Hey Canada & World! We’re waiting for you. Join us in Toronto for 6th Biennial Film and Arts Festival!
Toronto International Deaf Film and Arts Festival is shaping up to celebrate of emerging “Deaf Cinema” through the visual medium. We are excited to show the work the work of talented national and international Deaf, deaf, hard of hearing, deafened, Deaf-Blind filmmakers and artists as well as those who produce works in collaboration with the Deaf and hearing community.
We are very proud to announce Sheena McFeely of ASL Nook, as TIDFAF’s exclusive Master of Ceremony. TIDFAF is a festival committed to the celebration of diversity, Deaf culture & cinema worldwide and we are thrilled to partner with Sheena McFeely of ASL Nook.
This year, we are excited to announce that there will be World Premiere: “The Halifax Explosion: The Deaf Experience”
Come and join us as we recognize the vibrant culture on their work for creating an amazing film screenings to Deaf and hearing community audiences during the festival to meet the people around the world expected to gather downtown and in neighbourhoods across the City of Toronto.
OFFICIAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
- High Schools and Elementary Schools Film Education Day– Wednesday May 24th (closed to public)
- Workshop on Translating Scripts into English from ASL Perspective & Panel Discussions by Filmmakers & Actors– Friday May 26th, Daytime
- Opening Night Film Screenings With Post Show Wine and Cheese Reception– Friday May 26th, Evening
- Film Screenings & Awards Ceremony– Saturday May 27th, Daytime
TIDFAF would like to share that there is another event on Saturday May 27th in the evening:
The Defty Awards Gala
15 Mill Street, Distillery Historic District
Doors Open: 7:00 p.m.
Disclaimer: TIDFAF in collaboration on Defty Awards. Deaf Culture Centre is the host of the event.