Thank you to our audiences from across North America for making the 8th annual Lunenburg Doc Fest a success! Many thanks to the festival’s generous sponsorship community, industry partners, Board of Directors, staff and volunteers who made Lunenburg Doc Fest’s first hybrid edition a triumph. In an incredibly difficult year for festivals our supporters ensured Lunenburg Doc Fest not only survived, but thrived — the festival proudly presented our biggest and best film and conference lineup to date!
Scroll on for a chance to share your thoughts on your festival experience, win a 2022 Film Pass, and check out some terrific highlights from this year’s celebration and onsite programs.
Exciting plans are already in the works for mid-year programming, and the 9th edition of Lunenburg Doc Fest in September 2022. Stay tuned!
A longstanding champion of Canadian creatives and engaging stories on screen, RBC joined Lunenburg Doc Fest in connecting film enthusiasts September 23-29.
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Help us create a thoughtfully curated program of diverse and insightful documentaries that will entertain, educate, and inspire you in 2022.
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Lunenburg Doc Fest thanks Narrative Research for the support.
Enjoy a few highlights from a fantastic week celebrating documentary filmmaking at the 8th annual Lunenburg Doc Fest.Photos by Béatrice Schuler & Nancy MacDonald
Thank you to our generous
Sponsors and Festival Partners
VIDEO PRODUCTION PARTNER
COMMUNITY & MEDIA PARTNER
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
TELEFILM CanadaPLATINUM SPONSORS
The Huskilson Family
Chippie Kennedy & John McLennan
Tina McArthur & Richard Rubenstein
Mary-Lou and Garry Pye
Adams & Knickle
Jenice & John Benton
Richard Brown & Deborah Kennedy Brown
Rena & Henry Demone
Margaret & Ian Lightstone
Elizabeth Wishart & Bruce MacCormack
Nova Scotia Building Supplies
Lou & Karen Putney
Allan E. Rubenstein, MD
Town of Lunenburg
Nancy & Brad Unsworth
Susan DeWitt & Pierre Lesperance
Eleven Eleven Group of Companies
David & Roseann Fine
Pat McGowan & Dennis Carter
Nova Wood Products Ltd.
West Nova Fuels
Wilsons SecurityBRONZE SPONSORS
Laughing Whale Coffee Roasters
The Knot Pub
FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL
Allison Smith & Larry Gaudet
Marilyn & Brian Mackay-Lyons
Carol Anne Moser
Centre for Art Tapes
Hot Docs International Documentary Festival
Lunenburg Arms Hotel and Spa
Atlantic Canada Language Academy
The Old Fish Factory Restaurant
Shipwright Brewing Company
Garth & Dorothy Turner
William F. White
Lunenburg Doc Fest extends sincere thanks to Garth and Dorothy Turner for the continued support and donated office space in the heart of beautiful Lunenburg.
JOIN THE SPONSORSHIP COMMUNITY!
Lunenburg Doc Fest is grateful for the support of our Sponsorship Community! If you share a passion for film or wish to connect with our film enthusiast audiences, a Lunenburg Doc Fest sponsorship package will ensure distinguished exposure for you or your brand. The Festival offers a variety of sponsorship levels and packages and you will directly benefit by reaching a culturally savvy audience through festival program guide advertising, social media, logos on printed materials, a sponsor highlight at each screening, and more.
Please consider donating to Lunenburg Doc Fest to support our mission and help the festival continue to present evocative documentaries for all ages, special community events, and free educational opportunities for youth and seniors. An official charitable tax receipt will be issued for all eligible gift amounts per CRA guidelines.
Lunenburg Doc Fest accepts donations via CanadaHelps.org, e-Transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org, or cheque to Box 1497, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0.
Securities including stocks, bonds, and mutual funds donations may be made via CanadaHelps.org
Lunenburg Doc Fest is an approved beneficiary of the Council for Canadian American Relations (CCAR), a 501(c)(3) public charity in the U.S. that is a “qualified donee” under the Income Tax Act (Canada). For information about CCAR please visit ccar-nyc.org or contact email@example.com.