Community Messages

Wednesday, June 19
06:00 PM

Film Festival Opening Night: Family Friendly Launch Event

06:00 PM — 11:00 PM

FREE Film Festival Launch Event

Celebrating 11 Years of Film and Culture in our Community.

Wednesday’s FREE launch event will be a family friendly screening of the film, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, a family film that will be available outdoors (space on a first come first serve basis - bring chairs!) The event will include family activities such as a Drawing wall, colouring books and craft tables, A Name That Movie Game, and other family activities. Beginning at 6 pm. The film will not be able to start until dark, at least 9 pm. 

 

Synopsis of Honey I Shrunk the Kids

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighbourhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

 

Website:

https://offa.ca/offa-2024/

Check out the full Film Festival schedule from June 19th -24th! 

https://offa2024.eventive.org/schedule

Location/Venue Name
Oakville Towne Square

  • 210 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, Ontario , L6J 1H8
Thursday, June 20
07:00 PM

Oakville Film Festival - Thursday Night EY Gala

07:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Celebrating 11 Years of Film and Culture in our Community.

The Thursday Night EY Gala kicks off the gala events of the season. Walk down the red carpet, meet with filmmakers and film enthusiasts, enjoy a dance/drumming performance, and enjoy the short film Bad Friends followed by the feature film Kipkemboi. 

 

Brief Synopsis of Kipkemboi: 

Arrested on suspicion of terrorism, Kipkemboi, a poor boy from a small African village, is forced by the local police to tell his incredible story. A math genius from childhood, he must pass up a MIT scholarship when his father dies and stay at home to provide for his family. As he struggles with his dreams slipping away, his girlfriend, Chipchirchir, gives him a used book from the local market that changes his life, Quants: How Mathematicians took over Wall Street.

Read the full film description here!

 

Website:

https://offa.ca/offa-2024/

Check out the full film festival schedule from June 19th -24th! 

https://offa2024.eventive.org/schedule
 

Location/Venue Name
Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

  • 130 Navy St, Oakville, L6J 2Z4
Friday, June 21
07:00 PM

Oakville Film Festival - National Indigenous Peoples Day Gala: The Great Salish Heist

07:00 PM — 10:30 PM

Honouring National Indigenous Peoples Day on Friday June 21st, the 11th Annual Oakville Film Festival is paying homage to Indigenous heritage and culture by screening films that are both created and inspired by Indigenous stories. 

 

Synopsis of Feature Film, The Great Salish Heist: 

A down-on-his-luck First Nations Archeologist seeking redemption teams up with a group of misfits from the Rez to break into a museum and reclaim sacred artifacts that rightfully belong to their people.

Screening 2 short films, Debwewin: Truth of the Land, and Onyota' a:ka. (People of The Standing Stone)

Read more about the films here! 

 

Website:

https://offa.ca/offa-2024/

Check out the full film festival schedule from June 19th -24th! 

https://offa2024.eventive.org/schedule

 

Location/Venue Name
OAkville Centre for the Performing Arts

  • 130 Navy St, Oakville, L6J 2Z4
Saturday, June 22
11:30 AM

Oakville Film Festival - Screenings All Weekend Long June 22nd-24th

11:30 AM — 11:30 PM

Celebrating 11 Years of Film and Culture in our Community.


OFFA Event Partner Film.Ca Cinemas Screenings All Weekend Long June 22-24 

The festival continues into the weekend, 22 and 23 June, with film screenings all weekend long at our Event Partner, Film.Ca Cinemas in Oakville. Over 50 specially curated feature films, documentaries, short films, and web series will be screened from 11 am to 11 pm both days, with many special events, and Q&AS planned! See film list for more information and get tickets here.

 

Website:

https://offa.ca/offa-2024/

Check out the full film festival schedule from June 19th -24th! 

https://offa2024.eventive.org/schedule

Location/Venue Name
Film.Ca Cinemas

  • 171 Speers Road, Oakville, L6K 3W8
06:00 PM

An Evening at The Brant Inn

06:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Step back in time to the golden era of the Brant Inn! Join us at the Marquis Gardens at the Waterfront Hotel on June 22, 2024 from 6pm to 11pm for “An Evening at the Brant Inn.” Enjoy an evening of dining, dancing, drinks, and swing music as we celebrate Burlington’s iconic entertainment venue of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s.

The night will include hors d’oeuvres, a 3-course dinner, dance lessons and demonstrations from danceScape, and live music from Smooth Blend Jazz Quartet. This event is a fundraiser for the Museums of Burlington, raising funds for the preservation of our collections and continued development of educational programming.

Tickets are $125/person ($120/members) and include passed hors d’oeuvres, 3-course dinner, 1 drink ticket, dance lessons, and live musical entertainment. Cash bar available. Charitable donation receipt available upon request.

To purchase a table of 10, please email miriam.martens@burlington.ca or call 905-634-3556 x 324.

This event is for ages 19+.

Location/Venue Name
Marquis Gardens at the Waterfront Hotel

  • 2020 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, L7R 4G8
Sunday, June 23
11:30 PM

Oakville Film Festival - Screenings All Weekend Long June 22nd-24th

Sunday, June 23 to Monday, June 24

Celebrating 11 Years of Film and Culture in our Community.


OFFA Event Partner Film.Ca Cinemas Screenings All Weekend Long June 22-24 

The festival continues into the weekend, 22 and 23 June, with film screenings all weekend long at our Event Partner, Film.Ca Cinemas in Oakville. Over 50 specially curated feature films, documentaries, short films, and web series will be screened from 11 am to 11 pm both days, with many special events, and Q&AS planned! See film list for more information and get tickets here.

 

Website:

https://offa.ca/offa-2024/

Check out the full film festival schedule from June 19th -24th! 

https://offa2024.eventive.org/schedule

Location/Venue Name
Film.Ca Cinemas

  • 171 Speers Road, Oakville, L6K 3W8