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Cinefest Durham

Cinefest Durham is sponsored by Friends of the Oshawa Public Libraries and The Film Circuit, a division of the Toronto Film Festival Group. Durham residents can see interesting films by Canadian and foreign filmmakers normally not shown locally.

Festivals and Awards

Toronto Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival is a publicly attended film festival held each September in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. TIFF traditionally kicks off the Thursday night after Labour Day, lasting for eleven days. Founded in 1976, TIFF is now one of the most prestigious events of its kind in the world.

Cannes Film Festival

Explore the award winners for feature films, short films, and Cannes classics from 1946 to the current year.

Canadian Screen Awards

Newly created for 2013, the Canadian Screen Awards are an amalgamation of Canada's Genie and Gemini Awards.

Golden Globe Awards

Awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Golden Globes honour achievements in film and television.

Sundance Film Festival

Check out what's happening at Sundance, the premier festival for independent filmmakers.