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Canadian Sport Film Festival

Rewind

Take a look back at past CSFF festivals and events over the years. 
Browse our Film of the Month archive collection. 
Save the dates and join us for the 16th annual Canadian Sport Film Festival in November!

April 2024

CSFF Virtual Shorts 4

Our annual #CSFFVirtualShorts film series provides free online access to a different sport film each week during the month of April. 

Check out the four films that screened in CSFF Virtual Shorts 4 in April 2024:

November 2023

CSFF 2023

The 15th annual Canadian Sport Film Festival was held on November 17 and 18, 2023 at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto.

CSFF 2023 featured a truly international lineup of films, with features from four continents: JessZilla (USA), 0.5 Meters (Spain), Pasang (Nepal/USA), and Red, White and Brass (New Zealand).

CSFF also offered a digital festival, with select screenings available online across Canada.

Thanks to our generous 2023 sponsors and partners for making the festival possible!

The 4 films in the 2023 CSFF Virtual Short Film Series: Top left: 'Bleach'. Top right: 'Undeniably Young'. Bottom left: 'She Carries On'. Bottom right: 'Sensei'. #CSFFvirtualshorts

April 2023

CSFF Virtual Shorts 3

Our annual #CSFFVirtualShorts film series provides free online access to a different sport film each week during the month of April. 

Check out the four films featured in CSFF Virtual Shorts 3 in April 2023:

CSFF 2022 Festival web banner. Text: 'CSFF 2022' plus dates over image of flash bulbs on red carpet.

November 2022

CSFF 2022

It was great to be back in person at TIFF Bell Lightbox for the 14th annual Canadian Sport Film Festival November 18-19,  2022.

CSFF 2022 also offered a digital festival with screenings available online across Canada from November 18-24, 2022  – our first hybrid festival!

Thanks to our generous 2022 sponsors and partners for making the festival possible. 

Women walk around a gym with their bicycles

November 2021

CSFF Virtual Shorts 2

Our second short film series CSFF Virtual Shorts 2  featured these four sport films – each screening for one week in November 2021:

A crew of rowers in a boat on a river in the early morning sunlight. Bridge in the foreground. From the feature doc A Most Beautiful Thing.

May 2021

CSFF 2021

The 13th annual Canadian Sport Film Festival was presented virtually from May 14-16, 2021.

CSFF 2021 shone the spotlight on rowing. The festival featured the Canadian Premiere of A Most Beautiful Thing and two short films about rowing: Boys from the Back of Beyond and Rowing the River.

We also offered virtual audiences access to CSFF Q&A sessions with special guests.

Thanks to our generous 2021 sponsors and partners for making the virtual festival possible.

A lone basketball player makes a shot at the local court at night. Film title above image: GAME - Director: Jeannie Donohoe

November - December 2020

CSFF Virtual Shorts 1

Our first-ever CSFF Virtual Shorts film series featured free online access to a different short film each week in the Fall of 2020:

June 2020

CSFF 2020

Undaunted by the pandemic, CSFF presented the 12th annual Canadian Sport Film Festival virtually from June 11-13, 2020.

View the CSFF 2020 festival lineup with films focused on combatting anti-Black racism.

Watch the CSFF 2020 festival trailer.

June 2019

CSFF 2019

The 11th annual Canadian Sport Film Festival CSFF 2019 took place in person at TIFF Bell Lightbox June 6-9, 2019.

Watch the CSFF 2019 festival trailer.

June 2018

CSFF 2018

The 10th annual Canadian Sport Film Festival CSFF 2018 was held in person at TIFF Bell Lightbox June 8-10, 2018.

Watch the CSFF 2018 festival trailer.

Read the 10th anniversary CSFF 2018 Festival Programme.

June 2017

CSFF 2017

The 9th annual Canadian Sport Film Festival CSFF 2017 took place at TIFF Bell Lightbox from June 9-11, 2017 and featured 23 films.

Watch the CSFF 2017 festival trailer and read these stories to learn more:

May 2016

CSFF 2016

The 8th annual Canadian Sport Film Festival CSFF 2016 took place at TIFF Bell Lightbox over three days, from May 20-22, 2016.

Watch the CSFF 2016 festival trailer and read the CSFF 2016 news release.