Join us for the 9th annual European Union Short Film Festival 21, 28, 29 May 2022


Annual European Union Short Film Festival 21, 28-29 May

Europe Day activities will wrap up with the 9th annual European Union Short Film Festival (EUSFF), which returns this year as a live event in Ottawa.

We are thrilled to present a collection of 22 short films from across Europe, in collaboration with the Canadian Film Institute, the embassies of EU Member States and the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC).

We are particularly pleased to welcome the special participation of Ukraine in this year’s festival, which will open with the screening of the short film Peace and Tranquillity by Andrii Bondarenko on 21 May.

Participating EU Member States include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Spain.

The EUSFF will be held on Saturday, 21 May, Saturday, 28 May, and Sunday, 29 May, at 1 p.m. at ByTowne Cinema located at 325 Rideau Street, Ottawa. Free event.

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Festival du court métrage de l’Union européenne 21, 28-29 mai


Les activités de la Journée de l’Europe se clôturent par la 9e édition du Festival du court métrage de l’Union européenne (EUSFF), qui se déroule de nouveau cette année en personne à Ottawa.

Nous sommes ravis de présenter une sélection de 22 courts métrages de toute l’Europe, en collaboration avec l’Institut canadien du film, les ambassades des États membres de l’UE et les instituts nationaux de la culture de l’Union européenne (EUNIC).

Nous sommes particulièrement heureux d’accueillir la participation de l’Ukraine au festival de cette année, qui s’ouvrira avec la projection du court métrage « Peace and Tranquillity » d’Andrii Bondarenko le 21 mai.

Les États membres de l’UE participants sont l’Autriche, la Belgique, la Bulgarie, la Croatie, la République tchèque, l’Estonie, la Finlande, la France, l’Allemagne, la Grèce, la Hongrie, l’Italie, la Lettonie, la Lituanie, le Luxembourg, Malte, la Pologne, le Portugal, la Roumanie, la Slovaquie et l’Espagne.

Le FESF aura lieu les samedi 21 mai, samedi 28 mai et dimanche 29 mai, à 13 heures, au cinéma ByTowne au 325 rue Rideau à Ottawa. Événement gratuit.

Local Journalism Initiative


FROM: National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada

TORONTO -­‐ DATE: January 18, 2022

The Local Journalism Initiative was launched by the Government of Canada to support the creation of original civic journalism that covers the diverse needs of underserved communities across Canada. The National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC) is one of seven notforprofit organizations that administers the Initiative.
If you are an Ethnic Media Outlet (written press, community radio,  community  television and online news service) you may be eligible to receive funding from the  Local Journalism Initiative and you will be able to hire journalists to strengthen local  coverage of civic matters in underserved communities.
NEPMCC is available to provide support and financial assistance to  qualifying candidates.

View the full press release:

Download the application here

Applicants are encouraged to contact the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada at the following address:

100 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2
President and CEO: Thomas Saras
Executive Director: Maria Saras-­‐Voutsinas
Phone: 416-­‐921-­‐8926

The National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada is a nonprofit
organization established in 1958 (formerly Canada Ethnic Press Federation)
whose mission is to promote and integrate the economic, social and cultural
interests of ethnic communities into the mainstream of Canadian Society. We are 850 Canadian media outlets available in more than 111 languages that serve new Canadians and help them to integrate into their new Canadian Culture.