Each year, the Regent Park Film Festival presents a specially designed series of films for younger audiences. This program is FREE of charge to all schools interested in taking part.
The Regent Park Film Festival’s School Program provides media-literacy programming to students in Grades 1-8 across the GTA. Not only do we offer a fun film festival experience specifically tailored to young people, our programming also engages crucial social issues affecting Toronto’s diverse student population. A unique and thought-provoking outing for your students, not to be missed! Please be sure to book seats for all individuals attending, including teachers, parent chaperones and students. Daniels Spectrum is an accessible venue.
Seating is limited, so please book early.
If you have any questions or accessibility requests please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 416.599.7733.
We can often feel alone when experiencing complex yet universal emotions such as fear, excitement, confusion, sadness and joy. These films focus on navigating through a range of emotions to strengthen the relationship with yourself and others around you.
Tuesday, November 19 from 9:30-11:00am
Thursday, November 21 from 1:30-3:00pm
What does it mean to be “strong”? Featuring characters facing the challenges posed by oppressive attitudes towards immigration, race, and ability, these narratives show us the complicated journey to staying true to who you are despite your circumstances. This program provides an understanding beyond the physical definition through tales of resistance, independence and confidence.
Tuesday, November 19 from 1:30-3:00pm
Wednesday, November 20 from 1:30-3:00pm
Has there been an event in your life that significantly shifted your perspectives? This program explores narratives of individuals and communities at the brink of an impactful event or decision. Factors such as racism, gender and socio-economic status all contribute to the way in which they begin to understand their place in the world and how to gain agency through their choice.
Wednesday, November 20 from 9:30-11:00am
Thursday, November 21 from 9:30-11:00am