R2R Online Festival 2020

November 9-20, 2020

Welcome to Reel 2 Real’s First Online Festival!

Although we couldn’t come together in person in April, we’re excited to bring you some of the highlights from the program we had planned for you.

From November 9 through November 20th, schools throughout British Columbia can watch two short film programs and one feature film, and watch pre-recorded Q&As with filmmakers. We will also provide classes with Film Study Guides.

Cost and Viewing Conditions:

  • Short film programs, Indigenous Spotlight and Made In Canada – Animation Edition:
    • $25 each, per class, or $40 for both programs
    • $10 each per homeschool educator, or $20 for both programs
    • Teachers and homeschoolers will have unlimited access to the short film programs from Nov 9 to 20.
  • Feature film, Youth Unstoppable:
    • $40 per class
    • Teachers will have 24-hour access to the feature documentary during festival dates only and not on weekends. Please book your viewing date with us in advance.
    • Only available for in-class teachers

Registration: Please fill out the registration form here One form per class.

If you experience difficulties, please contact education[at]r2rfestival.org. We will then send confirmation and invoice to you, followed by the details to watch the film programs online.

Indigenous Spotlight

Program of short films – Recommended for grades 4-7 

What: Young people and traditional ways take the spotlight, inviting respect for both the past and this present moment.
Themes: elder wisdom, family, friendship, connection to nature, pride in heritage and tradition
Length: 74 minutes (films + pre-recorded Q&A)

Pre-recorded Q&A with the director of Now is The Time, Christopher Auchter.

To Register: Please fill out the registration form here. If you experience difficulties, please contact education[at]r2rfestival.org.

Made in Canada – The Animation Edition

Program of short films – Recommended for grades 4-7

What: Get ready for bold and beautiful animation made by talent across Canada, including the Oscar shortlisted masterpiece, Uncle Thomas. These films depict the nostalgia of childhood, and some of the textures of the fabric that make us who we are.
Themes: memory, coming of age, artistic expression, sound and colour, animation.
Length: 57 minutes (films + pre-recorded Q&A)

Pre-recorded Q&A with the director of Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days, Regina Pessoa.

To Register: Please fill out the registration form here. If you experience difficulties, please contact education[at]r2rfestival.org.

Youth Unstoppable: My Decade in the Youth Climate Movement

Feature Film – Recommended for grades 8-12

What: Slater Jewell-Kemker, remember that name! As a youth delegate representing Canada on the global stage, Slater grew up concerned about the environment. Hoping her lens might offer a path to a better world, Slater, at the age of 15, began witnessing the struggle of young people fighting for a cleaner, fairer planet. Youth Unstoppable sets the stage for a pivotal shift in the global climate movement, one which centers the rise of youth activism. Ultimately uplifting, this documentary digs to the root of our climate crisis and presents a way to move forward.

Pre-recorded Q&A with the director, Slater Jewell-Kemker.

To Register: Please fill out the registration form here. If you experience difficulties, please contact education[at]r2rfestival.org.

 

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