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R2R Outdoor Summer Film Series: Short Films from Coast to Coast to Coast

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Ron Basford park

1218 Cartwright Street

Vancouver, BC V6H 4B7

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R2R OUTDOOR SUMMER FILM SERIES: SONG OF THE SEA

The Reel 2 Real Film Festival for Youth is excited to come back for our Outdoor Summer Film Series for 3 Fridays in August!

Join us on our second evening on Friday, August 23rd for a FREE outdoor screening of Short Films from Coast to Coast to Coast, at Ron Basford Park's amphitheatre (Granville Island) after sunset (9:00 pm).

This program showcases a cross-section of some of the boldest and brightest Canadian filmmakers we’ve programmed at R2R over the years: If you Fall (by Tisha Deb Pillai), La Mariposa (by Andy Alvarez), Threads (by Torill Kove), Mahalia Melts in the Rain (by Emilie Mannering & Carmine Pierre-Dufour), Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes) (by Amanda Strong), Lira's Forest (by Connor Jessup), The Head Vanishes (by Franck Dion), Your Mother and I (by Anna Maguire). Award-winning works and daring new voices offer unique insights on what it means to care for one another, to be alive, and to recognize our sense of belonging. You can find out more about the short films on our website.

The screening will be preceded by FREE animation workshops at Performance Works, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

Make your own animation using some wacky props and paper cut-outs! These animation workshops offer children and families the opportunity to spark a new shared interest and show off your story-telling skills!

Workshops include:

  • Pixilation - Get animated! Choreographed by the instructor, you will glide, disappear and fly through the air. This is a great introduction to special effects and stop-motion animation.

  • Objects in motion - Using everyday office and school supplies, kids will animate objects in new, interesting and imaginative ways.

  • Cut out animation - A variety of pre-fashioned and cut-out materials will be used to create characters and sets. In small groups, using video capture techniques, attendees will be taken through the steps of creating a short animation.

Free parking will be available from 6:00 pm onwards and accessible washrooms are on site. Bring a blanket, some snacks and enjoy the show under the stars!

PLEASE NOTE:

Seating in Ron Basford Park's amphitheatre is on a first come, first served basis, and no reservations are required to attend the outdoor screening. To secure a great spot, we recommend arriving by 8:15 pm. The film will start after the sun has set (approx. 9:00 pm). RSVP'ing does not guarantee a reserved seat in the park.

Why RSVP to this FREE, public event?

In the event of rain, we will move the screening inside Performance Works, where we'll have a seating capacity of 300 people. Priority seating at Performance Works will be given to those who RSVP on Eventbrite.

By RSVP'ing, you will also be entered to win a Family Pass to the 2020 Reel 2 Real Film Festival for Youth. We look forward to seeing you there!

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