BFF logo white reversedWelcome to the Barrie Film Festival

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livingiseasywitheyesclosed poster 250Screen One Film Series – Living Is Easy (with Eyes Closed)
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Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados)
Screening: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – 4pm, 7pm & 9:15pm
Thursday, March 5, 2015 – 4pm & 7pm
Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie
Spain, Comedy/Drama, 108 minutes, 14A, Spanish with English Subtitles

Tickets: Adults $10, Students/Seniors $8

Synopsis: A teacher who uses the Beatles songs to teach English in the Spain of 1966 hears that John Lennon is in Almería shooting a film. Deciding to meet him, he sets out on the journey. On the way, he meets a 16-year-old boy who has run away from home and a young 21 year old who seems to be escaping from something of her own. The three strike up an unforgettable friendship.

Watch the Trailer here.

Screen One Film Series is sponsored by:

Screen One sponsors 2015 HORZ


sunshine_on_leith_250Dinner & Movie – screening Sunshine on Leith
March 19 – 4pm & 8pm
Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie
UK, Comedy/Drama/Musical, 100 minutes, PG

Tickets: Adults $10, Students/Seniors $8

Synopsis: An adaptation of the stage musical of the same name, this film is a jubilant, heartfelt musical about the power of home, the hearth and love. Two Scottish soldiers return from Afghanistan, home to Leith (Edinburgh, Scotland) to the warm embrace of their families.   It is the tale of one tight-knit family, and the three couples bound to it, as they experience the joys and heartache that punctuate all relationships.

Watch the Trailer here.

Contact the following sponsoring restaurants to make your reservation and inquire about their special BFF Dinner & Movie Menu!

Groovy Tuesdays BistroGroovy Tuesdays Bistro
705-721-0302
The North Restaurant_horzThe North Restaurant
705-812-2192
Painters Hall logo bwPainters Hall Bistro
705-797-8844


Advance film tickets for both the Dinner & Movie and Screen One Film Series are available at the Uptown Theater and the MacLaren Art Centre (during gallery hours), two weeks before the screening, or at the door the night of screening.

The Barrie Film Festival is a not for profit organization that provides film fans unique experiences through year-round programming.