As a film festival for youth, Reel 2 Real seeks films that explore a range of topics, including: immigration, discrimination, nontraditional families, gender dynamics, LGBTQ issues, income disparity, bullying and segregation. Through screenings and workshops, our staff makes an effort to create an environment where children feel comfortable talking about issues they encounter in the media.
Save the date for our next edition of Reel 2 Real: April 14-23, 2021.
Sunday Fun Day Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast of homemade pancakes and bacon, along with films, workshops and VR fun!
Youth Jury Program
R2R’s Youth Jury Program aims to foster a deeper appreciation for independent film from Canada and around the globe.
Get involved with our Fresh Frames, Reel Focus and Feature Focus programs to introduce critical thought to students.
Our World National
A project that brings together youth and elders to include First Language translation, speaking, and cultural sharing.
High School Programs
These programs engage high school aged students with screenings, interactive presentations, and activities.
These animation workshops focus on connecting youth with rich local history as a means to learn animation and develop stories.
R2R Film Festival 2020 Trailer
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As a film festival for children, youth and families, Reel 2 Real seeks films that explore a range of topics, including: immigration, discrimination, nontraditional families, gender dynamics, LGBTQ issues, income disparity, bullying and segregation. Through...
Under the direction of the Provincial Health Officer, Premiere John Horgan and Education Minister, Rob Fleming have announced that in-school classes for grades K to 12 will be suspended indefinitely. Classes will not resume after Spring Break. This is the right...
Reel 2 Real cares about the health and safety of students, teachers, and festival attendees. We are listening to the concerns of the community and participating school boards, and prioritizing guidance from the Public Health Agency of Canada, HealthLink BC and BC...
Reel 2 Real
International Film Festival for Youth
Unit 90, 425 Carrall Street,
Vancouver, BC V6B 6E3 Canada
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