R2R Film Festival | April 8-15, 2016

Film submissions to the 2016 R2R Festival are now closed.

Upcoming screenings

We are pleased to partner with the Kids Culture Film Series for the presentation of:



Director: Joram Lürsen
Netherlands / 2010 / 90 min
In Dutch with English subtitles. Subtitles will be read aloud by a professional reader.

When aspiring young magician Ben’s best friend Sylvie really disappears during a new trick, Ben realizes that he’s got to save Sylvie before it’s too late. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Rated G

View details here

Sunday, January 24, 1:45 pm

The Rio Theatre, 1660 E Broadway
Tickets: Adults $8 Kids $5 online; $9/$6 at the door

Presented with the support of

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All proceeds go to Queen Victoria Annex, Laura Secord, Nootka and Queen Alexandra Elementary Schools.


Upcoming Activities

Join the 2016 Youth Jury
If you love watching movies, then we need you!


The Youth Jury program begins with a FREE Film Criticism workshop on Sunday, January 24, followed by the screening of the award winning film The Magicians. During this 75 minute workshop, participants will sharpen their critical eye, gain an appreciation for film, and learn what makes a film great!

Film Criticism Workshop 
Sunday, January 24, 11:45
“Community Stage” at the Vancity Community Branch, 1675 Commercial Drive (at 1st Ave)

Youth Filmmakers Showcase


The Youth Filmmakers Showcase (YFS) brings together the best film and video made by youth from across British Columbia. Are you a filmmaker or aspiring filmmaker?This is your chance to show us what you can do with a camera, your imagination and maybe a little help from your friends. Submissions are now open!

Download the 2016 Entry Form

Deadline is January 29, 2016. View submission guidelines here.