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Vintage Film Festival

movie-reels79The Foundation produces the Vintage Film Festival every year on a weekend in October. Full details here.


Marie Dressler House

MDH with new sign

The history of the Marie Dressler House is here.  It is now the home of the Interactive Canadian Women in Film Museum.

Dressler House is located at:
212 King street West (Hwy 2),
Cobourg, Ontario, Canada.

The Marie Dressler Museum has been expanded and is now called "Canadian Women in Film Museum".


Opening hours for Summer 2022
Tuesday thru Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Visit the new museum's website here for details of how to book your visit at other times


Latest Bursaries

  • Georgia Callaghan

    Georgia Callaghan - 2022

  • Malcolm Jack

    Malcolm Jack - 2022

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    Carter Holmes 2017

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    Graham Beer 2018

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    Kieva Earle 2018

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    Andrew Atanasoff 2019

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    Mackenzie Earle 2017

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    Stephanie Kooman 2017

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    Ava Bogyay 2019

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    Olivia Rapsos 2019

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    Ben Hughes 2018

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    Kyler Tonkin 2017

  • Isabell Haig

    Isabell Haig - 2022

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    Sydney Stewart 2018

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    Morgan Murray 2017

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    Juliette Sinnott 2019

  • Alyssa Brush

    Alyssa Brush - 2022

Mayor John HendersonOn October 7, 2019, Mayor John Henderson of the Town of Cobourg, proclaimed Saturday, November 9, 2019 as "Marie Dressler Celebration Day" in the Town of Cobourg.

Mayor Henderson (photo right) encouraged Citizens to visit Marie Dressler Museum to discover Marie's remarkable story and also invited them to attend a special Marie Dressler birthday event on that day.

Download the official Proclamation here.