The Bytowne Cinema. Photo by Caroline Fournier.
Caroline says: "Long gone are the days of the single room cinema and going to the Bytowne is like walking back to your grandma's house ... old but yet comforting."
Ottawa Movies Guide
This is the place to find Ottawa movie listings, a directy of theatres, film events and festivals, plus more about the film scene in the Nation's Capital
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- Soul Kisser
Soul Kisser is one of Ottawa's up and coming experimental acts, bringing post rock/shoegazer music to Ottawa's masses, and hopefully beyond, with energy and original songwriting. The result is a medley of effects, rumbling bass/guitar licks, infectious keys and all manner of instrumentation. Soul Kisser songs will capture the imagination and sooth the soul. Featuring Jayson (Bassist/Guitarist/Vocalist) & Adriana (Keyboardist). Otto (Drummer) Roland Juno Di/Line 6 JM4 Looper.
- Feb 15-March 9, 2014: Wakefield International Film Festival
Wakefield International Film Festival (WIFF) runs from February 15th to March 9th at the Wakefield LaPêche Community Centre in the beautiful village of Wakefield, QC. Now in its 5th year, WIFF screens the very best in current documentary film. Thought-provoking, passionate, challenging, inspiring – and definitely not boring. More information: www.wakefieldfilmfestival.ca
- March 15-16, 2014: The Outdoor & Adventure Travel Show
Get pumped for Spring! Buy gear. Plan your cycling or camping trip. Get splashed at the paddlesports pool! Get fit with Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod! Meet the star of Angry Planet! Kids get in FREE! They’ll flip out for the BMX Stunt show, zipline, and rockwalls! March 15-16 at the EY Centre. 2-for-1 tickets available online at www.adventureottawa.ca.
- March 23, 2014: The Passage to Easter: A Choral Journey
A unique concert highlighting Russian Orthodox liturgical music journeying from Great Lent to Easter. The stirring a capella program will be performed by the St. Xenia of Petersburg Choir with the Slava Chamber Choir of Sherbrooke. A complimentary reception with choristers to follow. Tickets: $20 online: easterconcertstxenia.eventbrite.ca
- Sunday, March 30, 2014: Coronation St. Gary & Owen: Men at Work Tour
Truly a rare treat for Coronation Street fans, a chance to see and hear from Gary & Owen the new generation of Corrie Stars who are behind some of the latest exciting stories. Join them for a hosted interview & Q&A. Tickets at Shenkman Theatre, 613.580.2700
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Ottawa Theatres - Independent
Ottawa Theatres - Chains
- Théâtre IMAX (Museum of Civilization)
- Cineplex Odeon Barrhaven
- Coliseum Ottawa
- CP Theatres (Carleton Place)
- Empire Theatres Kanata (formerly AMC Kanata 24)
- Empire Orleans
- Rainbow Cinema (St. Laurent Shopping Centre)
- SilverCity Gloucester
- South Keys
Gatineau Theatres - Chains
- OttawaStart Blog: Movies
- A.C.T. Ottawa
A.C.T. Ottawa (Acting for Cinema and Television), is a local acting school, that posts a list of auditions happening in the Ottawa area. You might be surprised at the number of productions looking for help: there's usually at least one audition each week in the region. But don't get excited about a Hollywood-sized paycheque most of the parts pay very little or nothing at all.
- Anime in Ottawa
- Canadian Film Institute
- Capital City Squad
Star Wars costume club
- Centretown Movies Outdoor
Do you remember drive-in theatres? This festival is the next best thing — but without the steamy windshields. Hundreds of people bring their lawn chairs and blankets down to Dundonald Park (near Somerset & Kent/Lyon) to see some great films in the great outdoors. Admission is pay-what-you-can.
See also: Centretown Movies announces schedule for 2011
- CinemaObsessed.com (blog/reviews)
- Cinema Treasures
of Ottawa Movie Theatres
The Eastview, The Regent, The Elgin, The Rialto, The Nelson, Capitol Square ... they're all old movie theaters in Ottawa. This site offers listings, photos, scans, and more memorabilia from old (and new) movie theatres in the capital.
- EZ-DVD Inc.
- Filmburgers (blog)
- Independant Film Co-operative of Ottawa (IFCO)
- Joel Crary (local movie review blog)
- Midnight Oil: Movies & More (a blog covering TVO's Saturday Night at the Movies)
- One More Bullet (a local blog about action movies)
- Ottawa drive-in theatres
- Ottawa Film Society
- OGFT: Ottawa-Gatineau Film and Television Development Corporation
- Ottawa Production Guide / Blog
- Wakefield International Film Festival (Feb/Mar 2011)
- W.T.S. Entertainment (movie production)
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