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29 April 2016

BFF Director Claudine Benoit’s Top Picks for Hot Docs

Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, kicked off last night with an amazing selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the globe, screening at venues across Toronto. We sure wish we could catch all of them! Between several of us from BFF we’re going to see as many as possible with a […]

National Canadian Film Day
20 April 2016

5 Great Films You Might Not Have Known Are Canadian…

The Canadian movie industry has been churning out terrific films since the early days of cinema; cutting edge flicks like David Hartford’s Back To God’s Country and Nanook of The North (the first feature length documentary) were both produced and shot here in Canada.   Over the decades, Canuck filmmakers and producers have continued to impress audiences with innovative […]

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19 April 2016

Five Influential Canadians in Film

    Influential Canadians in the film industry are a fact of life in Hollywood these days, with the likes of Ryan Reynolds, Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling regularly headlining critical and commercial successes.   Yet those A-Listers (and most of Hollywood) owe quite a bit to the talented Canucks who came before them; many of […]

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12 April 2016

April 20 is National Canadian Film Day!

PRESS RELEASE   NATIONAL CANADIAN FILM DAY – APRIL 20th, 2016 BFF Screening of “Being Canadian”   April 12, 2016   BARRIE, ON – On April 20th, at 7 pm, the Barrie Film Festival will screen BEING CANADIAN at the Barrie Uptown Theatre, participating in a one-day, coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian film.   The Barrie […]