13th Annual Regent Park Film Festival

FREE ADMISSION FREE CHILDCARE

NOVEMBER 18 - 21, 2015

DANIELS SPECTRUM 585 Dundas St. East

As Toronto's only free-of-charge multi-cultural community film festival, we are dedicated to showcasing local and international cinematic works relevant to inner-city communities.

2015 FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

RBC EMERGING DIRECTORS' SPOTLIGHT & PITCH

4 talented emerging filmmakers screen their short films and pitch their future projects to a panel of celebrity judges: Cl Bennett from the new hit show Heroes Reborn, director Min Sook Lee, screenwriter Dawn Wilkinson, and the multi-talented Sharon Lewis http://regentparkfilmfestival.com/program/rbc-emerging-directors-spotlight-pitch-event/

HOME FEELING: STRUGGLE FOR A COMMUNITY

Pioneer African-Canadian filmmaker Jennifer Hodge's Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community is an intimate portrait of Toronto's Jane and Finch community. Made in the 1980s the film focuses on the residents, mainly Black and new to Canada, interactions with political, social and economical systems and barriers in the city. Following the screening will be an interactive panel with journalist and activist Desmond Cole, community activist Tomas Kanene, and Yusra Ali of Black Lives Matter Toronto. Panel moderator: Anupa Mistry. http://regentparkfilmfestival.com/program/home-feelings/

FREE BREAKFAST & A MOVIE ft. Shana: The Wolf's Music

Join us on Saturday morning for some family and community fun. Enjoy a FREE breakfast before screening the coming-of-age film Shana: The Wolf's Music http://regentparkfilmfestival.com/program/shana-the-wolfs-music/

MARGARITA, WITH A STRAW

Laila, a strong-willed and adventurous young adult with cerebral palsy, leaves her native India for New York City on a personal journey of enlightenment, growth, and independence. http://regentparkfilmfestival.com/program/margarita-with-a-straw/

CLOSING NIGHT FILM: Meet the Patels

In this real-life romantic comedy, Ravi Patel, decides to look for a wife the traditional way: an arranged marriage. With the help of his loving but meddling parents, Ravi travels across North America and India to find the perfect match. http://regentparkfilmfestival.com/program/closing-night-2015/


13th Annual Regent Park Film Festival

Leaflet | © Mapbox © OpenStreetMap Improve this map