Midi Onodera


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 .

TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS | playtime | inside my head

September 4 to October 10, 2020 I am thrilled to announce my exhibition, TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS on now at Centre 3 in Hamilton. This is a two part show – in gallery and online. The show is curated by the amazing artist Lesley Loksi Chan There will be an artist talk on […]

OTHER PLACES: Reflections of Media Arts in Canada Book Launch

MANO-RAMO (The Media Arts Network of Ontario/Réseau des arts médiatiques de l’Ontario) is please to invite the general public to the launch of OTHER PLACES Reflections of Media Arts in Canada, edited by Deanna Bowen. In order to celebrate the publication of the book, MANO-RAMO is organizing a series of screenings, talks and opportunities to […]

Speculating on Fictions / Dreaming in Colour: a programme of work + artist talk by Midi Onodera in partnership with Vtape

REEL ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL REEL IDEAS: Conference Friday November 8, 2019, 5pm Bashir Yerex Presentation Space 401 Richmond St. W. Toronto Concluding a jam-packed day of panels, discussions and screening, I will be giving an Artist Talk and screening with Lulu Wei. Midi Onodera is an artist, a filmmaker, an innovator, and an inveterate experimenter. […]

Grief Without Fantasy screenings

Thrilled to invite all to 2 screenings of my video, “Grief Without Fantasy” (2012). This is visualization of the poem by the same name by Ronna Bloom. Screening at FLY BY NIGHT OUTDOOR SCREENING AND SOUND PERFORMANCES Sat., July 6, 2019, 7:00 pm (Rain date: Sat., July 20, 2019) Lee Lifeson Art Park 223 Gladys […]