Submissions for the 2022 R2R Festival are open!
R2R seeks films that will inspire youth and are imaginative, evocative, innovative, inspiring and entertaining. We accept feature-length dramas, shorts, documentaries, and animated films.
You can submit your work online via FilmFreeway.
Get involved with our Reel Focus and Feature Focus programs to introduce critical thought to students.
High School Programs
These programs engage high school aged students with screenings, interactive presentations, and activities.
Youth Jury Program
R2R’s Youth Jury Program aims to foster a deeper appreciation for independent film from Canada and around the globe.
Our World National
A project that brings together youth and elders to include First Language translation, speaking, and cultural sharing.
These animation workshops focus on connecting youth with rich local history as a means to learn animation and develop stories.
R2R Online Film Festival 2021 Winners
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This year’s unique edition of the festival brought outstanding films to homes and classrooms across British Columbia. We'd like to thank everyone who helped make the festival a success! We extend our immense gratitude to our sponsors and partners for supporting our...
R2R is proud to have donated to the Amanda Todd Legacy Society. Dark Cloud was shown during the 2021 R2R Online Festival. The film examines a growing epidemic affecting the lives of young people, the toll of cyberbullying, online trolls, and digital...
Online Passes are now available! Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth is virtual this year, and is pleased to present several films that explore the impact of social media, racism, and discrimination, with a focus on Germany. Two films are Canadian...
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