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Canadian Masters I: Atom Egoyan
November 9, 2016 until November 10, 2016

The Canadian Film Institute’s Canadian Masters series is an annual celebration of excellence in Canadian filmmaking, featuring extensive onstage interviews, special screenings, and audience discussions with some of the greatest names in Canadian film history. In our 2016-2017 inaugural season, we are honoured to present three extraordinary Canadian masters of the moving image: Atom Egoyan (November), Alanis Obomsawin (Jaunary), and Guy Maddin (March).

We are proud to be partnering with Carleton University’s School For Studies In Art and Culture’s Film Studies section, which in 2016-2017 is celebrating its 40th anniversary. For four decades, Carleton Film Studies has produced some of the most important and influential film scholars, critics, and curators in Canada, and has also played a key role in the development of film culture generally in our nation.

As one of the most important examples of a Canadian media artist who began his career making arts council funded films and emerge as an international cinema star, Atom Egoyan is the perfect choice for the inaugural edition of the Masters programme. His work is daring, thoughtful, searching, and ranges from low budget art cinema to big budget Hollywood productions. Egoyan’s career has been critically acclaimed across the globe, and his work has captured many awards at some the world’s most prestigious film festivals. Atom Egoyan has also been very supportive of younger Canadian filmmakers, serving as advisor and mentor the next generation of moving image makers in Canada.

The CANADIAN MASTERS series is presented by the Canadian Film Institute in collaboration with Carleton University’s School For Studies In Art and Culture: Film Studies.

IMPORTANT! Due to unforeseen circumstances we've had to move the Canadian Masters event featuring Atom Egoyan to NOVEMBER 9TH AND 10TH. Our very sincere apologies if this causes a conflict for any attendees. Please reach out to us with any questions or concerns, or to request a ticket exchange, by phone (613-232-6727) or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Admission per evening: $25.00 (plus HST)
Admission to both nights: $40.00 (plus HST)

Seating is extremely limited. Get your tickets early — tickets on sale now!

Atom Egoyan and Tom McSorley  •  Live Interview and Reception
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7:30 pm, Arts Court Theatre
Atom Egoyan  •  Canada  •  2006
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 7:30 pm, Arts Court Theatre