A selection of contemporary Polish short films from the Play Poland Film Festival will be screened, including award-winning animation The Game, in which somewhere between life and death, a thrilling, high stakes chess match takes place.
Play Poland Film Festival, presented in Ottawa by the Young Polish Canadian Professionals Association, is an international festival of Polish film. The largest mobile film event in the United Kingdom, aiming at presenting and promoting contemporary Polish cinema, will return to Canada in the fall. In addition to screenings of short and feature films, there will be an exhibition of original Polish film art. The Play Poland Film Festival is sponsored in Ottawa by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland.
The Ottawa School of Art offers a full range of specialized art courses including lifedrawing, landscape painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, lithography, watercolour, etching, printmaking, and a wide variety of specialized short courses and workshops. Children’s and Teens’ classes range from multi-media to animation and cartooning, sculpture and construction, pottery, drawing and painting. In addition to art courses, the OSA’s programs have grown to include visiting artist-in-residence workshops, a professional exhibitions gallery (which hosts solo and groups shows by local, national and international artists) a one-year Portfolio Development Program and a 3-year Diploma Program.