Spotlight on Academics Film Festival

The Department of History, with support from the faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities and Education, are pleased to partner in the presenting of the 3rd annual Spotlight on Academics Film Festival.

Spotlight on Academics is a film festival dedicated to sharing knowledge through film.

Spotlight on Academics features films from around the world and is live for the first time with 22 documentaries screening in-person at Lakehead University from February 9 to 11. Special guests include, among others, Dr. Michael Brown from the University of South Wales and filmmakers Áine Clark and Michel Van der Veken from Belgium. In addition to the films selected for a live audience, the festival will also present a total of 45 films online via from February 9 to 12.

The festival is free and open to the public.

For more information and a full festival lineup please visit us at