Welcome to the Barrie Film Festival!
Discover unique films year-round through Barrie Film Festival programming. We provide film fans unique experiences and seek out the best of the best in Independent cinema, featuring films from Canada and around the world.We have our popular Screen One monthly film series at the Uptown Theatre the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month, where we showcase an international line up of cinematic gems. Every February the Reel Stories winter mini-festival returns downtown where we present the most current in documentary and fact-based films. During the summer months we offer free outdoor screenings on Barrie's waterfront. From October 18 to 27 we will be hosting our 16th annual ten-day festival at venues throughout the City of Barrie. This autumn film festival includes over 34 screenings, a Short Film Competition, Director's Brunch, guest Q&As and receptions.
With over a 100 public events and screenings per year, there are many opportunities to enjoy award-winning and festival favorites on the big screen. Come see what the wide world of cinema has to offer.