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August 25, 2017 until
December 21, 2017
November 17, 2017 until
December 5, 2017
European Union Film Festival
The CFI's annual showcase of the best of contemporary cinema produced in the European Union.
Past Events
2017
The Japanese Film Festival (November 4, 2017 - November 10, 2017)
African Film Festival of Ottawa (October 28, 2017 - November 5, 2017)
Taiwan Film Nights (October 27, 2017 - November 3, 2017)
Ottawa: Cinema Capital Launch (August 25, 2017)
14th Israeli Film Festival (June 8, 2017 - June 22, 2017)
Ottawa: Cinema Capital (June 6, 2017 - July 31, 2017)
4th European Union Short Film Festival (June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017)
21st Latin American Film Festival (April 26, 2017 - May 13, 2017)
Canadian Masters III: Guy Maddin (March 30, 2017 - April 1, 2017)
Bright Nights: The 7th Baltic-Nordic Film Festival (February 10, 2017 - February 18, 2017)
Canadian Masters: Alanis Obomsawin (January 26, 2017 - January 27, 2017)
2016
31st European Union Film Festival (November 11, 2016 - December 4, 2016)
Canadian Masters I: Atom Egoyan (November 9, 2016 - November 10, 2016)
34th Japan Film Festival (November 4, 2016 - November 5, 2016)
Café Ex: Canadian Experimental Cinema (November 2, 2016 - March 9, 2017)
Taiwan Film Nights (October 26, 2016 - October 28, 2016)
African Film Festival of Ottawa (October 14, 2016 - October 22, 2016)
Ottawa International Animation Festival (September 21, 2016 - September 25, 2016)
Rideau Hall Movie Nights (June 29, 2016 - June 30, 2016)
13th Israeli Film Festival (June 9, 2016 - June 26, 2016)
3rd European Union Short Film Festival (June 2, 2016 - June 4, 2016)
20th Latin American Film Festival (April 27, 2016 - May 14, 2016)
14th DiverCiné Film Festival (March 4, 2016 - March 13, 2016)
Bright Nights: The 6th Baltic-Nordic Film Festival (February 12, 2016 - February 21, 2016)
2015
33rd Festival Japan (November 6, 2015 - November 7, 2015)
Taiwan Film Nights (October 30, 2015 - November 13, 2015)
African Film Festival of Ottawa (October 16, 2015 - October 25, 2015)
Ottawa International Animation Festival (September 16, 2015 - September 20, 2015)
Rideau Hall Movie Nights (August 21, 2015 - August 22, 2015)
12th Israeli Film Festival (June 4, 2015 - June 14, 2015)
2nd European Union Short Film Festival (May 28, 2015 - May 30, 2015)
South ↔ North: Cinema Across Borders (May 2, 2015 - May 3, 2015)
19th Latin American Film Festival (April 25, 2015 - May 9, 2015)
In Case of No Emergency: The Films of Ruben Östlund (March 21, 2015 - March 28, 2015)
13th DiverCiné Film Festival (March 7, 2015 - March 15, 2015)
Bright Nights: The 5th Baltic-Nordic Film Festival (February 6, 2015 - February 14, 2015)
50 Italians (January 27, 2015)
2014
The Shortest Day (December 21, 2014)
29th European Union Film Festival (November 13, 2014 - November 30, 2014)
32nd Festival Japan (October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014)
2nd University of Ottawa Human Rights Film Festival (October 2, 2014 - October 5, 2014)
Ottawa International Animation Festival (September 17, 2014 - September 21, 2014)
Rideau Hall Movie Nights (August 17, 2014 - August 19, 2014)
11th Israeli Film Festival (June 8, 2014 - June 22, 2014)
Ecuador Film Series (June 5, 2014 - June 7, 2014)
Dark Mirror: The Films of Theodore Ushev (May 2, 2014 - May 3, 2014)
18th Latin American Film Festival (March 27, 2014 - April 13, 2014)
