Opening Night Film
MIA AND THE WHITE LION
Closing Night Film
PACHAMAMA: THE SACRED TREASURE
A FIRST FAREWELL
THE WITCH HUNTERS
Congratulations to the winners of prizes at R2R 2019!
Each year the Senior Youth Jury presents the Best Picture Award, Most Innovative Short Film Award, and Most Inspirational Short Film Awards for the age category of 13+. The Senior Jury also presents the National Film Board of Canada award for Best Animated Short Film.
MOST INNOVATIVE SHORT FILM (13-18 year old category)
Your Mother Is a Thief
Directed by Maria-Josée St. Pièrre
MOST INSPIRATIONAL SHORT FILM (13-18 year old category)
Directed by Christina Willings
Mahalia Melts in the Rain
Directed by Emilie Mannering & Carmine Pièrre Dufour
National Film Board of Canada Prize for
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Directed by John Frickey
Germany & Japan
BEST FEATURE FILM (13-18 year old category)
Directed by Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
The Junior Youth Jury presents the Best Picture Award, Most Innovative Short Film Award, and Most Inspirational Short Film Award for the age categories of 9+.
MOST INSPIRATIONAL SHORT FILM (9-12 year old category)
One Small Step
Directed by Andrew Chesworth & Bobby Pontillas
MOST INNOVATIVE SHORT FILM (9-12 year old category) – TIED
Directed by Andrej Rehak
Directed by Oury Atlan
BEST FEATURE FILM (9-12 year old category)
Mia and the White Lion
Directed by Gilles de Maistre
France, South Africa & Germany
An Adult Jury presents the prestigious Best Picture Award. They also award the EDITH LANDO PEACE PRIZE to the film which best utlizes the power of cinema to further the goals of peace and justice. This award comes with a $500 cash prize for the director.
BEST FEATURE FILM AWARD
Directed by Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
The Witch Hunters
Directed by Rasko Miljkovic
Serbia & Macedonia
EDITH LANDO PEACE PRIZE
A First Farewell
Directed by Lina Wang
Directed by Priya Ramasubban
A big thank you to all the filmmakers for sharing their wonderful films with us, and to all who attended this year’s festival!
These are some of the exciting and engaging programs offered at R2R. Click discover to learn more.
Sunday Fun Day Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast of homemade pancakes and sizzling 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 elementary 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.
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