BAFF Roadshow - Sydney

BAFF Roadshow - Sydney

NSCC Marconi Campus - Cafeteria (map)

Join us for the BAFF Roadshow in Sydney, Nova Scotia for a evening of great short films at no cost! The screening will be held at the NSCC Marconi Campus in the Cafeteria from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Stay tuned for a full list of films that will be screened!

If you require accommodations for any event (nothing special about that), please reach out to 902-209-4304 or baff@reachability.org.

BAFF Roadshow - Antigonish

BAFF Roadshow - Antigonish

Antigonish Town & County Library - Community Room (map)

Join us for the BAFF Roadshow in Antigonish, Nova Scotia for a evening of great short films at no cost! The screening will be held in the Community Room at the Antigonish Town & County Library from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Stay tuned for a full list of films that will be screened!

If you require accommodations for any event (nothing special about that), please reach out to 902-209-4304 or baff@reachability.org.

First-Time Filmmakers Showcase & Open House

First-Time Filmmakers Showcase & Open House

reachAbility (map)

Join reachAbility at the only event held at our offices for an open house & celebrating the newest filmmakers in Halifax during the First-Time Filmmakers Showcase! Throughout the year reachAbility develops new filmmakers and assists them in making their own films and this is the best place to see them all.

This free event will be held at the office of host partner reachAbility.

reachAbility Association
3845 Joseph Howe Drive
Suite 201
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Future Filmmaker's Workshop

Future Filmmaker's Workshop

Halifax Central Library, Lindsay Children's Room (map)

Future Filmmakers is a free three hour crash course and short introduction into the world of filmmaking. Learn the basics of camera work, lighting, laying out a scene and how to start making films yourself without a budget!

This workshop is proudly presented in partnership with the Stephens Family Foundation.

Halifax Central Public Library
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Accessibility in Film & Festivals

Accessibility in Film & Festivals

Dalhousie Student Union, Room 302 (map)

Join the incredible community activist, Paul Vienneau, for a great panel discussion focused on accessibility in film and the arts. This event is offered free for all communities.

The panel is proudly presented in partnership with ODE - Opening Doors for Everyone and will be held at the Dalhousie University Student Union in Room 302.

Dalhousie Student Union
6136 University Avenue 
Halifax, Nova Scotia

BAFF Jr. Children's Event

BAFF Jr. Children's Event

Halifax Central Library, Room 301 (map)

A free reading by CEO Tova Sherman of reachAbility’s very own original book, the Fountain of Harmony. The Fountain of Harmony is an official selection of the Nova Scotia Department of Education, and is a story celebrating inclusion, diversity, and finding out where you belong.

The first 25 families to attend will receive a free copy of the book to read along with and take home. All ages are welcome and snacks will be provided!

This reading is proudly presented in partnership with Ocean Contractors and will be held at the Halifax Central Library in Room 301.

Halifax Central Public Library
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia

BAFF's Beyond Barriers: Shorts Screening 1

BAFF's Beyond Barriers: Shorts Screening 1

Halifax Central Library, Room 301 (map)

A free event screening the Best of BAFF, a series of curated, local and international short films, made by or featuring people living with disabilities.

This event is proudly presented in partnership with Ocean Entertainment and will be held at the Halifax Central Library in Room 301.

Halifax Central Public Library
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Intro to Accessible Filmmaking

Intro to Accessible Filmmaking

Halifax Central Library, Room 301 (map)

Learn from the experts on how to incorporate accessibility features, from development through to post-production to make your film accessible to wider audiences.

This event is presented in partnership with AMI - Accessible Media Inc and will be held at the Halifax Central Library in Room 301.

Halifax Central Public Library
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia

"Singing to Myself" Feature Film + Q&A

"Singing to Myself" Feature Film + Q&A

Natural History Museum (map)

Debt. Underemployment. Awkward relationships. Come to see this free feature length film, a 2016 Atlantic Film Festival selection, about a young deaf woman in Prince Edward Island and meet the incredible filmmakers who made it! The will be popcorn, refreshments and a short Q&A period afterwards.

There will be ASL interpretation provided at this event, as well as described video and closed captioning so that everyone can enjoy this incredible film!

This event is presented in partnership with AMI - Accessible Media Inc. and will be held at the Natural History Museum.

Natural History Museum
1747 Summer St
Halifax, NS

Mental Health in the Media

Mental Health in the Media

Halifax Central Library, Room 301 (map)

Come join a number of media experts talk about the history of how mental health issues are reflected in modern media and how some Haligonians are working to change perceptions portrayals of mental health in today's media. This event is offered free of charge to everyone!

This panel is presented in partnership with our host partner reachAbility and will be held at the Halifax Central Library in Room 301.

Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS, B3J 1E9

BAFF's Beyond Barriers: Shorts Screening 2

BAFF's Beyond Barriers: Shorts Screening 2

Halifax Central Library, Room 301 (map)

A free event screening the Best of BAFF, a series of curated, local and international short films, made by or featuring people living with disabilities.

This event is held in partnership with Halifax Public Libraries and will be held at the Halifax Central Library in Room 301.

Halifax Central Public Library
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia

International Day of Persons with Disabilities Flag Raising

International Day of Persons with Disabilities Flag Raising

Grand Parade Square (map)

Join the staff of reachAbility and Halifax Regional Municipality Mayor Mike Savage outside Halifax City Hall for the raising of the flag in order to commemorate the United Nations Day for Persons with Disabilities.

Thank you to the Department of Communities, Culture, and Heritage for their efforts in the arts and culture community.

Grand Parade Square
1770 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS, B3J 3K4

BAFF's Beyond Barriers: Shorts Screening 1

BAFF's Beyond Barriers: Shorts Screening 1

Keshen Goodman Public Library (map)

A free event screening the Best of BAFF, a series of curated, local and international short films, made by or featuring people living with disabilities.

This event is presented in partnership with Halifax Public Libraries and will be held at the Keshen Goodman Public Library.

Keshen Goodman Public Library
330 Lacewood Drive
Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Future of Disability in Arts & Film

The Future of Disability in Arts & Film

Halifax Central Library, Room 301 (map)

Hear from local experts in the disability arts community on what disability will look like in modern media in the future in this free evening event.

This event is presented in partnership with the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and will be held at the Halifax Central Library in Room 301.

Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS, B3J 1E9

BAFF's Beyond Barriers: Shorts Screening 2

BAFF's Beyond Barriers: Shorts Screening 2

Woodlawn Public Library (map)

A free event screening a series of curated, local and international short films, made by or featuring people living with disabilities.

This event is held in partnership with Halifax Public Libraries and will be held at the Woodlawn Public Library.

Woodlawn Public Library
31 Eisener Boulevard
Dartmouth, NS

BAFF Roadshow - Truro

BAFF Roadshow - Truro

NSCC Truro Campus - Forrester Hall Lecture Theatre (map)

Join us for the BAFF Roadshow in Truro, Nova Scotia for a evening of great short films at no cost! The screening will be held at the NSCC Truro Campus in the Forrester Hall Lecture Theatre. Stay tuned for a full list of films that will be screened!

If you require accommodations for any event (nothing special about that), please reach out to 902-209-4304 or baff@reachability.org.