40 world-class films

Which ones were your favourites?

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Thank you filmmakers

For joining us, engaging and inspiring our audiences

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Wonderful volunteers

We couldn't run the show without you

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Sponsors & donors

Your generous support year after year helps keep us going

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The Salt Spring Film Festival (presented by Country Grocer)

Huge thanks to everyone involved in making the 16th annual Salt Spring Film Festival such a great weekend. From the filmlovers discovering documentary treats in every screening room, to the filmmakers making fantastic connections with the audiences. From the volunteers who gave their time, to our sponsors and donors who supported this community event with generous donations. Thank you to all - and see you again in March 2016.

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2016 festival

The 17th annual Salt Spring Film Festival will take place March 4th-6th, at GISS (Gulf Islands Secondary School). We welcome free submissions from fimmakers, and film suggestions until October 15th. See our Contact page for how to get in touch.

Social Justice Bazaar

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 2008, whose mission is to educate, inspire and activate our community through a festival of documentary film from Canada and around the world.

Audience favourites 2015

All The Time In The World

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This Ain't No Mouse Music!

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Coastal Tarsands

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