R2R Film Festival | April 4-11, 2014

The 16th edition of the festival has wrapped.
Congratulations to all of our participating filmmakers, and a big thank you to our fantastic sponsors, partners, volunteers, guests and enthusiastic audience members for making the 2014 Festival such a success! View the list of award winning films hereView the list of Youth Filmmakers Showcase winning films here.

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Upcoming screenings

R2R is pleased to partner with the Kids Culture Film Series to present


Eleanor’s Secret

Sunday, September 21, 2:00 PM
The Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway

Tickets online:  $8 adults / $5 kids
At the door: $9/$6

Buy online here.
View detailsWatch the trailer.


Presented with the generous support of:
The Georgia Straight
Criterion Pictures
Gramma Printing

The Way He Looks

Director: Daniel Ribeiro
Brazil / 2014 / 95 min
Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel. Winner of the FIPRESCI Prize and Teddy Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. Rated 14A
Thursday, September 4, 7:15 PM, Vancity Theatre (Brazilian Gala)
Friday, September 5, 9:00 PM, Pacific Cinematheque


R2R’s 2015 submissions are now open.
Submission deadline: August 15

Submit through Withoutabox:


Download R2R submission forms:

International submissions
Canadian submissions

Upcoming Activities

Animate it!

Animate it!

Saturday, September 27, 2014
1-4 PM
Mount Pleasant Branch of the Vancouver Public Library

We are pleased to offer free animation activities for kids and families. Learn how to make your own animated short film using objects and cut-out materials. This activity is offered in collaboration with Culture Days, which hosts Vancouver-based artists and arts organizations in a celebration of arts and culture at six library branches throughout the city of Vancouver.