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Annual Barrie Film Festival

October 13-22, 2023

Galaxy Cinemas, 72 Commerce Park Drive,
Barrie, ON

The 26th edition of this ten-day multi-faceted festival provides a curated selection of films from all over the world with a particular emphasis on Canadian creators and their work.

This event has passed. Thank you to all our supporters and attendees for another great festival!

 


Special Events:

OPENING PARTY
October 13
Presented by THETA TTS

SHORT FILM SHOWCASE / FILMMAKERS PARTY
October 14
Presented by TD


AFTER PARTY
October 20



 


Directors Brunch with Kagan Goh
October 22
Liberty North
Presented by National Bank Financial, National Bank, Lorriman Sturgeon Wealth Management Group

INFO & TICKETS

 


FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:

 

Friday, October 13, 2023
4:00 PM – Subterranean
7:00 PM – Swan Song
9:00 PM – Opening Night Party (offsite)

 

Saturday, October 14, 2023
1:00 PM – The Nature of Healingwith guest Q&A
4:00 PM – Twice Colonized
7:00 PM – Short Film Showcase
9:00 PM – Filmmakers Party/Awards, The Canadian Brewhouse (offsite)

 

Sunday, October 15, 2023
1:00 PM – Joan Baez I Am A Noise
4:00 PM – Unloved: Huronia’s Forgotten Children – with guest Q&A
7:00 PM – Subterranean

 

Monday, October 16, 2023
4:00 PM – Flora and Son
7:00 PM – Joan Baez I Am A Noise

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
4:00 PM – The Persian Version
7:00 PM – Fallen Leaves

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
4:00 PM – Swan Song
7:00 PM – My Mother’s Men

 

Thursday, October 19, 2023
4:00 PM – Twice Colonized
7:00 PM – The Royal Hotel

 

Friday, October 20, 2023
4:00 PM – My Mother’s Men
7:00 PM – Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe
9:00 PM – The After Party, doors open 8:30 PM (offsite)

 

Saturday, October 21, 2023
1:00 PM – The Persian Version
4:00 PM – Drop the Needlewith guest Q&A
7:30 PM – The Royal Hotel

 

Sunday, October 22, 2023
11:00 AM – Directors Brunch with Kagan Goh, Liberty North (offsite)
1:00 PM – Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe
4:00 PM – Monster
7:00 PM – Flora and Son (Festival Closer)

 

 

Film Tickets: $10

Opening Night Party tickets: $20

After Party tickets: $40

Directors’ Brunch tickets: $40

 

Screenings are at Galaxy Cinemas located in the south end of Barrie at 72 Commerce Park Drive. Advance tickets are available online through the “Buy Tickets” links on the individual event pages. Screenings are General Admission and not reserved seating. Box office opens one hour before showtime. Tickets are not sold through Cineplex.


 

 



 


 


 


 


 



 

Thank you to the following Friends of the Festival:

Tracey Baker, and Marshall & Susan Green