A Tribute to Gordon Pinsent
CanFilmDay honours the passing of screen legend Gordon Pinsent with online offerings and screenings across the country featuring Colm Feore, Mary Walsh, and Peter O’Brian
A Tribute to Jeff Barnaby
To honour the life and work of visionary Mi’kmaw filmmaker Jeff Barnaby, nationwide screenings of his work will take place in seven provinces and online nationwide, in a tribute supported by Netflix.
PEN Canada Presents Midnight’s Children with Deepa Mehta
Directing icon Deepa Mehta will present her adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s celebrated novel, in partnership with PEN Canada.
Chien Blanc on Screens Across Quebec
Screenings of Chien Blanc with a pre-recorded interview with director Anaïs Barbeau Lavalette will be screened in independent cinemas in ten communities across Quebec in partnership with Médiafilm.
NETWORK OF INDEPENDENT CANADIAN EXHIBITORS (NICE)
Celebrate CanFilmDay on the BIG SCREEN!
Vancouver International Film Festival
As part of their Home Truths programme, the Vancouver International Film Festival is presenting two exciting screenings for National Canadian Film Day.
Special Event Film Screenings
- Accessible Event
- Paid Event
- Special Guest
- Pre-CanFilmDay Event
- Post-CanFilmDay Event
All times are local to the event.
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A Tribute to Gordon Pinsent: Away From Her
National Canadian Film Day’s Jack Blum will lead the audience of primarily new Canadians and adult ESL students in a thoughtful discussion before and after the film.
A Tribute to Gordon Pinsent: John and the Missus
A screening of Canadian legend Gordon Pinsent’s masterwork, followed by fond remembrances from comedy icon Mary Walsh, and her fellow Governor General Award Winner Colm Feore, live and in person.
A Tribute to Gordon Pinsent: Quentin Durgens MP
259 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON, M5V 3M6
A Tribute to Gordon Pinsent: The Grand Seduction
A Tribute to Gordon Pinsent: The Rowdyman
Film: The Rowdyman
259 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON, M5V 3M6
Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival presents Stellar
This special screening of the new film Stellar will be followed by a Q&A with director Darlene Naponse.
Bay of Blood Film Festival presents Slash/Back & Local Shorts
300 Lakeshore Dr., North Bay, ON, P1A 3V2
Blood Quantum Online: A Tribute to Jeff Barnaby
To honour the recent passing of visionary Mi’kmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby, we are screening his groundbreaking horror film Blood Quantum, followed by an in-person Q&A with the film’s star Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sámi).
Featuring Vinay Virmani and other members of the cast and crew, this special reunion screening of the hockey comedy Breakaway is presented in partnership with Ontario Creates, TIFF, and Uninterrupted Canada.
Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) presents Comic Book Confidential
A special 35th anniversary screening of the classic documentary followed by a live Q&A with director Ron Mann.
Canadian Film Fest Presents Love, Sex and Eating the Bones
In celebration of the film’s 20th anniversary, Canadian Film Fest is presenting a special 35mm screening of Sudz Sutherland’s breakout feature, followed by a director Q&A.
Canadian Film Institute Presents John and the Missus
This special screening of the classic film John and the Missus (1987) is followed by a virtual Q&A with renowned actress Mary Walsh.
Cinéfranco presents Derrière chez nous
2300 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4P1E4
Emerging Lens Film Festival Presents Subjects Of Desire
Enjoy a special CanFilmDay screening of the 2021 documentary Subjects of Desire, followed by an online Q&A with director Jennifer Holness.
Fantasia International Film Festival presents Possessor
2313 St Catherine West, Montreal, QC, H3H 1N2
Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal presents Before I Change My Mind
Director Trevor Anderson will participate in a Q&A after the film.
Fox Theatre presents Strange Brew
Film: Strange Brew
2236 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON, M4E 1G2
FRIENDS and REEL CANADA Present John and the Missus
Join the Executive Directors of FRIENDS and REEL CANADA for a virtual discussion following this online screening of John and the Missus.
Gordon Pinsent Tribute Marathon
A full-day marathon of screenings in honour of screen legend Gordon Pinsent, including a live tribute with Colm Feore and Mary Walsh.
Hellifax Horror Society/Hellifax Horror Film Festival presents Blood Quantum
1747 Summer Street, Halifax, NS, B3H3A6