Bright Nights: The 4th Baltic-Nordic Film Festival (February 1, 2014 - February 12, 2014)
2013
28th European Union Film Festival (November 14, 2013 - December 1, 2013)
Festival Japan 2013 (October 24, 2013 - October 26, 2013)
1st University of Ottawa Human Rights Film Festival (October 24, 2013 - October 26, 2013)
The Enlightened Screen: William D. MacGillivray (October 17, 2013 - October 19, 2013)
Viva Argentina! Contemporary Argentine Cinema (October 2, 2013 - October 4, 2013)
Ottawa International Animation Festival (September 18, 2013 - September 22, 2013)
With or Without a Soul?: Thai Film Series (September 7, 2013 - September 14, 2013)
You Are Here (July 19, 2013)
Korean Film Festival (June 26, 2013 - June 29, 2013)
The Enlightened Screen: Catherine Martin (June 20, 2013 - June 22, 2013)
10th Israeli Film Festival (June 6, 2013 - June 16, 2013)
Mad About the Arts (May 11, 2013)
6th German Language Filmfest (April 18, 2013 - April 25, 2013)
17th Latin American Film Festival (March 21, 2013 - April 7, 2013)
Bright Nights: The 3rd Baltic-Nordic Film Festival (February 8, 2013 - March 1, 2013)
American Possibility: The Cinema of Hal Hartley (February 1, 2013 - March 2, 2013)
The Boxing Girls of Kabul (January 30, 2013)
2012
27th European Union Film Festival (November 15, 2012 - December 2, 2012)
Café Ex: 2012-2013 (November 1, 2012 - March 27, 2013)
Festival Japan 2012 (October 25, 2012 - October 27, 2012)
The Enlightened Screen: Gary Burns (October 18, 2012 - October 20, 2012)
Jimmy Liao Series (幾米系列) (September 29, 2012)
Ottawa International Animation Festival (September 19, 2012 - September 23, 2012)
9th India Film Festival (September 6, 2012 - September 29, 2012)
Intimacies: The Cinema of Ingrid Veninger (June 7, 2012 - June 15, 2012)
9th Israeli Film Festival (May 31, 2012 - June 14, 2012)
Portuguese Language Film Festival (May 2, 2012 - May 4, 2012)
International Polar Film Festival (April 24, 2012 - April 25, 2012)
Bright Nights: The Baltic-Nordic Film Festival (April 19, 2012 - April 28, 2012)
German Language Film Festival (April 12, 2012 - April 14, 2012)
South ↔ North: New Latin American Documentaries (March 24, 2012 - March 31, 2012)
16th Latin American Film Festival (March 22, 2012 - March 31, 2012)
The Way Home: The Films of Turkish Master Yılmaz Güney (February 16, 2012 - February 17, 2012)
2011
26th European Union Film Festival (November 17, 2011 - December 4, 2011)
Turbulences (November 15, 2011)
Fortunate Son (November 3, 2011)
Canada: Apartheid Nation (October 26, 2011)
Café Ex 2011-2012 (October 26, 2011 - April 5, 2012)
Festival Japan 2011 (October 22, 2011 - November 5, 2011)
Taiwan Film Festival (September 9, 2011 - September 19, 2011)
Festival of New Spanish Cinema (September 1, 2011 - September 4, 2011)
8th Indian Film Festival (August 11, 2011 - October 1, 2011)
4th Sri Lanka Film Festival (June 15, 2011 - June 29, 2011)
8th Israeli Film Festival (June 12, 2011 - June 26, 2011)
Bright Nights: The Baltic-Nordic Film Festival (May 27, 2011 - June 4, 2011)
Entre Nous: The Cinema of Denis Côté (May 26, 2011 - June 25, 2011)
German Language Film Festival (May 12, 2011 - May 14, 2011)
15th Latin American Film Festival (March 17, 2011 - March 27, 2011)
IFCO Gala: Celluloid Junkies (March 12, 2011)
Canada's Top Ten 2010 (February 16, 2011 - March 11, 2011)
Best of Ottawa 2010 (January 29, 2011)
2010
25th European Union Film Festival (November 18, 2010 - December 5, 2010)
