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“We are a Diversity and is a journey to walk through this world together” by Jacqueline Woodson.

When we talk about diversity, Canada is considered to be topmost countries with versatile diversity. A home for millions of immigrants for ages, a dwelling where people from each to every corner can experience their language,art, heritage, food and traditions under one roof. Diversity is in Canada’s blood, which makes each of an individual, unique in our own different way, but at the same time, which gives a perfect example of cultural diversity.


Canadian Diversity film festival, apremiere festival to celebrate the moments and experiences of different ethnicities and their stories captured behind the lens, and detailed thorugh the eye of a filmmaker. The CDFF is creating a platform for global filmmakers who are living in the incredible Country. The aim is to bring diverse communities together to embrace our differences and discover our shared experiences. It is a focus oriented festival through which filmmakers promotes, challenges and develops an understanding of equality, social justice, non-discrimination, diversity and multiculturalism.

The festival is accepting all genres of films from all over the world by creating an opportunity for filmmakers to get their films judged by Film Experts and let the makers know the competencein the Film-Industry.The judging criteria is a comprehensive evaluation process and select only high quality films

We accept all genres of films from all over the world. We create an opportunity for filmmakers to get their films judged and let them compete with other filmmakers. We perform a comprehensive evaluation process and select only high quality films.

Alliance Française de Toronto: 
Spadina campus 
24 Spadina Road, Toronto 
ON M5R 2S7 Canada
Date: June 30th 2018

Awards & Prizes:
We only award the best independent filmmakers after a comprehensive evaluation process. Winners get LAUREL and CERTIFICATE!


1) What kind of movies are you accepting?
All genres are welcome: drama, comedy, horror, animation and more. The festival screens both feature length and short films, professional and student work.

2) Who is on CDFF’s screening committee & when does the festival take place? 
The screening committee is a dedicated group of jury, volunteersand audience who hail from all walks of life, including filmmakers. They each follow a point-based rating system that allows for a consistent review of their results, as well as offering evaluative comments.

Our event will take place in Downtown Toronto, on June 30th 2018 during the week of the Canadian Multiculturalism Day.
Alliance Française de Toronto:
Spadina campus
24 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7 Canada

3) When and how will filmmakers be notified of their acceptance?
Our final decisions will be announced at the end of every month. All filmmakers will be contacted via email or website notification.


"Nothing brings more excitement after putting lots of hard work and dedication to bring a creative work to life and to get rewarded by the Canadian Diversity Film Festival through its competition and outstanding film festival, is a huge honor. My team and i are very pleased and we thank you for the opportunity that you have given to us. Thanks you!"

"These people act like they have been around for twenty years. My questions were answered in no time. They made me feel important. 

This is a great festival to be associated with."

"Having won the award for best short screenplay, I could not be more proud and deeply gratified by this amazing festival. In a world where the politics of fear seem to be the defining moments in many cultures, diversity and it's many voices is needed, required and this festival is a bench mark for that.

Thank you, sincerely. Of all the awards I have won this is among the most significant to me personally."

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