Attend a Watch Party!

 
This NCFD, many of our longtime screening partners across the country will be hosting online watch parties, large and small, in their local communities.  Below, you will find a list of watch parties that you can join by watching the films on their specified streaming platforms, at the specified time.

For help with accessing the streaming platforms listed below, please download How to Stream a Canadian Film

Then, tune in for special filmmaker conversations, either before or after the screenings, on CanFilmDay Live or other noted livestream locations. Check each listing for details.

If you want to host your own watch party, check our instructional toolkit and be sure to email ncfd@reelcanada.ca to tell us about your plans – we’d love to promote your event here, and on social media, as well! 

On Aprill 22, let’s keep each other company.


Watch Party Schedule

HOCKEY NIGHT
Presented by REEL CANADA
(Available on Kanopy)

Megan Follows
Yannick Bisson
  • 4:30 PM EDT – Hit play!
  • Tweet alongYannick Bisson will be live-tweeting the film (@yannick_bisson) at 4:30 PM EDT.
  • 6:00 PM EDT – Watch Q&A with stars Megan Follows and Yannick Bisson at CanFilmDay Live
PDT 1:30 PMMDT 2:30 PMCDT 3:30 PMEDT 4:30 PMADT 5:30 PMNDT 6:00 PM

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtags #canfilmday and #hockeynight


ANTIGONE
Presented by St. John’s Women’s International Film Festival and Kingston Canadian Film Festival
(Available on Crave)

Sophie Deraspe
Nahéma Ricci
  • 5:00 PM EDT – Hit play!
  • 6:30 PM EDT – Watch conversation with director Sophie Deraspe and star Nahéma Ricci’s at CanFilmDay Live
  • 7:00 PM EDT – Join Sophie Deraspe and Nahéma Ricci in a Q&A on Zoom (Meeting ID: 959 4125 9943, Password: antigone)
PDT 2:00 PMMDT 3:00 PMCDT 4:00 PMEDT 5:00 PMADT 6:00 PMNDT 6:30 PM

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtags #canfilmday and #antigone


NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY
Presented by Emerging Lens Festival and Canadian Film Centre
(Available on CBC Gem)

Charles Officer

  • 5:00 PM EDT – Hit play!
  • 6:15 PM EDT – Watch director Charles Officer in conversation with REEL CANADA at CanFilmDay Live after the film
  • 6:30 PM EDT – Join Charles Officer in a Q&A on Zoom (Meeting ID: 701 519 9163 Password: elcff2020)
PDT 2:00 PMMDT 3:00 PMCDT 4:00 PMEDT 5:00 PMADT 6:00 PMNDT 6:30 PM

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtags #canfilmday and #nursefighterboy


LAST NIGHT
Presented by Fantasia International Film Festival
(Available on on CBC Gem and Encore+)

Don McKellar
  • 6:00 PM EDT – Hit play!
  • 7:35 PM EDT – Watch Q&A with director Don McKellar at CanFilmDay Live
PDT 3:00 PMMDT 4:00 PMCDT 5:00 PMEDT 6:00 PMADT 7:00 PMNDT 7:30 PM

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtags #canfilmday and #lastnight
 


MAUDIE
Presented by Oakville Film Festival
(Available on CBC Gem, Cineplex and Kanopy)

Sherry White
  • 7:00 PM EDT – Hit play!
  • 9:00 PM EDT – Join writer Sherry White in a Q&A on Zoom (Meeting ID 947 7614 6798 Password 101119. International numbers available at https://zoom.us/u/ayjvqeIde)
PDT 4:00 PMMDT 5:00 PMCDT 6:00 PMEDT 7:00 PMADT 8:00 PMNDT 8:30 PM

Follow along on Twitter using hashtags #canfilmday and #maudie


LEVEL 16
Presented by cELLEuloid
Join a livestream of the film on Kosmi
(Also available on CBC Gem)

Danishka Esterhazy
  • 7:00 PM EDT – Hit play here to join the watch party along with director Danishka Esterhazy, who will give an introduction, commentary, and Q&A during the screening.
PDT 4:00 PMMDT 5:00 PMCDT 6:00 PMEDT 7:00 PMADT 8:00 PMNDT 8:30 PM

Follow along on Twitter using hashtags #canfilmday and #level16


The Whale (La baleine) (2010)

THE WHALE
Presented by the Institute of Canadian Citizenship
(Available at canfilmday.ca/the-whale-watch-party)

Suzanne Chisholm
Michael Parfit
PDT 4:00 PMMDT 5:00 PMCDT 6:00 PMEDT 7:00 PMADT 8:00 PMNDT 8:30 PM

Follow along on Twitter using hashtags #canfilmday and #thewhale


TIFF Stay-at-Home Cinema

ANTHROPOCENE
Presented by TIFF
(Available on Crave)

  • TIFF Stay-at-Home Cinema, screening on Crave, shares the magic of film-going, together at home.
  • 7:00 PM EDT – Join TIFF for an Instagram Live (@tiff_net) virtual Q&A with Jennifer Baichwal, Nick de Pencier, and Cameron Bailey.
  • 7:30 PM EDT – Hit play! Audiences can watch the co-directors’ timely documentary, Anthropocene.
PDT 4:30 PMMDT 5:30 PMCDT 6:30 PMEDT 7:30 PMADT 8:30 PMNDT 9:00 PM

Follow along on Twitter using hashtags #canfilmday and #anthropocene


MEDITATION PARK
Presented by Vancouver International Film Festival
and Reel Asian International Film Festival
(Available on CBC Gem)

