We expect to have our first schedule posted here by the last week of December (hopefully earlier). We will be posting updates throughout the month of December leading up to our grand re-opening on January 2nd. The website will also undergo some changes during that time, making it more interactive.
Tonight (Nov 4) at 9 pm, the Mayfair presents the Ottawa premiere of Accused at Seventeen. Directed by Doug Campbell, the plot of Accused at Seventeen runs something like this (according to what we wrote in this month’s schedule, at least): After a prank goes horribly wrong,
Low budget indie horror has a long and storied history in film. There are endless examples, some of them successful, some of them legendary. Whether it’s Roger Corman or Lloyd Kaufman. Texas Chainsaw Massacre or Halloween. Blair Witch Project or Paranormal Activities. Ottawa as a city itself
The Mayfair isn’t just a place for people who love movies – it’s a place for people who make them, too. That’s why, Thursday, November 12 at 6:30 PM, our Filmmakers in Attendance Screening Series welcomes high school teachers-turned filmmakers Enrico Lappano and Olga Antzoulatos, who will introduce and discuss
16 Projects from 11 filmmakers! Ranging from under 60 seconds in length to a whopping 22 minutes! Featuring local Ottawa talent, & shorts from the far off lands of Calgary and Montreal! Vampires, Zombies, Aliens, Torture, Elvis, Puppets, Cartoons!! (listed alphabetically by director…) Massacrator – Pierre Ayotte You &
James Cameron’s Avatar is getting all kinds of praise from all kinds of places, including CNN’s Tom Charity. Charity suggests that, if you’re going to see the Terminator director’s latest, you’d do well to give yourself some context by going to see Joe Berlinger’s Crude, as well: Dramatically, [Avatar is]
Often, we get promotional materials for the films we’re showing (posters, trailers, postcards, etc.). Just as often, though, we don’t. Many films show up with no support. We do our best to get the word out, but it can be an uphill battle. The distributors of Street Trash
Enough teasing! It’s time to finally reveal the lineup of films for the second annual Painted Lips and Lolly Licks film festival. Whet your appetite here – then come see the films (and some of the filmmakers) in the flesh on Feb 12, starting at 9:30 pm.
The Mayfair is glad to welcome both teams from the Rideau Valley Roller Girls back to the theatre for the Ottawa premiere screening of Hell on Wheels. An epic Texas based roller derby documentary about the women who resurrected the sport into the rock n roll fueled punk format
If you love Hong Kong and martial arts cinema, you owe it to yourself to come see IP MAN starring Donnie Yen. This Friday August 13 at 9pm, the Mayfair proudly presents IP MAN, the incredible true story Bruce Lee’s master and his endurance during the Japanese occupation