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Friday

June 10, 2016

Film House
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre,
St. Catharines

Cairns
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre,
St. Catharines

Seneca Queen Theatre
Niagara Falls

7:30PM
Equity
Canadian Premiere
USA, 100 minutes
Rated PG

7:30PM
Chasing Niagara
Canada, Mexico, USA, 75 minutes
Rated PG
Presented by OLG

8:00PM 
How to Build a Time Machine
Niagara Premiere
Canada, 82 minutes
Rated G
Q&A with Director Jay Cheel

10:00PM
The Bodyguard
Canadian Premiere
Hong Kong, 99 minutes
Rated 18A
Presented by Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto)

9:30PM
Mammal
Canadian Premiere
Ireland, 99 minutes
Rated R

10:00PM
Farhope Tower
Niagara Premiere
Canada, 82 minutes
Rated 18A
Q&A with Director April Mullen

 

Saturday

June 11, 2016

Film House
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines

Seneca Queen Theatre
Niagara Falls

4:00PM
Quo Vado?
Spotlight Italy
Italy, 86 minutes
Rated PG
Q&A and Special appearance by Checco Zalone and Director Gennaro Nunziante
Co-presented by ICFF

2:30PM
The Embargo Project
Niagara Premiere
Canada, 72 minutes
Rated 14A
Q&A with Director Zoe Hopkins
Co-presented by imagineNATIVE

7:00PM
La Novia
Canadian Premiere
Germany, Spain, 96 minutes
Rated 14A

5:30PM
Niagara Rises Shorts
Canada, 86 minutes
Q&A with Niagara Filmmakers*

9:30PM
Beware the Slenderman
Niargara Premiere
USA, 117 minutes
Rated 14A

8:30PM
The People Garden
Festival Premiere
Canada, Japan, 80 minutes
Rating 14A
Q&A with Director Nadia Litz

 

Sunday

June 12, 2016

Film House
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines

Seneca Queen Theatre
Niagara Falls

12:00 Noon
Harold and Lillian, A Hollywood Love Story
Niagara Premiere
USA, 96 minutes
Rated PG
Presented by RBC

12:00 Noon
Italian Short Films
Italy, 64 minutes
Rated PG
Co-presented by ICFF

2:30PM
Harry Benson: Shoot First
Niagara Premiere
USA, 87 minutes
Rated PG

2:00PM
How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change
Niagara Premiere
USA, 125 minutes
Rated PG

5:00PM
Bound (Short film, Canada, 11 minutes)
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Fireworkers
Canadian Premiere
Canada, USA, 91 minutes
Rated PG
Q&A with Director Christina Lind

5:00PM
International Short Films: Best of Clermont-Ferrand
France, Ireland, New Zealand, USA, 75 minutes

8:00PM
One Wild Moment
Canadian Premiere
France, 118 minutes
Rated R

7:00PM
Okpik’s Dream
Niagara Premiere
Canada, 73 minutes
Rated PG
Q&A with Director Laura Rietveld

 

9:00PM
Vehicular Romanticide (Short film, Canada, 16 minutes)
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Minor
World Premiere
Canada, 72 minutes
Rated 18A
Q&A with Sam Avery & Elissa Mielke

 

Friday

June 17, 2016

Partridge
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines

Stone Mill Inn
St Catharines

7:00PM
Piper ( Short film, USA, 6 minutes)
+
Finding Dory
Charity Screening
USA, 95 minutes
Rated PG

9:00AM to 6:00PM
Industry Day
In partnership with The Walrus Foundation
Presented by OMDC

Check Industry Day page for full list of events and speakers

9:30PM
Genius
Canadian Premiere
UK, USA, 104 Minutes
Rated (MPAA) PG-13

 

Saturday

June 18, 2016

Film House
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines

Trius Winery
Niagara-on-the-lake

1:00PM
La Stoffa dei Sogni
International Premiere
Spotlight Italy
Italy, France, 101 minutes
Rated PG
Co-presented by ICFF

 

4:30PM
Baden Baden
Canadian Premiere
Belgium, France, 96 minutes
Rated 18A

7:00PM
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World
Niagara Premiere
USA, 98 minutes
Rated PG

7:00PM Dinner / 9:00PM Movie
Filmalicious Event
All Roads Lead to Rome
Niagara Premiere
Spotlight Italy
Italy, USA, 90 minutes
Rated PG
Q&A and Special appearance by Claudia Cardinale and Raoul Bova
Co-presented by ICFF

Movie will take place outside, please dress accordingly.

9:30PM
Trivia
Canadian Premiere
Hong Kong, 97 minutes
Rated 18A
Presented by Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto)

 

Sunday

June 19 2016

Film House
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines

1:30PM
The Bad Mother
Niagara Premiere
Canada, 97 minutes
Q&A with Director David Fernandes & Sarah Kapoor

4:30PM
Our Little Sister
Japan, 128 minutes
Rated PG

7:30PM
Awards Ceremony

8:30PM
Remember Me
Closing Film
USA, 85 minutes
Rated 14A
Q&A with Director Steve Goldbloom

Signature Sponsors


RBC, Royal Bank of Canada ralota technologies

 

Industry Day Partners & Sponsors


OMDC, Ontario Media Development Corporationwalrus

 

Programming Partners & Sponsors


FIFBInternational Shorts
HKETO, Hong Kong Economic and Trade OfficeHong Kong Programme
olgCanadian  Programme
imaginenativeThe Embargo Project
ICFFSpotlight Italy
 

 

Sponsors


City of St. CatharinesDaysInnNiagara RegionPerformance BMWWilsondale Assets ManagementWFW

 

Official Snacks of NIFF 2016


SCKP

 

 

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