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Welcome to the Barrie Film Festival

Discover unique films year-round through Barrie Film Festival programming. We provide film fans unique experiences and seek out the best of the best in Independent cinema, featuring films from Canada and around the world.

We have our popular Screen One monthly film series at the Uptown Theatre the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month, where we showcase an international line up of cinematic gems. On the third Thursday of the month there is our 3rd Thursday program which provides an additional opportunity to enjoy a special BFF selection. The Reel Stories winter mini-festival will be returning downtown February 2 to 4, 2018 where we present the most current in documentary and fact-based films. During the summer months we offer free outdoor screenings on Barrie’s waterfront.Β From October 12 to 21, 2018 we will be hosting our 21st annual ten-day festival at venues throughout the City of Barrie. This autumn film festival includes over 40 screenings, a Short Film Competition, guest Q&As and receptions

With over a 150 public events and screenings per year, there are many opportunities to enjoy award-winning and festival favorites on the big screen. Come see what the wide world of cinema has to offer.


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The Grizzlies

We are pleased to have Director Miranda de Pencier join us following our Saturday 2pm screening for a Guest Q&A

Cast: Emerald MacDonald, Ben Schnetzer, Paul Nutarariaq, Ricky Marty-Pahtaykan, Booboo Stewart and Tantoo Cardinal

Drama/Biography, 14A for coarse language, substance abuse and disturbing content, 104 min., English and Inuktitut with English subtitles, Canada

Saturday, October 20 - 2:00 pm, Uptown Theatre [Q&A with Miranda de Pencier]

Sunday, October 21 - 1:15 pm, Uptown Theatre

Inuit youth in a small community gain a powerful sense of pride and purpose through the sport of lacrosse, in this true-story account of tenacity, renewal, and inspiring resilience.

Miranda de Pencier is a Toronto-born director and producer. Her credits as a producer include Beginners and Thanks for Sharing, and she made her directorial debut with the short Throat Song. The Grizzlies is her feature debut.

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Thursday, October 18
4:00 pm – On Chesil Beach
4:30 pm – The Miseducation of Cameron Post
7:00 pm – The Children Act
7:30 pm – My Generation

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