This coming weekend, buildings of architectural, historical & cultural significance across the city open their doors to the public, including RPFF! Come explore our festival office in Daniels Spectrum as a part of Doors Open Toronto on Saturday May 27 from 11:30AM – 5:00PM! Visit us at 585 Dundas St. E. #240, Toronto ON, to […]
Early Bird Fundraising Tickets Now Available
Join us for RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World on Thursday, October 12! Cocktail Reception: 6:30pm – 7:30pm Film and Talkback: 7:30pm – 10:30pm Find out more details about the event here, or purchase your early bird tickets today, here.
Celebrating Local Talent: Mandeq’s Story
We would like to share a story with you that many of our supporters have found inspirational. It’s not often that we highlight the talented individuals that we work with but Mandeq’s story is one that we are very proud of. Here is a short message from our Excutive Director, Ananya Ohri. I first met Mandeq […]
Highlights of Pather Panchali
Here are a few highlights from the Pather Panchali screening! Last night the 1st instalment in Satyajit Ray’s celebrated Apu Trilogy, the award-winning Pather Panchali, screened in Regent Park! Artists were providing beautiful henna art in the park! Generations came together over chess games brought by Annex Chess Club! An incredible sight to be seen in the park. […]
Highlights from The Jungle Book
Here are a few highlights from The Jungle Book screening! We had SO many activities going on in the park: Face painting with Artheart, drum circle with Popcorn from COBA, and last but not least story time and a FREE book giveaway with the Children’s Book Bank! RBC was back with games and […]
Call for Summer Volunteers!
The Regent Park Film Festival’s Under the Stars: Movies in the Park IS LOOKING FOR ENTHUSIASTIC VOLUNTEERS! Do you love film and want to engage with like-minded people in the Regent Park community? If so, this may be the opportunity for you! Event Information Free outdoor movie screenings taking place every Wednesday from June 13th […]
SEEKING BLACK DADS & THEIR KIDS TO PARTICIPATE IN A FUN DIGITAL STORYTELLING & DOCUMENTARY FILM PROJECT
DATE: Sept 6 and Sept 7, 2014 LOCATION:TBD PARTICIPATING FATHERS RECEIVE $100 HONORARIUM, TTC FARE & LUNCH No experience necessary. Spots limited. Are you a Black dad? Are you interested in taking part in a photography workshop with your kids? Here is what we offer: What is it? Workshop is for Black fathers and their […]
11th Annual Regent Park Film Festival wrap-up
The 11th Annual Regent Park Film Festival wrapped up on November 16th, 2013 with awards, performances, special guests and screenings of the short film Roses and the feature Alias. Congratulations to this years award winners! RBC Emerging Filmmaker Award – Reasons, Director Milad Alamkhany Rogers Audience Choice Awards – Feature Film: Fruitvale Station, Director Ryan Coogler and Short Film: […]
11th Annual Regent Park Film Festival – Opening Night
Opening Night of the 11th Annual Regent Park Film Festival took place on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013. The Festival kicked off with a panel discussion with Alanis Obomsawin, Charles Officer & Anita Doron, hosted by Jennifer Holness on the topic of Finding Courage, followed by the Youth Media Arts Program featuring work by filmmakers 26 […]
2013 Fundraising Screening
The 2013 fundraising screening of Home Again was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who came out to watch the film, all of our volunteers, Board and Committee members. Aspecial thanks for the event sponsors Sunnybrook Farm Estate Winery, Mill St. Brewery, Cinq Fine Caterers, and Paint Box Bistro.
What Brings Us Here / What Takes Us Away?
Regent Park Film Festival launches a new project that sparks an exciting artist and community collaboration in Regent Park. The project, titled What Brings Us Here / What Takes Us Away?, asks filmmakers to document stories of community groups as they work to carve out a space for themselves in the re-developing neighbourhood. Together, two […]
Youth produced dramatic short tells a life changing story!
The youth of Yonge Street Mission – St. James Town produced Ride or Die, a dramatic short, as part of our workshops series! The film is entirely written, shot and directed by then. Can you believe it? It’s their first time making a movie! Big props also go to Richard Fung for facilitating the workshop, […]