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Warren Miller's Ticket to Ride advance tickets now available!

Warren Miller’s Ticket to Ride makes its way to the Mayfair for a pair of screenings on Thursday December 5th at 6:30pm and Saturday December 7th at 3:30pm The 64th annual epic doc features great skiing on such locales as the Alaskan Tordrillos, Iceland’s Troll Peninsula, fjords of

Waterlife (July 3-5)

Disaster Lakes Documentary shows perils facing the Great Lakes By Jay Stone, The Ottawa Citizen, July 3, 2009 Waterlife, narrated by the Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie, exposes the perils facing the Great Lakes. Waterlife Directed & written by: Kevin McMahon Narrated by: Gord Downie Rating: G,

We're Getting New Seats!

The Mayfair Theatre – Ottawa’s oldest surviving movie theatre, and its last remaining cinema built before the Second World War – is getting new seats. Which means the old seats have to go somewhere. Which means you can buy them for $10 a pop. Our Seat-Sale is continuing today...we sold

Weekly Programming = Faster Bookings

Excited to announce our first premiere that we have been able to book nice and quick due to switching things over to weekly programming:  the great (and recent double Oscar nominee for Philomena) Steve Coogan brings his beloved character Alan Partridge to the big screen! Alan Partridge premieres at the

Weekly Programming Coming Soon!

Some eagle eyed patrons may have noticed some intriguing new information while looking at the March schedule poster that went up on display yesterday at the Mayfair. In the words of the great Douglas Adams…Don’t panic! There is a big change upcoming for the Mayfair Theatre, but it

WEIRD IS RELATIVE

As insane of a concept as this might seem, there was a point in recent motion picture history in which the brainstorm for films was actually original stories for the most part. Unlike the world we live in now, where nine out of ten films released are adaptations, remakes, reboots,

What do movies look like in other countries?

At the end of August (and early in September), we’re showing one of my favourite films of all time, Sorcerer. We’re also showing one of my favourite Woody Allen films, The Purple Rose of Cairo. Both were big international hits, and as movies open in different countries around

What happened was true…NOT!

“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is one of the most notorious films of the 1970s. Like “Night of the Living Dead” its title is synonymous with horror cinema and you are probably very well aware of the title even if you haven’t seen the film. Inspired by Wisconsin serial killer Ed

What's the matter? Everything.

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

Who Does She Think She Is? two nights only!

Five women and the delicate art of balance Documentary sheds light on women juggling art and motherhood By Jay Stone, The Ottawa CitizenMarch 7, 2009 = 460) { imgBox.className = ‘imagesize460’; } else { if(photo.width >= 300) { imgBox.className =

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