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Durham Region International Film Festival Drive-in Series - This event has already occurred

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Thursday, July 29, 2021 7:10 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Upcoming Dates:

Thursday, August 26, 2021 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Address:

Whitby Town Hall (parking lot behind the municipal building) 575 Rossland Rd E. Whitby ON L1N 2M8
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Event Category:

  • Festivals and Fairs
  • Outdoors
  • Visual Arts

Municipality:

Whitby

Event Details:

This year, DRIFF is bringing back our smash-hit drive-in format for a summerlong screening series celebrating the rich diversity of Canadian stories by contemporary Canadian filmmakers. From June to September, Shifting the Narrative will pair five acclaimed feature films with five shorts by emerging Canadian directors.

Click here for dates and the full lineup of feature films

All screenings will be held at the Town of Whitby Municipal Building

(south parking lot), located at 575 Rossland Rd E.

Curious about COVID-19 safety protocols at our drive-in screenings?

Click here to read our Frequently Asked Questions.

Tickets to each event will be $15 per vehicle.

Currently, only members of the same household can share a vehicle.
Vehicle can seat as many people as seatbelts available.
No dogs.
No entry after the "latest arrival time" stated on your ticket  
 
Ticket details for each event:
 
June 24
Theme: PRIDE
Both films are French, with English subtitles
Wanted: Strong Woman (15 mins)
Marilyn Cooke
1:54 (102 mins)
Yan England 
Location: 575 Rossland Rd E, Whitby, ON
(the parking lot behind the Municipal Building) 
Earliest arrival time: 7:30pm
Latest arrival time: 8:50pm
Show starts at dusk
 
 
 
July 29 
Theme: Canadian Mosaic
Black and Belonging (13 mins)
Francesca Ekwuyasi
Becoming Labrador (70 mins)
Rohan Fernando, 
with Tamara Segura, & Justin Simms
Location: 575 Rossland Rd E, Whitby, ON
(the parking lot behind the Municipal Building) 
Earliest arrival time: 7:10pm
Latest arrival time: 8:30pm
Show starts at dusk
 
 
 
August 26 
Theme: Caribbean Heat
Pick (11 mins)
Alicia K. Harris
Home Again (104 mins)
Sudz Sutherland
Location: 575 Rossland Rd E, Whitby, ON
(the parking lot behind the Municipal Building) 
Earliest arrival time: 6:30pm
Latest arrival time: 7:50pm
Show starts at dusk
 
 
 
Sept 9
Theme: Asian Heritage
At the Botton of the Sea (11 mins)
Caroline So Jung Lee
Window Horses (129 mins)
Anne-Marie Fleming
Location: 575 Rossland Rd E, Whitby, ON
(the parking lot behind the Municipal Building) 
Earliest arrival time: 6:00pm
Latest arrival time: 7:25pm
Show starts at dusk
 
 
 
Sept 30
Theme: Creative Spirit
Chocolate (4 mins)
Charlene Moore
Falls Around Her (100 mins)
Darlene Naponse
Location: 575 Rossland Rd E, Whitby, ON
(the parking lot behind the Municipal Building) 
Earliest arrival time: 5:30pm
Latest arrival time: 6:50pm
Show starts at dusk
 

 

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