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November 1 - 7, 2023

Watch Us Transform

Celebrating its 23rd year, Reelworld is Canada’s longest running  film festival and institute committed to advancing opportunities for Black, Indigenous, Asian, South Asian, and People of Colour in  the Canadian screen industries by reducing barriers and fostering authentic stories. We are excited to announce that we have expanded the film festival to include a summit.

The Reelworld Film Festival+Summit will feature seven days of screenings, keynote speeches, industry discussions, fireside chats, pitch opportunities, awards presentations, and breakfast/luncheon networking. These collective elements enhance the experience for our attendees, providing an opportunity for Canadian creatives, professionals and government leaders to engage in meaningful dialogue about the state of our industry today. 

The Reelworld Film Festival will have its Opening night film shown at The Royal Theatre (608 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B4). The Features and Short films will be screened at The Paradise Theatre (1006c Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6H 1M2). Additionally, this year, Reelworld is introducing a Summit taking place at Courtyard by Marriott (475 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7) from Novembet 1 to 2.

A message from our Founder and Executive Director, Tonya Williams

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