Reel Stories Begin Screening Tomorrow At Galaxy Cinemas


The Barrie Film Festival is excited to announce that Reel Stories is back for its 18th edition and is returning to an in-person only event. These documentaries and dramas inspired by real events and people will be playing at Galaxy Cinemas on Commerce Park Drive from March 24 to 27.

Films Featured In This Year’s Reel Stories

Here are the nine films being featured in this year’s Reel Stories.


Julia is about cookbook author and television personality, Julia Child, who changed how Americans think about food.

Peace By Chocolate

Peace by Chocolate is the story of a Syrian family who rebuilt their lives in Nova Scotia after the bombing of their family’s chocolate factory in Damascus, Syria.

The Sanctity of Space

The Sanctity of Space is a stunning visual story of climbers pioneering a new way of exploring on Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America.

The Rescue

The Rescue chronicles the 2018 event where 12 boys and their coach were rescued from inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand.

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Writing With Fire

Writing With Fire is a multi-award-winning story about India’s only women-led news outlet.

Wochiigii Io: End of Peace

Wochiigii Io: End of Peace is the story of Diane Abel and Chief Roland Willson as they battle the BC government against Site C Dam.

Wochiigii Io - Reel Stories

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America weaves together present-day and historical footage to share the story of Jeffery Robinson, a former Deputy Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union.

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo shares the inside story of the most expensive painting ever sold, the Salvator Mundi.


Flee is a multi-award-winning animated feature about a child refugee from Afghanistan.

Attendees are encouraged to purchase their tickets online in advance of the showings. Individual tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors, plus any service fees. There will be reserved seating, so if you will be attending with others, it’s recommended you buy your tickets at the same time so you can sit together.

Don’t wait! Head to the Barrie Film Festival Site to view the Reel Stories schedule and reserve your tickets.