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Dinner & a Movie with ZaZaZa / Mayfair!

What’s better than going to see a movie at the Mayfair? Going to get delicious pizza dinner before-hand. Starting this Tuesday March 5th we’ll be doing an ongoing dinner & a movie event with our friends at ZaZaZa!

The Greatest Mustache Alive!

Upon realization that we were screening a Burt Reynolds movie in November, we thought that that would be a good opportunity to collect donations for the Movember cause. What better movie icon to rally around than the actor with one of the most famous mustaches of all time? So, if you’re attending our free-for-members screening

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Killer63 Returns for Year Seven!

  Killer63 returns to the Mayfair right before Halloween, on Sunday October 28th. The one night only mini-film fest will again showcase short horror film offerings from local and international filmmakers. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding the fest, or if you’re interested in submitting a film.  

Will THEY LIVE on October 21st!?

Often prints for genre fan-favourites are simply and sadly too expensive to bring in due to small turn outs for cult classics. Solution? Advance tickets! When the box-office opens tonight we’ll have tickets available for John Carpenter’s alien invasion 80′s masterpiece, They Live. For a mere $10 bucks you can place your approving vote that

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Derby Baby!

  Our friends in the Rideau Valley Roller Girls present the  Ottawa premiere of the brand new documentary ‘Derby Baby: A Story of Love, Addiction and Rink Rash’ on Tuesday August 14th at 9:00pm. If you happen to know one of the RVRG ladies you can get advance tickets from them, or you can order

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Aim to misbehave at a cabin in the woods

In September The Ottawa Browncoats  present a special screening of Serenity that will include four hours of door prizes, raffles, auctions, a costume contest, and more…all to raise funds and awareness for iSisters and Equality Now! In the meantime, be sure to join them on Monday July 2nd as they swerve for the night from

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Indiana Jones and the Projector Quest

    Round two of the Mayfair’s 80th anniversary celebration / DCP projector fundraisers arrives on Saturday June 23rd and Tuesday June 26th  with an Indy double bill.  What could be better than watching Raiders of the Lost Ark? Why, getting to watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom as well of course. If you come

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Be a little Lebowski Achiever! Help the Mayfair, dude!

Attention Mayfair regulars and moviegoers in Ottawa! The Mayfair Theatre is about to celebrate 80 years of existence this May! But in order to continue bringing you the best in cinematic entertainment, we need your support! We are in the midst of raising funds to purchase a new DCP (Digital Cinema Package) projector, which is

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Fake Trailers Reel Fest 2012

The Fake Trailers Reel Festival makes its triumphant return to the Mayfair Theatre on Saturday June 30th at 10:30pm. Our second annual coming attraction themed screening will include an hour long program of new original fake trailers, followed by an hour of rarely seen 35mm grindhouse / drive-in / bizarre / cult-classic trailers from the

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Comic Con anticipation hits Mayfair

The latest documentary from Oscar nominee and McDonald’s enemy Morgan Spurlock arrives at the Mayfair and makes it’s Ottawa premiere on May 4th (with follow-up screenings on the 5th, 6th, 9th and 10th).  The subject matter of the San Diego Comic Con is perfect research and prep to get you ready for the pop-culture invasion

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