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Nosferatu – with a LIVE music score from Shooting Guns!

Halloween Month!  Silent films. Live music. Only at the Mayfair. This October, the Mayfair Theatre hosts special presentations of F.W. Murnau’s horror masterpiece Nosferatu — with a new, original score performed LIVE by Juno- and Polaris Prize-nominated band Shooting Guns! ADMISSION Admission to this special screenings is value-priced at just:

NO REST FOR THE WICKED

As legend has it, Robert Zemeckis hired the more or less unknown (to mainstream Hollywood) Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh to work on a Tales from the Crypt film, which he would direct. Zemeckis was so impressed with the movie-making couple, that it was decided that The Frighteners would

Night of the Living Dead Revisited

Imagine you’ve decided to take your motorcycle across the U.S. and you’re  riding through small town Pennsylvania when you just happen to come across the original graveyard used in the memorable opening scene of George A. Romero’s seminal Night of the Living Dead. Musician Mike Schultz did just that and

New Tech for Hard of Hearing Patrons

We’ve got a new addition to the tech up in the projection booth. With the help of this little device, and some ear-bud’s, a hard-of-hearing patron can enjoy the movie a bit better. Even easier, if you have fm radio on your cell phone…or, just an actual old school pocket

New Popcorn Machine!

We just installed a new popcorn machine… as the old just couldn’t handle the crowds and was on its last legs… This new one is more then double the capacity of the old one, 32oz of corn at a time…. and pops fast!

Nature Canada presents "Rio" on April 28

Nature Canada presents the Oscar nominated animated film “Rio” as part of International Migratory Bird Day celebrations. Join us at 10:30am on Sunday April 28 as we welcome back Canada’s migrating birds to Ottawa. Learn about this urban Important Bird Area and how you can make your own

National Canadian Film Day!

Celebrate the first ever National Canadian Film Day with us tonight with a double dose of Canadiana! First up is multiple award winning and deservedly high praised C.R.A.Z.Y. at 6:30pm. Then at 9:15pm, the Canadian Cult Revue series presents a rare selection of Canadian Archival 35mm shorts

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

Name-Plate Fundraiser Update!!

Our patrons have been incredible during this lockdown that we find ourselves in. What started as an idea to mark off a few seats as a bit of a fundraiser, quickly found all the seats in the cinema snatched up.  So, we have some more ideas.

NAC presents The Lord of the Rings in concert

Our friends at the NAC are offering a special promotion for Mayfair patrons. If you’d like to get advance tickets to their upcoming The Lord of the Rings:  The Fellowship of the Rings concert (July 5, 6, 7), you can do so between now and April 11th via

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