Thank you Salt Spring!

For everyone who came to the Festival and made the weekend so much fun

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Thank you filmmakers!

To the 10 filmmakers who joined us to present their great films and meet the audiences.

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Thank you supporters!

A big thank you to all the volunteers, donors, sponsors and partners - we couldn't run the Festival without you

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Favourite films?

The votes are in - audience favourites included Northern Grease, Gore Vidal: The United States Of Amnesia, Shining Night, and GMO OMG

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40 movies, 10 filmmakers and hundreds of documentary film fans made the 15th Salt Spring Film Festival a really special one. Thank you everyone who was a part of it.

The 16th annual Salt Spring Film Festival will take place March 6th-8th, 2015.
Don't forget that submissions from filmmakers and suggestions from the community for the 2015 program are welcome up until October 15th 2014. See our FAQ page for more information.

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2015 program

Our team is currently hard at work selecting the best documentaries for the 2015 Festival. You can submit a film (at no charge), or make a suggestion, by October 15th, 2014. See our FAQ page for more information.

Social justice

During the Festival weekend the Salt Spring Film Festival Society hosts a Social Justice Bazaar. Many local organizations gather to educate the audience of their activities in the social fabric of Salt Spring Island.


The Salt Spring Film Festival is a non-profit charitable society incorporated in 2010, whose mission is to educate, inspire and activate our community through a festival of documentary film from Canada and around the world.

Harbour House Hotel
Country Grocer
Salt Spring Legion
Salt Spring Exchange

Best of the Fest

Northern Grease

Northern Grease follows a group of snowboarders/surfers as they travel in a vegetable oil fueled…

Gore Vidal: The United States Of Amnesia

There’s high entertainment value in this intimate retrospective on the life and legacy of writer…

Shining Night: A Portrait Of Composer Morten Lauridsen

Sweeping vistas of the San Juan and Gulf Islands, accompanied by the incomparable choral music of…


Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet,…