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Screenings | VIP Gala Reception

  • Regent Theatre 50 King Street East Oshawa, ON, L1H 1B3 Canada (map)

Welcome to the Gala Reception for the Durham Region International Film Festival! Held in the beautiful Regent Theatre in Oshawa, this event will feature a VIP reception, red carpet photos and screenings of a variety of specially selected films. Come and watch these hand-selected films from the comfort of a lush red chair, surrounded by other discerning movie buffs!

FILM SCREENINGS | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Pollyanna | Toronto, ON | Directed By: Roman Gubin | 02:23 mins | Short Film
A young girl's internal struggle is expressed through a contemporary dance.

Erika | Toronto, ON | Directed By: Hanna Jovin | 17:40 mins | Student Film
Set in 1940s Nazi occupied Bosnia, an unlikely friendship forms between two young girls on opposite sides of the war.

The Meaning of Life | Oakville, ON | Directed By: Cat Hostick | 91:22 mins | Feature Film
A struggling musician gets a temporary job as a therapeutic clown, working to help a 9-year old leukemia patient get past her illness through music.  

Q&A with the directors after the screenings.

Earlier Event: September 21
Screening | BADSVILLE
Later Event: September 23
Screenings | Docville Wild West Movie Set