Breakthroughs Film Festival

Event: Breakthroughs Film Festival
Date: Fri. May 10, 2013 - Sat. May 11, 2013.
Location: Innis Town Hall (2 Sussex Ave) - Toronto, Canada


The Breakthroughs Film Festival is the only festival in Canada devoted exclusively to short films by emerging female artists. They show films from any and every genre made by talented young women just entering the Canadian film scene.

This year’s program includes Stephanie Law and Jessica Wu’s Little Miss Jihad, which was the winning project of Reel Asian’s 2011 So You Think You Can Pitch Competition.

May 10-11, 2013
8:00 PM-10:30 PM
Innis Town Hall (University of Toronto)

Tickets are $15 at the door and can be reserved by emailing

Breakthroughs Film Festival is presented by Octavia Films: A Nonprofit for Women, an organization dedicated to promoting female artists in Canadian independent film. All proceeds from this festival go to fund our short films grants program, which awards grants in the amounts of $1,000 and $2,000 to promising filmmakers.

2 Responses to Breakthroughs Film Festival

  1. I am doing a school project on publicity, PR and Social Media promotional use in Independent Films and short films and this would help me very much! Thank you. If anyone is looking for interns to work at the Film festival…please help me.

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