Click here to close now.

SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Pat Romanski, XebiaLabs Blog, Sematext Blog, Peter Silva, Glenn Rossman

News Feed Item

It's Showtime at Rideau Hall Movie Nights!

Come and Watch Great Canadian Films Under the Stars

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/11/14 -- His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, is pleased to invite members of the public to join him for the first-ever Rideau Hall Movie Nights, on August 17 and 19, 2014, in Ottawa. Featuring outdoor screenings of acclaimed Canadian films on the grounds of the official residence of the governor general of Canada, this special event's complete programming promises to entertain the whole family.

"Thanks to a dynamic partnership with the Canadian film industry, this one-of-a-kind summer gathering is set to celebrate Canada's cultural vitality and talent," said the Governor General.

"I am particularly looking forward to connecting with thousands of fellow moviegoers on the grounds of Rideau Hall, and to enjoying great Canadian films up on the big screen."

On August 17, the public is invited to come and enjoy an English screening of The Grand Seduction, at 9 p.m. At 8:40 p.m., director Don McKellar will be on hand to talk about his filmmaking process and how the film's story was taken to Newfoundland and Labrador.

On August 19, Louis Cyr: l'homme le plus fort du monde will be screened in French at 9 p.m.

At 8:40 p.m., an on-stage conversation with producer Christian Larouche, director Daniel Roby, and actor Gilbert Sicotte, will provide us with insight into how they brought the life and battles of Louis Cyr to the big screen in this award-winning film.

And in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the National Film Board of Canada, a selection of short films will be shown on both nights, prior to the screenings of the feature films.

Members of the public can bring their blankets and a picnic and settle in to watch these films under the stars. Free popcorn will be available on-site on a first-come, first-served basis.

All activities are free of charge.

About Rideau Hall Movie Nights

Hosted by the Governor General, Rideau Hall Movie Nights will feature acclaimed English and French Canadian films, screened on alternate nights, on the grounds of Rideau Hall. Rain dates are scheduled for August 18 (English screening) and August 20 (French screening).

This event is made possible through Canadian film industry and media partners including Cineplex Entertainment, Bell Media, Entertainment One (eOne), Air Canada, the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), Telefilm Canada, the Canada Media Fund, Deluxe, the Canadian Film Institute (CFI), the Association quebecoise de la production mediatique (AQPM), and Eye on Canada.

Learn more about the event and plan your visit at www.rideauhallmovienights.ca. You may also join the conversation by using the hashtag #GGMovie. For more information about Rideau Hall's public events and other visitor services, go to www.gg.ca/visitus.

(iii)MEDIA INVITATION(iii)

Media representatives wishing to cover Rideau Hall Movie Nights or to conduct interviews prior to or on the day of the event must contact the Rideau Hall Press Office ([email protected]) and are required to wear their media identification cards at all times while on the Rideau Hall grounds.

Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
When it comes to the Internet of Things, hooking up will get you only so far. If you want customers to commit, you need to go beyond simply connecting products. You need to use the devices themselves to transform how you engage with every customer and how you manage the entire product lifecycle. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, will show how “product relationship management” can help you leverage your connected devices and the data th...
Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, had reached 30,000 page views on his home page - http://RobertoMedrano.SYS-CON.com/ - on the SYS-CON family of online magazines, which includes Cloud Computing Journal, Internet of Things Journal, Big Data Journal, and SOA World Magazine. He is a recognized executive in the information technology fields of SOA, internet security, governance, and compliance. He has extensive experience with both start-ups and large companies, having been ...
Skeuomorphism usually means retaining existing design cues in something new that doesn’t actually need them. However, the concept of skeuomorphism can be thought of as relating more broadly to applying existing patterns to new technologies that, in fact, cry out for new approaches. In his session at DevOps Summit, Gordon Haff, Senior Cloud Strategy Marketing and Evangelism Manager at Red Hat, will discuss why containers should be paired with new architectural practices such as microservices ra...
Companies today struggle to manage the types and volume of data their customers and employees generate and use every day. With billions of requests daily, operational consistency can be elusive. In his session at Big Data Expo, Dave McCrory, CTO at Basho Technologies, will explore how a distributed systems solution, such as NoSQL, can give organizations the consistency and availability necessary to succeed with on-demand data, offering high availability at massive scale.
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, shared some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, de...
The industrial software market has treated data with the mentality of “collect everything now, worry about how to use it later.” We now find ourselves buried in data, with the pervasive connectivity of the (Industrial) Internet of Things only piling on more numbers. There’s too much data and not enough information. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Bob Gates, Global Marketing Director, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, to discuss how realizing the power of IoT, software developers are now focu...
Security can create serious friction for DevOps processes. We've come up with an approach to alleviate the friction and provide security value to DevOps teams. In her session at DevOps Summit, Shannon Lietz, Senior Manager of DevSecOps at Intuit, will discuss how DevSecOps got started and how it has evolved. Shannon Lietz has over two decades of experience pursuing next generation security solutions. She is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driv...
Operational Hadoop and the Lambda Architecture for Streaming Data Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing...
The 3rd International @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - is now accepting submissions to demo smart cars on the Expo Floor. Smart car sponsorship benefits include general brand exposure and increasing engagement with the developer ecosystem.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Vitria Technology, Inc. will exhibit at SYS-CON’s @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Vitria will showcase the company’s new IoT Analytics Platform through live demonstrations at booth #330. Vitria’s IoT Analytics Platform, fully integrated and powered by an operational intelligence engine, enables customers to rapidly build and operationalize advanced analytics to deliver timely business outcomes ...
Thanks to Docker, it becomes very easy to leverage containers to build, ship, and run any Linux application on any kind of infrastructure. Docker is particularly helpful for microservice architectures because their successful implementation relies on a fast, efficient deployment mechanism – which is precisely one of the features of Docker. Microservice architectures are therefore becoming more popular, and are increasingly seen as an interesting option even for smaller projects, instead of bein...
DevOps is about increasing efficiency, but nothing is more inefficient than building the same application twice. However, this is a routine occurrence with enterprise applications that need both a rich desktop web interface and strong mobile support. With recent technological advances from Isomorphic Software and others, it is now feasible to create a rich desktop and tuned mobile experience with a single codebase, without compromising performance or usability.
SYS-CON Events announced today Arista Networks will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Arista Networks was founded to deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning 10/40/100GbE switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price-performance, with over 3,000 customers and more than three million cloud networking ports depl...
Application metrics, logs, and business KPIs are a goldmine. It’s easy to get started with the ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana) – you can see lots of people coming up with impressive dashboards, in less than a day, with no previous experience. Going from proof-of-concept to production tends to be a bit more difficult, unfortunately, and it tends to gobble up our attention, time, and money. In his session at DevOps Summit, Otis Gospodnetić, co-author of Lucene in Action and founder...
FedRAMP is mandatory for government cloud deployments and businesses need to comply in order to provide services for federal engagements. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Abel Sussman, Director for Coalfire Public Sector practice, will review the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) process and provide advice on overcoming common compliance obstacles.