The Ottawa Adventure Film Festival has multiple screenings and events happening from November 15–24 at the Mayfair Theatre, Gatineau Park, the University of Ottawa, Beyond the Pale Brewing Company and more venues.
Directed by Phillip Pike, Our Dance of Revolution is one of my top picks at this year’s Inside Out Film festival.
Film Review: Changing the Game: a documentary about transgender teens in sports at Inside Out LBTQ Film Festival—10.27.19
This documentary is a must-see for any parent or family member raising a trans kid or adolescent, and everyone else because the social and political sickness that oppresses these youth (as well as all 2SLGBTQ+ youth and adults) is one that we all must labour to heal.
I suggest the film is more about Singaram than the two women. It is his struggle we see the most of.
Ocho and Javi’s brief, intense yet tender encounter demands deeper involvement with what they mean to and for one another.
The screening marks the first “Stories” themed event from Women of Architecture!, a local community organization whose goal is to promote the achievements of Women contributing to the built environment in the National Capital Region.
Through the eyes of an Indigenous woman raising two young sons, the events surrounding Colten Boushie’s are chronicled in this documentary. At the centre is the catalyst for much of the activism and international support that’s erupted since Boushie’s death: his cousin Jade Tootoosis.
Asinabka Festival presents Indigenous film and media arts from the world’s most interesting indie artists—08.07.19 to 08.11.19
The eighth annual festival presents an impressive program of Indigenous film and media arts, allowing independent artists to show their best works that examine Indigenous issues and topics in Algonquin Territory and around the world.
Centretown Movies returns to Dundonald Park with PWYC admission and concession to some outdoor summer films.
Showcasing original independent works from Ottawa-Gatineau and around the world, Mirror Mountain Film Festival screenings take place at Arts Court Theatre from July 26–27, 2019.
For the first time, during Digi60’s Spring Festival, over 50% of its filmmakers were women-identifying, taking home awards selected by a jury of established industry professionals.
If you are seeking an opportunity to be intellectually challenged, looking for an escape, or entertainment, be sure to keep these events on your radar.
Baltic-Nordic Film Festival 2019 screenings will take place March 20-24 at the Alma Duncan Salon.
The 10th Wakefield Doc Fest runs over four weekends in February.
Rainbow New Beginnings is one of many local organizations in Ottawa helping to welcome LGBTQ+ newcomers. This fall, they hosted a fundraiser with a screening of Mr. Gay Syria.