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Calendars for 2021!

IFFO will return in the spring of 2021 with an exciting lineup of the best of Irish cinema.


Thank you for your ongoing support!


2020/ Jun 14

Festival Postponed until September!

The 2020 Festival is postponed but we are happy to announce IFFO will return in 2021 with an excellent lineup of the best of Irish cinema. Read our News Release for more details. 

2020/ Mar  17

Festival Postponed until September!

In response to concerns about the situation regarding COVID-19, and in line with the recommendations that are emerging during this rapidly evolving situation, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone this year's Irish Film Festival Ottawa until 18-20 September 2020. Read our News Release for more details. 

2020/ Feb 22

Final Films Announced!

Our final two films announced in the same day? Must be a lucky Thursday! Don't miss your chance to see the Canadian premiere of The Last Right or be thrilled by Sea Fever - check out the final 2020 Program

2020/ Feb 22

Film Announcement

This feature debut of director Shelly Love and screenwriter Tess McGowan is a smart, heartwarming double coming-of-age story. We're so very excited to announce A Bump Along the Way will be screened at this year's festival. See the trailer for this film on the 2020 Program page

2020/ Feb 13

Film Announcement

Lost Children of the Carricks is the third film confirmed for the 2020 program. Director Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin joins us for this screening of a documentary of exodus and reunion spanning 168 years! See the trailer for this film on the 2020 Program page