Canadian Film Fest (CFF) is expanding from four days to five, and all screenings and workshops will be housed under one roof at their new headquarters, the Scotiabank Theatre located at 259 Richmond St. W.

This year’s CFF will showcase a total of 10 feature films and 21 shorts. CFF opens with the Toronto premiere of Ken Finkleman’s political satire #ANAMERICANDREAM starring Jake Croker, Diana Bentley, Shiloh Blondel, Jan Caruana and Precious Chong. The festival closes with Andy King’s dark comedy crime story FILTH CITY, starring Melinda Shankar, Melanie Nicholls-King, and Siobhan Murphy.

Other feature films screening over the five-day festival include LOST SOLACE (dir. Chris Scheuerman), which recently won the Best Director Award at The Auckland International Film Festival, GREAT GREAT GREAT (dir. Adam Garnet Jones) THE HERETICS (dir. Chad Archibald) and BROKEN MILE (dir. Justin McConnell) just to name a few. The CFF shorts program includes an array of impressive films including the awardwinning RAINFALL (dir. Efehan Elbi), THE CAMERAMAN (dir. Connor Gaston) and PARENT, TEACHER (dir. Roman Tchjen).

ABOUT THE CANADIAN FILM FEST: The Canadian Film Fest is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to supporting Canadian independent films and cultivating emerging and established filmmaking talent. Film-loving audiences come to enjoy a diverse selection of 100% Canadian film screenings (features & shorts) and filmmakers flock to the CFF’s various industry events to take advantage of essential networking opportunities. CFF’s mission is to celebrate the art of cinematic storytelling by showcasing Canadian films and filmmakers.

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