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Genre: Drama

Duration: 136 Minutes


Stay after the movie on Sunday, February 27 at 1:00 pm for a Q&A with Scarborough associate producer Kenya-Jade Pinto

Scarborough is the Canadian film adaptation of writer Catherine Hernandez’s award-winning and critically acclaimed novel of the same name.

Scarborough explores the struggles, endurance, and resilience of this culturally diverse Toronto community through the lives of three kids growing up within a system that has set them up for failure. Filmed on location in the Kingston-Galloway/West Hill neighbourhood, Scarborough takes place over the course of a school year.

Content advisory: child abuse and neglect, racist language, domestic violence (off-screen), references to drug use

2022 Canadian Screen Awards Nominations

Best Motion Picture
Achievement in Casting: Shasha Nakhai, Rich Williamson
Achievement in Cinematography: Rich Williamson
Achievement in Direction: Shasha Nakhai, Rich Williamson
Achievement in Sound Editing: Krystin Hunter, Paul Germann, Stefana Fratila
Achievement in Sound Mixing: Eric Taylor, Miles Roberts, Matt Chan
Adapted Screenplay: Catherine Hernandez
Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Liam Diaz
Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Aliya Kanani
Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Cherish Violet Blood
John Dunning Best First Feature Film Award: Shasha Nakhai, Rich Williamson