The Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival (WR2R) features cool, clean, and compelling feature films, documentaries and shorts from around the world in a multi-theatre style format. We are thrilled to meet together in person again.
The purpose of the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival is to connect filmmakers with audiences through visual media that encourages, challenges and inspires to pursue positive values and to a greater understanding of the human journey.
This year’s festival offers 32 films. Gate attendance at the last in-person festival exceeded 5,000. We are grateful that you have taken the time to join us. On behalf of the many volunteers and filmmakers, we welcome you and hope you have an excellent experience at the 13th annual Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival.
Welcome to the WR2R Film Festival
Whether you are a filmmaker, a distributor, or a film enthusiast – the festival offers you an exciting look into the latest movies to hit the market. Our goal is to bring you the best in the latest films and TV episodes that will encourage, challenge and inspire us to positive values and a greater understanding of the human journey.
2023 Media Coverage
Winnipeg kicks off 2023 Real to Reel Film Festival following a COVID-19 hiatus
Winnipeg will play host to an assortment of feature, short and documentary films in a celebration of the moving picture, as the city’s Real to Reel film festival is back in full force following a COVID-19 hiatus and organizers say it’s important to see the community gathering again.
“All the buzz and people working together, talking together, I love that feeling. Because film was meant to be seen in the community,” said Paul Boge, coordinator of Real to Reel Film Festival.