Una – Ottawa Premiere! When a young woman unexpectedly arrives at an older man’s workplace looking for answers, the secrets of the past threaten to unravel his new life. Their confrontation will uncover buried memories and unspeakable desires. It will shake them both to the core.
Rat Film – Ottawa Premiere! Across walls, fences, and alleys, rats not only expose our boundaries of separation but make homes in them. A documentary that uses the rat – as well as the humans that love them, live with them, and kill them – to explore the history of Baltimore.
Dina – Ottawa Premiere! A real life romantic comedy documentary about an eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door greeter navigating their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story. Sundance Film Festival – Grand Jury Prize award winner!
Battle of the Sexes – 2nd Week! The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. From the directors of the 2 x Oscar winning movie Little Miss Sunshine, starring Oscar winner Emma Stone, and Oscar nominee Steve Carell!
Loving Vincent – 2nd Week! The world’s first fully oil painted feature film, brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history’s most celebrated artists. Shanghai International Film Festival – Best Animated Film award winner!
Embrace – Hopewell Eating Disorder Support Centre presents a documentary on the issue of body image, and the media’s roles in creating a culture of body shaming among women and girls. Thanks to the Harry P. Ward Foundation, the film is presented for free – guests must register in advance through Eventbrite.ca
Ottawa Film Society – Members Only private rental double-bill screenings. Find out how to become a member of Canada’s oldest film society at the Ottawa Film Society website: filmfilmfilm.ca!