Wishing our friends a relaxing holiday season and a very happy new year! 2012 was a landmark year for the festival, as we returned our headquarters to Regent Park and held out most attended festival ever. Here’s to an even bigger 2013! – The Regent Park Film Festival Team Photos from the 2012 Regent Park […]
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Most Promising Filmmaker: Chase Joynt Rogers Audience Choice Award: THE INTERRUPTERS Toronto-based filmmaker/artist Chase Joynt was awarded the Most Promising Filmmaker Award at Closing Night of the festival for his short documentary AKIN, which screened in the React and Recover program. AKIN is a lyrical exploration of the relationship between an Orthodox Jewish mother and […]
Opening Night brought together some of Canada’s most celebrated directors alongside a fantastic roster of emerging filmmakers for a lineup of unique films and insightful discussions. See below for photos from this very special evening! All photos by Kristen Hanson.
The launch of our tenth annual festival is a major milestone, but we haven’t forgotten where we started: as an idea in the brain of one inspired educator and artist named Chandra Siddan. Ten years — and many more screenings — later, we chatted with Chandra about how The Regent Park Film Festival first got off […]
The 10th Annual Regent Park Film Festival has been launched! Program Director Richard Fung revealed all the details of this year’s lineup last night at Daniels Spectrum, followed by our Fabulous Fundraising Screening of Amie Williams’ documentary WE ARE WISCONSIN. We are proud and grateful for the fantastic turnout of filmmakers, community members, festival supporters […]
This year for Nuit Blanche, the Regent Park Film Festival collaborated with the Regent Park Focus Diva Girls and awesome local artist Amy Siegel to create a life-sized representation of the Diva spirit: empowered, gutsy, and reflecting the diversity and brilliance of the Regent Park community. Her name is Shaniqua Latifa Shamar Hansen (aka TAAFI) […]
Here’s your chance to make a big difference to a little festival. We’re hosting our annual Fundraising Screening on October 11at 7pm in the Mainstage Theatre of the Regent Park Arts & Cultural Centre. It’s gearing up to be an unforgettable evening. We’re thrilled to be showing the acclaimed documentary WE ARE WISCONSIN, followed by […]