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Saturday, March 28

Passchendaele (English, 14A)

1 pm to 4 pm

Canadian War Museum

Free access to the special exhibition “Trench Life: A Survival Guide,†following the screening.

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Sunday, March 29

Amal (English, 14A)

8 pm to 10 pm

Drive-in at the Canada Aviation Museum

Infiniment Québec (French, G)

8 pm to 10 pm

Café Aux 4 jeudis

Discussions led by the Ottawa–Gatineau Film and Television Development Corporation will follow screening.

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Monday, March 30

Lunchtime Shorts (English and/or French, 18A)

12 pm to 1:30 pm

Library and Archives Canada

Tout est parfait (French, 14A)

8 pm to 10 pm

Lucien Brault Building

Discussions led by the Ottawa–Gatineau Film and Television Development Corporation will follow screening.

Normal (English, 18A)

7 pm to 9 pm

Centrepointe Theatre

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Tuesday, March 31

Lunchtime Shorts (English and/or French, 18A)

12 pm to 1:30 pm

Library and Archives Canada

Amal (English, 14A)

7 pm to 10 pm

Centrepointe Theatre

Live entertainment and food with an Indian flavour presented in collaboration with the Indo-Canadian community before screening.

My Winnipeg (English, 14A)

7 pm to 10 pm

Canada Science and Technology Museum

Discussions led by the Canadian Screen Training Centre, plus special display showcasing film/camera artifacts and other cinematic historical treasures will follow screening.

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Wednesday, April 1

Lunchtime Shorts (English and/or French, 18A)

12 pm to 1:30 pm

Library and Archives Canada

Ce qu’il faut pour vivre (French, G)

7 pm to 9 pm

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Normal (English, 18A)

7 pm to 9 pm

Arts Court

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Thursday, April 2

Up the Yangtze (English, 14A)

7 pm to 10 pm

Canadian Museum of Nature

Discussions led by the Canadian Screen Training Centre will follow screening.

The Necessities of Life (English, G)

5 pm to 9 pm

National Gallery of Canada

Curator-led visits to the “High-Definition Inuit Storytelling†exhibition and a cocktail ($) before screening.

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Friday, April 3

Lunchtime Shorts (English and/or French, 18A)

12 pm to 1:30 pm

Library and Archives Canada

Genie Train Red Carpet Arrival

4 pm to 5:30 pm

Ottawa Via Rail Station

Passchendaele (English, 14A)

7 pm to 10 pm

The Diefenbunker, Canada’s ColdWar Museum

As space is limited, reservations are required for this unique experience.

613-839-0007 extension 224

eduprograms@diefenbunker.ca

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Saturday, April 4

Guided Tours of Library and Archives Canada Preservation Centre (Bilingual)

10:30 am to 12 pm

Library and Archives Canada in Gatineau

As space is limited, reservations are required for this unique experience.

819-997-5488

GenieWeek Producers Circle and Fundraising Event ($)* (Bilingual)

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ogft.com

Presented in collaboration with the Ottawa–Gatineau Film and Television Development Corporation and the Canadian Screen Training Centre.

* Profits will go toward training and the production of Canadian films in Canada’s Capital Region.

http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/genie/calendar.asp

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Guy Maddin is a mad genius. Check out his off-beat, My Winnipeg.

Reviews here: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1195800-my_winnipeg/

Up the Yangtze is well worth checking out. It's about the damning of the Yangtze and the forced displacement of millions of Chinese.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/up_the_yangtze/

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