Syria Film Festival in Toronto

Wake up and smell the jasmine!




Following on the heels of our successful, sold out first year, the Syria Film Festival returns this year with a full three nights of thought-provoking films, special guests and engaging discussions. Judging by the steep increase in the number of films made about Syria from last year to this year, we can say with certainty […]

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A SYFF Cultural Party!

On Friday, September 16 We’re bringing together family and friends to experience the lives of Syrian refugee youth in “My Dream, My Right“, a collection of 9 documentary shorts produced by Faisal Attrache and each scored independently with music composed by students at the McNally Smith College of Music in the USA. In addition, SYFF’s LittleSyria band will […]

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Syrian Eagles

Toronto has welcomed thousands of newcomers to our communities. For these refugees, a new future includes integrating into a new culture and environment. This year, the second annual Syria Film Festival (SYFF), held in November, will celebrate our new community members through a spotlight on Syrian newcomers. We’ve been looking for films from around the […]

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Our vision is to showcase the aspirations and convey the struggles of Syrians.

Our mission is to build bridges, inspire conversations and engage audiences in thoughtful debates on social justice, human rights and global citizenship.

We strive to support young talents in film and arts and enrich Toronto’s vibrant multicultural identity. Read More…


Submit A Film

SYFF is open to film submissions that align with our vision. We encourage filmmakers from around the world to submit their films using the submission form below.


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