140 min | Germany, USA | English | Discussion in English with Bilingual Q & A | 2017 | PG-13 | Director: Ai Weiwei


TIFF Film Circuit: Human Flow [Sold out]

Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:00 pm
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4




This event is now sold out. Thank you for your interest.

Shot in 23 countries over the course of one eventful year, this epic film journey by internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei gives a powerful visual expression to massive human migration, and documents the courage, endurance, and unassailable spirit of the displaced. View Trailer

5 pm: Enjoy a drink and a treat in the Water Court Foyer before the film. Gourmet Cuisine is offering cash bar service, and a thematic tapas menu.

  • Fish Tajine, zucchini and Moroccan spice
    Seared beef Carpaccio, grilled zucchini, herb oil and mascarpone
    Served with a glass of wine & mini dessert (Pistachio Baklava)

    Only pre-purchased VIP upgrades will receive the mini dessert. Guest who pre-order will also receive a coupon for Café 7 for a buy one tapas get one free. Limited quantity of tapas will be available for sale on-site.

6:30 pm: Film screening in the Auditorium followed by an onstage conversation with Jonathan Shaughnessy, Associate Curator, Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Canada, and Birgit Hopfener, Associate Professor and Confucius Chair, Department of Art History, Carleton University. Discussion in English with a bilingual Q & A.

Day-of online purchase not available. If you wish to buy same-day tickets, please call 1-888-541-8888 or 613-998-8888 or purchase at the door.



  Just the film thanks!

VIP Upgrade please!

General Admission $12 $35
NGC Member
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$9 $32

Taxes included. Doors will open 30 minutes before the screening.
Wheelchair accessible. Please ask staff for assistance.

VIP Upgrade
We are pleased to offer a VIP Upgrade with any film that includes superior reserved seating, one drink, two chef inspired tapas, and a sweet treat.


Films on view

February 22, 2018: Human Flow [Sold out]
April 26, 2018: Cézanne and I 
May 31, 2018: Maudie
June 28, 2018: Faces Places


The Gallery’s partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival brings you the best of Canadian and international films and artists through Film Circuit, TIFF's successful film outreach programme. Join us for a unique experience bringing together cinema, food and conversation.


Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:00 pm
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