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RiP: A Remix Manifesto at the Mayfair

RiP: A Remix Manifesto Copyleft manifesto Meg Hewings RiP: A Remix Manifesto hits the Mayfair Montreal filmmaker Brett Gaylor’s doc RiP: A Remix Manifesto is the first open-source film to be made about copyright, and is actually more of an ardent manifesto about why Canada – and the world – should be more copyleft.The web

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Who Does She Think She Is? two nights only!

Five women and the delicate art of balance Documentary sheds light on women juggling art and motherhood By Jay Stone, The Ottawa CitizenMarch 7, 2009 = 460) { imgBox.className = ‘imagesize460′; } else { if(photo.width >= 300) { imgBox.className = ‘imagesize310′; } else { imgBox.className = ‘imageboxpadding’; } imgBox.style.width = photo.width + ‘px’; } }

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Coming in April

Some rare film prints from the states and abroad… Nosferatu, 1922, 84mins, 35mm ONE NIGHT ONLY! with our live house band doing the score! El Topo, 1970, 125mins, 35mm TWO NIGHTS ONLY! The first and ultimate Midnight Movie! Flesh For Frankenstein, 1973, 95mins, 35mm Cinemascope, ONE NIGHT ONLY AKA Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein JESUS FESTIVAL! just

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Know your Mushrooms 5 Nights Only!

Mush-ru-mentary will hold your attention Bizarre fungal lore rivals science fiction By Jay Stone, The Ottawa Citizen March 6, 2009 Know Your Mushrooms **** Written & directed by: Ron Mann (documentary) Rating: G Playing at: Mayfair Theatre, through March 10 Ron Mann’s documentary Know Your Mushrooms is pretty much as advertised. Here are some of

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Virtual JFK 4 nights only!

Playing Saturday-Monday Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived Rating: 3 1/2 Directed by: Koji Masutani Parental advisory: none Playing at: Mayfair Theatre to Monday The point behind the “virtual history” called Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived, is summarized in the theory of Cleopatra’s nose. If the queen of Egypt had a longer

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Exiles 2 Days only!

The Exiles out of exile Hailed as a `masterpiece of indie cinema’ The Exiles is finally released into theatres. By Jay Stone, Canwest News ServiceFebruary 23, 2009 The exiles in The Exiles are a group of American Indians who have left their reserves in the Southwestern United States and moved to Los Angeles. It is

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Don't Miss Metropolis! with Live Music

Saturday is your last chance to catch Metropolis with a live band… this will probably never happen again! “Metropolis” at the Mayfair, accompanied by live, improvised music Saturday, February 21 – 9 p.m. (120 min) $5 for Mayfair members; $9 non-members (membership $10) Mike Dubue – keyboards Paul Hogan – guitar Mike Essoudry – drums

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THE OSCARS AT THE MAYFAIR!

February 22nd, 8pm Live telecast, doors open at 7:15pm | ~200 min. | 2009 | US | DV Sponsored by SAW VIDEO and CKCU FREE FOR MAYFAIR AND SAW VIDEO MEMBERS This year, the biggest and best Oscar party in Ottawa takes place at the Mayfair! Walk the red carpet, enjoy fit-for-a-star refreshments and watch

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FLicKer review

Happy trails Cormac Rea DJ Spooky and the fantastic dream machine photo: Nik Sheehan Drug-free hallucinations with FLicKeR Imagine your regular weekday night. You get home from work, eat supper and settle down for a little R&R. Maybe a bottle of wine is uncorked, fireplace is stoked, the spine of a good book is cracked

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Review of 9-5 Days of Porn

9 to 5: Days in Porn *** Featuring: Otto Bauer, Audrey Hollander, Sasha Grey, Sharon Mitchell Directed & filmed by: Jens Hoffman Rating: R (explicit sex, nudity, coarse language, adult themes, not suitable for children.) Playing at: Mayfair Theatre, today through Saturday Near the end of the endless documentary 9 to 5: Days in Porn,

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