Skip to main content

Mighty Niagara Film Fest

August 16 – 19 2023

Welcome to the Mighty Niagara Film Fest, where the captivating world of cinema comes alive in the heart of Niagara! Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey through the ever-expanding ocean of the moving image. From August 16 to August 19, 2023, our festival sets sail, showcasing an extraordinary lineup of films made about or in Niagara and crafted by filmmakers with deep connections to the region.

At the Mighty Niagara Film Fest, we go beyond the ordinary, making room for the experimental, the thought-provoking, and the remarkable.

Discover the diverse talents of local filmmakers as they take center stage, bringing their stories to life on the silver screen. Delve into compelling documentaries, captivating feature-length and short films carefully selected by our esteemed jury. Engage in thought-provoking Q&A sessions with the brilliant minds behind the camera, gaining deeper insights into their creative process.

But that’s not all! Prepare to be enchanted by a night of classic spaghetti westerns, accompanied by a mesmerizing live score performed by the acclaimed musical group, The Sadies. Immerse yourself in the visionary world of Governor General Award-winning experimental filmmaker Bruce Elder, as we shine a spotlight on his groundbreaking works. Witness awe-inspiring site-specific media installations by the emerging artist Avery Mikolic-O’Rourke, where art and technology converge to create unforgettable experiences.

Join us as we ignite the silver screen with creativity, passion, and the indomitable spirit of Niagara. The Mighty Niagara Film Fest is more than just a festival; it’s a platform for filmmakers, artists, and audiences to come together, share stories, and embrace the extraordinary. Get ready for an unforgettable cinematic voyage – the journey begins here!


Mighty Niagara Film Fest 2023

Online Films

The festival continues online until Saturday 26 August

Film Pass

Select a multi-film pass for MNFF 2023. You have two options:

  • 4 films for $50.
  • 5 films and 1 special event for $100.



25 August 2023

Mighty Niagara Film Fest has big year, ready to expand in 2024

The Sadies performing at the 'Showdown in Silvertown' event in Niagara Falls Aug. 18, part of the Mighty Niagara Film Fest. By John Law Review Reporter Thursday, August 24, 2023…
14 August 2023

Mighty Niagara Film Fest kicks off with ‘meaningful’ documentary

Film chronicles life of Jean Augustine, from Grenada to Parliament Hill. Article by Richard Hutton Niagara This Week - St. Catharines.
3 August 2023

Artists of MNFF: Chance Mutuku

Style Canada invites you to meet the artists of MNFF 2023!
1 August 2023

The Sadies in Silvertown for MNFF

The Sadies will perform alongside spaghetti western short films edited by local filmmakers to match their music.
31 July 2023

Center-Point Cycle | Digital Media Installation

Digital Video Installation by Avery Mikolic-O’Rourke. Located at FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre Lobby. On display until Saturday 30 September 2023.
30 July 2023

Artists of MNFF: Sodienye Waboso Amajor

STYLE Canada invites you to meet the artists of MNFF 2023.