Oakville Celebrates National Canadian Film Day

Oakville Celebrates National Canadian Film Day
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Tyler Collins

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Tyler Collins is a thespian and performer who has worked with theatre, film, and TV across Ontario. He comes from Campbellton, NB, and has lived in North Oakville nearly 20 years. Currently, he studies Journalism at Sheridan College. Twitter: @MrTyCollins

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April 19th 2017 is National Canadian Film Day, billed as the largest film festival in the world, is being celebrated across the town of Oakville with various events both private and open to the public today. Of the 13 listed events today, 5 of them extend an open invitation to the public. And best of all? All screenings and events in Oakville are free.

National Canadian Film Day was an initiative started in 2014, though it’s been widely advertised this year as an event with Canada’s 150th birthday this summer. There are over 1,700 events across Canada today, and hundreds more internationally. There’s also more than 150 movies being shown today, a number that’s not coincidental.

You can read a full list of all the events across town today here, but know that any listed as a private event are strictly closed to anybody not on the guest list. (Some are also in private locations.) Large events are open to the general public, with screenings at varied times and venues. Each title also describes where you can find more information about a particular film, and ticket information (if applicable.)

THE ROCKET at West Oak Village
Sports Drama (2005)
Time: 1:30pm
Screening Location: West Oak Village, 2370 Third Line
More Information: Available Here.

THE GRAND SEDUCTION at Kensington Oakville
Comedy (2014)
Time: 2:00pm
Screening Location: Kensington Oakville, 25 Lakeshore Road West
More Information: Available Here.

GOIN’ DOWN THE ROAD and DOWN THE ROAD AGAIN with Wilson Oakville Film Festival and Sheridan College
Double Feature – Dramas
Time: 7:00pm
Screening Location: Sheridan College, SCAET Theatre, 1430 Trafalgar Road
Host: Rob Salem
Guests: Director Donald Shebib
Advance Tickets at http://www.offa.ca
More Information: Available Here.

BON COP BAD COP at Film.Ca Cinemas
Comedy Action Thriller (2005)
Time: 7:00pm
Screening Location: Film.Ca Cinemas, 171 Speers Road, Unit 25
Guests: OakvilleNews.Org critic Tyler Collins
More Information: Available Here.

THE SWEET HEREAFTER with Film Circuit, TIFF
Drama (1997)
Time: 7:30pm
Screening Location: Cineplex Winston Churchill, 2081 Winston Park Drive
More Information: Available Here.

Whatever you choose to see or however you celebrate, Happy National Canadian Film Day! There’s no better way to celebrate the great movies of our national cinema than heading out to the movies.

You can also view this promotional video for the festivities below:

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