Café Ex 2010-2011 (October 28, 2010 - April 8, 2011)
Ottawa International Animation Festival (October 20, 2010 - October 24, 2010)
FESTIVAL JAPAN 2010 (October 16, 2010 - October 30, 2010)
François Truffaut's Antoine Doinel Cycle (September 25, 2010 - October 24, 2010)
Cinema and its Discontents: Five Films by Michael Haneke (September 19, 2010 - October 15, 2010)
DOCUMENTING CHILE: NOW AND THEN (September 18, 2010)
Yang Yang (September 17, 2010)
THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION ON FILM (September 13, 2010 - September 20, 2010)
FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA (August 7, 2010 - August 29, 2010)
KUROSAWA CENTURY (June 19, 2010 - July 10, 2010)
THE BEST OF HOT DOCS (June 16, 2010 - July 18, 2010)
CLASSICS OF WORLD CINEMA (June 12, 2010 - July 24, 2010)
ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL (June 6, 2010 - June 27, 2010)
3rd ANNUAL GERMAN LANGUAGE FILM FESTIVAL (April 22, 2010 - April 24, 2010)
8e FESTIVAL DIVERCINE FESTIVAL (April 10, 2010 - April 17, 2010)
2010 Latin American Film Festival (March 24, 2010 - April 1, 2010)
DYING AT GRACE (March 14, 2010)
10th BALTIC FILM FESTIVAL (March 10, 2010 - March 22, 2010)
ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES: THE CINEMA OF DEEPA MEHTA (February 13, 2010 - March 7, 2010)
CANADA'S TOP TEN (January 29, 2010 - February 20, 2010)
ATOM EGOYAN’S THE ADJUSTER (January 28, 2010 - February 6, 2010)
SOUTH KOREAN MASTER: JEON SOO-IL (January 23, 2010 - January 30, 2010)
2009
2009 European Union Film Festival (November 19, 2009 - December 6, 2009)
Festival Japan 2009 (October 10, 2009 - October 11, 2009)
Cafe Ex (October 7, 2009 - April 28, 2010)
Allan King: A Tribute (October 4, 2009 - October 25, 2009)
FRANK COLE: LIFE WITHOUT DEATH (October 3, 2009)
International Polar Year Film Festival (September 28, 2009 - September 30, 2009)
EGYPTIAN FILM SPOTLIGHT (September 26, 2009 - October 18, 2009)
Special Presentation: CAPE NO. 7 (September 24, 2009)
India Film Festival (August 9, 2009 - August 30, 2009)
AKIRA KUROSAWA: THREE FILMS (July 11, 2009 - July 25, 2009)
Terra Nostra (July 5, 2009 - August 8, 2009)
50 Years of the French New Wave I: Louis Malle (June 27, 2009 - July 18, 2009)
CLASSICS OF WORLD CINEMA (June 6, 2009 - December 31, 2009)
ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL (June 4, 2009 - June 28, 2009)
IVAN THE TERRIBLE (May 9, 2009)
Masterworks (April 27, 2009)
2nd Annual German Language Film Festival (April 21, 2009 - April 22, 2009)
2009 Latin American Film Festival (March 27, 2009 - April 5, 2009)
The Films of Jean-Daniel Lafond (January 24, 2009 - March 8, 2009)
2008
Slovenian New Wave (December 4, 2008 - December 11, 2008)
2008 European Union Film Festival (November 14, 2008 - November 30, 2008)
FESTIVAL JAPAN 2008 (October 18, 2008 - November 2, 2008)
3RD SRI LANKA FILM FESTIVAL (October 5, 2008 - October 17, 2008)
THE FILMS OF GIEDRE BEINORIUTE (September 26, 2008)
Secret (September 25, 2008)
INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL (August 10, 2008 - September 7, 2008)
Playtime: The Cinema of Jacques Tati (July 5, 2008 - August 9, 2008)
5th Israeli Film Festival (May 29, 2008 - June 15, 2008)
Beautiful Dreamers (May 10, 2008)
German Language Film Festival (April 26, 2008 - April 28, 2008)
Tarkovsky: First and Last (April 19, 2008 - May 4, 2008)
2008 Latin American Film Festival (March 28, 2008 - April 6, 2008)
Ingmar Bergman (February 24, 2008 - March 22, 2008)