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22nd Annual Barrie Film Festival

October 18-27, 2019

Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie

Our ten-day festival will be back this fall, featuring a selection of the finest films from Canada and around the world and included the following popular programs/receptions: Opening Night Party, Short Film Competition showcase/awards presentation, After Party as well as Q&As with special guests.

 

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Special Events:

OPENING FILM / PARTY
October 18
Uptown Theatre Lobby

SHORT FILM SHOWCASE / FILMMAKERS PARTY
October 19
Screening: Uptown  Party/Awards: Sandbox
Winners Announced!


AFTER PARTY
October 25
Common Good – Cafe & Social House


SCREENING SCHEDULE PDF

Tickets

Individual film tickets: $10
Opening Night Party: $15
Short Film Showcase: $10
Awards Presentation / Filmmakers Party: Free
The After Party: $35

All ticket prices include HST.

BOX OFFICE – advance tickets and passes are available to purchase in person at Uptown Theatre located at 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie.
The box office will open 1 hour prior to the first scheduled screening of the day and will close 15 minutes after the last scheduled screening begins.

 

Friday, October 18

7:30 pm – Willie
9:00 pm – Opening Night Party, Uptown Bar/Lobby


Saturday, October 19

1:00 pm – The Biggest Little FarmEnvironment Series
1:30 pm – Tel Aviv on Fire
3:30 pm – David Crosby: Remember My Name
5:15 pm – Sometimes Always Never
6:30 pm – Short Film Showcase
7:30 pm – Pain and Glory
9:00 pm – Filmmakers’ Party/Awards, Sandbox Centre – FREE


Sunday, October 20

1:00 pm – All is True
1:30 pm – Modified Environment Series
3:15 pm – Willie
4:00 pm – Killing Patient Zero [Q&A]
5:15 pm – Tel Aviv on Fire
7:00 pm – Pavarotti
7:30 pm – In Fabric


Monday, October 21

4:00 pm – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
4:30 pm – The Biggest Little Farm
7:30 pm – Before You Know It


Tuesday, October 22

4:00 pm – nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up
4:30 pm – Killing Patient Zero
7:00 pm – The Peanut Butter Falcon
7:30 pm – Mademoiselle de Joncquières


Wednesday, October 23

4:00 pm – All is True
4:30 pm – Maiden
7:00 pm – Official Secrets
7:30 pm – Une Colonie (A Colony)


Thursday, October 24

4:00 pm – Ask Dr. Ruth
4:30 pm – Pavarotti
7:00 pm – The Last Black Man in San Francisco
7:30 pm – Menteur (Compulsive Liar)


Friday, October 25

4:00 pm – Une Colonie (A Colony)
4:30 pm – The Peanut Butter Falcon – added
7:00 pm – La Belle Epoque [Gala Film]
9:00 pm – The After Party, Common Good Café


Saturday, October 26

1:00 pm – Poisoning ParadiseEnvironment Series
1:30 pm – Mademoiselle de Joncquières
3:00 pm – Maiden
4:30 pm – Pain and Glory
5:15 pm – David Crosby: Remember My Name
7:00 pm – In Fabric
7:15 pm – The Last Black Man in San Francisco
7:30 pm – Official Secrets


Sunday, October 27

1:00 pm – La Belle Époque
1:30 pm – Ask Dr. Ruth
3:30 pm – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
4:00 pm – nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up
6:00 pm – The Peanut Butter Falcon
6:30 pm – Sometimes Always Never
8:15 pm – Before You Know It
8:30 pm – Menteur (Compulsive Liar)

 


Film Listing

(listed alphabetically)

ALL IS TRUE
Sun, Oct 20 – 1:00 pm
| Wed, Oct 23 – 4:00 pm
Biography/Drama | PG for suggestive material and language | 101 min. | United Kingdom

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ASK DR. RUTH
Thu, Oct 24 – 4:00pm  | Sun, Oct 27 – 1:30pm
Documentary | 14A | 100 min. | USA

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BEFORE YOU KNOW IT
Mon, Oct 21 – 7:30 pm | Sun, Oct 27 – 8:15 pm
Comedy/Drama | PG | 98 min. | USA

