Midi Onodera


Soliloquy Soliloquy 12 hr event December 12

I am thrilled to be a part of this year’s presentation of you and I are water earth fire air of life and death programmed by Christof Migone. The third in a series of  twelve annual events taking place on December 12 from noon to midnight EST (9-9 PST, 11-11 CST, 17-05 GMT, 18-06 CET, CST […]

In Visible Colours Remediated 2022

Friday, September 23, 2022 to Saturday, September 24, 2022 Originally held in Vancouver from November 15th-19th, 1989, the ground-breaking event, In Visible Colours: An International Women of Colour and Third World Women Film/Video Festival and Symposium was co-founded by Zainub Verjee and Lorraine Chan in partnership with Women in Focus and National Film Board. With over 100 […]

NAJC GEI : Art Symposium

Japanese Canadian artists and Japanese Artists living in Canada NAJC GEI : Art Symposium Sept 16-18, 2022 The first national multi-day symposium of Japanese Canadian artists and Japanese artists living in Canada will take place in Greater Victoria September 16-18, 2022. Marking the 80th anniversary of the Japanese Internment, the 2022 symposium will be a […]

If this is the party I want, you may not be part of it

If this is the party I want, you may not be part of it Jennifer Chan, Fang Di, Will Kwan, Alvin Luong, Midi Onodera, Rah, Karen Tam Curated by Henry Heng Lu August 27, – October 29, 2022 Opening Reception: Saturday, August 27 from 2:00-4:00pm in Hamilton Artists Inc.’s ArcelorMittal Dofasco Courtyard (155 James St. […]

PREMIERE: C’est à qui, ce ville? at the 8Fest

PREMIERE: “C’est à qui, ce ville?” at the 8Fest. Online/On-demand for free. August 5 – 11 My new super 8 film, “C’est à qui, ce ville?” will be premiering online during the 8Fest, small gage film festival. This film is a response to the 1984 film, “Ville, Quelle Ville?” This original super 8 film documented […]


I am pleased to announce that my new series, Soliloquy, Soliloquy is premiering in the group show, INFINITE DISTANCE. This series of 12 videos is a site-specific interpretation of the 2018 series, Soliloquy Originally this group exhibition was scheduled for 2020 during the first Covid-19 lockdown and has been revamped for online consumption. All the […]

The 14th the8fest OUT OF PLACE: Spotlight on the Super 8 Films of Midi Onodera

9:00 pm Friday July 9 The 14th the8fest OUT OF PLACE: Spotlight on the Super 8 Films of Midi Onodera Curated by Milada Kovacova 8:00 pm Sunday July 11 Midi Onodera in Conversation with Milada Kovacova For online screening information: http://the8fest.com/ OUT OF PLACE’s mission is to bring to the foreground the small-gauge work by […]

CFMDC Presents: “The Breadth of”, SuperWomen conversation series

For the month of April (and perhaps beyond) the Canadian Filmmaker’s Distribution Centre is hosting a free, multi-event, public symposium that investigates and responds to the living archive of the CFMDC. I have produced the series, SuperWomen: Conversations with the Real Action Figures. This is a collection of interviews with seven astounding women who have […]

SKIN DEEP: New interest in a 25 year old film!

Over the last few months, I’ve been contacted by some film fans who were interested in seeing Skin Deep. Although I don’t actively distribute this title, since it was really produced as a commercial feature film, I will upon request provide access to those who are interested. The film has taken on new meaning as […]

EXC-19.com: The Bulletin Interview

This month the “Bulletin, a journal of Japanese Canadian community, history and culture” published an interview with me about the EXC-19.com project. You can read it here .