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The Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa (IFCO):   Is your child between the age of 10 and 14? Do they enjoy watching movies, telling stories or performing for others? Does your child show an interest in filmmaking? Learn from local filmmakers the process of making a Super 8mm short film. This week-long Camp gives kids […]


IFCO presents new Super 8mm and 16mm short films. From exciting experimental shorts to poignant poetic documentaries, CELLULOID DREAMZ will give the audience an interesting film viewing experience! “CELLULOID DREAMZ” brings to the screen all of the hard work, efforts, and dreams that go into making a film. Local filmmakers, who by the way are generally representative […]

1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini (Documentary Film Screening)

1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini (Documentary Film Screening) Directed by Carmel Whittle & Howard Adler Film Length: 35 mins The film “1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini” is a talk-show style documentary film hosted by the one and only ‘contrary’ Alik Beavers (aka Sharp Dopler), and features 5 Agokwe-nini guest speakers: Ashley Grenstone, Benny Michaud, Theo Paradise-Ottawa, Kole […]

European Union Short Film Festival 2019

The sixth annual European Union Short Film Festival offers cinematic delights in short form from over 20 EU Member States, featuring everything from short dramas to experimental works to animation. There are three programs: two for adults; one for all ages. Admission is free! Presented in collaboration with European Union Delegation to Canada and the […]

The Underground Series – Screening Event

On Friday March 1st, Artin Avaznia will be hosting a screening event for his latest dance visual compilation, The Underground Series. All previously released visuals from the series will be screened, along with the debut of the last visual from the series – before it’s released on YouTube the following day. The event will end […]

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 […]

Lifechanger – New Horror/Thriller by Justin McConnell

“Lifechanger is a lean, mean, and intense dose of shapeshifter horror” – Kristy Puchko, Riot Material A murderous shape-shifter sets out on a blood-soaked mission to make things right with the woman he loves. Screening times vary by day. Starring Lora Burke, Jack Foley, Elitsa Bako, Rachel Vanduzer. Distributed in Canada by Raven Banner Releasing.