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THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM
Sat, Oct 19 – 1:00 pm | Mon, Oct 21 – 4:30pm
Documentary | PG | 92 min. | USA

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DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME
Sat, Oct 19 – 3:30pm | Sat, Oct 26 – 5:15 pm
Documentary | PG for language, drug material, nudity, brief violence | 93 min. | USA

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IN FABRIC
Sun, Oct 20 – 7:30 pm | Sat, Oct 26 – 7:00 pm
Horror/Dark Comedy | 18A for strong sexual content including a scene of aberrant behavior, some bloody images | 118 min. | United Kingdom

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KILLING PATIENT ZERO
Sun, Oct 20 – 4:00 pm | Tue, Oct 22 – 4:30 pm
Documentary | 14A for mature themes | 100 min. | Canada

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LA BELLE ÉPOQUE
Fri, Oct 25 – 7:00 pm | Sun, Oct 27 – 1:00 pm
Comedy/Drama | 14A | 115 min. | France

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THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO
Thu, Oct 24 – 7:00 pm | Sat, Oct 26 – 7:15 pm
Drama | 14A | 121 min. | USA

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MADEMOISELLE DE JONCQUIERES (LADY J)
Tue, Oct 22 – 7:30 pm | Sat, Oct 26 – 1:30 pm
Drama | 14A | 109 min. | French with English subtitles (France)

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MAIDEN
Wed, Oct 23 – 4:30 pm | Sat, Oct 26 – 3:00 pm
Documentary | PG | 93 min. | United Kingdom

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MENTEUR (Compulsive Liar)
Thur, Oct 24 – 7:30 pm | Sun, Oct 27 – 8:30 pm
Comedy| PG | 111 min. | French with English subtitles | Canada

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MODIFIED (A Food Lover’s Journey into GMOs)
Sun, Oct 20 – 1:30 pm
Documentary | PG | 87 min. | Canada/USA/France

  • NEW Environment Series

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NÎPAWISTAMÂSOWIN: WE WILL STAND UP
Tue, Oct 22 – 4:00 pm | Sun, Oct 27 – 4:00 pm
Documentary | Not Rated | 98 min. | English/Cree with English subtitles | Canada

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OFFICIAL SECRETS
Wed, Oct 23 – 7:00 pm | Sat, Oct 26 – 7:30 pm
Thriller/Biography/Drama | PG for coarse language, violence | 112 min. | United Kingdom/USA

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PAIN AND GLORY
Sat, Oct 19 – 7:30 pm | Sat, Oct 26 – 4:30 pm
Drama | 14A for mature themes, drug use, some nudity, coarse language | 113 min. | Spanish with English subtitles | Spain

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PAVAROTTI
Sun, Oct 20 – 7:00 pm | Thur, Oct 24 – 4:30 pm
Documentary | PG | 114 min. | USA/United Kingdom

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THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON
Tue, Oct 22 – 7:00 pm | Fri, Oct 25 – 4:30 pm (added) | Sun, Oct 27 – 6:00 pm
Adventure/Comedy/Drama | PG – coarse language throughout, violence | 93 min. | USA

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POISONING PARADISE
Sat, Oct 26 – 1:00 pm
Documentary, Not Rated, 77 min. | USA

  • NEW Environment Series

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SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER
Sat, Oct 19 – 5:15 pm | Sun, Oct 27 – 6:30 pm
Comedy/Drama/Mystery | PG for language | 91 min. | United Kingdom

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TEL AVIV ON FIRE
Sat, Oct 19 – 1:30pm | Sun, Oct 20 – 5:15 pm
Comedy/Drama | PG | 97 min. | Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles | Luxembourg/Belgium/Israel/France

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TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
Mon, Oct 21 – 4:00 pm | Sun, Oct 27 – 3:30 pm
Documentary | PG | 119 min. | USA

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UN COLONIE (A Colony)
Wed, Oct 23 – 7:30 pm | Fri, Oct 25 – 4:00 pm
Drama | 14A | 102 min. | Canada

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WILLIE
Fri, Oct 18 – 7:30 pm | Sun, Oct 20 –  3:15 pm
Documentary | G | 89 min. | CANADA

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