Film Festivals - Oct-Dec 2014

Times, venues, etc. may change after being listed here - please confirm with the film festival.

Toronto Palestine Film Festival

Sept 27-Oct 3, 2014

The films examine a wide array of topics from a unique and under-represented Palestinian perspective, and highlight the dynamism of Palestinian culture.

AGH BMO World Film Festival

Sept 26-Oct 5, 2014

The AGH BMO World Film Festival continues to showcase the world’s best festival films. Screenings of more than 30 outstanding award-winning international, independent and Canadian films were presented at venues across Hamilton, Ancaster, Stoney Creek and Burlington.

Details on all Screenings, events and venues can be found on their website.

Eastern Breeze International Film Festival (EBIFF)

Oct 3-6, 2014

Eastern Breeze logo Eastern Breeze International Film Festival previews short and mid-length films of all genres, including documentary, animation, fiction and experimental, from around the world which contain an eastern taste or philosophy. An 18-day event to celebrate eastern cultures through Cinema.

The festival program consists of two sections: Official Selection (main event) - includes a selection of short and mid-length films & Parallel Sections - will have a special guest/Q&A as well as Masterclasses and Interactive Workshops

Reel Indie Film Festival (RiFF)

Oct 14-19, 2014

RiFF – an extension of the international music festival Indie Week - seeks to cover the gamut of musical inspiration, from the teenage dream of following in the footsteps of the Rolling Stones, to using music as a platform for one’s thoughts and beliefs. The 6-days of screenings, industry panels and parties, celebrate the marriage of film and music.

RiFF showcases features, shorts and music videos, for the music-themed film festival.

Brazilian Film & TV Festival of Toronto (BRAFFTv)

Oct 16-19, 2014

BRAFFTv logo Brazilian Film & Television Festival of Toronto is the largest Brazilian film festival outside of Brazil.

The festival encompasses four programs: Competitive, Invited, Bra-zoo-kah (films by Brazilians living abroad), and Brazil Through Foreign Eyes (films by non-Brazilian filmmakers about Brazil) and includes activities related to the film industry, creating a platform to exchanging of information and encourage business opportunities between the two countries.

Toronto After Dark Film Festival

Oct 16-24, 2014

Toronto After Dark Film Festival is one of the world’s leading showcases of new horror, sci-fi, action and cult films. The critically acclaimed annual event, now in its 9th Year, brings attention to thrilling new feature films and short films from around the world.

First Film Titles and Festival Passes at $149 for all 20 screenings and Single Tickets from $13 available from the the end of September 2014. Screenings and social events restricted to aged 18+

EstDocs Film Festival

Oct 16-24, 2014

EstDocs, the Estonian Documentary Film Festival & Competition in Toronto, is an audience festival and juried competition featuring movies that have connection to Estonia.

The festival features top documentary filmmaking talent from Estonia and around the world.

Buffer Festival

Oct 17-19, 2014

Buffer Festival is a 3-day event which celebrates best creative work from video creators on YouTube. Shows will be feature-length, and contain live appearances from popular YouTube creators. It is host to theatrical screenings, video premieres, red carpet events, and more.

The Toronto 48 Hour Film Project

Oct 17-19, 2014

The 48 Hour Film Project will return to Toronto bringing Filmmakers from all over the Toronto area to compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. Register if interested! The winning film will go up against films from around the world.

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

Oct 22-26, 2014

Celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples on the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio, and new media and reflects the diversity of the world's Indigenous nations.

Pomegranate Film Festival

Nov 5-9, 2014

A group of young Armenian professionals, bound by a passion for film and culture created The Pomegranate Film Festival. Now in it’s 7th year, the Pomegranate Film Festival is a unique community event celebrating Armenian inspired film.

Environmental Film Festival

Nov 6-9, 2014

This is an environmental-themed film festival brought to you by Planet in Focus showcases approx 100 of the world’s best environmental films by Canadian and international filmmakers. It promotes the use of film and video to explore social and ecological focal points, and as a catalyst for awareness, discussion and action.

Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival

Nov 6-16, 2014

The festival takes place in downtown Toronto and Richmond Hill and is Canada's largest Asian film festival. It showcases local and international feature films and shorts that highlight various aspects of the Asia diaspora, including East Asian, South East Asian and South Asian regions.

Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival (RWM)

Nov 10-15, 2014

The first and largest mental health film festival in the world, Rendezvous with Madness (RWM), presented by Workman Arts (WA), returns to the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Rendezvous with Madness logo

The 6-day festival showcases over 20 programs of feature and short films, Snoozeland - a multi-media installation and a closing day symposium with a spotlight on mental health and substance use in sports.

European Union Film Festival

Nov 15-30, 2014

European logoThe European Union Film Festival is the annual festival of European cinema in Toronto, dedicated to bringing exceptional films from all over the European Union and giving free access to films not distributed or rarely seen in Canada.

REEL AWARENESS Human Rights Film Festival

Nov 20-23, 2014

This film festival showcases some of the best human rights documentaries and feature films shown around the world - the Amnesty International Toronto Human Rights Film Festival

Venue: Carlton Cinema, Toronto.


Brazil Film Fest

Nov 27-30, 2014

Brazil Film Festival logoA film festival fully dedicated to Brazilian cinema! The Brazilian film production of recent years is being recognized everywhere for its quality and diversity.

The Brazil Film Fest showcases a selection of great movies from the new wave of Brazilian filmmaking, all taking place over four days in Toronto. Among fiction features and documentaries, the festival is a chance to see some truly creative and audacious films – both in form and content.

Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival

Nov 28-30, 2014

Film festival that showcases the best in contemporary horror film making in Canada.