is Invisible Cinema?
Invisible Cinema is a community video shop and art gallery.
We rent, sell and special order DVDs, Blurays and soundtrack albums.
The space also houses a small visual art gallery, known as Wurm
are you located?
Invisible Cinema is located at 319 Lisgar St. (at Bank St.) in
centretown Ottawa, Canada.
Our entrance is behind Wallack's and next to the Bible House .
the store accessible?
store is on
the second floor and is, unfortunately, not
accessible to all mobilities -
though we are happy to accomodate all needs within the best of our
Please call us should you require special accomodations or assistance.
are the store hours?
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday - 1pm - 9pm
Wednesday - 1pm - 9pm
Thursday - 1pm - 9pm
Friday - 10am-10pm
Saturday - 1pm - 10pm
Sunday - 1pm - 8pm
do I become a member?
It’s simple and
free. To sign up to become a member please
present yourself to the cash
with a piece of photo i.d. and a valid
credit card. It only takes a minute.
|What are the
The default rental period is 2 days. We are, however, very flexible. If
you are renting several films or
you require more time please ask and we can adjust the return time for
you in our system at no extra charge.
you have a searchable rental database on-line?
Currently, we do not.
We do, however, update the new releases by month on the front of this
If you would like to inquire about a title please feel free to call us
at 613-237-0769, email at
info [at] invisiblecinema.ca or, better yet, come in and talk to us.
you sell films?
Yes. We stock several hundred on any given day and are able to order
any DVD or Bluray in print in North America.
We are also happy to hunt down and import special orders from the UK or
|What is Wurm
Gallery is a fine art gallery located within Invisible Cinema dedicated
to presenting and showcasing
regional and national visual artists. With an emphasis on pop, street,
and poster art, as well as photography,
tattoo, collage, knitting, weaving, dollmaking, sculpture, and
gallery has mounted nearly one hundred shows in 12 years
including but not limited to those from:
A. Olders, Lindsay
(Juan Carlos Noria), Peter
Guindon, Amy Alice Thompson,
Stursberg, Marysol Foucault,
de Montigny, Darryl
Stewart & Pedro
do I show my stuff or curate an exhibit at Wurm Gallery?
We are currently taking a moratorium on exhibitions, but please feel
free to submit a
sample of your work and
a proposal for the show you would potentially mount to info [at]
We appreciate and thank you for your interest.
I buy this rare and out of print DVD from your rental inventory?
No thank you, but we can order any in-print titles.
you buy or
trade used films?
Yes, though it truly depends on the title and condition. You can either
drop by with the titles
you would like to sell or email info [at]
invisiblecinema.ca with your
you have a monthly flat rate?
my dog come in?
We are currently OPEN.
the disappearance of Blockbuster and Rogers impacted business?
Sorry, could you please repeat that, I can’t hear you behind
all this money.
In reality, we may offer some of the same products and services, but it
a very different - and decidely "anti-corporate" - experience here,
still must contend with the twin cankers of entitlement and convenience.
you ever lost in a coin toss?
319 Lisgar St.
info (at) invisiblecinema.ca
Tuesday 1pm - 9pm
Wednesday 1pm - 9pm
Thursday 1pm - 9pm
Friday 10am - 10pm
Saturday 1pm - 10pm
Sunday 1pm - 8pm
1st Film - $4.42
5th Film - $2.66
We are, however, very flexible.
Please ask if you require more time.