Reel to Real Outdoor Summer Film Festival Series

Thursday, August 15, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019

Ron Basford Park

1218 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, BC

Reel to Real is thrilled to present our Outdoor Summer Film Series again! Gather your family and enjoy a free evening of animation workshops at Performance Works and films at Ron Basford Park’s amphitheatre. Free parking will be available from 6:00pm onwards, and accessible washrooms are on site. Bring a blanket, some snacks, and enjoy the show under the stars! For more information, visit

August 15

Song of the Sea

Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, SONG OF THE SEA tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their past. Pursued by the owl witch, Macha, and a host of ancient and mystical creatures, Saoirse and Ben race against time to awaken Saoirse’s powers and keep the spirit world from disappearing forever.

August 23

Short Films from Coast to Coast to Coast

This program showcases a cross-section of some of the boldest and brightest Canadian filmmakers we've programmed at R2R over the years. 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.

August 30


Heidi, a five-year-old orphan, lives with her grandfather in the Swiss mountains. Her happiness ends when her aunt Dete takes Heidi to Frankfurt, where she is to help take care of a sickly child, Klara.

Ron Basford Park

1218 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, BC
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