National Canadian Film Day (NCFD)
For information about National Canadian Film Day events, please call 416-642-5796 x214.
For general inquiries, give us a call at 416-642-5796 x215.
National Canadian Film Day is REEL CANADA’s annual day-long celebration of Canadian film, through screenings, events, panel discussions, and conversations (both on and offline) across the country. It’s a day to throw off the shackles of fear and insecurity, stand together with Canadians from coast to coast and pat ourselves on the back for something other than various ice-related sports and sports-related doughnut shops. (Not that we don’t love ice-related sports and doughnuts.) It’s a way for Canadians to come together around the great cinematic stories we tell one another in this cold, vast country.
It is a way to have some FUN!
The inaugural event on April 29, 2014, was a huge success. We held 70 public and invitational events in 44 communities, garnered over 100 impressions in national media (from the CBC to the Globe and Mail), became a trending topic on twitter and were recognized in the House of Commons.
This year was even bigger and better with more than 400 screenings held across the country in every province and territory. There were broadcast offerings from every major broadcaster, free online offerings from CBC, NFB, CFC and CFMDC and a great deal of media coverage from the likes of CTV, Global, CBC, etc., as well as print coverage across the the country. Not to mention trending on Twitter and a social media reach of over 20 million!
Join us on April 19, 2017 and
celebrate Canada by watching a
great Canadian film!
National Canadian Film Day is presented by REEL CANADA and supported – without apology – by CBC, Cineplex, Telefilm and a host of film festivals, movie clubs, schools, broadcasters and industry organizations.