Ottawa Black Film Festival

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Ottawa Black Film Festival

March 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - March 27, 2022 @ 10:00 pm EDT

2nd OTTAWA BLACK FILM FESTIVAL opens with Paul Tom’s ALONE
Necessary, Innovative, Strong, Diverse and Bold programming – Amplifying even more Black Voices from March 24 – 27, 2022 – Online
Full Program & All Access Passes at www.OttawaBlackFilm.com

Ottawa, March 11, 2022 – The 2nd Ottawa Black Film Festival #OBFF22, founded by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, is thrilled to announce the official online program and events lineup, running March 24 – 27, 2022. #OBFF22 is supported by Canadian Heritage, Telefilm Canada, Canada Media Fund, and Le Droit.

#OBFF22 promises to inspire through strong, diverse, and bold programming, available entirely ONLINE across Canada and around the World. Through 44 films and diverse and informative panels, this second Online edition highlights the beautifully crafted stories, and tales of  the Black experience  and events that have challenged the status quo, caused significant shifts in the cinematic ecosystem and changed how we see the world.

The Festival will open on Thursday, March 24 at 7PM EST with Paul Tom’s ALONE. Then, as of 9 PM EST, all the films will be accessible online. The Festival will close with Amil Shivji’s VUTA N’KUVUTE (TUG OF WAR). This year’s highlights include Alone in a strange world, Jim Button & The Wild 13, Black Mail, Defining us, Gemmel and Tim, Journey of Gogos and the Fabienne Colas Foundation’s BEING BLACK IN CANADA short film series. The OBFF Black Market – an industry series where renowned industry professionals share real-world experience on today’s most critical filmmaking and social issues – will present an exciting blend of cutting-edge thinking panel discussions.

The #OBFF22 All Access Pass is available for only $32 and provides access to all films. Passes can be purchased on the Festival’s website.  

Details

Start:
March 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm EDT
End:
March 27, 2022 @ 10:00 pm EDT
Website:
https://ottawablackfilm.com/

Venue

Virtual

Organizer

Ottawa Black Film Festival

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Virtual

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Sketchy Thursdays with artist Alexia-Leana Kokozaki

October 28, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Join us in person to learn observational sketching techniques from an educator at the Ottawa Art Gallery.

On October 28, we will draw faces on pumpkins and then sketch them within the public settings of the gallery. Materials will be provided and participants will be able to bring their pumpkins back home with them!

The workshop will be lead by OAG Learning and Engagement Assistant Alexia-Leana Kokozaki, a Canadian-Cypriot artist based in the Ottawa-Gatineau region.

Details

Date:
October 28, 2021
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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Organizer

Ottawa Art Gallery
Phone:
613-233-8699
Email:
info@oaggao.ca
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Venue

Ottawa Art Gallery Studio
10 Daly Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1N 6E2 Canada
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Phone:
613-233-8699
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OAG Youth Council Sticker Workshop with Artist Oreon Yepes

October 29, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Join us virtually on October 29 at 6:30 pm for a sticker workshop with Oreon Yepes!

ALL YOUTH ARE WELCOME, SAFE SPACE.

Free kits provided. Each kit includes two fine point pens, sticker labels as well as laminating sheets. To get one, simply sign up below by October 22 and drop by the gallery the following week to pick it up!

 

Kit pick-up location and time:

Ottawa Art Gallery, 10 Daly Ave.
Tuesday, October 26, 3 – 6 pm.

Details

Date:
October 29, 2021
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Event Category:

Venue

Virtual

Organizer

Ottawa Art Gallery
Phone:
613-233-8699
Email:
info@oaggao.ca
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CREATIVE SUNDAYS: Circle Weaving

October 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

Creative Sundays are back! Join us on Sunday, October 24th for a free family art activity. Discover the current exhibitions and get creative with a weaving workshop inspired by works from Greta Grip and Peter Owusu-Ansah. This activity encourages participants to bring together color and yarn to make weaved artworks that are dynamic and textured. All materials will be provided.

Book your free gallery admission below and come visit us in the Studio!

This event will follow provincial Covid protocols.

Details

Date:
October 24, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Event Category:

Organizer

Ottawa Art Gallery
Phone:
613-233-8699
Email:
info@oaggao.ca
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Venue

Ottawa Art Gallery Studio
10 Daly Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1N 6E2 Canada
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Phone:
613-233-8699
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CREATIVE SUNDAYS: SPECIAL EDITION

December 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EST

Join us for a Special Edition of Creative Sundays on December 12! Led by artists Greta Grip and Lee Jones, brighten your weekend with a free family art activity where you will learn how to make a light up bookmark. All materials are provided.

This program will be presented in English. There will be bilingual programming staff onsite to help in French as needed.

Spots are limited and registration is required for this program. Click below to register!

This event will follow provincial COVID-19 protocols.

Details

Date:
December 12, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm EST

Organizer

Ottawa Art Gallery
Phone:
613-233-8699
Email:
info@oaggao.ca
View Organizer Website

Venue

Ottawa Art Gallery Studio
10 Daly Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1N 6E2 Canada
+ Google Map
Phone:
613-233-8699
View Venue Website
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