It's a wrap on Reel 2 Real's 26th festival!


A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for the 26th edition of the Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth! Congratulations to all the brilliant filmmakers who participated everyone who helped make the festival a success.


Discover the Awards Winners chosen by our Juries for this 26th R2R Festival!

R2R Jury AwardsYFS Awards
Reel 2 Real 2024 Award Winners

Elementary Programs 2024

Our Elementary school programs are designed to develop your students’ critical thinking skills

High School Programs 2024

Screenings, interactive presentations, and activities for high school students

R2R 2024 Schedule

Check out our full schedule for the 26th Reel to Real Film Festival and book tickets for your class or your family!

Sunday Fun Day

Join the R2R family for our pancake breakfast, amazing short films programs and animation workshops on Sunday April 14!

Opening Film & Party

Nina and the Hedgehog’s Secret, followed by R2R’s 26th Opening Reception with snacks, drinks & workshops!

Awards Ceremony & Closing Film

Join us to discover the winners of R2R 2024 at the ceremony presented by our Youth Jury and watch our closing film, Coco Farm

The Latest @ R2R

Stay up to date with news and updates from the R2R team.

“The Reel 2 Real International Youth Jury is an opportunity to see film through a new lens. You are exposed to movies you wouldn’t otherwise see: foreign, local, feature, and short. By watching with a critical eye and discussing with fellow jury members, film takes on a whole new dimension.”

Saskia Vaisey,
Grade 11

“It was different from being just a passive viewer… [T]he result is that we’ll watch movies and TV differently, based on what we’ve learned. In a world dominated by the media, it’s an important skill to be able to… look at these images more critically.”

Adriana Byrne,
Grade 11

“I [was] continually blown away by the number of talented film makers from across the globe that submitted their films to the festival… I hope that film makers keep remembering the youth as an important and influential audience in the future.”

Yasmin Kassam,
Grade 11


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