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The Spring Ottawa Craft Show

Come shop some of Canada’s most up and coming Artisans, Crafters, and Gourmet Food Creators at the Centurion Conference and Event Center. Experience Spring and so much more in our beautifully decorated venue. FREE Parking. General Admission $6. Children 12 and under FREE. More info at

Owl Mountain | Lithuania BNFF

Owl Mountain is sweeping a historical drama set in the turbulent immediate post-WWII period in Lithuania. Radio Free Europe, BBC, and Voice of America only rarely get through the Soviet imposed Iron Curtain in Lithuania, a country now torn by a war between the local resistance movement and the occupying Soviet regime. Tedas is one […]

Arvo Pärt: Even if I Lose Everything | Estonia BNFF

This riveting documentary offers an intimate and sensitive portrait of the legendary, internationally renowned contemporary Estonian composer, Arvo Pärt, revealing the maestro’s philosophy of life and his creative process, as well as presenting his playful, humorous side in ordinary life in scenes with his family and friends. Presented by the Canadian Film Institute as part […]

Ravens | Sweden BNFF

Set in the 1970s, Ravens is the tangled tale of Agne, a salt-of-the-earth dedicated and diligent farmer who fights tooth and nail to save his farm from the owner’s profit-driven aspirations and the overall societal trends toward “modernization.” Presented by the Canadian Film Institute as part of this year’s Bright Nights Film Festival.

Darling | Denmark BNFF

Darling is the moving love story of a dancer on the rollercoaster ride of her life, a drama about the rise and fall of a courageous woman facing life-altering circumstances. Darling must face the greatest trial of her life, both professional and personal. Presented by the Canadian Film Institute as part of this year’s Bright […]

Hobbyhorse Revolution | Finland BNFF

Over the past ten years hobbyhorse riding has become a global phenomenon and a way of life for thousands of young people. Hobbyhorse Revolution is a funny, moving film about the power of imagination and the strength of community. Presented by the Canadian Film Institute as part of this year’s Bright Nights Film Festival.

The King’s Choice | Norway BNFF

The Canadian Film Institute presents The King’s Choice from Norweigan director, Erik Poppe, about three dramatic days in April 1940, where the King of Norway is presented with an unimaginable ultimatum from the German armed forces: surrender or die. With Nazi soldiers hunting after them, the Royal Family is forced to flee the capital. Part […]

Woman at War | Iceland BNFF

Halla has just learned she’s been approved to adopt a child from a war-torn area in Ukraine, a long-time dream of hers. Trouble is, she’s an eco-terrorist, deeply engaged in opposing the proliferation of heavy industry that has been ruining Iceland’s rugged landscape. See how she manages in Woman At War, the second feature film […]

Opening of ‘More True Stories’ by Angela McGowan

Join us Thursday, March 7th for the opening of Angela McGowan’s latest art show, MORE TRUE STORIES. Meet the artist behind these unique, controversial art pieces & have some fun! FREE snacks. If you are not able to make it for the opening, be sure to stop in between March 6th-April 29th.

CFI CAFÉ EX: Strange Machines: Films of Philip Barker (SCREENING)

For over three decades, in his daring short films and installation pieces, as well as in his impressive production design work for Atom Egoyan and others, Phillip Barker has made an indelible mark on Canadian moving image-making. Phillip Barker will attend the screening to introduce and discuss his work. At this event there will also […]

Kati Kati, CFI African Film Festival of Ottawa (AFFO)

Kati Kati by Mbithy Masya explores the zone of in between-ness, otherwise known as ‘purgatory’; a space free of material wants and dedicated to expiating one’s earthly faults before moving on to the next stage.

76, CFI African Film Festival of Ottawa (AFFO)

Izu Ojukuw’s 76 partakes in profound industrial shifts, which are transforming the world-renowned Nollywood industry. Exploring the space of a national political trauma, the film revisits events and personal experiences around the 1976 military coup.

I Am Not a Witch, CFI African Film Festival of Ottawa (AFFO)

Rungano Nyoni is one of the genuine emerging cinematic voices in African cinema. Her latest work offers us an absurdist, surrealist and feminist satire of this “bio-political technology” of gender and age-based marginalization known as “witchcraft”.

The Art House Cafe Turns 2!

Celebrating 2 years of a little local magic. From the vibrant community of artists, to the friendly folks behind the bar, our snazzy jazz fans, and the neighbourhood canines. Join us and become one of the many “Faces of Art House”. During the day on both Saturday Feb. 9 and Sunday Feb. 10 we will […]