40 world-class films

The very best Canadian and international documentaries

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Opening Night Gala

CITIZENFOUR. Big Brother IS watching you

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Meet the filmmakers

Join the conversation with our great guests

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Meet and mingle

The Festival Hub - delicious food, passionate film chat

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The 16th Salt Spring Film Festival - March 6 - 8, 2015 (presented by Country Grocer)

Welcome to your annual film festival feast! After many months of the selection process, the 16th Salt Spring Film Festival is ready to showcase the best of international and Canadian documentary films.

From the Yukon wilderness to the slums of Mumbai. From a whistleblower holed up in Hong Kong to a teenager on a solo round-the-world voyage. From Indonesian street musicians to Canadian politicians fighting for their dignity. Let the Salt Spring Film Festival bring the world - and more - to your doorstep.

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2015 festival

The 16th annual Salt Spring Film Festival takes place March 6th-8th, at GISS (Gulf Islands Secondary School). Check out the details of this year's films and start planning your Festival weekend. See you at the movies!

Community Bazaar

During the Festival weekend the Salt Spring Film Festival Society hosts a Community 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.

Upcoming films 2015


OPENING NIGHT GALA. A hotel room in Hong Kong. Chilling disclosures from a man who will be dubbed…

The Overnighters

When fracking opens up oil work in North Dakota the small town of Williston is overwhelmed with…

The Price We Pay

Corporate tax-dodging may have been in the news in recent years, but for how long has it been going…

This Ain't No Mouse Music!

If you like your music bland, removed from its roots, and commercialized, don't come here! Chris…