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Begone Dull Care (1949)
Animated Ottawa

Ottawa: Cinema Capital
Patty Boland's, 101 Clarence St.
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7:00 pm

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'Ottawa: Cinema Capital' presents, in collaboration with Digi60:


Thursday, December 7, 7-10PM

Patty Bolland's Pub

101 Clarence Street

Free Admission (please RSVP with event link below for tickets) 

A retrospective collection of some of the best animation made anywhere, that just happens to be made right here. From the genius of Norman McLaren right up to contemporary Ottawa animators, this selection covers more than seven decades of imagination, invention, and joyful animation! 

Presented by the Canadian Film Institute in partnership with Ottawa 2017’s Arts, Culture and Heritage Program (stewarded by AOE Arts Council, Ottawa Arts Council and Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa). Special thanks to Digi60! 

SnapUp Tickets - European Union Film Festival: Rodinny film (Family Film)

Short Film Programme:
Begone Dull Care
Evelyn Lambart & Norman McLaren  •  Canada  •  1949  •  8m 0s

Abstract images drawn directly onto the film accompanied by three pieces of jazz music.
Dan Sokolowski  •  Canada  •  1992  •  4m 30s

An animation film about the joys of winter set to a brilliant jazz arrangement of
George Gershwin's SUMMERTIME.
Sharon Katz  •  Canada  •  2005  •  3m 54s

Through a simple act of child’s play, a young boy confronts both his parent’s overwhelming protection

and his own very real fears.
Paper Man
David Borish  •  Canada  •  2001  •  3m 51s

One of five high school animations to be shown from around the world, "Paper Man" was a hit at the 2011 Ottawa International Animation Festival. This video also won gold in the amateur category at Spain's SIGMAD festival. This stop motion video needed hundreds of cutouts and thousands of pictures in order to create.
One Last Dream
Noam Rabinovitch & Chris Dainty  •  Canada  •  2015  •  6m 40s

A factory farm pig sees a butterfly for the first time in his life and has a dream about color and beauty. It is his last dream.
Second Life
Benjamin Reyes  •  Canada  •  2017  •  9m 59s

After meeting a girl online through virtual reality, David struggles to choose which reality he wants to live in.
Fire & Ice
Dan Sokolowski  •  Canada  •  1998  •  2m 43s

A documentary on the 1998 ice storm.