FESTIVAL DETAILS

Save The Date!
October 15-23 in-person and October 24-29 online!

Whether a film enthusiast or a filmmaker, this festival is not to be missed

FOREST CITY FILM FESTIVAL

A festival not to miss! Discover your regional pride at FCFF as we honour world class films and filmmakers that have a connection to Southwestern Ontario. Come to the festival and rub shoulders with filmmakers at parties and screenings, ask them your questions, join them for Behind the Scenes Chats, learn about the craft of filmmaking and see fabulous and unique films! This is a week that no film lover should miss! It’s Southwestern Ontario Film Week in London!

Film Series

Take in the whole experience!

FCFF Official Selection laurel

FCFF Official Selection laurel

Competition Series

Every film in the Competition Series is an FCFF Official Selection, and has a strong connection to our home region of Southwestern Ontario.

Films in this series will compete for one of seven category prizes, as well as the Old Oak Audience Choice Award!

"Best of the World Fests" Series

From Cannes to SXSW to our neighbours at TIFF, the “Best of the World Fests” Series brings some of the most highly acclaimed films from the global festival circuit to London!

The “Best of the World Fests” Series was curated by Matthew Downs.

Indigenous Film Series

Celebrating the brilliant, world-class talent from our Indigenous communities in Southwestern Ontario with specially curated programs.

The Indigenous programs were curated by Judith Kanatahawi Schuyler of the Oneida Nation of the Thames.

FESTIVAL EXPERIENCES AND EVENTS

Take in the whole experience!

The next step in your filmmaking career. A series of events designed to educate, entertain and inspire filmmakers.

Ontario Screen Creators Conference

Southwestern Ontario’s banner event for high school filmmakers. 28 films, 7 categories, $5500 in prizes! Save the date - October 20th, 2022.

Forest City Youth Film Festival Screening & Awards

Film and music elevate each other! FCFF's Music Video Night is part screening, part concert, and all Southwestern Ontario talent!

Music Video Night

Enjoy local wine or beer, watch a great movie about an interesting topic, then listen to really smart people talk about that subject and movie!

Sips & Cinemas

Conversations with filmmakers about their creative process and successes in Southwestern Ontario.

Filmmaker Q&As

Grow your professional network while you rub elbows with OSCC speakers, FCFF filmmakers, and more!

Networking Parties

Celebrate your favourite Competition Series film of the season!

Old Oak Audience Choice Award

The party you don’t want to miss. Save the date and get ready for a great time – October 15th, 2022.

Lerners Opening Night Gala & Screening

Enjoy nearly all of our Competition Series films on-demand across Canada!

Watch from home!

STAY WITH

Partnered Hotels

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London Restaurants We Love

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Italian Inspired Cuisine
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Authentic Hungarian Dining
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Latin Cuisine
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Casual Italian, Mediterranean, Pub
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Wine, Beer, Conscious Canadian Cuisine
215 Dundas St.
Coffee, Sandwiches, Salads
260 Dundas St.
Coffee, Juices, Vegan Snacks
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Japanese Cuisine
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Lunch Buffet, Indian Cuisine
174 King St.