Bell Media Celebrates National Canadian Film Day with Patriotic Movie Programming, April 20

Bell Media Celebrates National Canadian Film Day with Patriotic Movie Programming, April 20


– Bell Media celebrates the best of Canadian talent with programming on Space, HBO Canada, and The Movie Network –

TORONTO (April 13, 2016) On Wednesday, April 20, Bell Media raises a glass to Canadian film, celebrating the third annual National Canadian Film Day with multi-platform airings of some of the country’s premium cinematic offerings. From Space and The Movie Network to HBO Canada, Bell Media honours more than 30 Canadian feature films. All of the films airing on April 20 have been backed by Bell Media through various levels of support, including story optioning, script development, pre-licensing, equity investment, acquisition, exhibition, and/or promotion.

Beeba Boys

Bell Media’s National Canadian Film Day programming includes the 2014 film MOMMY (3:20 p.m. ET on TMN 1), which took home the Prix du Jury prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Deepa Mehta’s latest film, BEEBA BOYS (9 p.m. ET on TMN 1/1:35 a.m. ET on TMN2/12:25 p.m. ET on TMN3), the Kit Harington action film POMPEII (9 p.m. ET on Space), and BEING CANADIAN (9:35 a.m. ET/6:35 p.m. ET on HBO Canada) the patriotic documentary which tries to answer the question of what it really means to be Canadian.


“National Canadian Film Day allows Canadians to delve into a selection of our nation’s recent cinematic achievements,” said Tracey Pearce, Senior Vice-President, Specialty and Pay, Bell Media. “Bell Media is delighted to once again be a part of this national showcase and to help ensure our viewers have access to some of the best homegrown films.”

“Bell Media has played an integral role in our growth and our ability to provide an all-access pass to Canadians who want to participate in National Canadian Film Day,” said Jack Blum, Executive Director, REEL CANADA.


Presented by REEL CANADA, National Canadian Film Day celebrates Canada’s big screen, achievements while encouraging Canadians to stand together, from coast-to-coast-to-coast, and revel in some of the country’s best cinematic stories. Last year, National Canadian Film Day held more than 170 screenings across the country in every province and territory.

Below is Bell Media’s National Canadian Film Day (Wednesday, April 20) broadcast schedule. (Visit each channel’s website to confirm local broadcast times.)

HBO Canada

9:35 a.m. ET – BEING CANADIAN (2015)

6:35 p.m. ET – BEING CANADIAN (2015)


9 p.m. ET– POMPEII (2014)


TMN 1:

7:00 a.m. ET– TEEN LUST (2015)

8:25 a.m. ET – TOM AT THE FARM (2014)

10:10 a.m. ET – THE F WORD (2014)

11:50 a.m. ET – ENEMY (2013)

1:25 p.m. ET – LIFE (2015)

3:20 p.m. ET – MOMMY (2014)

5:40 p.m. ET – THE GRAND SEDUCTION (2013)

7:35 p.m.ET – TEEN LUST (2015)

9:00 p.m. ET – BEEBA BOYS (2015)

10:45 p.m. ET – MAN VS. (2015)

12:15 a.m. ET– HELLIONS (2015)

1:40 a.m. ET – WOLVES (2014)

3:15 a.m. ET – MAPS TO THE STARS (2014)



8:35 a.m. ET – LIFE (2015)

10:30 a.m. ET – THE GRAND SEDUCTION (2013)

12:25 p.m. ET – BIG NEWS FROM GRAND ROCK (2014)

1:55 p.m. ET – OCTOBER GALE (2014)

3:30 p.m ET – PREGGOLAND (2015)

5:20 p.m. ET – THE F WORD (2014)


10:00 p.m. ET – MAPS TO THE STARS (2014)

11:55 p.m. ET – THE JOURNEY HOME (2014)

1:35 a.m. ET – BEEBA BOYS (2015)

3:25 a.m. ET – BIG NEWS FROM GRAND ROCK (2014)



6:30 a.m. ET – THE INTRUDERS (2015)

8:05 a.m. ET – MOUNTAIN MEN (2015)
9:40 a.m. ET – BIG MUDDY (2015)

11:25 a.m. ET – BEEBA BOYS (2015)

1:15 p.m. ET – BRICK MANSIONS (2014)

2:50 p.m. ET – TEEN LUST (2015)

4:15 p.m. ET – THE CAPTIVE (2014)

6:10 p.m. ET – HELLIONS (2015)

7:35 p.m. ET – MAN VS. (2015)

9:00 p.m. ET – ENEMY (2013)

10:35 p.m. ET – TOM AT THE FARM (2014)

12:20 a.m. ET – DEBUG (2015)

4:35 a.m. ET – MAN VS. (2015)

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