Mina Shum
Sandra Oh
  • 8:00 PM EDT – Hit play! To watch the film all together, register for Reel Asian’s Watch Party on Zoom, here.
  • 9:35 PM EDT – Join director Mina Shum and star Sandra Oh in a Q&A after the film at CanFilmDay Live
PDT 5:00 PMMDT 6:00 PMCDT 7:00 PMEDT 8:00 PMADT 9:00 PMNDT 9:30 PM

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtags #canfilmday and #meditationpark
 

NIPAWISTAMASOWIN (WE WILL STAND UP)
Presented by imagineNATIVE & Dreamspeakers Film Festival
(Available on CBC Gem and NFB Campus)

Tasha Hubbard
  • 8:25 PM EDT – Join director Tasha Hubbard in conversation with imagineNATIVE at CanFilmDay Live
  • 9:00 PM EDT – Hit play!
PDT 6:00 PMMDT 7:00 PMCDT 8:00 PMEDT 9:00 PMADT 10:00 PMNDT 10:30 PM

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtags #canfilmday and #wewillstandup


ROADKILL
Presented by Calgary Underground Film Festival
(Available on CBC Gem and Kanopy)

Bruce McDonald
Don McKellar
  • 9:00 PM EDT – Watch director Bruce McDonald and star Don McKellar in conversation with REEL CANADA at CanFilmDay Live
  • 9:15 PM EDT – Join Bruce McDonald and Don McKellar for an introduction to the film at Zoom (Meeting ID: 965 5039 1259)
  • 9:30 PM EDT – Hit play!
PDT 6:30 PMMDT 7:30 PMCDT 8:30 PMEDT 9:30 PMADT 10:30 PMNDT 11:00 PM

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtags #canfilmday and #roadkill
 


LAST NIGHT
Presented by Vancouver International Film Festival (Available on CBC Gem, Encore+)

Don McKellar
  • 10:00 PM EDT – Join director Don McKellar and star Sandra Oh for an introduction of the film at CanFilmDay Live
  • 10:30 PM EDT – Hit play!
PDT 7:30 PMMDT 8:30 PMCDT 9:30 PMEDT 10:30 PMADT 11:30 PMNDT 12:00 AM

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtags #canfilmday and #lastnightVIFF


ZERO PATIENCE
Presented by Revue Cinema
(Available at Revue Cinema)

John Greyson
Glen Schellenberg
  • 7:30 PM EDT – Hit play at the livestream of the film at Revue Cinema
  • 9:00 PM EDT – Join director John Greyson, composer Glenn Schellenberg, and Revue Cinema curator Anthony Oliveira for a discussion after the film. Zoom info TBA here.
PDT 4:30 PMMDT 5:30 PMCDT 6:30 PMEDT 7:30 PMADT 8:30 PMNDT 9:00 PM

Follow along on Twitter using hashtags #canfilmday and #zeropatience


THE GREY FOX – Restored, Virtual Premiere
Presented by Films We Like

Click the theatre to enter their virtual cinema to watch the film.
“Virtual tickets” are $7.99

REVUE CINEMA (Toronto) – April 22 – 30, 2020

CINEMA DU PARC (Montreal) – April 22 – 30, 2020

THE CINEMATHEQUE (Vancouver) – April 22 – 30, 2020

THE ROXY THEATRE (Saskatoon) – April 22 – 30, 2020

CITY CINEMA (Charlottetown) – April 22 – 30, 2020

CAPITOL 6 (Victoria) – April 22 – 30, 2020

METRO CINEMA (Edmonton) – April 24 – 30, 2020

STUDIO 7 AT RAINBOW CINEMAS REGINA (Regina) April 24 – 30

WINNIPEG CINEMATHEQUE (Winnipeg) April 24 – 30

CARBON ARC CINEMA (Halifax) April 24 – 30

Follow along on Twitter using hashtags #canfilmday and #thegreyfox


Community Watch Parties

 
Annapolis Valley Regional Library – Annapolis, NS – YOU ARE HERE: A COME FROM AWAY STORY
Arts and Culture Edmundston – Edmundston, NB – MON ONCLE ANTOINE – All day
Bonnechere Union Public Library – Eganville, ON – THE WHALE – 7:00 PM
Bruce County Public Library – Kincardine, ON – THE TROTSKY – CBC Gem – All day
County of Prince Edward (OPI) – Belleville, ON – HOCKEY NIGHT
Dalnavert Museum – Winnipeg, MB – BON COP BAD COP
Dauphin Public Library – Dauphin, MB – HOCKEY NIGHTt – All day
Doaktown Community Library – Doaktown, NB – KAYAK TO KLEMTU
Edmonton Public Library – Edmonton, AB – HOCKEY NIGHT
The Future of Film Showcase – Toronto, ON – FOFS_RETROSPECTIVE and Filmmaker Q&A at 12:00 PM EDT – www.fofs.ca
Kingston Frontenac Public Library – Kingston, ON – KAYAK TO KLEMTU- Hoopla – 8:00 PM
Lac La Biche Public Library – Eganville, ON – THE WHALE – 7:00 PM
Metro Cinema Edmonton – Edmonton, AB – LAST NIGHT
Museum of Canadian History – Gatineau, QC – WONDERS OF THE ARTIC – All day
New Tecumseth Public Library – Alliston, ON – THE GRIZZLIES – 7:00 PM
Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival – Toronto, ON – Short Film Programme
Tri County Women’s Centre – Digby, NS – YOU ARE HERE: A COME FROM AWAY STORY – Crave – All day
UBC Film Department – Vancouver, BC – Student Short Films
VAHMS – Vancouver, BC – FROM C TO C
Whistler Film Festival – Whistler, BC – ANTIGONE – Crave
Woodland Cultural Centre – Brantford, ON – THE GRIZZLIES