April 19 – National Canadian Film Day Join in the celebration of Canada’s 150th with the third annual salute to Canadian filmmakers and filmgoers of every generation! SWIFF is proud to present the following one-day-only events across Lambton County in honour of the big day(eh?). Refined Fool Brewing Co. Presents ‘Strange Brew’ The hop-hearted denizens … Continued
This year, SWIFF brought a whopping 5,000 people to downtown Sarnia! The festival, which featured premiere screenings, live music events with local artists, swanky parties, film workshops, art exhibits, audience Q&As, and a VR showcase, was a resounding success! Audiences, organizers, volunteers, and filmmakers alike were unanimous in their praises for the spectacular four-day … Continued
ANGRY INUK Join us at 4:00 pm on Saturday, November 5 for a screening of Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s ANGRY INUK. Ms. Arnaquq-Baril will be in attendance for the screening and will participate in an audience Q&A after the film! THIS TIME TOMORROW Filmmaker Lina Rodriguez will be in attendance for our screening of THIS TIME TOMORROW on Sunday, November … Continued
SWIFF and Empty Spaces are excited to present CineGaze, a two night event that will combine music and cinema into one immersive experience! CineGaze will take place @ 148 Front Street, Sarnia, ON. Arrive early to enjoy our “Happy Hour”: $3 drinks between 9:30-10:30pm + midnight munchies! Individual Tickets – https://cinegaze.eventbrite.com/ Free entry with purchase of ALL … Continued
We are proud to announce our 2016 New Media Workshop leaders! As always, these workshops are FREE for high school students. Be sure to visit swiff.ca/workshops for more details.
Thank you to Emma Donoghue for joining us for a very special presentation of ROOM. It was an insightful, thought provoking and emotional evening as members of the community shared their thoughts and experiences with us. Emma is a wonderful guest and we look forward to welcoming her back to Sarnia with with her next … Continued
Guess what? It’s August already! That means our screening of ROOM is right around the corner! SWIFF presents an exclusive night with Oscar-nominated screenwriter and novelist EMMA DONOGHUE at Sarnia’s own Imperial Theatre. You (and a theatre full of film fans) could be watching critically-acclaimed drama ROOM with Ms. Donoghue, but you have to buy tickets … Continued
Sleeping Giant w/ Jackson Martin SWIFF held a FREE screening of SLEEPING GIANT on April 19 for National Canadian Film Day. Actor Jackson Martin attended the screening and answered questions from the audience at the Sarnia Library Theatre. We want to send our thanks to Jackson, and to all of you who attended the screening. … Continued