CBC Ottawa's summer TV series, Absolutely Ottawa, returned with six episodes featuring musical performances, short films and documentaries.
2016 will be announced shortly. The 2015 Season was:
Studio 14 Sessions
Studio 14 Sessions - (45:10)
An intimate music/interview program featuring popular Ottawa-area bands, stripped down to only a few key members. Watch Kellylee Evans, Fevers, Loon Choir, The Acorn, and Mike Dubue of the Hilotrons in performance and conversation in CBC Ottawa's Studio 14.
Aired Saturday, July 04, at 7 p.m. ET (an encore screening)
Ottawa Docs 2015
Ottawa Docs 2015 - (45:09)
Several short documentaries take a closer look at our community. Produced by emerging directors from the Ottawa-Gatineau area, these remarkable docs share unique stories of people and places in the region.
Aired Saturday, Aug 01, at 7 p.m. ET
Four-Wheeled Furies - (45:09)
Four Wheeled Furies follows the Rideau Valley Roller Girls (RVRG) and the fascinating world of roller derby. These Ottawa-area women aren't simply skating around in circles; they're aggressive, sometimes downright nasty, and focused on three things: winning, having fun and giving back to the community.
Aired Saturday, Aug 08, at 7 p.m. ET (an encore screening)
Human Library Stories
Human Library Stories - (45:07)
A one-hour documentary about some of the human books who participated in Ottawa's Human Library. The project allows people to "sign out" another person for a one-on-one conversation about a specific subject or experience.
Aired Saturday, Aug 22, at 7 p.m. ET
Cinema Shorts 2015
Cinema Shorts 2015 - (45:10)
Short dramatic films by Ottawa-Gatineau independent filmmakers are featured in this one-hour program. Film titles include: Failed by Marina Bruno, Waste of a Fall by Marina Bruno, Lucky Sam by Islam Balba, The Big Learning by Mosha Folger, Love by Jennifer Stanhope, and Emily by Joshua Demers and Shannon Fewster.
Aired Saturday, Aug 29, at 7 p.m. ET
The Greenvaders - (45:11)
They disturb, they act and they invade. Starting in their own backyard, our green heroes take on today's challenges for tomorrow's generation. This one-hour documentary follows community leaders as they address some pressing environmental challenges.
Aired Saturday, Sep 05, at 7 p.m. ET