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.