Below is the schedule of showtimes and events for the Routes to Roots 2018 Film Festival. All films will be shown at the Strand Theatre, Robinson Street, Simcoe, ON. For more information on a film, please click its title.

Friday, September 21

Education Program

Grade 7-12 Students

Kayak to Klemtu, 90 minutes, (cinema 2) followed by Q&A with writer/director Zoe Leigh Hopkins

10:00 am – 11:30 am  – open to secondary students

11:00 am – 12:30 pm – open to Grades 7 & 8 students

Grade 4,5,6 Students and SKIP or similar programs

1:20 pm – 2:20 pm Shorts – Open to grades 4,5 and 6

  • Trailer for Before the Plate 00:02:30
  • Fulfilament 00:07:33
  • Howard’s Drive-In 00:04:18
  • Once Upon A Blue Moon 00:03:35
  • i didn’t have any ideas 00:00:40
  • Game Changer 00:02:40
  • Long Time 00:03:52

Opening Gala – Private Function

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Opening Gala Sponsored by Magnolia Hospitality Co. and Burning Kiln Winery

  • Capitol Arts Market (13 Norfolk Street South, Simcoe)
  •  Open to Sponsors, filmmakers, R2RFF Board members, local dignitaries and invited guests

Norfolk Popcorn Party

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Entries received for Longest Popcorn String Contest – Robinson Street in front of Strand Theatre

Friday Evening Feature Films

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
6:45 pm – 7 pm Welcoming statements and short pre-show talk
7:00 pm – 8:45 pm – Screening: Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
8:45 pm – 9:00 pm Q&A/Interview
Supa Modo
9:20 pm – 9:30 pm Pre-show talk
9:30 pm – 10:50 pm – Screening: Supa Modo
10:50 pm – 11:15 pm Q&A/Interview

Saturday, September 22

Norfolk Popcorn Party

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Norfolk Popcorn Party

Family Friendly Short Films

10:30 am – 11:15 am – Screening of Family Friendly Shorts (this is a Free event) (includes short pre-show talk, and post-show Q & A/Interview) – Open to all ages

  • Mother 00:05:40

  • Fulfilament 00:07:33

  • Howard’s Drive-In 00:04:18

  • The Egyptian Pyramids  00:03:36

  • i didn’t have any ideas 00:00:40

  • The Racoon and the Light 00:03:48

  • Puppy Training 00:00:52

  • Once Upon A Blue Moon 00:03:35

  • Game Changer 00:02:40

Saturday Afternoon Feature Films

Sami Blood
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Pre-show talk
12:00 pm – 1:50 pm – Sami Blood
1:50 pm – 2:20 pm Post-show Q & A/Interview
I Am Not A Witch

2:45 pm – 2:50 pm Pre-show talk

2:50 pm – 4:25 pm I Am Not A Witch 01:32:00

4:25 pm – 4:45 pm Lakesong 00:18:21

4:45pm – 4:55pm Post-show Q & A/Interview *Filmmakers in attendance

Evening Short Films Spectacular

6:45 pm – 7:00 pm Pre-show talk

7:00 pm – 8:10 pm Short Films Spectacular

  • A Teachable Moment 00:08:04

  • Moonchild 00:05:23

  • Three Fingers  00:12:30

  • Lawman 00:13:11

  • Bullet Time 00:05:30

  • Time and Space 00:01:00

  • All I Want 00:07:24

  • Crystal 00:16:34

8:10 pm – 8:45 pm Post-show Q & A/Interview *filmmakers in attendance

Wrap Party – Open to All

9:30 pm – 11:15 pm Relaxed wrap party sponsored by Magnolia Hospitality Co., open to all R2RFF attendees, sponsors etc.

The Combine, 352 Norfolk St South, Simcoe, Norfolk County, Ontario

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