and recently single following a breakup with his partner, who decided to marry a woman in order to keep peace and save face with his Muslim father.
Available for live streaming on the InsideOut LGBTQ+ Film Festival’s platform until October 11, Cowboys opens with the suspense and action you’d expect of a Western. Playing on the trope of good cowboy outlaws chased by misguided law officers, Cowboys deconstructs masculinity in novel ways by featuring an unlikely pair: a caring father struggling with […]
This year’s Inside Out Film Festival opens on Thursday, October 1 and rolls out online until Sunday, October 11. The lineup is exciting, diverse, and includes different genres, from long features to shorts and documentaries.
This year has been incredibly challenging for all music festivals, and Ontario’s Festival of Small Halls (FOSH) is no exception. Run by the team behind Bluesfest, FOSH brings big performers to small venues in small towns near Ottawa. With pandemic restrictions being observed at all venues for the 2020 festival, shows will be limited to […]
Apt613 contributor Barb Popel has attended every OIAF since 1976.
Since 1976, Ottawa has hosted the OIAF, one of the largest and most prestigious animation festivals in the world.
It’s an entertaining, highly innovative program which aims to represent the best in Indigenous film.
The annual Capital Pride festival online runs from August 23 to 30.
Locations will be announced in the coming weeks.
Organizers of the annual festival have decided Capital Pride’s 2020 Grand Marshals will be healthcare workers who are helping our community through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ottawa’s underground music festival is set to return, albeit in an entirely digital format.
IFFO was set to launch this past March when the pandemic hit. While the inaugural event is postponed until 2021, its film industry programming and discussion panels are moving online.