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We welcome you to visit this page to view events from previous festivals. For the event agenda of our 2023 festival, stay tuned! This page will be updated as more things get announced for our upcoming festival.

In the meantime, visit our social media pages for updates and our soon-to-be-announced program.

2019 Events

Thursday, 26 September 2019 @ 9:15 PM | Drama/Thriller
Thank you to all who joined us pre-screening for a Q&A
with novelist and screenwriter Emma Donoghue
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Dir. Lenny Abrahamson

1h 58 min

A People’s Choice Award winner at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and nominated for four Academy Awards, Room tells the extraordinary story of a woman held captive for seven years, whose 5-year-old son, Jack, was born in captivity. As Jack’s curiosity grows and his mother’s resilience reaches a breaking point, they enact a plan to escape, allowing Jack to experience the outside world for the first time.

This event was presented in collaboration with the Ottawa International Writers Festival. Details of their One on One with Emma Donoghue event held earlier in the evening at

Saturday, 18 May 2019 @ 6:30 PM | Documentary
Thank you to all who joined us post-screening for a talk back with Padraig O'Malley and General (retired) John de Chastelain
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The Peacemaker 

Dir. James Demo

1h 30 min

An intimate portrait of international peacemaker Padraig O'Malley - who helps make peace for others but struggles to find it for himself. The film takes us from Padraig's isolated life in Cambridge, Massachusetts to some of the most dangerous crisis zones on Earth – from Northern Ireland to Kosovo, Nigeria to Iraq – as he works a peacemaking model based on his recovery from addiction. We meet Padraig in the third act of his life in a race against time to find some kind of salvation for both the world and himself.

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