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Want to make movies or TV shows? Check out the OPL and OFO’s Lights, Camera, Ottawa lecture series

Did you know that Ottawa’s film, television, and animation industry contributes over $100 million to our local economy each year? So how does an Ottawan with aspirations of breaking into the film or TV industry get started? The Ottawa Public Library is partnering with the Ottawa Film Office for Lights, Camera, Ottawa: A series of four online information sessions

Film Review: Breaking Fast at Inside Out LGBTQ+ Film Festival—until 10.11.2020

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.

Film Review: Cowboys at Inside Out LGBTQ+ Film Festival—until 10.11.2020

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 […]