Inviting audiences to discover new cinema from 7 Toronto film festivals

This fall, Toronto film festivals are joining forces to bring entertainment to Greater Toronto Area audiences in social isolation by offering a series of free digital screenings. Participating festivals have selected one Canadian film or Indigenous program from their lineups to be offered to audiences FREE OF CHARGE.

Each participating festival has traditionally been focused on its own communities but we found ourselves reaching out to each other when COVID-19 changed the landscape of presentation for us all. Through our ongoing dialogue and collaboration, we all felt a sense of connection and that links our communities together and we realized that we could have a lot to offer each other’s audiences.

The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us all that only together can we weather the storms. We believe that films have the healing powers that can bring communities together and diminish the issues that try to divide us.

We hope you enjoy this selection of free fall programming.

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Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival (Oct 1-11, 2020)


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Planet in Focus Film Festival (Oct 14-18, 2020)

A FREE Program of international and Canadian short films curated especially for young people.


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Reelworld Film Festival (Oct 14-19, 2020)

Workman Arts Rendezvous With Madness

Rendezvous With Madness (Oct 15-25, 2020)

Quarantine Blues: Workman Arts Member Films > October 13-27, 2020 (free, worldwide)

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imagineNATIVE Film Festival (Oct 20-25, 2020)

Monkey Beach
Thursday, October 22, 10:00 AM Release, available until Saturday, October 24, 10:00 AM
Thursday, October 22, 2:00 PM EST: Feature Focus and Live Q&A with director Loretta Todd

Director/Producer: Loretta Todd (Cree/Métis)
Canada | 2020 | 103 min | English | Dramatic Feature

Determined to outrun her powers, Lisa Hill leaves her Haisla village of Kitamaat for the city and a life of partying—until her dead cousin’s plea sends her home. Lisa returns to her parents’ home where she is confronted by a long-ignored but powerful connection to the supernatural world that surrounds her.

Link coming soon.

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Nov 12-19, 2020)

Program information Coming Soon

Regent Park Film Festival (November 26-29, 2020)

Program information Coming Soon

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