Exposing newcomers to Canadian film has proven to be a powerful way to help them not only improve their English, but understand and connect to Canadian culture in a way that is meaningful, welcoming and immediate.

If you are an ESL/ELL teacher and would like to integrate Canadian films into your classroom, please browse our ESL/ELL-appropriate films and check out our lesson plans for varying levels of English language proficiency below. While you’re browsing, you can click on the “Screen This Film In Your Class” button on each film page to access our Lending Library form and borrow a film.