WIFF announces partnership with Downtown Windsor BIA

WINDSOR, Ont. — The Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF) announced today its partnership with the Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association (DWBIA) in the presentation of WIFF 365 − a significant expansion of WIFF’s popular WIFF 365’s monthly screenings. With the DWBIA’s sponsorship, WIFF will present a “summer series” of weekly screenings in addition to its year-round monthly screenings.

“We launched WIFF 365 when we realized our community’s love for film couldn’t be confined to the festival season and we’re thrilled to discover even monthly screenings can’t meet the demand,” said Vincent Georgie, WIFF Executive Director and Chief Programmer. “Our audience told us they wanted a little more cinema in their summer and these weekly screenings will provide them an escape from the heat and one more reason to visit downtown Windsor.”

“The impact WIFF 365 will have on downtown Windsor’s cultural landscape and creative economy is significant,” says Brian Yeomans, DWBIA Chair. “It will contribute to downtown’s vitality, prosperity and creativity, engage captive audiences, and afford us the opportunity to work together to make visiting downtown an exciting experience.”

During the summer months, a total of 17 films will be shown at the Capitol Theatre spanning 12 dates and concluding on August 10th. The screenings will be on Thursdays with additional Saturday screenings on June 29th and August 10th to celebrate Canada Day and Pride Weekend. The stellar lineup includes a documentary about Aretha Franklin with never before seen footage of a church performance and a diverse array of titles with actors including Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Ethan Hawke and Kenneth Branagh.

WIFF365 Summer Series Dates and Films

June 2019

Thursday, June 13th

Thursday, June 20th

Thursday, June 27th

  • ASK DR RUTH – 3:00pm, 5:00pm – Purchase Tickets
    * Normal ticket options apply. Additional ticket option for WIFF/WSO Bundle, $25 for two events under one ticket, at one venue.

WIFF 365 – Oh, Canada! – Saturday, June 29th

July 2019

Thursday, July 4th

Thursday, July 11th

Thursday, July 18th

Thursday, July 25th

August 2019

Thursday, August 1st

Thursday, August 8th

WIFF 365 – Pride Weekend – Saturday, August 10th

Thursday, August 15th

  • Title(s) to be Announced

Thursday, August 22nd

  • Title(s) to be Announced

Thursday, August 29th

  • Title(s) to be Announced

Tickets for WIFF365 will be available for purchase at windsorfilmfestival.com.

Tickets are $14 for adults, and $9 for students (with a valid Student ID).