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Durham Region International Film


DRIFF is a local non-profit dedicated to promoting arts, culture and community in the region. The festival not only showcases great films, but puts an emphasis on community involvement. We bring carefully selected films and filmmakers into the spotlight at our annual event that will take place this year from October 3rd-5th, 2019.

Taking full advantage of Durham’s cultural landscape, a collection of short films, documentaries and features screen across the region in unique cultural and educational venues.

DRIFF: Festival Pass

DRIFF: Festival Pass


 

Taking full advantage of Durham’s cultural landscape, a collection of short films, documentaries and features screen across the region in unique cultural and educational venues.

DRIFF: DAY 1 - Opening Night Screening

DRIFF: DAY 1 - Opening Night Screening


FEATURE FILM
The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open - Director Elle-Maija Tailfeathers, Kathleen Hepburn
SHORT FILM
Katatjatuuk Kangirsumi: Throat Singing In Kangirsuk - directors Eva Kaukai and Manon Chamerland (Canada) Canadian Premiere
October 3rd, 2019
7:00pm
DRIFF: DAY 2A - true North! & 2B - Book Week

DRIFF: DAY 2A - true North! & 2B - Book Week


DAY 2A: true North! Screening - 6:00pm
SHORTS PROGRAMME: (capacity 50)
DAY 2B: Book Week Screening - 8:00pm
FEATURE FILM
Book Week – director Heath Davis (Australia) Comedy In Competition
SHORT FILM
Tough Love – director Nicholas Dragas (Canada) World Première
October 4th, 2019
6:00pm
DRIFF: DAY 3A - International Shorts, 3B - HOME GROWN & 3C FESTIVAL CLOSE

DRIFF: DAY 3A - International Shorts, 3B - HOME GROWN & 3C FESTIVAL CLOSE


DAY 3A: International Shorts Screening - 1:00pm
INTERNATIONAL SHORTS PROGRAM (capacity 50)
A collection of selected short films from around the world.
DAY 3B: HOME GROWN Screening - 3:00pm
SHORTS PROGRAM (capacity 50)
A collection of short films selected from Ontario.
DAY 3C: Awards Presentation and Screening - 6:00pm
Festival Close Shorts Program, Award Presentation and Reception (capacity 50)
October 5th, 2019
1:00pm