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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

My Life in Pictures – book launch

Christian McPherson, author of The Cube People & The Sun Has Forgotten Where I Live, presents the launch of his new book of poetry. My Life in Pictures Saturday April 20th from 5:00pm – 6:30pm at the Mayfair http://www.nonpublishing.com/my+life+in+pictures/book/34/3/

Much Ado About Whedon

The greatly anticipated and highly requested Shakespeare adaptation from Joss Whedon and friends makes its Mayfair premiere tonight (with four other screenings over the next five days). The movie is filled with a who’s who of actors from Joss Whedon’s teevee & cinematic resume, including alum of Buffy,

More Name-Plaque Fundraiser Options!

By popular demand, we’ve added more options for our ongoing name-plaque fundraiser campaign! The projection booth toilet, our mannequin mascot, and a whole bunch of poster boxes are now up for grabs! (Lots of room on the plaque in the cinema too!) Click on over to the website for

More Matinees!

The next great Mayfair programming experiment begins in March with weekday Matinees! Throughout March afternoons we’ll have a number of films that might have just won Oscars, and we’ll have kid friendly offerings over March break and on the weekends. The perfect place for you to hide out

Mistah Curtis-he dead.

I recently watched Trapeze on TCM (really the only place on TV to watch movies – proper aspect ratio, no commercials or editing — but I digress.). I started watching for Burt Lancaster, but as it went on, I enjoyed Tony Curtis’ performance more and more. He was

Mayfair Theatre requests 30-year cinema monopoly

This is the release we sent to city council, and to all Ottawa media this morning. We wanted to share it with you, too. A MODEST PROPOSAL from the Mayfair Theatre Ottawa’s oldest surviving independent cinema follows example of Roger Greenberg and Ottawa Sports

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