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This November, take a tour of the European Union: 27 films and 23 languages over 18 days!
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500th EUFF Film This Sunday!
Thursday, 20 November 2014
This Sunday, November 23rd, the European Union Film Festival will be presenting its 500th film!

To celebrate this special occasion, door prizes will be given away before the film, including Canadian Film Institute and European Union themed gifts, 5-film Passports for this year's EUFF, and gifts from Embassies and sponsors!

Simply buy a ticket and attend the Slovenian film "CHEFURS RAUS!" on Sunday, November 23rd at 7:00pm and you'll be entered into the draw.

See you there!
 
29th European Union Film Festival
Monday, 10 November 2014
Starting this Thursday, November 13th, you can take a tour of the European Union with the silver screen: 27 films and 23 languages over 18 days!

Each evening of the 29th European Union Film Festival will be introduced by EU Member State Ambassadors, exclusive video greetings from filmmakers, or by special guests. Many nights are followed by complimentary Embassy receptions for all audience members. All of the films shown are Ottawa premieres, presented at the Auditorium of 395 Wellington St., Ottawa (Library and Archives Canada building).

This year's edition has it all: substance, style, and incredible variety. Everything from romantic comedy to historical drama to edgy documentary to an animated feature film. The range is amazing! We're so pleased with this year's selection, drawn from films that have played at prestigious festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, San Sebastian, Toronto, and Venice.

We're also thrilled to have two guest filmmakers attending the Festival to present their films! Slovak director, Jonáš Karásek (The Candidate) and Latvian-American animator, Signe Baumane (Rocks in My Pockets) are coming to Ottawa to introduce and answer questions about their films.

Tickets are $8.00 for CFI Members, seniors, and students, and $12.00 for everyone else. Avid cinema fan? If you buy an annual membership ($15.00), you'll be eligible for the 5-Film Passport (only $35.00) and save on all our films and festivals, all year.

New this year: skip the long lines and purchase your tickets in advance! Use the button on each film page or click here to buy your tickets, memberships, and 5-Film Passports via Uniiverse days before. Simply pick them up at the door when you arrive! Rush tickets are available at the box office each night.

Visit the EUFF 2014 Event Page to find out more about this year's lineup, and for further ticket and membership info, as well as our official trailer. Be sure to check out our sponsors while you're there! This event would not be possible without their generosity and support, and we thank them for everything they've done to bring you another great edition of the EUFF.

Bon cinéma!
 
#EUFFCountdown ANSWER NUMBER 2 & 5
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Congratulations to Jonathan Golub and Lynda DeGuire who correctly guessed the SIXTH film from the UK One Mile Away and EIGHTH film from Germany Suck me Shakespeer of the #EUFFCountdown! They have won two free tickets to a night of the Festival, held November 13 - 30, 2014.

Learn more about ONE MILE AWAY from The United Kingdom on IMBD


Learn more about Suck me Shakespeer on the official website.
 
Café Ex @ Club SAW - TONIGHT!
Thursday, 23 October 2014
TONIGHT ! 7 PM Club SAW
Join us for our 17th season of this exciting interactive guest artist series, featuring the best Canadian independent experimental filmmakers presenting their works in the intimate, funky environment of Club SAW, immediately adjacent to SAW Gallery.
 
The image-making team of Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby will present a selection of their daring, kinky, and poetic works.
 

 
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