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Nanook Taxi One Night Only!

Wednesday April 29, at 7:00pm – Filmmakers Ed Folger and Tara Arnatsiaq-Barnes in attendance! – Nanook Taxi (1977) A film from Ottawa Filmmaker Ed Folger Celebrate Nunavut’s 10th anniversary! 79 minutes | NR | DV | Ed Folger | Canada/US OTTAWA PREMIERE!!! SAW VIDEO GROUNDBREAKERS SERIES: In celebration of Nunavut’s 10th anniversary, SAW Video and

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Nosferatu with live music this Saturday! $10

Owl and the Sparrow this weekend only!

By Katherine Monk, Canwest News Service Owl and the Sparrow *** Starring: Cat Ly, Le The Lu, Pham Thi Han, Nguyen Hau, Hoang Long Directed by: Stephane Gauger Rating: PG Playing at: Mayfair Theatre, through April 19 Slums have never been more fashionable, so if you’re eager for another round of hungry street urchins seeking

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Don't Miss El Topo!

Mayfair Theatre to screen the original midnight movie – Alejandro Jodorowsky’s El Topo –  Apr 17 and 18 Special midnight screenings bring one of cinema’s most infamous underground films back to Ottawa – for what may be the last time The New York Times called El Topo “a secret rite of passage… [a film that]

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Carleton Film Society Gala Screening

This Thursday (April 9th)  is the Carleton Film Society Gala Screening at 7pm, all tickets are $5.00 Don’t miss you change to see some cool local shorts! Presenting a variety of short films produced by Carleton Film Society members. Including the 2009 funded short Kosher Rebellion and the Ottawa premiere of David Doucette’s The Darkness

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THE ACORN + JIM BRYSON + ANDERS PARKER

KELP RECORDS, BEAU’S, CHUO-FM and artengine co-present: Thursday April 30th THE ACORN + JIM BRYSON + ANDERS PARKER Mayfair Theatre (1074 Bank Street) doors 8pm, music 9pm $20 advance (sorry, no Kelp passes for this show) Kelp kicks off its 15th anniversary with a show in the newly-renovated Mayfair Theatre, featuring Ottawa favourites the Acorn

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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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